Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

New algorithm developed that helps curb COVID-19 infection

One of the most effective measures for containing the transmission of a virus is to identify who an infected person has been in contact and/or crossed paths with, mainly during incubation periods. Aiming to reduce the likelihood ...

Health

Pandemic highlights e-health issues

Misinformation and mistrust of Australia's COVIDSafe app underlines the need for standards to scope, develop, assess and roll out e-health services, Flinders University digital health experts say.

Health informatics

Big data to help predict individual trauma patient outcome

Chinese researchers are using big data to help identify trauma patients who could experience potential adverse health events in the emergency department through the aid of a clinical decision support system. It was developed ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Researchers devise new model to track COVID-19's spread

Yale University researchers and colleagues in Hong Kong and China have developed an approach for rapidly tracking population flows that could help policymakers worldwide more effectively assess risk of disease spread and ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Can contact tracing apps save us from COVID-19?

Associate Professor in Health and Medical Geography at the University of Canterbury, Dr. Malcolm Campbell says that relying on smartphone-based approaches involves some big assumptions and we need to carefully consider what ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Why data is vital in the fight against COVID-19

Epidemiologist and data scientist Dr. Kalinda Griffiths says "data is power" for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities facing the threat of coronavirus.

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