Top Medical News & Ideas This Week

By: MedicalSearch
22 June, 2020

This Week: Can AI help in the fight against COVID-19? - Many patients predict long-term telehealth care access - Transplant success with heart-in-a-box method - and more.

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Coronavirus fight has entered 'phase 5', so what have we learnt about healthcare in Australia?

In late March — Jackson faced a choice: transfer from his job as an intensive care nurse in one of the country's largest public hospitals, or stay on, knowing he would be on the frontline in the fight against a mysterious disease that had already left thousands dead overseas. -


University of Sydney students fire up rapid PPE prototyping

A student team has created a prototype of a reusable face shield, demonstrating how to turn university resources into a rapid manufacturing solution to respond to medical emergencies, including the COVID-19 pandemic. -


Can AI help in the fight against COVID-19?

The COVID-19 pandemic has accelerated efforts to incorporate artificial intelligence (AI) into clinical care at a time when, in many countries, health care systems are facing unprecedented strain on their resources. -


83% of patients predict long-term telehealth care access

Most patients are expecting to use telehealth care access even after the COVID0-19 pandemic subsides, according to new data from This underscores a significant cultural shift around the technology in recent months. -


Transplant success with heart-in-a-box method

A new heart transplant method means that a donated heart can now be transported and preserved for longer than previously possible. -


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