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By Marina Zukova 05:18 am April 03, 2020
Nothing is more valuable in cancer treatment than early diagnosis and personalisation of treatment, which have never seemed more possible than now, with new software developments, particularly with those by startup businesses.
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 Philipp Grätzel von Grätz 01:41 pm April 02, 2020
A new generation of tools are becoming available and are not shying away from being rigorously tested.
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.
Tech Optimization: Medical device and IoT operating secrets
By Bill Siwicki 12:32 pm April 02, 2020
Three medical device experts – from Capsule Technologies, First Databank and Pivot Point Consulting – give CIOs, CMIOs, CMOs, CISOs and others some best practices for Internet of Things security and safety.

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 Nathan Eddy 12:04 pm April 01, 2020
Cerner has been tapped by the United Kingdom’s National Health Service to supply its Millennium EHR system for a 4,000-bed temporary hospital in London.
Senior doing telehealth consultation
By Dave Muoio 10:14 am April 01, 2020
The proposal would fully fund telehealth services and devices for eligible healthcare providers, although some aren't pleased with its exclusion of for-profit hospitals.
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.  

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