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Mar 12

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

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

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/......

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Mar 12

Hudson Valley Wireless Deploys Mavenir’s Cloud-Native LTE vEPC

Hudson Valley Wireless Deploys Mavenir’s Cloud-Native LTE vEPC

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"...

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Mar 12

Best’s Market Segment Report: Lebanese Insurance Market Faces Mounting Uncertainty

Best’s Market Segment Report: Lebanese Insurance Market Faces Mounting Uncertainty

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"...

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Mar 12

The LEGO Group and Nintendo partner to take legendary brick-building to a new level

The LEGO Group and Nintendo partner to take legendary brick-building to a new level

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"...

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Mar 12

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

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

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)"...

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Mar 12

Oueidat Hears Testimonies of Banks Counsels, Owners, Chairmen

Oueidat Hears Testimonies of Banks Counsels, Owners, Chairmen

State Prosecutor Ghassan Oueidat on Tuesday started hearing the testimonies of the legal counsels, owners and chairmen of Lebanon’s banks over the controversial capital flight that coincided with the intensification of Lebanon's financial and monetary crisis.

The"...

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Mar 12

Banks pledge to court easing transfers and withdrawals

Banks pledge to court easing transfers and withdrawals

The banks have agreed with top judicial authorities to abide for one year by rules to deal with capital control measures.

The banks will allow depositors to withdraw in cash from their lira deposits up to LL25 million per month ($16,600 as per the official rate, $12,500 according"...

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Mar 12

Geagea Urges Declaration of Health Emergency

Geagea Urges Declaration of Health Emergency

Lebanese Forces leader Samir Geagea on Wednesday called for declaring a health emergency in Lebanon and said authorities’ response to the coronavirus crisis has been insufficient due to “political reasons.”

“A"...

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Mar 12

MP Says Coronavirus Testing Should be ‘Free’ for All Lebanese

MP Says Coronavirus Testing Should be ‘Free’ for All Lebanese

Lebanon’s National Social Security Fund set the cost of testing for coronavirus at 150,000 Lebanese pounds, a move criticized by many including MP Qassem Hashem who said it should be free for all.

“Although"...

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Mar 12

Lebanon deferred debt payment will likely lead to significant losses for creditors

Lebanon deferred debt payment will likely lead to significant losses for creditors

Lebanon's deferred payment of a $1.2 billion (Dh4.4bn) eurobond yesterday will likely lead to significant losses for creditors, Moody's Investors Service said on Tuesday.

A decision to defer payment 'reflects"...

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