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Afterword: The impacts of novel and emerging technologies on a pandemic

Afterword: The impacts of novel and emerging technologies on a pandemic

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Around December 2019, the emergence of a cluster of pneumonia of unknown etiology started appearing in Wuhan City, Hubei Province of China. Subsequent virus isolation from patients and genetic analysis showed that the pathogen was a new coronavirus.How could digital healthcare technologies alleviate the deleterious impacts of this public health crisis or facilitate strategies geared at quashing this pandemic? Digital healthcare technologies have been adopted by many countries in the management of COVID-19 pandemic. Applications of novel and emerging technologies have been implemented in various facets of the response, such as surveillance, testing, contact tracing, quarantine, drug and vaccine development, clinical management, continuity of care, logistics and personnel training.

Chapter Contents:

  • A.1 Pivot to telemedicine and telehealth
  • A.2 Logistics and supply chain optimization
  • A.3 Tracking, screening, contact tracing and quarantine
  • A.4 Virtual education and dissemination of information
  • A.5 "Social distancing" out, "distant socializing" in
  • A.6 COVID-19 therapeutics, drug and vaccine development
  • A.7 Caveats of digital technologies
  • A.8 Path forward
  • A.9 Glossary of pandemic terms
  • References

Inspec keywords: medical administrative data processing; epidemics; emergency management; diseases; medical computing

Other keywords: testing; personnel training; COVID-19 pandemic; quarantine; surveillance; drug development; continuity of care; vaccine development; contact tracing; coronavirus; public health crisis; digital healthcare technologies; clinical management; logistics

Subjects: Biology and medical computing; Medical administration

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