We’ve rounded up some of the latest news and announcements pertaining to the coronavirus and the healthcare industry.Read More
By Sarah Jane Tribble – Jerome Antone said he is one of the lucky ones. After becoming ill with COVID-19, Antone was hospitalized only 65 miles away from his small Alabama town. He is the mayor of Georgiana — population 1,700. “It hit our rural community so rabid,” Antone said. The town’s hospital closed last year.
By Erin Schulte – Inspired to help during the COVID pandemic, a volunteer SWAT team of engineering and medical talent combines old-fashioned problem-solving and advanced 3D printing — but will it actually help?
By Keith Boone – I spend a lot time learning new stuff, and I like to share. Most recently, I’ve spent a lot of time learning about Essential Elements of Information (EEIs), or as I like to call them, measures of situation awareness.
By William Hersh MD – In a few weeks, the COVID-19 pandemic lockdown will have been going on for a half-year for most people in the United States. I still remember its beginning in early March. Nothing in my entire life has impacted my personal and professional activities as much as this.
By Robin Hill – My, what a difference a year (and a global pandemic) makes. Last year, Vivify’s annual consumer survey about attitudes toward virtual care showed that only 17% of Americans said they had access to remote care. This year, a full 70% of respondents say at least one of their providers now offers telehealth.
We’ve rounded up some of the latest news and announcements pertaining to the coronavirus and the healthcare industry.
By Harris Meyer – After terrorists slammed a plane into the Pentagon on 9/11, ambulances rushed scores of the injured to community hospitals, but only three of the patients were taken to specialized trauma wards. The reason: The hospitals and ambulances had no real-time information-sharing system.
By Deirdre Ruttle – The COVID-19 pandemic created a financial burden on the healthcare industry. Not only did providers feel the pressure on care delivery and supply chain, but on revenue as well.