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Pandemic and Digital Health: Growth, Gaps and Challenges

2021 05 Mar

A new report shows the growing adoption levels for certain categories of digital health tools and populations, and looks into the matters of patient data sharing, including the COVID-19 data.   You might also like: The COVID-19 pandemic has accelerated growth in the use of telemedicine, but not in all populations. Learn more... Read more

Volume 21 - Issue 1, 2021

2021 24 Feb

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Twenty Lessons from 2020: With a Focus on the ICU Perspective

2021 22 Feb

2020 has been an unusual year. As we begin 2021, it is important for intensivists to look back over what has happened and see whether lessons can be learned from our combined experiences . T he year 2020 has been unusual in so many ways and as we start a new year, it is interesting and important as intensivists to look back and reflect on what... Read more

How the Pandemic Changed Telemedicine

2021 22 Feb

An overview of the large-scale transition to telemedicine at Mayo Clinic during the COVID-19 pandemic and how it happened in a matter of days and represented one of the most rapid transformations of healthcare in history. Impact of the Pandemic on Society The 2019 Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) pandemic has affected nearly all aspects... Read more

20 Lessons from 2020

2021 22 Feb

The COVID-19 pandemic has had a significant impact on ICUs and critical care healthcare providers all across the globe. As of this week, 110 million people have been infected with the virus worldwide, and 2.4 million have died. Many of the infected patients need hospitalisation and admission to the ICU. A high percentage of severely ill patients with... Read more

Teleradiology - Evolution and Use

2021 15 Feb

Ahmed Serafi is the founder of the International Radiology Centre, Dubai and Professor of Radiology, Suez Canal University, Egypt. He has been working in the field of telemedicine for more nearly two and a half decades. Prof Serafi spoke with to share some of his experience with telemedicine, how it has changed over the years,... Read more

Pandemic-Driven Uptake of Virtual Care in Canada

2021 11 Feb

A team of Canadian researchers analysed the shift from office to virtual care early on in the COVID-19 pandemic and identified the degree of change in various patient populations.   You might also like: Not Everyone Is Ready for Telehealth   The pandemic has caused significant changes in how care is delivered, and a turn to telemedicine... Read more

Readjusting Telemonitoring System for COVID-19 Needs

2021 11 Feb

The U.S. Kaiser Permanente system reports on the efficiency of its special telemonitoring programme for COVID-19 patients.   You might also like: Remote Work and Virtual Consultations: Emergency Setup   The COVID-19 pandemic has boosted demand for general medicine providers and reduced it for subspecialty services. To address... Read more

Major Industry Players Partner to Promote Digital Health

2021 25 Jan

Four major companies are partnering to speed up the development of digital healthcare solutions in France and across Europe with a new joint venture.   You might also like: Europe Invests in IoT Research to Help Healthcare   Sanofi, a global biopharmaceutical company, Capgemini, which specialises in consulting and... Read more

Healthcare 2021: Five Major Trends

2020 27 Nov

As might be expected, the focus of research and technological developments has shifted to tackling the lingering COVID-19 crisis. This includes trialling new vaccines to help prevent the coronavirus spread, developing simple apps for early detection of infection, and building ‘smart cities’ to better respond to future outbreaks.   You might... Read more