Droplet Biosensing to Identify COVID-19 Faster

Mechanical engineering associate professor Jiangtao Cheng and electrical and computer engineering assistant professor Wei Zhou have developed an ultrasensitive biosensing method that could dramatically shorten the amount of time required to verify the presence of the COVID-19 virus in a sample. Their peer-reviewed research was published in ACS Nano on June 29. There’s significant room to improve […]

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Linux Foundation Public Health Initiative Brings Top Tech Firms Together for Pandemic Solutions

While there’s not much fun in the lockdowns and restrictions that have been become our lives these past several months, the tech space has certainly seen plenty of exciting innovation, including countless companies adjusting their efforts to help combat the COVID-19 virus.  It’s included new sanitization, distancing, screening and monitoring, and other health and safety […]

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Response to COVID-19 Pandemic Launches New Era of Telemedicine

By: Laura Carabello, Principal, CPR Strategic Communications and Publisher, www.medicaltraveltoday.com and Michael Gorton, MS, JD, Teladoc founder and telemedicine thought leader   Because of the social distancing response to the COVID-19 pandemic, primary care physicians have not been able to offer in-office appointments in all but the most urgent cases, putting a severe strain on […]

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Awrel Launches AI-based Conversational Dental Assistant

To support COVID-19 demands and deliver an entirely new digital approach for emergency patient engagement, Awrel, a dental software solutions company, unveiled its new Emergency Dental Virtual Assistant. The turnkey chatbot, deployed by embedding a single snippet of code into an existing website, uses artificial intelligence (AI) to empower remote triage and management of dental emergencies. […]

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Is Publicly Available COVID-19 Antibody Testing the Answer?

As businesses continue to try to re-open their doors and resume operations, many states are seeing an increase on confirmed COVID-19 cases.  This makes it even more imperative that companies invest in workplace safety measures.  That means appropriate disinfecting procedures, distancing policies, education, screening, and other means of ensuring safe work environments for employees whose […]

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KORE and Dexcom Partner on Response to Global Pandemic

According to a recent announcement, KORE and Dexcom, a continuous glucose monitoring (CGM) company, are partnering to deliver a remote patient monitoring solution to assist care providers during the COVID-19 global pandemic. In order to successfully monitor the glucose levels of patients who are being treated for COVID-19, healthcare professionals (HCPs) must equip themselves with […]

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Eversound Visitation Package lets Family Members Safely Socialize with Senior Living Residents

Maplewood Senior Living, a senior living provider with a flagship Manhattan high-rise location, is now helping residents reconnect with their loved ones with safe in-person visits amid the COVID-19 pandemic. The visitations are made possible by a two-way communication technology launched this week by Eversound, allowing individuals to socialize through their window, from their balcony […]

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