News You Can Use – Information Blocking and Data Sharing
Reducing Transmission of COVID19
By Dr. Nick van Terheyden aka Dr. Nick
Host of Dr. Nick: The Incrementalist – #TheIncrementalist
This months episode of “News you can Use” on HealthcareNOWRadio features news from the month of July.
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As I did last month I am talking to Craig Joseph, MD (@CraigJoseph) Chief Medical Officer at Nordic Consulting Partners. This week we open our discussion around the change in our understanding of COVID19 transmission and what that means for reducing transmission. This paper: Transmission of COVID-19 virus by droplets and aerosols: A critical review on the unresolved dichotomy, included some great visuals on droplet and aerosol transmission.
As well as the letter signed by 239 scientists urged a re-thinking of the position relative to droplet and aerosol transmission. As promised in the show including the video of Sneeze video:
and the Mythbusters Sneeze Distance Video:
We talk about the HHS Data Take Over that moved the reporting mechanisms on Hospital Capacity Data away form the CDC. Listen in to hear the details and get the low down on Information Blocking regulations set to go live in November as the 21st Century Cures Act, and the boost this will have for patient engagement.
This article was originally published on the Dr. Nick – The Incrementalist blog and is republished here with permission.