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April is National Autism Awareness Month

April 1st marks the beginning of Autism Awareness Month 2020, the Year of Kindness, with World Autism Awareness Day being commemorated on April 2, 2020. The month is dedicated to promoting autism awareness, inclusion, and ensuring those on the spectrum have the opportunity to achieve the highest possible quality of life. Autism covers a spectrum of developmental disorders that can cause varying levels of social, communication…

Posted on Apr. 1, 2020 in From Our Perspective

Registry Spotlight: STS National Database – Adult Cardiac Registry

Registry Partners’ Cardiac Services team assists facilities and institutions nationwide with their STS data collection efforts. We serve as a complete outsource solution or can augment the facility’s current data collection team to ensure high quality, timely, and accurate data collection and submission.  Read on to learn more about the STS National Database. What is the STS? And what is its purpose? The STS National Database…

Posted on Mar. 27, 2020 in From Our Perspective

National Poison Prevention Week

National Poison Prevention Week is March 15-21, 2020. This week is an opportunity to highlight the dangers of poisonings for people of all ages and to promote community involvement in poison prevention. Poisoning Basics: What types of substances can be poisonous?   Poison can come in solid, liquid, spray, or gas form. Some common examples include: Alcohol Carbon monoxide Medicines Personal care products Household chemicals Plants Insect…

Posted on Mar. 20, 2020 in From Our Perspective

Take Down Tobacco – National Day of Action

Today is Take Down Tobacco, a fresh take on Kick Butts Day, is the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids’ signature platform for empowering people to stand up and speak out against the tobacco industry. Did you know tobacco is the world’s leading cause of preventable death? Did you know that cigarette butts are also the world’s #1 leading cause of litter? According to the Take Down Tobacco…

Posted on Mar. 18, 2020 in From Our Perspective