posts tagged with Hospital

Cousins Unite Against Cancer

stjude-cousins.jpg Remco de Jong and Sean West are brothers-in-law and FedEx employees who have a strong relationship with St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital – both have children who have undergone treatment for cancer there and both run as St. Jude Heroes on Team FedEx, raising money for cancer research. Meet their children, Alyssa de Jong and Tyler West, cousins and St. Jude patients who hope to help cancer patients in the future...

Allie’s Air Dance

DSC01673 sq.jpg ...For years, large FedEx Express freighters have been named after the sons and daughters of company employees. Two years ago at the FedEx St. Jude Classic, the plane-naming tradition expanded to include one Caravan on display at the tournament.

It’s only fitting that Allie’s name will adorn this year’s cargo plane. Her father is one of a select breed in a profession that requires enormous skill, bravery and the ability to operate under any stressful condition that might arise.

He’s a proud FedEx Express pilot. But more important, he’s Allie’s proud dad...

Making childbirth safer for Tanzania’s women

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You might remember the 2012 blog post about how FedEx supported a maternity ward at a hospital in Tanzania. I am the coordinator of this project on behalf of the German medical charity action medeor, one of Europe’s largest such organizations.

This summer I had the opportunity to visit the ward and see for myself with my own eyes the great progress that has been made so far. I am now delighted to report back to you...

Father reflects on FedEx plane named for his son, 8-yr-old St Jude patient and cancer survivor

Hayes with Chris - Treatment2.jpg ...Having a FedEx plane named after your child is an enormous honor for any FedEx employee. Having a FedEx plane branded with the St. Jude logo and named after your happy, healthy eight-year old is almost beyond words. In many ways, this plane is a symbol of the support and care that FedEx colleagues provide each other in the most difficult of times...

How to Decrease Legal Risks in the Medical Supply Chain

pic_SA.png ...SenseAware, a multi-sensor device powered by a FedEx platform for data and device management, is allowing companies to follow the journey of their shipment in near real time. In the medical field, knowing the identity of the person signing at the point of delivery is also critical. Recently, I participated in a regulatory seminar with attendees from various medical device companies and gained new insights into their efforts to control quality and to minimize legal and regulatory risks...