Industry News: Volume 4 Issue 5

INDUSTRY NEWS 

The Black American Amputation Epidemic

by Lizzie Presser

propublica.org –It was a Friday evening in the hospital after a particularly grueling week when Dr. Foluso Fakorede, the only cardiologist in Bolivar County, Mississippi, walked into Room 336. Henry Dotstry lay on a cot, his gray curls puffed on a pillow. Fakorede smelled the circumstances — a rancid whiff, like dead mice.

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This Time, They’re On Our Side: Meet the Robots Confronting COVID-19

By Jim Magill

Usnews.com – Robots are often cast in popular science fiction as the villains – soulless automatons that take over the world and enslave mankind. But with the onset of the global coronavirus pandemic, robots are increasingly being employed as helpers, taking on often dull, difficult and dangerous tasks and thus reducing humans’ exposure to COVID-19.

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Staying Connected to Fight Loneliness

By The National Institute on Health

 Newsinhealth.NIH.gov – Positive relationships with friends and family help us thrive. Without social connections, it’s easy to feel lonely or isolated.

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Telehealth has staying power, should benefit from lasting regulatory changes

By Kat Jercich

Healthcareitnews.com – As COVID-19 continues to hammer the U.S., more patients than ever are turning to telehealth for care – eschewing overcrowded emergency rooms and dormant physician practices in favor of virtual consults. Some see that trend continuing even after the pandemic has eventually subsided.    

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