Bridging cultural differences to improve health equity

Achieving equity in health care benefits both health care payers and members. Culturally diverse audiences experience disparities in health care access and health outcomes. Patients with limited English proficiency (LEP) experience poor health outcomes across the board, including above-average levels of emergency department visits and hospital stays. Most healthcare leaders agree that we need to … Read more

Apple has a huge problem at Foxconn’s iPhone factory in China

Hong Kong CNN Business β€” A furious workers’ riot at the world’s biggest iPhone factory this week in central China further roiled Apple’s strained supply chain and underscored how the country’s strict zero-Covid policy is hurting global tech firms. Trouble began last month when workers walked out of the factory campus in Zhengzhou, the capital … Read more

China protests: Top health China’s top health officials reject blame while defending controversial policy

CNN β€” China’s top health officials vowed to adjust Covid-19 control measures to reduce their impact on people’s lives, while deflecting blame for public disillusionment with the policy itself, in their first press briefing since protests erupted against the strict policy of the government for zero Covid over the weekend. Lockdowns to curb the spread … Read more

Declarations are not enough. Health care equity needs action, health care leaders say

Ask a health care organization what its top priority is today, and many will say health care equity. But when it comes to creating real change, lip service won’t cut it, one executive said. “This is virtue signaling,” SCAN Health Plan CEO Sachin Jain said in a recent interview. β€œIt’s fashionable to say you care … Read more

Foxconn protests: iPhone factory offers to pay workers to walk out and leave Zhengzhou campus

Hong Kong CNN Business β€” Foxconn has offered to pay newly hired workers 10,000 yuan ($1,400) to leave the world’s largest iPhone assembly factory in a bid to quell protests that saw hundreds clash with security forces at the complex in central China. The Apple supplier made the offer on Wednesday after dramatic scenes of … Read more

Metaverse could inject $1.4 trillion a year into Asia’s GDP: Deloitte

The impact of the metaverse on Asia’s GDP could be between $0.8 trillion and $1.4 trillion annually by 2035, says a new Deloitte report. Weiquan Lin | Moment | Getty Images MetaThe metaverse’s huge stake may have left the company in dire straits, but a new Deloitte report suggests virtual reality could have “transformational effects” … Read more

Airshow China showcases advanced technology, shared market

A C919 jet aircraft takes off at the 14th China Air Show in Zhuhai, Guangdong province on Nov. 9, 2022. [Photo by Wang Zhuangfei/China Daily] GUANGZHOU — China’s first home-made large jet, the C919, took to the skies, its two roaring engines sending out a wave of sound. This impressive outing was the plane’s public … Read more

Digital technology drives China’s drive for shared prosperity – Xinhua

*The 2022 World Internet Conference Wuzhen Summit showcases the role of digital technology in advancing China’s overall prosperity, with an emphasis on business expansion, bridging the urban-rural divide and narrowing the income gap. *China has deepened the integration between the digital economy and the real economy to create new business models and add more drivers … Read more

Airshow China showcases advanced technology, shared market-Xinhua

* Airshow China 2022, or the 14th China International Aviation and Aerospace Exhibition, ended on Sunday in Zhuhai, south China’s Guangdong province. * More than 740 domestic and overseas enterprises from 43 countries and regions participated in the exhibition on-site or online. * At the event, China unveiled a range of new aircraft, a life-size … Read more

Digital technology drives China’s drive for shared prosperity – Xinhua

*The 2022 World Internet Conference Wuzhen Summit showcases the role of digital technology in advancing China’s overall prosperity, with an emphasis on business expansion, bridging the urban-rural divide and narrowing the income gap. *China has deepened the integration between the digital economy and the real economy to create new business models and add more drivers … Read more