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Health standards organizations help codify novel coronavirus info

As part of the global effort to manage and contain the coronavirus response, two global health standards organizations have introduced new content. Regenstrief Institute and SNOMED International, are supporting care teams globally to code and track SARS-CoV-2 testing and COVID-19 cases, and by extension support clinicians and researchers in their efforts to address its containment.… Read More »

Covid-19 & Digital Health in Italy: “10 Years of Evolution in 10 Days” | WTF Health

COVID-19 Mar 27, 2020• By JESSICA DaMASSA, WTF HEALTH “It’s fair to say that, in Italy, we are doing 10 years of digital health evolution in 10 days.” Our “man-on-the-street” in Italy (well, man-sheltered-in-place in Italy) Roberto Ascione, CEO of Healthware, reports in on the Covid-19 outbreak and what’s happening with digital health startups, health… Read More »

How is yoga good for health

Yoga also requires more effort and commitment than taking pills or herbs for stress reduction. Why do I feel pain after exercise? Yoga poses, or postures, are a series of movements that help boost strength, flexibility, and balance. By simultaneously getting us into better moods, enabling us to be more focused on the present moment,… Read More »

Carolina Dentistry launches virtual oral health care helpline – UNC Chapell Hill

North Carolinians now have access to virtual dental services during the COVID-19 outbreak, thanks to a new initiative at Carolina Dentistry, a part of the UNC Adams School of Dentistry. Starting today, Carolina Dentistry is offering teledentistry services through a virtual helpline to patients and oral health care providers across the state. This patient-centered service… Read More »

In hard-hit areas, testing restricted to health care workers, hospital patients – The Washington Post

As cases spike sharply in those places, they are bracing for an onslaught and directing scarce resources where they are needed most to save people’s lives. Instead of encouraging broad testing of the public, they’re focused on conserving masks, ventilators and intensive care beds — and on getting still-limited tests to health-care workers and the… Read More »