Medicare and state telemedicine restrictions have been eased during the coronavirus pandemic, and these changes need to be made permanent, writes IIA Honorary Chairman Rick Boucher. Doctors can see more patients and get fairly paid for it, and patients can use smart phones and personal computers to get needed medical advice.
New reporting from GlobalData’s company filing analytics database suggests the effects of the COVID-19 crisis are intensifying for many industries, including retail, automotive, and travel & tourism.
From 2014 to 2018, U.S. broadband providers invested 31% more than their European counterparts. Today, U.S. download speeds are holding steady despite an unprecedented increase in internet traffic due to social distancing.
Riddhiman Das, founder of the encryption company TripleBlind, has developed a new technology that can preserve privacy when community health organizations collect vital health information from smartphones to help slow the spread of coronavirus.
According to a new Gartner, Inc. survey of financial leaders and CFOs, nearly three-quarters said they would shift at least 5% of their previous onsite workforce to remote positions after the coronavirus crisis ends and about a quarter said they would shift at least 20% of their on-site positions to remote work.
According to a 2019 National Compensation Survey, a small share of U.S. workers are offered a telework benefit by their employer. Those that do have this perk tend to be higher-income “knowledge workers” and people who do most of their work on computers.