Telehealth…Here To Stay?

Introduction  Telehealth – formally “a provision of health care by means of telecommunication technology” – became much more prominent during the pandemic. Patients have experienced this technology through video sessions with providers, instant messaging, or even remote monitoring of vitals. Physicians have been utilizing this modality before the pandemic for consultations among providers, with the … Continue reading

Healthcare / Other / Technology

Visualizing in Health Care

Summary Data visualization field has gained immense importance in health care industry over the past few years. Every data in health care is represented in a visual format for better understanding. Software developers should prioritize self-explanatory feature for health care researchers, not requiring them to have background knowledge in visualization techniques and its utilization. While … Continue reading

America / Communications / Dpt. of State / Economy / Gov. Officials / Healthcare / National Security

Public Health Emergency Preparedness and Response System in the US

Summary   Though the US dealt with major outbreaks in the past 20 years, the American Public Health Emergency Preparedness and Response system was unable to generate a sufficient coordinated response for COVID-19.  The American Public Health Emergency Preparedness and Response system needs an analysis in the present time to evaluate the effects of public health policies and their … Continue reading

Healthcare / Politics

Childhood Obesity 

Introduction  Childhood overweight and obesity is an extremely common, serious and widespread medical condition in the United States. 1 in 5 children and adolescents in the US have obesity. The percentage of children and adolescents affected by obesity has more than tripled since the 1970s, but this rate varies by race and ethnicity. According to the … Continue reading

America / Education / Healthcare

Poor Childhood Nutrition is a Growing Issue in America

 Introduction Nutrition is essential at all life stages for overall health, however childhood is a time of increased need for proper nutrition. Key nutrients are needed to promote healthy physical and cognitive growth and development. Unfortunately, the vast majority of American children are not consuming healthy diets. While federal programs and policies aim to provide … Continue reading


Artificial Intelligence in Healthcare

Introduction  Artificial Intelligence (AI) has already begun to transform industries around the world and is continuously evolving in both the public and private sectors. AI has been shown to increase business productivity by up to 40% and is predicted to help grow the global GDP $15.7 trillion in total by 2030.  In health care, AI applications are projected to improve outcomes by 30-40% and reduce treatment costs by nearly 50%. Despite these seemingly positive outcomes, the ethical and legal challenges of … Continue reading

America / Healthcare

What Lessons Have We Learned?

Introduction Debate over mishandling of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic may sound surprising when the world has been experiencing pandemics from as early as 3000 B.C., but as we enter April of 2021, the country is reportedly closer than ever to ending the COVID-19 pandemic. Proper sanitation and isolation are common methods in pandemic-response but may … Continue reading