HealthTech is happening all over Flyover Country: Farmspace Systems tech tapped by the Department of Homeland Security to detect #COVID19, students at Wichita State University are creating a robot to kill COVID, The Ohio State University researchers are working on a new cancer treatment, and more Midwest health R&D.

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“It’s not that I’m so smart, it’s just that I stay with problems longer. — Albert Einstein   Today’s issue: Predicting ICU needs Accelerating tech solutions Dust Cancer & COVID-19 PUDDLE HOPS: Health tech May 5, 2021 NAVIGATING THE RECOVERY PANDEMIC INNOVATION Image by Nhemz for Shutterstock Predicting deterioration in COVID-19 patients Data scientists from…

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Airway Therapeutics to begin clinical trial for a COVID-19 therapy, Louisville’s Baptist Health achieves zero readmissions with monitoring platform, the Cleveland Clinic launches a second opinion program, Anthem is leveraging AI with partners, and more health innovation from across Flyover Country.

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NAVIGATING THE RECOVERY Flyover Country fights the pandemic   A special report from: RESEARCH OSU studies shorter wavelength UV waves Image by Pete Linforth for PIxabay   While it is known that ultraviolet radiation can inactivate coronaviruses, a broad category of viruses that includes SARS-CoV-2, most commercially available UV lamps could emit harmful rays. Because of that,…

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NAVIGATING THE RECOVERY Flyover Country fights the pandemic   A special report from: A PANDEMIC PIVOT LynxDx makes COVID pivot Image by Image by Pete Linforth for Pixabay   In 2019, Yashar Niknafs co-founded, along with his PhD mentor at the University of Michigan, a company called LynxDx. While the company was launched with the goal of…

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NAVIGATING THE RECOVERY Flyover Country fights the pandemic   A special report from: RESEARCH Animals and COVID Image by A-photographyy for Shutterstock   Viruses are sometimes named for the animals from which they jump–“swine flu” and “bird flu.” It is believed that the coronavirus started with bats and then jumped to other animals that transmitted the disease to humans.…

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Michigan State University is researching vector platform technology to scale up vaccine production, Carnegie Mellon University unveils its Tartan COVID-19 Asymptomatic Testing Program, the University of Minnesota is helping test air purification technology, and other pandemic innovations from Flyover Country.

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