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Applied Health Analytics Will Host Panel at Tennessee HIMSS Summit20 Virtual Event

The panel will be moderated by Robert Chamberlain, Chairman and CEO, Applied Health Analytics, and will feature Applied Health Analytics’ clients as panelists. Panelists include: William Satterwhite, III, JD, MD, Chief Wellness Officer, Wake Forest Baptist Health; James Porter, MD, FAAP, FACHE, President, Deaconness Health System; and Ruth Krystopolski, Senior Vice President, Population Health, Atrium Health. The online panel will take place from 11:10 am11:50am and will include a question and answer session at the conclusion of the panel.

The panel includes senior leadership from three respected health systems that are collaborating with employers to implement data-driven, population health strategies that are changing the way health systems engage employers to reduce utilization while enhancing commercial market share. “Employer demand for health benefit cost containment has birthed an impressive level of disruptive innovation that threatens health system investment in the primary care perimeter and related

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Overnight Health Care: Fauci: ‘We had a superspreader event in the White House’ | Trump to hold an in-person event on Saturday

Welcome to Friday’s Overnight Health Care. President Trump is returning to in-person events, the stimulus talks are maybe sort-of alive again, and the CDC warns about the spread of the virus among young people. But we’ll start with Dr. Fauci weighing in on the White House.



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Overnight Health Care: Fauci: ‘We had a superspreader event in the White House’ | Trump to hold an in-person event on Saturday | Trump proposes a $1.8T relief package

A stark assessment from Dr. Fauci: ‘We had a superspreader event in the White House’

Anthony Fauci, the government’s top infectious disease expert, said Friday that there was a “superspreader event” at the White House, amid an outbreak of cases among the president and staff.

“Well, I think the data speak for themselves. We had a superspreader event in the White House, and it was in a situation where people

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Health officials urge attendees of White House event to get tested for coronavirus

The health officials urged people who worked in the White House in the past two weeks, attended the Supreme Court nomination announcement in the Rose Garden or have had close contact with people who did, to get tested and use their local health departments as a resource. The letter contains contact information for the departments.

“As an additional reminder, if you are identified as a contact, having a negative test does not limit the time period within which you are required to quarantine,” the leaders wrote, citing guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention that recommend a 14-day quarantine.

The letter was distributed to people and organizations in each health department’s network, which in D.C. included Advisory Neighborhood Commission members, the D.C. Council and the Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments, city officials said.

D.C. Mayor Muriel E. Bowser (D) said Wednesday that Nesbitt had spoken with the White

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Senate Democrats demand information on White House ‘super-spreader’ event

Senate Democrats wrote to White House chief of staff Mark Meadows Tuesday, accusing the Trump administration of “secretive” behavior following a Rose Garden ceremony that appears to have infected several people and President Trump with the coronavirus.



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“As this outbreak continues to grow, it is critical that the public and those who may have been exposed have access to accurate and transparent information. Secret Service officials, active-duty military personnel, White House and congressional staff, journalists, and others who visit or work in the White House complex — including those potentially exposed at the reception for Judge Barrett or in any other setting — need the facts about this outbreak to keep themselves and their families safe,” Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer and Sen. Patty Murray wrote to Meadows.

Schumer, a New York Democrat, and Murray, a Democrat from Washington state, called Trump’s Sept. 26

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Garland library to mark World Mental Health Day with Zoom event for teens

The Garland Public Library plans to honor World Mental Health Day with an online social for teenagers aged between 13 and 17.

Scheduled for 6:30 p.m. on Oct. 7, the social will be held on Zoom and will allow teenagers to e-meet their peers and discuss stress management strategies with a mental health professional.

The social will come three days before World Mental Health Day, which takes place each year on Oct. 10.

“Chat with your fellow teens, play games, and discuss methods to de-stress with a professional therapist,” the library announced in a Twitter post.

Different times: A digital board outside the Nicholson Memorial Library promotes a summer reading program in 2014.

The participants will speak with each other and Lauren Spivack, a therapist who works with Counseling Institute of Texas, Inc.

In order to register, participants should call 972-205-2517 to receive a link for the event.

Since the COVID-19 pandemic first hit, Garland’s Nicholson Memorial Library System has ramped up its online services for patrons

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Watch live: Quantum computing, cryptography and healthcare headline Upgrade 2020 event

The technology world has a lengthy track record of game-changing innovations generated by research labs, ranging from transistors and hard drives to the graphical user interface, which made it possible for humans to interact with computers without having to write code.

The Japanese telecom company NTT Ltd. is now seeking to follow in those same footsteps with a research lab it opened in 2019 in Silicon Valley. The NTT Research lab aims to develop technologies for cryptographic and information security, quantum and neuro-science computing, and healthcare informatics. The company, which spends about $3.6 billion each year on R&D, is hosting its virtual Upgrade 2020 – The NTT Research Summit from September 28–October 1. In attendance will be prominent academics and scientists to see presentations on emerging new technologies.

“Emerging technologies have a way of looking futuristic, until they’re not,” said Kazuhiro Gomi, president and chief executive officer of

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Downtown San Angelo pet adoption event pairs fidos and fitness

SAN ANGELO — Around 10 dogs looking to move into their forever homes were on hand at a pet adoption event in downtown San Angelo on Saturday.



a close up of a dog: A dog attends an adoption event held by Cassie's Place animal rescue in front of Man Made Fitness in downtown San Angelo on Saturday, Sept. 26, 2020.


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A dog attends an adoption event held by Cassie’s Place animal rescue in front of Man Made Fitness in downtown San Angelo on Saturday, Sept. 26, 2020.

The nonprofit animal rescue organization Cassie’s Place hosted the event in front of Man Made Fitness to try and find homes for the animals.

According to information on their Facebook page, Cassie’s Place was established to care for and find suitable homes for neglected and/or abused animals. Kelcie Hall with Cassie’s Place said the event was a way to bring awareness to the plight of animals in need.

Hall said having Man Made Fitness host the event was a way to help people establish a connection between adopting a

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10th Annual Men’s Health Event to be held September 26 in Detroit

DETROIT (WXYZ) — With the COVID-19 pandemic shining a light on health disparities, especially among people of color, and triggering a greater mortality rate in men, as well as causing countless individuals to delay routine health care services, preventative health care is of high concern. To continue offering accessible health care, The MIU Men’s Health Foundation will host its 10th annual Men’s Health Event on Saturday, September 26, 2020, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., with a new approach in a new environment to comply with current health and safety standards.

Metro Detroit-area men 18 years and older with or without insurance are encouraged to get in the driver’s seat and take control of their health during this event, with free drive-through screenings offered at the Michigan State Fairgrounds. Services will include vital screenings, a bloodwork panel, flu vaccinations, COVID-19 nasal swab and antibody testing, and HIV testing. All tests

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Chris Young Show, South Dakota’s Next Potential Coronavirus Superspreader Event, Sponsored by Sanford Health

The pre-eminent health care organization in a COVID-19 hotspot is sponsoring an indoor country and western concert that will not require masks and has not yet decided whether it will impose social distancing.

And the nonprofit Sanford Health of Sioux Falls, South Dakota, is presenting the Oct. 24 event in conjunction with the state’s governor, Kristi Noem.

She endorsed the Sturgis motorcycle rally last month, where nearly half a million people gathered, largely without masks or social distancing, for 10 days before returning home, which a report by a team of economists with the Center for Health Economics & Policy Studies at San Diego State University estimates to have resulted in more than 260,000 COVID-19 cases. She will now be hosting the annual Governor’s Pheasant Hunt, which this year will include a musical event.

With regard to attendance and therefore likely infections, the Chris Young concert Noem and Sanford are

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