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February 5, 2021

Health officials concerned Super Bowl could be a superspreader event


News 8 spoke with Dr. Peter J. Plantes, physician executive at hc1, who explains why the Super Bowl could result in a spike in coronavirus cases. “People are opening their homes and inviting people in who’ve had different exposure to…

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February 9, 2021

Indianapolis software company takes data to find risk of COVID-19 by county


What if you could know your chance of bumping into someone with COVID-19 before leaving your doorstep? One Indianapolis-based data company can do just that: Assess your risk of getting infected based on the county you live in.

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February 3, 2021

Doctors say new COVID-19 variants are more aggressive than other mutations


Health officials say new coronavirus strains are sweeping the nation after they were first discovered in the United States earlier this year. News 8 spoke with Dr. Peter J. Plantes, physician executive at software company hc1, who says this should serve…

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February 2, 2021

Finalists Selected For ‘Indy’s Best and Brightest’


 Junior Achievement of Central Indiana is announcing its finalists for the 17th annual Indy’s Best and Brightest event. The nonprofit says the event honors 100 of central Indiana’s “most outstanding young professionals, age 40 and under, in 10 different industries.”…

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February 2, 2021

Indy’s Best and Brightest Finalists Selected


Junior Achievement of Central Indiana announces its finalists for the 17th annual Indy’s Best and Brightest event presented by KPMG LLP.   The event honors 100 of central Indiana’s most outstanding young professionals, age 40 and under, in 10 different industries. A…

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February 2, 2021

How tech companies survived and thrived during the pandemic


“In early 2020, as the pandemic began to wreak havoc on our businesses, schools and communities, we realized our hc1 platform contained a wealth of COVID-19 testing data from more than 20,000+ laboratories across the country,” said Brad. “We knew…

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January 26, 2021

The Evolution of Risk-based Safety


We are nearly one year into the COVID-19 pandemic. With more than 90 million confirmed cases and nearly two million deaths, the gravity of this pandemic cannot be overstated. Beyond the devastating impact on human life and economic wellbeing, societies…

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January 22, 2021

Saving money vs. saving lives? We don’t have to choose


Today, health care providers often feel like they spend more time with computers and data entry than providing patient care. The scarcity of time physicians have to spend with patients, coupled with significant cost increases, has created a serious dilemma…

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January 12, 2021

Keeping university and college micro-communities safe from COVID-19


When most college campuses reopened in fall of 2020, administrators spent the semester fluidly adjusting plans as dynamics around the virus changed. Now, as the U.S. turns the corner into 2021 and campus leaders reflect on the effectiveness of strategies,…

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January 11, 2021

DHS founding Secretary Tom Ridge to discuss biometrics and risk-based safety at Daon event


Former Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security and former Pennsylvania Governor Tom Ridge will participate in the discussion, along with Daon CEO Tom Grissen, hc1 CEO Brad Bostic and a panel of healthcare experts. The online event will be…

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January 8, 2021

What are travelers afraid of in 2021? And what should they actually be worried about?


“I am most concerned about things I can’t control,” says Peter Plantes, a physician executive with hc1, a health care company. It’s the randomness of travel that could cause unnecessary exposures to a disease, like fellow travelers who let their…

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December 28, 2020

40 ideas: Time to supercharge our bioinformatics efforts


CEO and Founder of hc1, Brad Bostic, shares 40 ideas that will change the way we view and treat healthcare.

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