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By Sophie Porter 05:42 am April 06, 2020
Also - VISIONABLE recruits Rachel Dunscombe as new CTO.
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By Susan Morse 03:42 pm April 03, 2020
UnitedHealth Group previously announced $50 million to fight COVID-19 by supporting healthcare workers, seniors and hard-hit communities.

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By Healthcare IT News 03:07 pm April 03, 2020
In this second installment of our Your Stories feature, some Healthcare IT News readers describe their own thoughts and experiences of the coronavirus pandemic. We encourage you to continue sharing your own.
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.
Northwell, UCSF, UNC using chatbot and related tech to manage COVID-19 patients

Examples of the chatbot technology in action at UCSF Health and Northwell Health.

By Bill Siwicki 01:15 pm April 01, 2020
Just-released coronavirus-specific chatbots are delivering test results quicker and checking in on quarantined patients.
By Rachel McArthur 04:09 am April 01, 2020
Dubai-based private healthcare entities, Aster DM Healthcare and HealthHub by Al-Futtaim have introduced their own videoconference-style consultations to help the public during restricted movement.  

Photo: Dean Koh

By Dean Koh 09:53 pm March 31, 2020
An interview with Professor John Beard of the ARC Centre for Excellence in Population Aging Research, University of New South Wales, Australia.
By Mike Miliard 04:30 pm March 31, 2020
First set to deploy in Washington State, the scalable smartphone app, which integrates with Epic's Care Everywhere platform, is aimed at care delivery in nontraditional settings without EHRs.
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.

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