From virtual doctor visits to contact tracing, remote patient care has become a significant part of the healthcare system. Join IEEE TechEthics on 30 June at 12:00 pm EDT for a discussion of telehealth in the COVID-19 era, including the ethical and societal benefits and challenges. Register for free at bit.ly/TechEthicsJune2020
IEEE Member Mohamed Ishag is developing a ventilator that can support up to 20 COVID-19 patients at once. IEEE Institute interviewed him recently about his invention, how it works, and how it could help in the fight against the novel coronavirus. Read the interview here.
The United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) announced a new COVID-19 prioritized examination program for certain trademark and service mark applications. Under this new program, the USPTO will accept petitions to advance the initial examination of applications for marks used to identify qualifying COVID-19 medical products and services. Additionally, the USPTO will waive the […]
Italian research team Low-Hanging Fruits developed an open-source robot to help hospitalized COVID-19 patients stay in touch with loved ones. Read the full story in The Institute. And engineers at Indiana University demonstrated that a fabric generating a weak electric field can inactivate coronaviruses. The electroceutical fabric could be used eventually to make face masks […]
Are you familiar with Digital Twin technology? IEEE Digital Reality is offering a free live webinar on the topic on 10 June 2020! Roberto Saracco will talk about the shift to the future and how Digital Twins are evolving. This exciting technology is becoming an important tool in diverse areas like health care, finance, education […]