In an era where global health crises have become more prevalent than ever with nearly 7 million deaths worldwide due to the recent Coronavirus Pandemic, the urgent need for effective and reliable infectious disease spread risk management solutions has reached unprecedented heights. Amidst this challenging landscape, Safely2Prosperity (S2P) has emerged as a beacon of hope, offering innovative and comprehensive strategies to safeguard enterprises and communities and restore prosperity. The Lifesciences Magazine is proud to introduce the readers to one of the Most Trusted Infectious Disease Management Solution Providers – 2023.
S2P aims to be the market leader in mitigating infectious disease spread risks through thoughtful, creative, and highly effective preparedness and response and enhancing health and wellness. S2P integrates cutting-edge technology, stringent safety standards, and expertise in vaccinations, therapeutics, testing, isolations, quarantines, and exposure tracking. In addition, the company is committed to empowering organizations to exceed global health and safety benchmarks.
Dr. Haden A. Land, the CEO and CTO, and his Team have the vision to create robustly secure and thriving environments for individuals and businesses. The company’s mission revolves around providing an innovative digital solution to tackle infectious diseases and other health-related challenges. This includes proactive outbreak or exposure preparedness, timely alerts and warnings, and informed guidance for swift responses. The company has garnered acclaim from numerous other media outlets as well.
S2P’s multifaceted approach ensures that leaders can foster safe and productive work environments. It also enables department personnel to effectively implement multi-level features and functions of the system to protect their colleagues and their families. Additionally, the company assists legal teams and companies in confidently navigating liability concerns while conducting business operations. As a pioneering force in comprehensive infectious disease management solutions, it stands at the forefront of creating and fulfilling this critical paradigm shift. Security has been foundational to the design and development of S2P’s solution platform, multi-factor authentication is required for all user access and blockchain verified test results are stored in a immutable ledger that can be accessed only by authorized users.
A Balanced Approach
Safely2Prosperity is devoted to fostering a balanced approach, catering to both the private and public sectors. While currently focused on English-speaking nations, the company has plans to introduce a Japanese version later this year, with other languages to follow, thereby expanding its reach globally. In addition, it has dedicated significant efforts to assembling an exceptional team of partners both in the US and worldwide.
The company’s strong moral compass is deeply ingrained in its core values, which emphasize the importance of always prioritizing what is right, both morally and ethically. Collaborating with key partners, S2P strives to achieve several objectives.
Firstly, it aims to enhance brand visibility through innovative marketing strategies, ensuring wider recognition of its offerings.
Secondly, S2P is committed to developing educational pathways focused on pandemic preparedness and response. This has resulted in empowering individuals and communities with knowledge and skills to effectively navigate emergencies.
Expanding its portfolio, S2P envisions creating a community portal and a pandemic safety standard, together providing comprehensive resources and guidelines for collective well-being. In addition, in a strategic alliance with Capitol Technology University (Capitol Tech), Safely2Prosperity actively promotes education and career opportunities in emergency preparedness and response.
Together, they are working towards establishing educational pathways leading to undergraduate, master’s, and doctoral degrees, as well as certificates relevant to emergency work. This collaboration serves to empower individuals to build expertise and contribute to the effectiveness of the emergency management field.
“Capitol Tech is focused on providing education for the future workforce. The partnership with Safely2Prosperity provides us with an opportunity to work with professionals in this critically needed emerging field,”Dr. Bradford Sims, President of Capitol Technology University.
Inspiring Journey in Healthcare
Driven by a deep-rooted passion for positively impacting people’s lives, S2P was born from a strong sense of inspiration. The founder, FDA Former COO Dr. John Norris, recognized that venturing into the “black hole” of the long underserved enterprise health and healthcare sector held tremendous potential for rewarding outcomes. However, at the core of his vision was a resolute commitment to safeguarding lives and mitigating the harmful effects of infectious diseases.
Guided by Dr. Norris and Dr. Land’s focus on innovation and integrity, the company prioritizes recruiting highly skilled and reputable individuals with the same dedication to fulfilling this mission. This core value serves as a constant source of inspiration, transcending beyond national boundaries to encompass the well-being of the entire world.
The company firmly believes that these guiding principles are not only crucial for the nation but also have far-reaching significance on a global scale. This belief fuels the dedication to making a meaningful difference in the realm of healthcare, instilling hope, and positively impacting countless lives.
Insights from the CEO
In today’s healthcare landscape, Land emphasizes the significance of value-driven leadership styles. He believes this fosters credibility, synergy, and a culture steeped in accountability, productivity, integrity, ethical conduct, compassion, passion, and trust.
He adds, “True leadership shines through by exemplifying the desired qualities, motivating teams with courage, instilling teamwork, dedication to staff, compassion for the healthcare system providers and those who benefit from it, and an unwavering commitment to success.”
Land carries significant responsibilities. These include developing and executing new business strategies, collaborating with partner CEOs, and further building a strong senior leadership team. Additionally, he focuses on cultivating a positive business culture, mentoring members within the leadership team, and establishing highly effective core processes within critical areas. He also serves as the primary spokesperson for S2P’s value proposition and plays a vital role in planning investments and attaining industry recognition.
Moreover, he oversees executive client engagement, manages enterprise risk management and customer programs, and drives media engagement. Finally, he also shapes sales enablement models, facilitates technology planning and implementation, and enhances solution roadmaps.
The insights provided by Land shed light on the crucial traits and responsibilities that influential healthcare leaders must possess to navigate the challenges and drive success in the ever-evolving healthcare landscape.
Transforming Disease Risk Management
In recent decades, disease risk spread management has undergone significant transformations, driven by the widespread adoption of digital technology and advancements in genetics. The global healthcare system, in particular, has witnessed a surge in digitization. In addition, the demand for preventative care solutions, the emergence of innovative start-ups, and the growth of strategic alliances have paved the way for transformative changes in delivering health and healthcare products and services.
The company is actively investing in health, wellness, and healthcare oversight initiatives, developing community portals, and spearheading the creation of a pandemic preparedness and response safety standard. By leveraging the potential of cutting-edge technologies and forging strategic partnerships, it is at the forefront of reshaping disease (both infectious and chemically induced, enhanced, and driven) risk management. It fosters a proactive and holistic approach to safeguarding public health and well-being.
“It’s clear that the pandemic has accelerated the digitization of the healthcare industr, and Safely2Prosperity is well positioned to be a highly recognized enabler of this trend,” adds Dr. Land.
Shaping the Future of Health and Healthcare
As the realm of telemedicine and telehealth has expanded, S2P is driving industry trends and advancements in enterprise health wellness alarms (immediate) and alerts (forward-looking; often based on trends assessments). In addition, with the overwhelming negative impact of the pandemic on in-person healthcare availability, the company’s Founder and Executive Chairman, FDA Former COO Dr. John Norris, played a pivotal role in pioneering the development and legal authorization of technologies that enable and enhance the availability and effectiveness of these protective healthcare services.
The widespread acceptance of telemedicine and telehealth as covered services by most insurance policies underscores their vital role in ensuring accessible and safe healthcare delivery. The company foresees a continued evolution in the influence and usage of these services. It is researching areas such as augmented reality diagnostics, virtual procedures, and even the incorporation of life coaches to enhance overall well-being.
The company’s business logic adaptability is a key strength. It enables quick revisions to stay abreast of emerging infectious diseases (and chemically caused workplace diseases) and evolving best practices in managing their introduction and spread within enterprises. This ensures that the company remains at the forefront of infectious disease spread risk management, continuously updating its solutions to tackle new threats and safeguard company productivity and employee and family health effectively.
Catering to the Need of the Hour
Key to this discussion: Amidst the challenges posed by the pandemic, forward-thinking companies like S2P are not only focusing on addressing immediate issues but also recognizing the importance of forward-looking assessments and thinking on interoperability, cloud-based platforms, mobility, data intelligence, and other emerging technologies. Safely2Prosperity aims to expand its scope beyond infectious disease spread risk management by embracing and eventually fully integrating with these innovations.
Recognizing the increased demand for health and healthcare services, S2P remains steadfast in its commitment to readiness (and ever-ready) to benefit and address similar situations in the future. The company’s comprehensive solution extends beyond COVID-19, encompassing the management of various infectious diseases, with a mid-term vision of covering up to 24 contagious conditions and six chemically induced diseases of the highest significant danger to enterprises, employees, and families.
In sum, S2P actively collaborates with relevant organizations to respond effectively to future epidemics, pandemics, bioterrorism, bio attacks by hostile nations, and other national security or national defense events, including an increase in a significant level of those threats requiring enhanced preparedness.
To overcome initial hurdles, S2P focused on building a strong foundation.
Dr. Land says, “Efforts were directed towards assembling an exceptional Advisory Board, forging strategic partnerships, and developing a fully integrated infectious disease spread management system. Additionally, a robust sales enablement plan was implemented, ensuring effective targeting, qualification, persuasion, and closing of opportunities.”
Recognizing the importance of articulating its value proposition, the company is taking significant steps to enhance its marketing collateral. This already has included the implementation of a customer relationship management system aligned with a highly-structured sales enablement model, as well as the creation of high-quality professional collateral.
To ensure a strategic focus on ideal client types and a well-defined, addressable market, S2P is conducting periodic comprehensive market surveys.
Furthermore, it is executing aggressive and impactful advertising campaigns emphasizing its innovative capabilities, positioning it as a leading force in this emerging wide-scale industry. Thorough competitive analyses are being conducted to help S2P to create and ever maintain a significant competitive edge and further strengthen its market position.
Despite the challenges, the company’s strategic actions increasingly position it as the driving force in infectious disease risk management. With a steadfast commitment to its mission, S2P is forging a path toward a safer and more prosperous future for individuals, businesses, and economies as a whole.
For a Safer Tomorrow
Dr. John Norris, a former US FDA Principal Deputy Commissioner, and COO, as well as a former Harvard faculty member, founded S2P with a resolute mission. He wanted to prevent the loss of lives and the devastating impact of infectious diseases on companies, workers, and their families. Drawing from his experiences as a second-in-command leader of the FDA, Dr. Norris recognized a crucial missing element in the US and global systemic and regulatory landscape and their health, wellness, and healthcare delivery systems.
While prominent government agencies like the FDA and US Joint Commission play essential roles in regulating health and healthcare products and institutions, they often need to improve in delving deeper into the risk management practices of organizations. Driven by his vision for change, Dr. Norris established an advanced safety program that could revolutionize enterprise risk management.
Under his leadership, S2P envisions a future where organizations worldwide can implement comprehensive risk management practices that safeguard productivity, protect their workforce and families, and contribute to their communities’ overall health and safety. By fostering reform and driving advancements in infectious disease spread risk management, S2P aims to pave the way for a safer and more prosperous world.
“I believe that by the end of this decade, S2P’s Infectious Disease Safety Program will be as ubiquitous worldwide as Fire Safety Programs are now,” says Founder and Executive Chairman Dr. John Norris.
Cultivating a Culture of Excellence
Dr. Norris and Dr. Land have set S2P’s course with a resolute focus on performance and accountability, fostering a culture that permeates every aspect of its operations. From the very beginning, these core values were ingrained within the company, ensuring a commitment to saving lives physically, mentally, psychologically, and financially.
To uphold this commitment, S2P carefully selects individuals of exceptional skill and reputation, recruiting a team dedicated to utilizing their extensive expertise to fulfill all aspects of the company’s profound passion. This serves as the cornerstone for creating a positive and impactful difference in the lives of enterprises (including their jobs) and individuals.
By embracing a culture of excellence, the company establishes a solid foundation that empowers employees (and, behind them, their families) to thrive in their respective roles. With a steadfast belief in the power of its people, Dr. Norris and Dr. Land cultivate an environment where productivity and motivation flourish, fostering an atmosphere of continuous innovation and success.
The company leverages the power of cloud-based software and data intelligence to equip organizations with the tools to proactively prepare for, predict, and effectively help manage infectious disease threats. With seamless integration into an enterprise’s existing framework, S2P’s robust and HIPAA-compliant dashboards automate the oversight and proper completion of vital measures such as vaccinations, therapies, tests, quarantines, isolations, and exposure tracking.
By harnessing cutting-edge technology, S2P’s innovative management and employee platforms provide comprehensive and customizable analytics, offering valuable insights into workplace and regional trends, as well as emerging threats. This enables organizations to monitor, track, and effectively manage positive cases, helping to reduce disease spread within the enterprise and the community.
The platforms integrate with other management software, testing, and tracking technologies seamlessly. In addition, they provide real-time alarms (requiring immediate action, such as when a fire alarm goes off) and alerts (requiring action soon, such as when deadlines for vaccinations or tests are approaching) to business and country leaders, empowering them to make informed decisions promptly and adequately.
The company goes beyond internal operations by integrating its travel monitoring system with global infectious disease hotspot data sources. As a result, it delivers accurate and timely notifications to employees traveling into regions with disease outbreaks. This ensures that organizations can prioritize employee safety and well-being, mitigating risks associated with travel both for the traveler and for their fellow workers and families when they return.
Moreover, S2P’s mobile phone version offers users a user-friendly interface, granting access to all critical features necessary to execute protective functions and access real-time status updates, providing peace of mind and ensuring employees (and families) and organizations stay informed and prepared.
Through its robust and comprehensive suite of solutions, S2P is revolutionizing infectious disease spread risk management, empowering organizations to create safer and productive environments for their employees, families, and communities.
Safely2Prosperity provides innovative solutions that prioritize safety and productivity. With a focus on data intelligence-driven programs, including its Pandemic Preparedness & Response Safety Standard, it has empowered businesses, government agencies, schools, and healthcare providers.
Designed for organizations with brick-and-mortar operations and large employee populations, such as call centers, government agencies, manufacturing sites, hospitals, universities, and beyond, its comprehensive solutions ensure preparedness, rapid response, and optimal business operations. In addition, through S2P’s infectious disease spread risk-management solutions, businesses, and institutions can expect significant direct and indirect benefits.
These include saving lives, promoting wellness, enhancing reputations, improving employee retention, sustaining productivity, and avoiding lockdowns, while adding scalability, flexibility, and configurability. S2P’s solutions also prioritize critical factors such as HIPAA and ADA compliance, reliable alarms and alerts, permanent and unamendable recordkeeping, data aggregation and validation, robust reporting, and facilitating informed business decision-making. With S2P as a trusted partner, organizations can achieve a comprehensive approach to infectious disease spread and chemically induced condition risk management that maximizes safety and productivity.
The health, wellness, and healthcare industries have experienced significant and rapid transformations in recent decades, primarily driven by the widespread adoption of digital technology and advancements in genetics. As a result, just in the case of the healthcare industry, the global healthcare IT market reached approximately US $140 billion in 2022 and is projected to grow at a phenomenal compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of nearly 18% from 2023 to 2030.
Critical trends expected to shape the industry include artificial intelligence, personalized treatments and cures, advanced biochemistry, quantum biology, and pathogen microbiome sensors. However, further analysis is required to determine the top three trends, as they all possess the considerable potential to drive significant changes and deliver substantial impacts on health and healthcare.
Aligning with the trends, S2P is expanding its focus to encompass overall employee health and wellness alongside its core business of infectious disease spread risk management. As part of this pivot, S2P will enhance its recently announced S2P Risk Management portal, providing valuable content on pandemic preparedness and response. Additionally, the company will now offer consulting services to assist organizations in analyzing and assessing their needs and in implementing the S2P pandemic preparedness and response safety standard.
“S2P’s system was intentionally designed to function as a fundamental IT-based program, not an AI one. However, in the future, when it is more acceptable to society, we envision our S2P dashboard and reporting algorithms to be more driven by artificial intelligence,” asserts Dr. Land.
Recently, S2P launched customer beta and value stream mapping programs in the U.S. and India. These programs aim to optimize S2P’s existing system capabilities to offer a market-proven solution by early 2Q 2023. S2P has developed three solid relationships with prominent institutions to accomplish this.
“S2P is very pleased to be working with Global Tree, Capitol Technology University, and Potsdam University to further enhance our market-ready solution,” says Dr. Land.
“Global Tree is pleased to provide their company expertise for the enhancement and optimization of the S2P IDMS,” says Srikar Alapati, Founder, MD of Global Tree.
The company’s collaboration with one of its key partners/developers/clients, DICORP, further validates S2P’s efficacy in the given arena.
“DICORP is proud to be integrating Safely2Prosperity’s advanced and unique insights, ideas, and plans for world-class infectious disease spread risk management with our SaaS tool suite. The S2P executive team has been a great partner as we work collaboratively to help provide solutions for businesses to safely reopen and sustain our economy,” adds John Kutcher, CEO of DICORP.
S2P is actively partnering with its most significant stakeholders to enhance brand visibility through cutting-edge marketing strategies, establish a risk management portal, create educational pathways for pandemic preparedness and response, and broaden its infectious disease offerings to encompass health and wellness.
All of these collaborative efforts aim to maximize clients’ return on investment by delivering comprehensive solutions that work—thoughtfully, comprehensively, effectively, and efficiently.
Furthermore, S2P is announcing a new tiered pricing approach that will include solution readiness and solution preparedness implementations as well as access to a robust S2P risk management portal.
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