Weekly News Roundup: June 5, 2020



COVID-19 Hospital Command Centers


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How Data Transforms the Hospital Command Center to Pandemic Proportions

Hospital command center leaders have never had to run an incident response on the scale of the COVID-19 pandemic. Whereas a typical emergency event (e.g., flooding, earthquakes, multi-vehicle collisions, or shootings) causes rapid patient influx with an identifiable starting and stopping point, the novel coronavirus has an ongoing, inestimable impact.

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Hospitals Prepare for Disaster Season in the COVID-19 Era

It was only a matter of time before a more common catastrophe—such as flooding—layered itself on top of the COVID-19 pandemic. MidMichigan Medical Center in Midland had relatively fewer COVID-19 patients compared with the rest of the state before devastating floods struck.

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research ecosystemHospital Innovation in the New Normal: Three Accelerated Trends

The COVID-19 pandemic forced health systems to reevaluate care delivery, including a transition to virtual care and accelerating their operational and digital transformation journeys. Now, innovation leaders are seizing the momentum for rapid change and scaling these capabilities to provide seamless experiences, increase access, and attract new patients.

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innovation in healthcareAn Industry Look At Healthcare In The Time Of COVID-19

Everyone has been impacted by COVID-19. There has been press coverage on the multitude of downstream implications on our health, finances, and the way we live. However, there has not been in-depth coverage of the long-standing impacts of the Coronavirus on our healthcare industry. There are numerous implications that may not be widely known and understood.

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