Robots: Amazon says it plans to use self-driving drones to deliver packages to shoppers’ homes in the coming months. The online shopping giant didn’t provide specifics on when or where the drones will initially make deliveries but said the flying machines will use computer vision and machine learning to detect and avoid people or laundry clotheslines in backyards when landing. Read the full story.
Ratings: In its most recent report, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ Five-Star Quality Rating System recognized Ochsner Home Health with a 5-star rating in both quality and patient satisfaction. Ochsner Home Health is a home health partner of Ochsner Health System and part of a joint venture partnership with national provider LHC Group. The CMS Star Ratings—issued quarterly—are seen as a key differentiator and indicator of overall quality and excellence in the home health industry.
Renovations: Marcus Theatres, a division of The Marcus Corporation, is renovating 15 of its 22 Movie Tavern locations, including the Baton Rouge Movie Tavern at Citiplace, in an attempt to bring more people into its theaters. The company plans to put in larger screens and new seating to upgrade the watching experience. Read the full announcement.