Patient communications are no longer fit for purpose, and  although Covid has brought this to the fore, the problems will continue for a long time after the vaccine roll-out if they are not resolved.

California announced an app to help people track their exposure to the coronavirus, becoming the largest U.S. state to take advantage of new technology from smartphone software makers Apple Inc. and Alphabet Inc.’s Google.

A new wave of mobile apps that help track exposure to the coronavirus is coming to U.S. states ahead of the holidays as public health officials bet that recently introduced features from Apple Inc. and Alphabet Inc.’s Google will significantly boost adoption and impact.

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration granted an emergency use authorization for a Covid-19 test from Alphabet Inc. unit Verily Life Sciences.

Alphabet Inc.’s Google and Apple Inc. announced a new system that will enable public health authorities to use smartphones to assist in contact tracing without having to build an app.

North Dakota, Wyoming and Alabama are the latest U.S. states launching apps to warn users about potential exposure to the novel coronavirus by tracking their encounters, representatives for the states told Reuters.

Virginia launched the first contact tracing app for the novel coronavirus in the United States that uses new technology from Apple Inc. and Alphabet Inc.’s Google.

Data analytics group GlobalData released a report that showed the global health care sector has been subjected to an array of cyberattacks as the industry deals with the COVID-19 pandemic.

Healthline.com, the nation’s No. 1 health-information website, announced a new offering. “Coronavirus Daily Update for Business” is a free email missive delivered Monday through Friday to any company, association or organization in America that wants to send up-to-date information about the coronavirus to its employees.  

Two Healthline Media properties were ranked amongst the top 10 of Search Metrics’ highly anticipated annual listing of the top 100 SEO winners of 2019.