Tag Archives: COVID19

Why A Vaccine Won’t Be a Quick Fix for COVID-19

Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, director-general, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland. Barry Bloom, PhD, Joan L. and Julius H. Jacobson research professor of public health, T.H. Chan School of Public Health, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA. Robert Litan, PhD, JD, nonresident senior fellow, economic studies, the Brookings Institute, Washington, D.C. Gregory Poland, MD, professor of medicine, internist, Mayo… Read More »

AHA asks HHS to safeguard access to telehealth after COVID-19

The American Hospital Association sent an open letter to President Donald Trump this week recommending actions that the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services should take to safeguard patient access to telehealth after the public health emergency ends. The president issued an executive order in early August in support of making some temporary flexibilities for telehealth… Read More »

Health passports, distancing tools among COVID-19 tech climbing Gartner Hype Cycle

Gartner research’s famous hype curve looks like a steep roller coaster leading to a launch pad. Beginning with the necessity-is-the-mother-of-innovation “Innovation Trigger,” it predictively tracks new technologies as they might evolve over the next years and decades: a long, slow climb the Peak of Inflated Expectations, then falling with a reality check into the Trough… Read More »