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Patient Safety Movement Foundation Appoints New Chairman; Announces Drive Toward Zero Preventable Patient Deaths By 2030
March 12, 2020

Patient Safety Movement Foundation (PSMF) – a global non-profit dedicated to unifying those involved in the healthcare ecosystem, identifying challenges that are causing patient deaths, and creating actionable solutions to mitigate them – is pleased to announce the appointment of its new chairman of the board of directors – Michael A.E. Ramsay, MD, FRCA. It also reaffirms its commitment to patient health and safety with updates to its mission, vision and values; and reestablishes its goal of achieving ZERO preventable patient deaths by 2030. This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20200310005733/en/ As one of PSMF’s longest-standing board members, serving since 2013, Dr. Ramsay has been an advocate for patient......

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Hudson Valley Wireless Deploys Mavenir’s Cloud-Native LTE vEPC
March 12, 2020

Hudson Valley Wireless (“HVW”) has selected and deployed Mavenir’s cloud-native LTE vEPC to support their recent project. HVW has formed official Public-Private Partnerships (P3) with local governments and works with State and Federal government to secure grant funding and deploy network in unserved and underserved communities.

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Best’s Market Segment Report: Lebanese Insurance Market Faces Mounting Uncertainty
March 12, 2020

Lebanon has a long history of economic and political instability. In the past, local insurers have been successful at navigating this challenging environment. However, recent civil unrest and a ballooning public debt have increased the level of economic uncertainty, which is negatively impacting the credit quality of Lebanon’s insurance market.

In a new Best’s Special Report, “Lebanese"...

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The LEGO Group and Nintendo partner to take legendary brick-building to a new level
March 12, 2020

The LEGO Group announced a partnership with Nintendo that will change the way people interact with Super Mario in the physical world and engage in LEGO® experiences.

Both companies share a passion for innovation and play and their collaboration has led to a reimagination of the LEGO building experience, enabling an entirely new way to play inspired by the beloved video game icon, Super"...

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U.S. FDA grants Fast Track designation to empagliflozin for the treatment of chronic kidney disease
March 12, 2020

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted Fast Track designation for the investigation of empagliflozin to reduce the risk of kidney disease progression and cardiovascular death in adults with chronic kidney disease, Boehringer Ingelheim and Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE: LLY) announced. The designation was granted for the clinical investigation of empagliflozin in adults with chronic kidney disease. This Fast Track designation for empagliflozin underscores"...

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Saudi announces plan to boost oil production capacity
March 12, 2020

DUBAI: Saudi Arabia said on Wednesday it plans to boost oil production capacity for the first time in more than a decade, a day after it announced a record high hike in crude supply in a battle for market share that has hammered global prices this week.
Saudi Arabia’s Energy Ministry has directed oil producer Saudi Aramco to raise its output capacity to 13 million from 12 million barrels per day (bpd), CEO Amin Nasser said in a statement on Wednesday....

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Aramco to raise crude oil supply to 13 million barrels per day
March 12, 2020

RIYADH — Saudi Aramco, the world’s largest oil company, said on Wednesday that it plans to raise its crude production capacity by one million barrels per day to 13 million bpd.

'Saudi Aramco announces that it received a directive from the ministry of energy to increase its maximum sustainable capacity from 12 million bpd to 13 million bpd,' the company said in a statement on the Saudi Stock Exchange (Tadawul).

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Saudi students, educators take on virtual education challenge amid coronavirus suspension
March 12, 2020

JEDDAH: Saudi Arabia began a distance education system as it closed schools and universities across the Kingdom over coronavirus concerns earlier this week, but students and educators have faced problems shifting to a virtual learning experience.
The name of international virtual learning platform Blackboard Learn has been trending on Saudi Twitter over the past couple of days. Many university students have complained about poor Internet connection in their area,"...

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Saudi surgical conference concludes in Riyadh
March 12, 2020

RIYADH: The 13th edition of the Saudi General Surgery Society Conference — organized by the Saudi General Surgery Society (SSGS) — concluded in Riyadh, the Saudi Press Agency reported on Wednesday.

The three-day conference was attended by doctors and consultants from a number of different countries and examined the latest surgical research and scientific papers, as well as providing"...

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Energy and service sectors brace for debt restructuring wave
March 12, 2020

NEW YORK: Plunging oil prices and the economic fallout from the global coronavirus outbreak are setting the stage for a potential wave of debt restructurings and bankruptcies, especially in the energy and services sectors, according to company advisers and analysts.

Oil prices dropped by a third over the weekend after Saudi Arabia discounted its crude and signaled it would raise output, fueling"...

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