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Scientists Were Hunting for the Next Ebola. Now the U.S. Has Cut Off Their Funding.

In a move that worries many public health experts, the federal government is quietly shutting down a surveillance program for dangerous animal viruses that someday may infect humans. The United Nations Environment Program estimates that a new animal disease that can also infect humans is discovered every four months. Ending the program, experts fear, will… Read More »

Telemedicine apps are thriving because working moms love the convenience of their smartphones

MoMo Productions | Getty Images When Laika Kayani started to lose her voice late one night last year, she picked up her iPhone and got connected to a doctor through a video-chat service called American Well. Kayani, who works at a health-tech company in San Francisco, used the app because her young son and husband… Read More »

Transgender women tell researchers how to increase the uptake of PrEP in their community

Transgender women and transfeminine nonbinary individuals suggested a number of key issues that health services need to address in order to increase the uptake of pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) among transgender people. These included addressing the contextual factors associated with HIV in this community, developing more inclusive messaging and imagery, healthcare providers having an ongoing dialogue… Read More »

26 hospitals hit by two-hour outage of their Cerner EHRs

Hospital operator Universal Health Services said electronic health records at 26 facilities were affected Friday by technical problems at a data center run by Cerner. Universal, which manages more than 350 healthcare facilities in the U.S. and United Kingdom, declined to specify the technical issues or say how many patient records were affected. The problem… Read More »

TKC digital signs strategic partnership agreement with Contexta360 to add advanced AI and speech analytics to their portfolio

LONDON – 24th May 2019 — Contexta360, a leading speech analytics and conversational computing company, today announced it has signed a reseller agreement with TKC digital, a leading knowledge management vendor and call centre consultancy. Contexta360 supports TKC digital by analysing and improving the customer service journey. The agreement leverages TKC digital’s knowledge management technology,… Read More »