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Sparrow News: Sparrow Hospital Nurse Receives Statewide Award for Speaking up for Patients

Michigan Business Network
October 22, 2021 6:00 PM

Sparrow Hospital nurse protects pediatric patient, receives award from MHA

LANSING, MI – The Michigan Health & Hospital Association (MHA) Keystone Center honored Jennifer Brandt, an Emergency Department registered nurse at Sparrow Hospital, today (Oct. 21) with the quarterly MHA Keystone Center Speak-up! Award.

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Clark Schaefer Hackett | 5 Signs Your HR Department Needs a Review

Michigan Business Network
October 22, 2021 2:00 PM

HR operations are critical—be confident in yours

Although every HR department looks different—some are lean, some are robust—they are all handling the same challenge: being a strategic partner to company leadership during a time of great change. Are you confident your HR department is up for the task? Here are 5 glaring signs that you should consider an HR audit.

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TechTown Detroit | That's the (Entrepreneurial) Spirit!

Michigan Business Network
October 22, 2021 12:00 PM

Why Coworking Still Matters

The benefits of coworking space during an ongoing pandemic

During the early stages of the worldwide shutdown, many of us were scared and unsure about the future. Although we continue to face uncertainty, especially in the corporate world, there’s one thing we do know—

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Video: Peters Convenes Hearing with Federal Inspectors General Examining Need for Bipartisan Reforms

Michigan Business Network
October 22, 2021 11:00 AM

to Safeguard Independence and Integrity of Agency Watchdogs

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Gary Peters (D-MI), Chairman of the Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee, convened a hearing with federal inspectors general to discuss bipartisan legislation he authored that would provide federal watchdogs with protections to strengthen independent oversight of the government’s effectiveness.

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DTMB | 10th Michigan Cyber Summit Brings Together Cybersecurity Experts from around the Nation

Michigan Business Network
October 22, 2021 9:00 AM

Canton High School teams sweep the 2021 Governor's High School Cyber Challenge

LANSING, Mich. -- The 10th Michigan Cyber Summit (formerly the North American International Cyber Summit), hosted by Gov. Gretchen Whitmer, virtually brought together nearly 1,000 participants today to discuss solutions for the cybersecurity dangers that threaten the security of citizens and business throughout the world. The summit is the signature event of Michigan Cybersecurity Awareness Month, held each year in Oct.

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EVENT October 22-24, featuring Netflix’s Academy Award-nominated Burn Survivor

Michigan Business Network
October 22, 2021 7:00 AM

An incredible event happening with the local non-profit Phoenix Society for Burn Survivors, their annual World Burn Congress will be happening virtually today through Sunday, October 22-24, 2021. 

This year they will be welcoming many powerful survivors to speak on their lives, create community through panels and storytelling of each person’s unique burn survivor experience. This year will include a keynote from Dr. BJ Miller, an American physician, author, storyteller, burn survivor, and pre-eminent thought leader on patient-centered care. His story is also the main topic of Netflix’s Academy Award-nominated short documentary,End Game. Dr. Miller will share his journey as a survivor and the impact it’s had on his life. His message will explore how to own your limitations and find meaning in every day through creativity, a sense of belonging, and connection.

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Peters Introduces Bipartisan Bill to Protect Americans’ Privacy by Securing and Preventing Misuse of Data Collected By Artificial Intelligence

Michigan Business Network
October 21, 2021 6:00 PM

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Gary Peters (MI), Chairman of the Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee, introduced bipartisan legislation to secure and protect information handled by federal contractors using artificial intelligence (AI) technology, such as biometric data from facial recognition scans. The bill would require the Director of the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) to establish and consult with an Artificial Intelligence Hygiene Working Group to ensure that government contractors are securing and using data collected by AI technologies to protect national security and in a way that ensures the privacy and rights of all Americans.

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LEO | $15.8 Million Grant Will Increase Career Pathways for Individuals with Disabilities

Michigan Business Network
October 21, 2021 3:00 PM

Disability Innovation Fund – Career Advancement Initiative Model will support career pathway and development

LANSING, Mich.—Governor Whitmer today announced the Michigan Department of Labor and Economic Opportunity (LEO), in partnership with Michigan State University (MSU), has been awarded a $15.8 million federal grant to support the development and use of career pathways to assist vocational rehabilitation-eligible individuals with disabilities to advance their careers. 

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Sparrow News: Sparrow Caregivers Play Games for 24 Hours for Charity

Michigan Business Network
October 21, 2021 2:00 PM

Sparrow caregivers to play games for 24 hours to raise money for children’s health

LANSING, MI – It will look a little different this year but Sparrow IT caregivers plan to continue their tradition of playing the latest video games, and old-fashioned console, board, and card games, for 24 hours straight to raise money for the University of Michigan Health at Sparrow Children’s Center.

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Michigan AFL-CIO Celebrates 34th Legislative Convention

Michigan Business Network
October 21, 2021 12:00 PM

LANSING - Wednesday morning the Michigan AFL-CIO hosted their 34th Legislative Convention, attended by scores of union members across the state. Under the theme “Honoring Frontline Heroes,” the convention explored the hard-fought wins of the Michigan labor movement during the COVID-19 pandemic, the increase of workers using their collective power by going on strike, and the importance of supporting union members on the picket line.

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