ABL Healthcare & Technology Industry Insights

ABL Healthcare & Technology Industry Insights

roundtables.abl.org
Trends in healthcare and technology industries


Getting Back to Work in the Office – How to Do It
Jun 26 • 4 min
While technically during Phase 3 of the “Resilience Roadmap,” California employees can go back to work in their offices, 35 “hurdles” stand in the way. Oh, and there’s the human factor, too.
The Four Pillars of the Latest “New Normal”
May 29 • 4 min
From a new dress code, to a new productivity ethic, to a new style of leadership, to a new permanent workspace, companies – and their employees – are easing into a “new normal.”
Labs (and Tesla) Help California to Reopen
May 14 • 4 min
Many anxious Californians want to know what’s it gonna take to reopen – besides more tests! Mimi highlights CA.gov’s “Resilience Roadmap” – plus the latest from Elon Musk, on behalf of his 14,000 workers.
BOTS to the COVID-19 Rescue: from EMS to Hero Network
Apr 30 • 4 min
Mimi Grant shares how Emergency Medical Systems – and their bots – across the country and around the world are helping to tame the COVID-19 panic and misinformation. Have you used a COVID bot?
Appreciating the Silver Lining in the ‘New Normal’
Apr 27 • 7 min
Mimi shares five COVID-19 “silver linings” she’s discovered while “sheltering at home” - which she hopes extend into the post-COVID “new normal.” What consolations have you found during these painful months?
Tips & Clips from the WFH Pros
Apr 1 • 5 min
Mimi Grant of ABL Organization shares “Best Practices for Telecommuting for High Productivity WFH,” from ABL/Tech Members Adam Miller, CEO of Cornerstone (check out cares.csod.com); Dave Berkus, investor in 200+ SoCal tech companies; and Chris Dyer, CEO…
MITIGATION: California & ABL Members Respond to COVID-19
Mar 25 • 6 min
As COVID-19 MITIGATION intensifies across California, Mimi Grant shares the steps several Bay Area healthcare leaders – and ABL itself – are doing to “flatten the curve.”
How Just-In-Time Technology is Saving Lives in China
Mar 25 • 4 min
Mimi pulls back the curtain on the recently developed genomics, telemedicine, drones, apps, sensors, and “lab-on-a-chip” technology deployed to diagnose, treat, and supply the millions locked-down in China, to halt the spread of COVID-19.
Quibi: Blockbusters Are Coming to Your Phone Soon
Oct 28, 2019 • 3 min
“Quick bite” movies, tailored for your phone and your video appetite, are coming soon. Plus news you can use: Meg Whitman’s “4-point checklist for a successful venture” – and why Quibi checks off all four!
Pillars of Corporate Culture - Part I
Sep 16, 2019 • 4 min
Building on a strong foundation, ABL Organization President Mimi Grant gives examples of how four of the “7 Pillars of Company Culture” - positivity, uniqueness, listening, and mistakes - help improve a company’s productivity, performance, and profit.
The Power of Company Culture in an Era of Full Employment
Sep 16, 2019 • 3 min
A company’s “culture” has always been important. But never more so than now: with a tight job market teamed with a generational shift, employees are increasingly looking for far more than just a paycheck. In this short Vlog, ABL Organization President…
The Robots Are Coming - It’s About Time
Sep 16, 2019 • 2 min
Current robots may not change your life, but here are six of them that sure can make maintaining your home - inside and out - a lot easier, faster, and actually fun!
“Medicare for All” - Previewing Now in North Carolina
Sep 16, 2019 • 3 min
North Carolina’s Treasurer intended his “Clear Pricing Plan” would save the State, its teachers and employees 10% on their health insurance premiums. Here’s the saga of how the State’s providers responded to his nearly 200% of “Medicare for All” rates.
Swallowing Healthcare’s Latest “Bitter Pill” – Transparency
Sep 16, 2019 • 4 min
Given Americans’ concern about unexpected medical bills and a recent ABC News poll indicating “Medicare for All” candidates Kamala Harris and Bernie Sanders winning if pitted against President Trump, the healthcare industry’s embrace of “Transparency” may…