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WHO warns the risks regarding AI for healthcare

Health and Wellness Informatics News The new ethics guidance of WHO is cautioning against overestimating the benefits of the technology of AI. WHO has reported about the caution against the overestimation of the benefits regarding AI for healthcare. This warning is coming reorganizing the expense of the core investments and the implementation of the strategies

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access to telehealth
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Illinois is permanently expanding its access to telehealth

Health and Wellness Informatics News Gov. J.B. Pritzker has signed a bill for the law mandating coverage parity for virtual mental health and substance use disorder services. Illinois Gov. J. B Pritzker has signed a bill this week. It expands access to telehealth and virtual care throughout the state. This bill, HB 3308, requires an

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AWS for Health
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Amazon Web Services is introducing AWS for health

Health and Wellness Informatics News The announcement came along with the news that Amazon HealthLake and the HIPAA- eligible data management of the service is now available for selected regions. Amazon Web Services has introduced the AWS for Health this week. It includes a range of services which are aiming to help healthcare and life

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digital treatment
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South Korea shifts its focus to the digital treatment for the depression

Health and Wellness Informatics News South Korea is now planning to invest $26.2 million in a research program using games and virtual reality to treat mental disorders. The South Korean Ministry of Science and Information and Communications technology is now planning to invest 30 billion. It will be used for the research program to develop

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integrated virtual care
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Teladoc and Microsoft is about to team up for an integrated virtual care

Health and Wellness Informatics News Teladoc and Microsoft have announced this week that the solo platform of teladoc will be accessible within the environment of Microsoft Teams. Teladoc Health and Microsoft have announced this week that they are teaming up to offer integrated virtual care. It will benefit the health systems and the hospitals. Teladoc

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diabetes management
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Telemedicine is quite effective for diabetes management in KSA and UAE

Health and Wellness Informatics News A new report from the EIU shows that the new hybrid models for the care, which involves in-person care and remote care with real-time care, will emerge more post the pandemic. Telemedicine consultants can become the key to addressing the growing cost of diabetes management and treatment in KSA and

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carbon footprint
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Telehealth may help reduce the carbon footprint of medicine

Health and Wellness Informatics News A wide range of studies has been found recently that an increase in telehealth over the past six years has corresponded with the decrease in greenhouse gasses because of transportation. A large-scale study has recently published that an increase in telehealth use is causing a dramatic decrease in carbon footprint.

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free telemedicine services
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Indonesia extends its free telemedicine services for the COVID-19 patients

Health and Wellness Informatics News The government of Indonesia has tapped for the startups of digital health Alodokter and Halodoc to assist all the efforts. After starting, the Indonesian government will deliver free telemedicine services for COVID-19 patients. This is specific for those patients who are having mild symptoms across the country. It will also help to

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security vulnerabilities
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HHS warns the health systems regarding PACS security vulnerabilities

Health and Wellness Informatics News The agency is saying that the DICOM standard of the picture-accessing communication system is open for exploitation when it is connected to the internet. The US Department of Health and Human Services is warning the hospitals and the health systems. This warning is regarding the PACS security vulnerabilities. The picture

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Health Information Gateway
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ADHA awards contract for developing the Health Information Gateway of Australia

Health and Wellness Informatics News The Gateway represents the first phase for the modernization of the national digital infrastructure of Australia. The Australian Digital Health Agency has picked the Sydney-based business consulting firm Deloitte for building its Health Information Gateway. It took place after a very comparative process. According to the ADHA, this single Gateway

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