HIMSSCast: Technology, policy and COVID-19

COVID-19, most likely nonetheless far better recognized as novel coronavirus, is a unsafe and fast spreading ailment that governments and health care stakeholders are doing the job close to the entire world to comprise. But how is new engineering shaping the narrative of this epidemic, and is it producing it simpler to handle than previous outbreaks? In today’s HIMSSCast, we investigate that concern with host and Editor-in-Main Jonah Comstock, MobiHealthNews’s Laura Lovett, Healthcare Finance News’s Jeff Lagasse, and MobiHealthNews/Healthcare IT News AsiaPAC Editor Dean Koh (becoming a member of us by mobile phone from Singapore).

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Articles referenced in today’s episode: 

Roundup: Tech’s purpose in tracking, tests, dealing with COVID-19

Israel’s Sheba Hospital turns to telehealth to treat incoming coronavirus-uncovered people

Chinese governing administration releases community app to gauge prospective coronavirus exposures

Buoy Wellness, HealthMap group up to quell coronavirus fears, obtain epidemiological facts

iHealthtech researchers doing the job on Wuhan novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) detection kit

Fb pledges to control spread of misinformation about novel coronavirus

Combating the spread of coronavirus in China as a result of constant temperature checking

Veredus Laboratories announces development of detection kit for Wuhan Coronavirus

HIMSS provides coronavirus updates ahead of World wide Wellness Convention

HHS collaborates on development of coronavirus procedure, vaccine

Coronavirus transmission has slowed, Globe Wellness Business announces

CMS develops distinct billing code for coronavirus take a look at

Coronavirus outbreak could disrupt provide for U.S. health care corporations

CMS prepares health care facilities for coronavirus threat

HHS Secretary Alex Azar: No community wellbeing crisis declared in U.S. for coronavirus

UPDATE: Globe Wellness Business again decides in opposition to declaring a world-wide crisis around coronavirus

And some bonus content we failed to focus on:

Coronavirus outbreak made use of by hackers to spread malware

Athenahealth adds new advice, get sets for coronavirus detection

InterSystems adds coronavirus screening operation to TrakCare

Swedish examination indicates Globe Wellness Business could be underestimating spread of COVID-19 coronavirus