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Contagion Live News Network: Improving COVID-19 Data Collection

Given there is not a clear international standard for health records, one of the challenges in the early COVID-19 response mobilization was a delayed start to data collection and indexing.

Given there is not a clear international standard for electronic health records, one of the challenges in the early coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19) response mobilization was a delayed start to data collection and indexing, alongside disconnected standards across institutions.

In an interview with Contagion, the Academic Director of the Medical Industry Leadership Institute at the University of Minnesota discussed the value of data in pandemic response and analysis—and what went wrong in March.

In other coronavirus news, the FDA has now issued an Emergency Use Authorization for a COVID-19 Predictive Analytics Platform.

In a press release, AI researchers from CLEEW Med described using machine-learning as an aid in clinical assessment to evaluate risk for respiratory failure and hemodynamic instability.

For more on these stories, and for clinically relevant news concerning all infectious disease conditions, visit Contagionlive.com