From delivering respirators and protective masks to hospitals, to providing training materials for medical professionals, the COVID-19 Healthcare Coalition is pooling its resources to improve clinical outcomes and advocate for effective policies, says Dr. John Halamka.
In the absence of a focused response, pandemics thrive, says Dr. John Halamka. By uniting healthcare organizations, technology companies, non-profits, academia, and startups, the COVID-19 Coalition aims to “leverage their unique strengths for the benefit of all.”
Although a pandemic can certainly bring out the worst in some, it’s clearly not the case for all, says Dr. John Halamka, who points out some of the great work being done in the private sector to help better understand COVID-19.
As data needs change, leaders need to stop looking to locally hosted, siloed, and proprietary approaches to storage, and instead think about cloud native architectures, says John Halamka, MD, who explores this emerging market.
As health systems are faced with a rapidly aging population, digital health can play a critical role in meeting the demand for care. But there’s a lot to consider beyond just technical capabilities, says Dr. John Halamka.