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By Fred Bazzoli 03:55 pm April 02, 2020
Some health systems foresee delayed implementation efforts because they lack the bandwidth right now to plan for them – but some technologies, particularly telehealth, are in high demand.
By Mike Miliard 01:25 pm April 02, 2020
The app – accessed by texting "COVID" to 64722 – enables New York City residents to easily enroll to help the health system monitor coronavirus symptoms across the five boroughs, informing care decisions and pointing the way toward possible cures.

This ONC map shows the locations of ongoing Interoperability Proving Ground projects focused on COVID-19 response.

By Mike Miliard 02:38 pm April 01, 2020
The agency's Interoperability Proving Ground is becoming a hotbed of coronavirus projects. Meanwhile, HIMSS Healthbox has launched a digital think tank to cross-pollinate ideas that work.
By Mike Miliard 12:34 pm March 30, 2020
In what it's calling an "unprecedented" exercise in information sharing, the administration is calling on health systems to share daily updates from their in-house labs with federal agencies.
By Mike Miliard 03:18 pm March 27, 2020
The state hardest hit by the COVID-19 crisis is assembling new squads of technology companies and skilled IT professionals to "accelerate and amplify" its response to the coronavirus outbreak, and is looking for new recruits.
By Nathan Eddy 12:10 pm March 27, 2020
The goal of the hackathon is to bring together the decentralized artificial intelligence community in an effort to help find new approaches to combat the coronavirus crisis.

This heat map from Kinsa Health indicates a recent increase in fevers in Florida that preceded a rise in coronavirus cases.

By Fred Bazzoli 11:50 am March 26, 2020
Uploaded temperature readings from a million Kinsa Health devices are enabling the company to map atypical fevers, offering a potential warning of increases in virus infections.

AUBMC has made history in Lebanon as the first organisation to achieve Stage 6 of the HIMSS EMRAM and O-EMRAM

By Sophie Porter 02:19 am March 25, 2020
The American University of Beirut Medical Center (AUBMC) has made history in Lebanon as the first organisation to achieve Stage 6 of the HIMSS Electronic Medical Records Adoption Model (EMRAM) and Outpatient-EMR Adoption Model (O-EMRAM).
By Mike Miliard 04:00 pm March 24, 2020
The private-sector collaborative includes EHR vendors (Epic, athenahealth), Big Tech (AWS, Microsoft), health systems (Mayo, Intermountain) and many others, all working to speed development of "secure, ethical, innovative, open source" tools to combat the crisis.
By Nathan Eddy 12:02 pm March 23, 2020
Backed by an initial investment of $20 million, the project is open to accredited research institutions and private entities using AWS to support development of point-of-care diagnostics.

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