As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to rage, countries around the world have turned to contact tracing—tracking down people who may have been exposed to the virus—to mitigate the spread.
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Long before COVID-19, evidence was mounting that social determinants of health (SDOH)—the conditions in which people are born, grow, live, work and age—have a significant impact on health outcomes and healthcare costs.
As countries, states, municipalities, health plans and providers increasingly design programs to address social determinants of health (SDOH) and seek to measure their programs’ impacts, the need for reliable, standardized and secure data grows.
Americans are increasingly apprehensive about the privacy of their personal information.
The COVID-19 pandemic has shifted telehealth into overdrive, with virtual healthcare interactions on pace to top 1 billion by the end of 2020, according to Forrester Research.
The nation's nursing homes, assisted-living facilities, inpatient rehabilitation centers and home care providers are at the forefront of the COVID-19 crisis.
As COVID-19 has spread across the country, telehealth has proven to be an essential tool for maintaining access to health services while conforming with social distancing restrictions and reducing unnecessary exposure risk for healthcare providers and consumers.
The COVID-19 pandemic has had a disproportionate impact on vulnerable patient populations, as evidenced by higher infection and morbidity rates among low-income communities relative to rates among their counterparts.