Deploying technology during COVID-19: The technology needs to meet the crisis

Healthcare Finance News | April 09, 2020


The coronavirus pandemic is unlike any challenge the U.S. healthcare system has faced and no area has been hit harder than New York. Northwell Health, which operates several hospitals in New York City, New York State and parts of Vermont, has found that using existing technologies in new ways has helped care teams with their response, and these strategies may be key in combating the ongoing crisis. The numbers coming out of New York have been chilling. According to data compiled internally by Northwell, there have been 122,031 cases of COVID-19 in New York as of April 5,with 67,661 cases in New York City alone, and 3,128 deaths. As a health system, Northwell has seen more than 10,000 admitted cases thus far.

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The Infection Prevention and HAI Portal includes resources from: The Joint Commission, Joint Commission Center for Transforming Healthcare, Joint Commission Resources.

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The Infection Prevention and HAI Portal includes resources from: The Joint Commission, Joint Commission Center for Transforming Healthcare, Joint Commission Resources.

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