Roadmap: Responding to a Pandemic

The Edmond J Safra Center for Ethics at Harvard https://ethics.harvard.edu with support from the Rockefeller Foundation https://rockefellerfoundation.org, published the Roadmap to Pandemic Resilience. The report lays out what is required to develop an effective pandemic response. (more…)

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Telestroke Program Saves Lives

Each year, the medical staff at the Veterans Administration https://www.va.gov diagnose approximately 4,500 veterans with an Acute Ischemic Stroke (AIS) every year. Stroke is the fifth leading cause of death in the U.S and the leading cause of serious long term disability. (more…)

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CEO Discusses Present & Future Trends

Credit Suisse https://www.credit-suisse.com as part of the “Healthcare Disruptive Technologies and Innovations Series” hosted Patrick Spain, Co-Founder, Chairman and CEO of First Stop Health https://fshealth.com to present his ideas and thoughts at a virtual meeting with a small group of investors. (more…)

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Device Monitors COVID-19 Patients

A device developed at MIT’s Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL) https://www.casail.mit.edu has enabled a clinical team to monitor a COID-19 patient’s breathing, movements and sleep patterns remotely using wireless signals. (more…)

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USPTO’s COVID-19 Program

The U.S Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) https://www.uspto.gov recently announced a new COVID-19 Prioritized Examination Pilot Program. Under the new program, USPTO will grant requests to patent applicants that qualify for small or micro entity status without payment of the typical fees. (more…)

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AI Capturing Cancer Data

The Health Data Sciences Institute and the National Center for Computational Sciences located at the Department of Energy’s (DOE) Oak Ridge National Laboratory https://www.ornl.gov, are collaborating with the National Cancer Institute https://www.cancer.gov to develop advanced AI solutions to use to modernize the national cancer surveillance program. (more…)

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State Broadband Initiatives

The Congressional Research Service https://crspreport.congress.gov recently published the report State Broadband Initiatives: Selected State and Local Approaches as Potential Models for Federal Initiatives to Address the Digital Divide. (more…)

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