“This is evolving science. You are seeing sausages being made — in front of the world’s eyes.” — Saad Omer, director of Yale University’s Institute of Global Health
- Why are people not getting the vaccine?
- Vaccines and nursing mothers
- How care has changed
- COVID-19 monitoring
- Allergic reactions to vaccines
- Podcast: AI in Flyover Country
- PUDDLE HOPS: Health tech
April 21, 2021
Why are people not getting the vaccine?
Jennifer Trueblood, an associate professor of psychology at Vanderbilt University, worked with researchers out of the University of Chicago in a study to better understand people’s thought processes behind their decisions to get the COVID-19 vaccine or not.
Vaccines and nursing mothers
How care has changed because of COVID-19
A pair of physician leaders at Cincinnati-based UC Health recently spoke with HealthLeaders to discuss how the health system has grappled with COVID-19, which includes adopting new modalities of care and improved communication.
Pittsburgh-based TeleTracking Technologies Inc. has received a new $13 million contract from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to continue monitoring hospital capacity and other measures during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Why AI implementation in Flyover Country is getting noticed
What makes the middle of the country a good place to innovate when it comes to AI? Alan Berube, Senior Fellow and Deputy Director at Brookings Institution, joins our host Ben Reno-Weber to share his findings while working on the first AI strategy for an American city and why Flyover Country is perfectly primed to figure out how to apply new technologies.
Flyover Future has followed medical and tech news around COVID-19 from the beginning of the pandemic. We're adding coverage to this report related to health care innovation to feature more advances across Flyover Country.
- Researchers at the Scheie Eye Institute in the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania were able to reverse blindness in a patient with a rare genetic disorder using RNA therapy.
- Seven companies have been selected for the inaugural class of AlphaLab Health, a newly created business accelerator launched in Pittsburgh this year. The focus is on supporting health care and life sciences to provide promising health businesses.
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