Hankyung.com’s introduces: Seoul Global Challenge 2021

SEOUL, South Korea, Oct. 14, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Seoul Metropolitan Government and Seoul Business Agency (SBA, CEO Chang Young Seung), an institution that supports small and medium-sized companies in Seoul, announced the opening of the ‘Seoul Global Challenge 2021’, a global contest for innovative technologies and ideas to reduce particulate matters and improve air quality in subways, which will begin on October 14, 2020.

Following announcement covered by Hankyung.com, The Seoul Global Challenge 2021 is a project intended to provide solutions to urban problems and improve the quality of life of citizens in Seoul, the capital of South Korea, which emerged as a global health and medical giant through its systematic and well-organized response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Accordingly, this Challenge is attracting the interests of many innovative companies and research institutes in Korea and around the world.

Innovators of any nationality with

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Pelosi introduces bill under 25th Amendment for commission to evaluate fitness of future presidents

House Democrats introduced a bill Friday to establish an independent commission under the 25th Amendment to evaluate a president’s health and oversee the transfer of power to the vice president if the president becomes incapacitated while in office.

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The provision would not apply to President Trump during his current term, but could be invoked in a second term if he is reelected.

The 25th Amendment was adopted in 1967 after the assassination of President John F. Kennedy to address what happens when the president of the United States is removed, dies, is incapacitated or is otherwise unable to fulfill the powers and duties of the office.

It provides for the vice president to serve as “acting president” if the president is incapacitated — during surgery, for example. It also allows for a transfer of power if the vice president and a majority of the Cabinet find the president

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Gateway Health Introduces New Playbook To Address Racial Inequality | News

PITTSBURGH, Oct. 9, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Gateway Health Plan, Inc. (“Gateway Health”), a leading managed care organization dedicated to caring for the “total health” of its members, today announced its new playbook to address inequality in the Black community.

According to the 2019 “Pittsburgh’s Inequality across Gender and Race” report, Pittsburgh is considerably less livable for Black men and the most unlivable city for Black women – especially when it comes to health and employment outcomes. Pittsburgh is in the bottom 15 percent of cities for Black employment.

Over the past several months, Cain A. Hayes, President and Chief Executive Officer at Gateway Health, and other leaders across the company, have developed 10 commitments that will guide Gateway Health on its journey of becoming a more diverse and inclusive company while also making an impact in the communities it serves.

“With our sense of service and mission

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Pelosi introduces bill related to the 25th Amendment

House Democrats introduced a bill Friday to establish an independent commission under the 25th Amendment to evaluate a president’s health and oversee the transfer of power to the vice president if the president becomes incapacitated while in office.

The provision would not apply to President Trump during his current term, but could be invoked in a second term if he is reelected.

The 25th Amendment was adopted in 1967 after the assassination of President John F. Kennedy to address what happens when the president of the United States is removed, dies, is incapacitated or is otherwise unable to fulfill the powers and duties of the office.

It provides for the vice president to serve as “acting president” if the president is incapacitated — during surgery, for example. It also allows for a transfer of power if the vice president and a majority of the Cabinet find the president unable to

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Pelosi Introduces Bill to Form 25th Amendment Commission to Rule on President’s Fitness

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Friday introduced a bill to establish a commission that would rule on the president’s fitness for office.

The bill, which Pelosi introduced along with Congressman Jamie Raskin, would form a congressionally-appointed body called the Commission on Presidential Capacity to Discharge the Powers and Duties of Office, which would serve as “the body and process called for in the 25th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution,” the offices of Pelosi and Raskin said in a statement.

On Thursday, Pelosi expressed doubts about President Trump’s health after his coronavirus diagnosis and announced that over the next day she will be discussing the constitutional measure that allows the vice president to take over if the president becomes incapacitated.

The measure is meant to “enable Congress to help ensure effective and uninterrupted leadership” regarding the presidency.

Pelosi stressed Friday that she is unaware of Trump’s current mental fitness but said

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CarePartners of Connecticut Introduces Additional Benefits for its Medicare Advantage Members

ROCKY HILL, Conn., Oct. 7, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — CarePartners of Connecticut is providing additional support to older adults across the region as they continue to navigate the COVID-19 pandemic. The health plan is waiving copays for specialist visits, including urgent care, psychiatric and vision service visits, and waiving copays for labs, diagnostics and testing. In addition, it is also expanding its wellness allowance to be used toward the purchase of home exercise equipment. Medicare Advantage members can take advantage of these added benefits beginning Oct. 1 through the remainder of the year.

“The pandemic has changed the way we seek care, with many even forgoing doctor’s office visits in fear of contracting the virus,” said Marla Pantano, president of CarePartners of Connecticut. “We want to ensure our members feel supported by eliminating any barriers to care, and providing added benefits to help with the isolation many of

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Quebec introduces $1,000 fines in red zones, Ontario projects 1,000 cases a day in October

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Quebec imposes $1,000 fines for people not following rules in red zones

Quebec Premier François Legault announced additional enforcement of the public health rules in place in red zones of the province, Montreal, Quebec City and Chaudière-Appalaches.

“If you’re inviting guests for a party, you’re breaking the law,” Legault said. “When this happens, police officers can give fines of $1,000.”

He went on to say that if someone is not cooperating with police, a warrant can be requested and received in the same night, but also confirmed officers will not be on a “witch hunt” knocking on random doors throughout these regions.

Anyone who is not wearing a mask during a public protest can also receive a $1,000 fine.

“Outside gatherings will also be forbidden,” Legault said. “Police officers will start by trying to disperse the gatherings but if people don’t cooperate they could get tickets.”

The

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UnitedHealthcare Introduces New Health Plan Offering Lower Premiums and a High-Performing Network in Kansas City

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Kansas City-area employers can save up to 15% on monthly premiums with a new health plan from UnitedHealthcare that features Saint Luke’s Health System and Children’s Mercy Kansas City in its high-performing network.

The new Core Essential plan provides eligible participants access to Saint Luke’s Health System, which is continually recognized on U.S. News and World Report’s Best Hospitals list. Saint Luke’s consists of 18 hospitals and campuses, 10 convenient care clinics, more than 130 primary care and specialty offices treating patients in 65 specialty services, home care and hospice, behavioral health care and a senior living community. Plan participants can access care from Saint Luke’s affiliated physicians and enjoy the flexibility of seeing their doctor through telehealth services.

The network also includes Children’s Mercy, one of the top pediatric health systems in the country. Children’s Mercy

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Ricoh introduces Patient Information Management Service to make healthcare processes more accurate and efficient

EXTON, Pa., Sept. 29, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Ricoh USA, Inc. today unveiled its Patient Information Management Service addressing one of the healthcare industry’s most pressing needs: processing patient information. Despite several years of a steady push toward digitization, manual, paper-based processes continue to prevail with healthcare workers. This analog approach poses a significantly negative impact to cost, efficiency and quality of care, especially today when cash flow and health information management is so crucial. The need for secured, reliable and efficient automation of patient information management has never been higher.

Ricoh’s Patient Information Management Service provides end-to-end automation of document-centric processes and correspondence through print, scan or fax to help minimize manual touch points, streamline processes, and reduce complexity. Previously, access to physical Protected Health Information (PHI) documents required employees to be in the office, however this digital, automated solution enables back office employees to work remotely and

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Paychex Introduces Solutions to Help Businesses Manage Employee Health and Safety

“Each phase of the COVID-19 pandemic brings new challenges that businesses must solve. Paychex has been by their side every step of the way, listening and providing resources and solutions that make it easier to continue business operations, despite the current challenges,” said Martin Mucci, Paychex president and CEO. “We’ve taken a leadership role in informing employers about COVID-19 guidance impacting their specific geography through innovative tools such as our COVID-19 State Resources Map, we’ve provided comprehensive training to our HR professionals to help them guide clients through this unchartered landscape, and we continue to introduce new tech-enabled solutions that assist employers to more effectively manage a remote and distributed workforce, and now easily implement important health and safety measures for onsite employees.”

The new solutions available in Paychex Flex®, the company’s cloud-based HR technology platform, include:

COVID-19 Leave Tracking: Administrators can now identify an employee-submitted issue

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