Drones Transporting Medical Supplies

UC San Diego Health’s https://health.ucad.edu new drone pilot program is being used to test the use of unmanned aerial vehicles to transport medical samples, supplies, and documents between UC San Diego Health’s Jacobs Medical Center and Moores Cancer Center, plus to the Center for Advanced Laboratory Medicine (CALM). (more…)

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Viewing Telemedicine as Essential

Although many providers have seen the benefits of health IT in terms of efficiency and convenience, the recent coronavirus outbreak demonstrates how telemedicine can be vital when more patients need to be seen quickly and from their own homes. See this article: “Marketing Telemedicine in the Time of Covid-19”

https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/marketing-telemedicine-time-covid-19-richard-bloch

 

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Atlantic Health’s Response to COVID-19

Credit Suisse https://www.credit-suisse.com hosted the 3rd “Healthcare Disruptive Technologies & Innovation” (HCDT&I) day virtually with Dr. Sylvia Romm CIO, Atlantic Health System https://atlantichealth.org as one of the keynote speakers. She reported on how Atlantic Health System an integrated healthcare system, operates with a workforce comprised of 16K team members working in 350 sites including six hospitals, is currently responding to COVID-19. (more…)

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Credit Suisse Hosts Virtual Meeting

As part of the third “Healthcare Disruptive Technologies & Innovations” (HCDT&I) day, Credit Suisse https://www.credit-suisse.com hosted a virtual meeting with a group of executives to discuss COVID-19. Will Brady, Chief of Staff to the Deputy Secretary at HHS and Senior Advisor to the Secretary on Policy Issues and Program matters shared HHS’ views on COVID-19 plus how the agency is dealing with other issues.

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Telehealth Moving Mainstream

The coronavirus is going to demand more and more medical resources, not only in the U.S but worldwide, so people are going to begin and continue to interact with their clinicians via test messages, online video, or automated systems. (more…)

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Funds for Broadband in Missouri

The FCC https://www.fcc.gov is going to invest $176 million over 10 years to connect Missourians in rural areas to high speed internet by investing in broadband research. The funds are part of the FCC’s $20 billion Rural Digital Opportunity Fund announced in February. (more…)

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Companies Dealing with COVID-19

With the recent increases in COVID-19 cases in the U.S., Credit Suisse checked with several companies such as HMS Holdings Corp, Teladoc Health, and Change Healthcare (CHNG) to discuss how their businesses and day-to-day operations will and are being affected by the COVID-19 outbreak.  (more…)

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