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UI Health, Chicago Medical Society and PhysIQ Collaborate to Protect Frontline COVID-19 Health Care Workers and High-Risk Patients with Advanced AI

UI Health will monitor the health of certain frontline health care workers and high-risk patients with COVID-19 who are recommended for home isolation using the pinpointIQ system comprising wearable biosensors and artificial intelligence technology The system may help mitigate a surge of hospital patients and provide early warning signs of COVID-19 exacerbation CHICAGO, IL – June […]

Minnesota’s Angel Tax Credit Alumni Give Back in Fight Against COVID-19

Alumni of the Minnesota Angel Tax Credit Program (ATCP) are working to fight COVID-19 in novel and critical ways. Here are some of the ways alumni of the program are pivoting their resources to combat COVID-19: The CDC is encouraging the expanded use of telehealth tools in response to the COVID-19 pandemic and Zipnosis, a […]

The Value of Telemedicine During a Global Pandemic

The CDC is encouraging the liberal use of telehealth tools in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Telehealth technology, originally designed to give patients who live far from a provider reliable access to care, is now being used much more widely as a way to screen and diagnose patients without risking the spread of COVID-19 through […]

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update: FDA and CDC Take Action to Increase Access to Respirators, Including N95s, for Health Care Personnel

Today, in a joint effort, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention took action to make more respirators, including certain N95s, available to health care personnel. Currently, the majority of respirators on the market are indicated for use in industrial settings. Today’s action allows certain National Institute for Occupational Safety […]

Microbiologics Adds Rifampicin-Resistant Mycobacterium tuberculosis To Its Molecular QC Offering

Positive and negative controls designed to help laboratories deliver reliable MTB-RIF testing results Saint Cloud, Minn. –  Microbiologics, Inc. has launched positive and negative controls for quality control of Rifampicin-Resistant Mycobacterium tuberculosis (MTB-RIF) molecular assays and test methods to help clinical laboratories deliver fast and accurate results. One fourth of the world’s population is infected […]

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