COVID-19: What is different in our understanding of this pandemic to the accepted wisdom in the spring of 2020?

Adopting this approach occasionally may lead us to think that we all need to re-evaluate what lessons we think we have learnt, as what may seem like success in the short-term may not seem quite as successful in the longer-term as the pandemic goes through a series of waves. So, what have we really...

The new frontline of care: social services

African woman opening parcel with meal kit. The impact of Covid-19 on the health of minorities is staggering. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Black and Brown communities experience hospitalization or death from Covid-19 at rates 4-5 times greater than Caucasians. The unfortunate truth is that race and ethnicity influence a...

Navenio to provide location technology for Cleveland Clinic’s new London site

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Infrastructure-free location tech from Navenio enables agile caregiving without investment in hardware Scalable solution will help improve inpatient and caregiver experiences New Victoria site for one of world’s top hospital groups opening next year London, Oxford, UK. 13th October 2020. Navenio, the healthcare scale-up whose location-based technology has been shown to double the...

Test and Trace: A three point plan to regain public trust

With that seasonality emerging one would think it’s the perfect time to get contact tracing apps up and running to help governments and the general public to stem the spread of the virus. In England, that’s precisely what we’ve seen, at least in theory. In practice, despite millions of downloads within the first...

Clover’s growth projections reveal direct contracting pivot

When Clover Health announced its plans to go public via a blank-check company, the insurance startup pitched investors on its growth plans. Its CEO and founder, Vivek Garipalli, claimed it was the fastest growing Medicare Advantage plan over 50,000 lives — based on internal data — and that much of the $1.2 billion...

The New Polar Vantage V2 Features Running And Cycling Performance Tests

The best sports watches now go well beyond simply tracking your exercise, using the array of sensors they have on board to monitor your training load over time, help plan your recovery and even advise on the type of session to do each day to improve.This approach has become one of Polar’s...

Rockley Photonics targets healthcare market with CCO appointment

Vafa Jamali
Oxford, UK and Pasadena, California, 06 October 2020 – Rockley Photonics, a leading integrated optics solutions provider, today announced the appointment of Vafa Jamali as chief commercial officer.Mr Jamali will be responsible for the company’s commercial strategy, driving business growth and market share. With over 25 years of experience in...

Building a solid technology foundation enables transformation

Building a solid technology foundation enables transformation As IT professionals, we need to be ahead of the game in terms of establishing and maintaining the capabilities of our technology foundation. This means being smart about understanding the business and staying ahead of its needs. In more than 35 years of experience in healthcare IT, I...

Healthcare industry’s struggle to expand software teams is limiting growth

It’s no secret that digital technology is remaking the healthcare industry. From all-digital startups to traditional healthcare firms looking to meet new challenges and expand into new markets, digital technology is at the center of a revolution in healthcare. But many firms struggle with hiring software developers that are critical to their future...

Bosch’s new rapid coronavirus test delivers reliable results in 39 minutes

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The world’s fastest PCR based SARS-CoV-2 test for the point of care Rapid test is particularly suited to decentralized use in mobile test centers. Sensitivity: 98 percent, specificity: 100 percent. Simultaneous testing of five people with one cartridge by pooling will also be possible as of early October. Bosch is working...
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