Friday, January 27, 2023

Aussie medicinal cannabis company Montu wins Deloitte’s Tech Fast 50

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Australia's fastest-growing medicinal cannabis company Montu has placed #1 in Deloitte's Technology Fast 50 awards as it continues its meteoric rise with 20,728% growth in revenue over three years (2020-22). The firm conducts 50,000 over consultations annually, helping Aussies to receive access to life-changing medication with its patient-centric approach.

One in every four Aussie workers are under mental distress due to inflation

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While the government revealed workers' pay will likely go backwards until 2024-25, the cost of living is having an impact on more than Australians' wallet, with new research released by LifeWorks recently showing that inflation is also impacting their mental wellbeing, outpacing COVID and even job loss.

Clinical guidelines driving excellence in prostate cancer sexual health care

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New clinical practice guidelines were launched recently, generated through the collaboration of a 37-member international panel of experts across 14 countries with analysis of 25 years of scientific research, which has led to the introduction of a new standard of excellence for sexual health care in prostate cancer.

Palo Alto Networks casts Medical IoT Security to protect connected devices

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As healthcare providers use digital devices like diagnostic and monitoring systems, ambulance equipment, and surgical robots to improve patient care, the security of those devices is as important as their primary function. Palo Alto Networks announced Medical IoT Security — the most comprehensive Zero Trust security solution for medical devices — enabling healthcare organisations to deploy and manage new connected tech quickly and securely.

Aussies call for improved workplace policies to care for their sick pets

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Mars Petcare has announced a nationwide ‘Pet Care Leave’ certificate, hoping to highlight the disparity between workplace policies and the needs of Aussie employees. The initiative comes as a research by the pet food manufacturer revealed two-thirds (67%) of Aussie pet owners believe their employer would decline them sick or personal leave to care for their unwell pet.

Animal tech firm Covetrus appoints Ajoy Karna as Chief Financial Officer

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Covetrus®, a global player in animal-health technology and services, announced the appointment of Ajoy Karna as executive vice president and chief financial officer. Karna succeeds Matthew Foulston, who announced previously his retirement from the company. Karna joins Covetrus from Sysco Corporation, where during his 10 years with the firm, he held a number of senior finance and strategic leadership roles, including senior vice president of finance for international, and the firm’s North American foodservice distribution businesses.

Encare strengthens its organisation by appointing Sebastian Rönnlund

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Sebastian Rönnlund from Netlight has been appointed interim CTO at Encare. Sebastian joins Encare to strengthen the company in connection with the acceleration of international expansion to establish an even more efficient and modern development organization. Encare expands its team with a new CTO to increase the turnover in the product organization.

Incidental sun exposure: Three tips on how to protect yourself this summer

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Two in three Aussies will develop skin cancer by the age of 70 – but TAL research reveals most Aussies are unaware of just how common skin cancer is, with more than 7 in 10 (72%) believing the rate of diagnosis is lower. A lot of sun exposure is ‘incidental’, taking place during those moments when we’re not really conscious of being exposed to the sun.

Childhood dream jobs: Over a quarter of the kids want to work in healthcare

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The Ellie Sparkle’s Show surveyed 1,000 kids aged 5-8 across the US to find out what they dream of becoming when they grow up, how they want to work and why they want to do it. Since 81% of parents in the US said they regularly talk to their children about their career aspirations, the survey commissioned by the children’s entertainment show also asked 1,000 US parents what they dream of for their children's future job roles.

Aussie bedmaker A.H. Beard casts Premium Sleep brand campaign

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A.H. Beard, the 123 year old Australian made and owned bedding company has launched its brand campaign showcasing the value of Premium Sleep. A concept of sleep that rejects the common misconception that ‘sleep is for the weak’, but rather a vital act that replenishes, repairs, and restores. Created by Head and Heart and Premium, shot at award-winning architectural home Dovecote, the campaign invites viewers to rethink how we view sleep.