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Abbott’s Summer Internship for High School Students Becomes First Program To Grant College Credit in STEM

Originally published at abbott.mediaroom.com. Abbott ranked No. 4 on The DiversityInc Top 50 Companies for Diversity list in 2021.   High school students who complete Abbott’s award-winning summer internship program are now eligible to receive college credit for the experience in a first-of-its-kind effort that can serve as a model…

Abbott and Walgreens Launch Pilot Program To Increase Access to Over-the-Counter Rapid COVID-19 Tests for EBT Cardholders in Philadelphia

Originally published at abbott.mediaroom.com. Abbott ranked No. 4 on The DiversityInc Top 50 Companies for Diversity list in 2021.   Abbott and Walgreens announced today a pilot program to increase access to rapid testing for Pennsylvania Electronic Benefit Transfer (EBT) cardholders in the city of Philadelphia. Beginning today, each Philadelphia…

Abbott and American Heart Association Partner To Address Health Disparities in Underserved Central Texas Communities

Originally published at abbott.mediaroom.com. Abbott ranked No. 4 on The DiversityInc Top 50 Companies for Diversity list in 2021.   The American Heart Association, the world’s leading nonprofit organization focused on heart and brain health for all, and the global healthcare company Abbott, today announced a new multi-year initiative to reduce…

Abbott and United Partner To Make Return to Us ‘Worry Free’ for International Travelers With Home-Testing Kits

Originally published at abbott.mediaroom.com. Abbott ranked No. 4 on The DiversityInc Top 50 Companies for Diversity list in 2021.   United and Abbott today announced a first-of-its-kind collaboration to use Abbott’s BinaxNOW COVID-19 Home Test and Abbott’s NAVICA app to help make the international travel experience more seamless. Recently updated CDC…

DiversityInc 2021 Top 50 event: Leveraging Talent Data to Measure Fairness and Equity

During DiversityInc’s 2021 virtual event Leveraging Talent Data to Measure Fairness and Equity, panelists discussed the importance of approaching talent development data from all sides—and how this information can be processed to create the most accurate measures of fairness and equity possible within the corporate landscape. Panelists included Kia Painter,…

Abbott’s BinaxNOW Rapid Antigen Self Test Receives FDA Emergency Use Authorization for Asymptomatic, Over-the-Counter, Non-Prescription and Multi-Test Use

Originally published at abbott.mediaroom.com. Abbott ranked No. 8 on The DiversityInc Top 50 Companies for Diversity list in 2020.   On March 31, Abbott announced it has received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) for over-the-counter, non-prescription, asymptomatic use of its BinaxNOW™ COVID-19 Ag Self Test…