Tag Archives: Medical

Addressing Health Equity Must Include Digital Equity Beyond Access To Medical Services and Insurance

The 21st Century Cures Act emphasizes patients’ control of personal health information. ONC rules issues in March 2020 called for more patient-facing health tools and apps to bolster health consumer engagement and empowerment. But the emergence of the coronavirus in the U.S. revealed many weakness in the American health care system, one of which has… Read More »

Medical workers claim police officers are targeting them

(Photo by Sean Gallup/Getty Images) Frontline medical workers are now being overwhelmed on two fronts – the coronavirus and now the police,  who they accuse of targeting them during the George Floyd protests. READ MORE: Voice is heard saying ‘shoot those motherf**kers’ on NYPD radio The Daily Beast reported that medical workers are being targeted… Read More »

Harvard Medical School uses telemedicine as a way forward

Practicing telemedicine, and teaching telemedicine skills, was not necessarily a priority before the coronavirus pandemic, Dalrymple said, but it will be an important curricular element from now on. “It’s been probably one of the most exciting, innovative and successful components of the curriculum crisis that we’ve been dealing with,” Dalrymple said. “It’s probably going to… Read More »