Tag Archives: COVID19

What leading AMCs can teach about using EHRs for COVID-19 response

A report published this week in the Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association examined the ways in which 15 academic medical centers leveraged their electronic health records to address the COVID-19 pandemic – and the ways in which existing initiatives have fallen short.   “EHRs contain many important data elements that can help with a… Read More »

COVID-19 ‘nanoparticle’ vaccine could trigger strong immune response

Scientists develop a ‘nanoparticle’ COVID-19 vaccine that could trigger a 10-times stronger immune response than the reaction seen in survivors and protect against future mutated strains Scientists have developed an experimental vaccine that uses nanoparticles, which mimic the structural features of the coronavirus The body is trained to recognize the receptors the virus uses to enter… Read More »

Most Americans probably won’t be able to get a Covid-19 vaccine until mid-2021, CDC director says

“Those who are vaccine hesitant have had their hesitancy enhanced by a variety of things that are happening right now, particularly the unfortunate mix of science and politics,” Collins said at an event hosted by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine. A recent poll from the Kaiser Family Foundation found that more than… Read More »