The Weekly Roundup is updated every Friday.
CDC says COVID-19 booster effectiveness starts to wane after four months. How hospitals can plan crisis EHR documentation. Pfizer delays seeking EUA for vaccine for young children. Hospital ICU locked down after COVID-19-related social media posts accused providers of murder. Prescription drug prices up 2.5% since start of the pandemic.
How Harvard's telehealth program can be a guide toward success. Telemedicine's limitations. Outpatient telehealth visits declines since pandemic, but remains elevated. Forecasting telemedicine trends.
California lawmakers introduce bill to mandate vaccinations in workplaces. OSHA asks healthcare employers to reduce worker injuries. Medical center gains big rewards with hands-free communication.
HIMSS22 theme Reimagine Health echoes healthcare's transformation since COVID-19. Kaiser sees mixed financial results as pandemic's impact continues. AHA urges Congress to increase financial support.
The EU views the Digital COVID Certificate (EUDCC) as a success, but for software developers, the story is more nuanced, according to a doctoral student doing research on digital identity at the University of Oxford.
The official national contact tracing app in India integrates with the Ayushman Bharat Health Account, the health ID component of the Ayushman Bharat Digital Mission.
As part of a recovery plan to address backlogs from the pandemic, NHS will launch a new digital platform for patients awaiting treatment.