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February 19, 2021 | The Friday Five

February 19, 2021



The Friday Five for February 19, 2021:

  • Humana launches new pilot program
  • Remote work tips for 2021
  • KFF study on COVID-19 vaccination so far
  • News about LastPass and alternatives
  • Microsoft Edge Kids Mode


Mentioned in this episode:


At This Early Stage of the COVID-19 Vaccine Roll-Out, Most Older Adults Have Not Yet Been Vaccinated As Supply Remains Limited

Humana Launches Humana Care Support Pilot to Help Medicare Advantage Members to Better Manage Their Chronic Conditions

Humana to pilot new tech-enabled chronic care management platform

Microsoft Edge is getting a Kids Mode to add ‘guardrails’ to browsing the web

Remote Work Isn’t Going Anywhere in 2021. These 9 Tips Can Help Make It Better

Six free alternatives to the LastPass password manager

The iPhone is getting 217 new emojis in iOS 14.5


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The latest from Ritter’s Blog:


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