Since pulse oximetry technology was developed in nondiverse populations, racial bias may influence the accuracy of pulse oximeter readings.
While neurological and psychiatric sequelae of COVID-19 have been reported, more data are needed to adequately assess the effects of COVID-19 on brain health.
Computer access to digital health information varies by race and ethnicity, a study found.
For telemedicine to thrive in a postpandemic era, temporary rules regarding reimbursement and providers’ ability to fully care for the patient in any setting must be made permanent.
For the 12-month period ending in May 2020, the CDC reported 81,000 drug overdose deaths — the most ever recorded in a 12-month period in the United States. We interviewed Danielle F. Haley, MPH, PhD, assistant professor in the department of community health sciences at the Boston University School of Public Health about COVID-19 and the rates of substance abuse and overdose cases.