October 21, 2020

SafeRide Technologies Joins New Vehicle Health Management Consortium

TEL AVIV, Israel, Oct. 12, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — SafeRide Technologies, a leading provider of AI-based vehicle health management, data analytics and cybersecurity solutions for connected and autonomous vehicles, today announced a partnership with the SAE Health-Ready Components and Systems (HRCS) Consortium, which was created in late 2019 to reduce existing barriers to the successful application of Integrated Vehicle Health Management (IVHM) solutions in both the automotive and aerospace industries.

HRCS members, including General Motors, Volvo Group Trucks Technology, and others, are collaborating to implement the best practices and guidance provided in SAE JA6268™ Standard: Design & Run-Time Information Exchange for Health-Ready Components. This standard facilitates the integration of IVHM functionality in health-ready components and systems to meet the needs and objectives of the industry in a cost-effective manner.

“As vehicle complexity increases, advanced VHM solutions can help OEMs and fleets reduce costs and improve operational efficiency,” said Yossi Vardi

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Lyft partners with Epic to provide patients with health transportation

Oct. 8 (UPI) — Ride-share company Lyft said Thursday it will partner with electronic health records firm Epic to help patients with transportation to receive medical care.

Lyft said the deal will help vulnerable populations find much-needed transportation. Thousands of U.S. hospitals and health systems use Epic to store medical records electronically, it noted.

The companies said the service will be integrated into Epic’s workflow, allowing hospital staff to arrange transportation without the patient ever needing to use the Lyft app.

“Staff can send reliable rides directly from a patient’s profile,” Lyft said in a statement. “Patients can easily get to their appointments and back home after the visit without needing an app.”

Lyft said the partnership will simplify patient service, avert missed appointments, decrease wait times and give hospitals another point to measure patient outcomes.

“We’re also working toward giving health systems the ability to generate reports that make

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Lyft initiative focuses on safe transportation to health care

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. — With health care at the forefront of everyone’s mind during the ongoing coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, one e-hail company is making it easier for medical staff to provide safe, timely transportation for their patients.

On Thursday, Lyft announced that its popular e-hail platform has been integrated with Epic, a leading electronic health records (EHR) system used by the majority of hospitals and medical schools throughout the country.

The new Lyft for Epic integration will allow health-care workers to provide transportation services and order rides for their patients directly from their health records, without having to switch to an outside Lyft platform.

“Staff can send reliable rides directly from a patient’s profile in the EHR — simplifying their day-to-day tasks, saving time, and allowing them to focus on what matters most: the patients. And patients can easily get to their appointments and back home after the visit without

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Study Finds Regional Pact To Reduce Transportation Pollution Could Yield Major Health Benefits

A preliminary analysis of the health impacts of the regional Transportation & Climate Initiative (TCI) found that the plan that would reduce greenhouse gases the most would also yield the biggest health benefits, helping to avoid about 1,100 deaths and nearly 5,000 asthma cases, and saving $11.1 billion in heath costs in the decade after the initiative kicks in.

The analysis — known as the Transportation, Equity, Climate and Health Study (TRECH) and conducted by researchers at Harvard’s Center for Climate, Health, and the Global Environment, Boston University’s School of Public Health and the University of North Carolina — looked at 5 different policy scenarios that participating states are weighing. The scenarios considered different reduction caps for greenhouse gas emissions, from 20% to 25%, and different ways to invest the proceeds from distributor fees.

The study predicted that the most health benefits would result from a 25% reduction cap in

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General Iron’s move: Lightfoot’s health officials issue mea culpa, say public should have been told before car shredder given permit

Mayor Lori Lightfoot’s health officials said Monday that they should have let the community know before issuing an air pollution control permit last month to General Iron — one of two permits needed to allow it to operate a metal shredder on the Southeast Side — considering the “sensitive” nature of the project which is opposed by many local groups.

“There should have been better engagement with the community on this issue,” the city’s health department said in a statement. The statement promised to “provide more prompt, thorough community notifications of new activity” in the future.

Community groups are fighting the relocation of the facility to South Burley Avenue and 116th Street from its longtime Lincoln Park location, saying it will add to pollution in an industrial area that’s already suffering from poor air quality. The groups say they just learned last week that the first of two required city

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Trump Drives By Well-Wishers, Raising Concerns About Health of Secret Service Agents in His Car

Credit…Alex Edelman/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images

President Trump, on his third day of hospitalization for the coronavirus, briefly visited well-wishers gathered outside Walter Reed National Military Medical Center during a drive-by in a sport utility vehicle with two Secret Service agents on Sunday evening, in apparent disregard of federal safety guidelines.

In a video posted moments earlier on his Twitter account, Mr. Trump, his voice a bit husky but otherwise normal, tried to project the image of a man on the mend, saying he was getting “great reports from the doctors.”

The president, whose mishandling of the pandemic has become a political liability, also said his first-person experience with a deadly infection that had cost the lives of more than 200,000 Americans had changed his perspective

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Health Benefits Of Bicycle Driving

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