The world is facing its biggest health crisis in decades but one of the world’s most promising technologies — artificial intelligence (AI) – isn’t playing the major role some may have hoped for.
Using a designated kit ordered by a doctor, patients will be able to self-swab and mail their samples to LabCorp testing facilities. The self-collection kits will be available in “most states” in the coming weeks.
Two of the biggest names in technology have formed an unprecedented partnership to introduce health data-sharing and COVID-19 contact-tracing technologies to the lion’s share of the smartphone market.
The proposal would fully fund telehealth services and devices for eligible healthcare providers, although some aren’t pleased with its exclusion of for-profit hospitals.
The tool was developed in partnership with the CDC, the White House’s coronavirus task force and the Federal Emergency Management Agency. Both the website and the app were made publicly available on Friday.
On Monday, Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai pulled back the curtain on a $200 million program that would combat the COVID-19 crisis by bankrolling telecommunications equipment and services for qualifying healthcare providers.
CMS says the move will enable beneficiaries to get telehealth services in physician’s offices, hospitals, nursing homes, rural health clinics – and their homes
Israel’s Sheba Medical Center is preparing to take custody of the 12 Israeli passengers onboard the Diamond Princess, the cruise ship that has been quarantined in Japan for several weeks because of the COVID-19 coronavirus.