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Last updated October 27, 2020 July 22 Update: Minnesota Emergency Executive Order 20-81 dictates that, starting on July 25, all Minnesotans over the age of five are required to wear face coverings that cover the nose and mouth completely in indoor spaces and businesses, and anywhere social distancing is not possible for workers working outside. […]

Medical Alley Association Thanks U.S. Representative Dean Phillips for Introducing the Paycheck Protection Flexibility Act

UnitedHealth Group, Microsoft Partner On Coronavirus ‘Return To Work’ Venture

Via Forbes “The protocol works like this: employees would download the ProtectWell app and answer a series of questions every day, UnitedHealth and Microsoft say. It also offers the ability of employers to include their own questions for workers.” “’They are then either cleared to go to work, so that all employees know their colleagues […]

UnitedHealth Group has paid out $23.8M in emergency child care benefits due to COVID-19. Here’s why

Via Fierce Healthcare “UnitedHealth Group has paid out $23.8 million through the program, accounting for 238,000 days of child care to date.” “Jaime Erickson, vice president of benefit administration and employee experience at UnitedHealth Group, told FierceHealthcare the organization previously offered child care and eldercare benefits to its employees. But the unique challenges related to the COVID-19 pandemic meant […]

How can you reframe your future during the chaos of today?

Via EY “Unsurprisingly, the organizations that were furthest down the digital transformation journey before COVID-19 struck are tending to adapt to the crisis better than their peers. Their business models and working processes meant that they were able to pivot more rapidly or accelerate changes already underway. The businesses that lack a robust digital backbone […]

The Medical Alley Association Statement on Governor Walz’s Decision to Allow Non-Time Sensitive Surgical Procedures to Resume

Media ContactJulia ColemanJColeman@medicalalley.org 612.232.9974 The Medical Alley Association Statement on Governor Walz’s Decision to Allow Non-Time Sensitive Surgical Procedures to Resume On behalf of the Medical Alley Association’s more than 600 members, we appreciate Governor Walz allowing non-time sensitive surgical procedures to resume. This will provide tremendous benefits to both patients and healthcare providers without unduly […]

Mayo Clinic lab, real estate firms studying office designs that prevent spread of Covid-19

Via Minneapolis-St. Paul Business Journal “The Well Living Lab, located adjacent to the Mayo Clinic campus in Rochester, Minn., will use sensor technology in a configurable office space to discover techniques for reducing the spread of respiratory viruses in an office setting, the Mayo announced Monday. The research will be aided by conducting field studies at the […]

Medical Alley Association Statement on Gov. Walz’s Guidance Regarding Non-Time Sensitive Medical Procedures

Media ContactJulia ColemanJColeman@medicalalley.org 612.232.9974 Medical Alley Association Statement on Gov. Walz’s GuidanceRegarding Non-Time Sensitive Medical Procedures On behalf of the Medical Alley Association’s more than 600 members, we appreciate the Governor providing guidance for allowing non-time sensitive surgical procedures to resume. Each hospital, ambulatory surgical center, and clinic will be able to design a plan that […]

Mayo Clinic to advise Hilton on cleaning program protocol, training

Via Mayo Clinic News Network “‘Personal safety is extremely critical as we re-open business and recreational activities around the globe,’ says Dr. Stacey Rizza, a Mayo Clinic infectious diseases specialist. ‘We are proud to bring Mayo Clinic’s expertise and knowledge to the COVID-19 response on a national and global scale. Mayo is looking forward to working […]

Ecolab’s EcoSure and Lobster Ink Offering Programs to Help Customers Combat COVID-19 and Accelerate Their Return to Safe and Profitable Operations

Via Ecolab EcoSure and Lobster Ink, Ecolab divisions focused on food safety and public health, are offering COVID-19 assessment and training programs to help food service and hospitality customers protect their employees and guests, and restore safe and profitable operations. “Prevention is the best protection,” said Mandy Sedlak, EcoSure manager for Food Safety and Public […]

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