Will tech help us combat coronavirus?
This January, WHO declared coronavirus (2019-nCoV) as global health emergency, alarming particularly to countries with weaker health systems. The virus found in Wuhan, China, has spread to more than 25 countries and got pharmaceutical companies racing to develop treatments for this rapidly spreading illness.
“WHO is working closely with global experts, governments and partners to rapidly expand scientific knowledge on this new virus, to track spread and virulence of the virus, providing advice to countries and individuals on health protection measures, preventing massive spreading.” (Source: World Health Organization)
Will technology help us combat coronavirus?
Thinking globally, social media can send up warning signals. As individuals, we may not have advanced technology, but by networking we can tweet out what is happening around us as a sentinel source. Social media posts combined with predictive analytics (AI) can help predict developments from this disease through algorithms.
Global Data’s new Coronavirus Social Media Dashboard analyses Twitter activity to help readers identify the latest trending keywords, hashtags, mentioned companies and countries.
The coronavirus online dashboard by Johns Hopkins CSS powered by Esri pulls real time-data from the WHO as well as the centers for disease control in the US, China and Europe, showing confirmed and suspected cases of coronavirus, along with recovered patients and deaths. Additional resources for tracking the virus include the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention website page, and World Health Organization guidance.
Telemedicine & Video Conference services emerges popularity
The fear of coronavirus spread is leading to the cancellation of large Europe events, as the case of Integrated Systems Europe (ISE) 2020 event, where big companies as LG Electronics already announced they are withdrawing their presence this year. For the first semester of the year, the world agenda has more than 120 international events planned for the IT field, and it is predicted that some of these will be suspended or with a clear reduction of expositors and visitors. Microsoft, Google, and Apple are reviewing employee’s trips – Tim Cook, Apple’s CEO restricted employee’s trips to only “business-critical situations”. Telemedicine and videoconference calls are acting as collaborative platforms increasing services, to avoid constant employee’s exposition to associated risks on airports and planes, to hospitals and external doctors, till the situation is reverted.
The current spread of coronavirus has brought importance to bring technological innovations in the healthcare industry.
How can a web health platform help to solve this outcomes?
A web health platform integrates technologies to provide end-to-end healthcare solutions. The impactful health platform NubianPro Doctor+, supported via cloud technology, AI & Blockchain and by delivering mobility via M3 Mobile PDAs goes for fast and efficient on-demand professional healthcare service covering mainly reduced mobility people which increases health professional’s support and assistance.
Using telemedicine in two-way video consultations for healthcare purposes between doctors and patients is a perfect example of how technology is meeting the current problems patients in quarantine, with reduced mobility or living in rural areas. Today, it’s urgent to fill out the gaps from communication between professionals and patients and telemedicine plays an important role not only within this urgent gaps, but as well on healthcare mobility.
The combination of software NubianPro Doctor + with our M3 Mobile PDAs, opened doors to a highly efficient solution towards African Healthcare innovation, mostly by solving community local gaps, cutting off distances between patients with handicap or located in faraway villages, and ultimately saving in many emergency requests, human lives.
NubianPro Doctor+ Advantages:
+ Approaching health service existing provider near to patient with quality in the country
+ Automate dispatch to reduce waiting time
+ Optimized health between professionals and patients’ relationships / Incented quality of services
+ The “net-x-jet” of immediate healthcare domiciliary services
+ Not necessary to go to hospitals and clinics since the project gather all the necessary tools necessary to perform in the remote areas
+ No time required for finding the professional required, since professionals are platform members & use phone or Internet to request a service, show professional status, and service history.
Technology with human expertise transforms the world. When it comes to health and medical research industry, technology plays significant roles. Advancements in healthcare technology have saved an overall quantity of lives as well as improving life quality over time. Biotechnology, pharmaceuticals, information technology, medical devices and equipment are doing significant contributions to improving the health of people all around the world.
We are proud to work closely with NubianPro Doctor+ platform, contributing to bring this unique Healthcare solution into Emerging Markets.
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