By Catherine Murphy – A couple weeks ago, Jon Pearce spoke to one of the big questions he had been hearing around telemedicine and COVID-19. In the weeks since Jon’s blog, another big question has continued to dominate the national dialogue. Below, I give you my take.Read More
Since we started staying home I find myself down the rabbit hole all the time now. And of course the overall topic is COVID-19. Here is what I was reading this week.
Today’s Live CNBC Christina Farr chats with Ed Bugnion and Aneesh Chopra on what is contact tracing. How does it work, who is using it, where is it working? What are Apple and Google doing to help?
By Matt Fisher – Telehealth (and the subset telemedicine) have been touted as the technology of the future or the moment for a number of years now. Despite the continued recent promise, telehealth is not a new technology.
By Art Gross – Community-Based Testing Sites are the latest entity to be excluded from HIPAA enforcement penalties by the Office for Civil Rights for their participation in regard to COVID-19 specimen collection and testing.
By Luke Kistler – When people think of a hospital currently, they likely picture a patient struggling to breathe in the emergency room or someone connected to a ventilator in the ICU—all suffering from COVID-19. But what about senior patients who…
We’ve rounded up some of the latest news and announcements pertaining to the coronavirus and the healthcare industry.
By Vice Adm. Jerome M. Adams MD, MPH – As healthcare providers, we swear an oath at medical school graduation that guides us through our careers. Whether on the job or walking down the street, we carry this promise, to our patients, communities, and society as a whole.
By William Hersh MD – Calling all information retrieval (IR) and biomedical informatics researchers interested in IR! My colleagues and I are pleased to announce a new research challenge related to Covid-19. TREC-COVID aims to develop and evaluate methods to…