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NYC elder care provider using FCC funds for telehealth, protecting seniors from COVID-19

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Social distancing is a key factor in reducing the spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus, and tele-visits can be a safe and secure means for providers to deliver certain types of care for their patients. The area continues to face an increase in severe COVID-19 cases that require hospitalization – overwhelming many hospitals.

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Tort Liability is a Potentially Powerful Tool for Pandemic Response

Bill of Health

When pandemic response efforts are hampered by inadequate enforcement resources and political polarization, tort liability could, potentially, be a powerful public health tool. public health infrastructure has historically relied heavily on state and local authorities. In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, U.S.

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Environmental Health Surveillance Powered by GIS Technology Enhances Public Health Efforts at San Bernardino County

Healthcare IT Today

San Bernadino Public Health knows that monitoring the mosquito population benefits community health directly. This is why the public health team is tracking mosquitos breeding areas and leveraging GIS technology to better coordinate mosquito control efforts in order to prevent the spread of disease.

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Older People Are Digital Migrants, and Best Buy Health Is Paving the Road for the Journey

Health Populi

.” The study of older Americans found that, About 60% believe their cell phone has made them feel more connected to family/friends during the COVID-19 pandemic. 43% of older adults use their cell phone more frequently than before COVID-19.

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The Council of Europe’s Artificial Intelligence Convention: Implications for Health and Patients

Bill of Health

This means it covers applications like ChatGPT-assisted diagnosis , AI-based fall detection in elderly care facilities, AI-assisted surgery , and menstruation cycle trackers. Moreover, the AI Convention applies to the entire lifecycle of AI: the design, development, and application of AI systems.

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Struggles Over Care Will Shape the Future of Work

Bill of Health

The future of work and of aging will be shaped by struggles over care from both giving and receiving ends, perhaps against those profiting in between. Recall that the first COVID-19 outbreak in the U.S. spread between nursing homes. The resulting understaffing has deadly effects in normal times.

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Health Provider News – August 26, 2022

Hall Render

CMS informational bulletin urges steps for improving health outcomes in nursing homes. COVID-19 emergencies linger throughout U.S. Despite Lackluster Operator Adoption, EHRs Positioned to Shape Behavioral Health Care’s Future. Southeast Health named a Best-in-State Employer by Forbes. Compliance with Oct.