Amazon Prescribes Bigger Investment in Healthcare

The acquisition of One Medical for $3.9 billion by Amazon signaled the intent of the e-commerce giant to compete in the healthcare industry, in particular, the telehealth sector.

Amazon has grown from operating as an online retailer to becoming a key player in entertainment, groceries, and pharmacy with the acquisition of MGM, Whole Foods, and PillPack respectively, in recent years.


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By |2022-09-05T19:50:24+00:00September 6, 2022|Tags: , , , |

Hands-Free Charging Stations Make EV Ownership More Accessible

Ford is developing a robot charging station as a hands-free charging solution for electric and autonomous vehicles.

The hands-free charging solution is especially attractive to disabled electric vehicle drivers who can operate the charging with a smartphone from inside the car or leave the car with the robots to charge up their vehicle.


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By |2022-08-15T01:53:36+00:00August 17, 2022|Tags: , , , , |

Are We Ready for the Four-Day Workweek?

For decades, the idea of a four-day workweek has gained and lost momentum several times. Because the pandemic has dramatically altered the way people work, proposals for a four-day workweek have reemerged. But doubts about its impact on productivity and its applicability to most professions remain. Would the new schedules boost or constrain operations?


Video Spotlight: Atlantic Staff Writer Makes the Case for a Four Day Work Week  (June 21, 2021, CNBC Television) 


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UPS Adds Drone Deliveries of COVID-19 Vaccines

UPS relies on Matternet M2 drones for rapid delivery of time and temperate sensitive COVID vaccines at Atrium Health Wake Forest Baptist in Winston-Salem, North Carolina.

UPS launched its Flight Forward subsidiary in 2019 focusing on healthcare deliveries by drones.  Using drones to deliver vaccines not only increases vaccine availability to rural areas but also decreases logistics costs.


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By |2021-10-31T07:58:04+00:00October 31, 2021|Tags: , , , , , |
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