July 22, 2024

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HIMSSCast: Technology, policy and COVID-19

COVID-19, potentially nevertheless better recognised as novel coronavirus, is a hazardous and swiftly spreading ailment that governments and healthcare stakeholders are performing about the globe to comprise. But how is new engineering shaping the narrative of this epidemic, and is it generating it much easier to handle than preceding outbreaks? In today’s HIMSSCast, we explore that issue with host and Editor-in-Main Jonah Comstock, MobiHealthNews’s Laura Lovett, Healthcare Finance News’s Jeff Lagasse, and MobiHealthNews/Healthcare IT Information AsiaPAC Editor Dean Koh (signing up for us by mobile phone from Singapore).

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Article content referenced in today’s episode: 

Roundup: Tech’s function in tracking, testing, treating COVID-19

Israel’s Sheba Hospital turns to telehealth to take care of incoming coronavirus-exposed patients

Chinese federal government releases community app to gauge probable coronavirus exposures

Buoy Health, HealthMap group up to quell coronavirus fears, acquire epidemiological data

iHealthtech scientists performing on Wuhan novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) detection kit

Facebook pledges to suppress unfold of misinformation about novel coronavirus

Combating the unfold of coronavirus in China via continual temperature monitoring

Veredus Laboratories announces improvement of detection kit for Wuhan Coronavirus

HIMSS delivers coronavirus updates ahead of International Health Conference

HHS collaborates on improvement of coronavirus treatment, vaccine

Coronavirus transmission has slowed, Environment Health Organization announces

CMS develops precise billing code for coronavirus exam

Coronavirus outbreak could disrupt supply for U.S. healthcare corporations

CMS prepares healthcare amenities for coronavirus danger

HHS Secretary Alex Azar: No community health and fitness unexpected emergency declared in U.S. for coronavirus

UPDATE: Environment Health Organization once again decides against declaring a world-wide unexpected emergency around coronavirus

And some bonus articles or blog posts we failed to explore:

Coronavirus outbreak used by hackers to unfold malware

Athenahealth provides new steerage, buy sets for coronavirus detection

InterSystems provides coronavirus screening functionality to TrakCare

Swedish evaluation implies Environment Health Organization might be underestimating unfold of COVID-19 coronavirus