Tag Archives: Challenges

“A Steep Curve”: How IT Security Leaders Are Managing New Challenges

Christopher Frenz, AVP of Information Security, Interfaith Medical Center During the past few months, much has been said about the significant effort required to implement and support virtual care and remote work. But for IT security leaders, that big lift comes with a big risk. As clinical and non-clinical functions are increasingly performed outside of… Read More »

Texas evacuates residents for Hurricane Laura as coronavirus poses new challenges

Evacuees walk to board buses Tuesday, Aug. 25, 2020, in Galveston, Texas. The evacuees are being taken to Austin, Texas, as Hurricane Laura heads toward the Gulf Coast. David J. Phillip | AP The coronavirus pandemic has thrown a new twist on emergency preparedness in Texas as officials prepare for Hurricane Laura to make landfall… Read More »

Case of Ontario man who ignored COVID-19 quarantine order shows challenges of crucial contact tracing

Article content continued The public-health department of Peel region west of Toronto said Wednesday it typically manages to reach contacts within 24 to 48 hours of a case being identified. At the peak of the pandemic the unit had 237 staff doing contact tracing, though that number had dwindled to 190 by the end of… Read More »

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Innovation Challenges Blog Post Announcing Semi-Finalists

SPONSORED POST By CATALYST @ HEALTH 2.0 The novel coronavirus (COVID-19) has underscored the need for efficient and innovative emergency response. Major health organizations, such as the American Hospital Association, have provided resources that can be utilized for organizational preparedness, caring for patients, and enabling the workforce during the pandemic. As COVID-19 brought to light… Read More »

Photography Project Highlights The Challenges Of Daily Life After Stroke

Eleven people in Sweden spent a few weeks photographing how their daily life had changed after having had a stroke. It sounds like the preparations of a thematic art exhibit, but this project was initiated by rehabilitation researchers at the University of Gothenburg to help them better understand how a stroke affects people’s lives. By… Read More »