The ability to authenticate health records at border points of entry will help to facilitate the safe and efficient resumption of international travel during the global pandemic.
Policies and strategies that affect public health, from immunization campaigns to anti-tobacco laws and strengthening health systems. I also share news about the work of the World Health Organization, where I currently work, as well as other public health agencies.
The pandemic has served to accelerate acceptance among consumers for digital health technologies – but the acceptance is also extending to the medical provider and insurance communities, the Consumer Technology Association (CTA) research shows.
"We start 2021 with hope and well-founded optimism, despite the ravages of the pandemic," reflects Dr Charles Alessi, chief clinical officer at HIMSS.
A retrospective study found that breast cancer screening with digital breast tomosynthesis (DBT), compared to screening without DBT, improved sensitivity and specificity and reduced the rates of false negatives.
Almost half of the population in Central Asia is not digitally connected, missing out on employment opportunities, falling behind in learning and not receiving adequate healthcare, said World Bank representatives…
Fountains were once a revered feature of urban life, a celebration of the tremendous technological and political capital it takes to provide clean drinking water to a community. Today, they’re…
Today is World Health Day. This not only marks the anniversary of the World Health Organization (where I currently work), but also a global day of events and campaigns highlighting the importance of security of public health and of more and effective investment into that cause. (more…)