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City health and emergency workers in Allentown, Pa., are seeing the positive impact of the video remote interpreting technology as part of a pilot program to improve health-care accessibility.
The newly launched, public-facing portal will break down the number of cases of the disease by age group, gender, ethnicity, race and public health district. To date, the state has reported 153 probable or confirmed cases.
Wastewater surveillance is proving to be the most accurate and economical way to gauge COVID-19 activity in communities across the country, but funding for this type of tracking hasn’t been consistent.
Through the Love My Air program, the city of Denver is empowering residents and public officials alike to make better decisions with data related to air quality for personal and public health.
Babylon, located in Long Island, offers its workers doctor, therapist and even dietitian services via a tool from Radish Health. The town supervisor explains the benefits so far and what’s still to come.
The implementation of a natural language processing platform has helped the Allegheny County Department of Human Services better interpret the data on the children it serves through natural language processing.
The state launched the new telehealth option as an expansion of the federal government's initiative to increase access to COVID treatments, and now residents who test positive can get a free telehealth appointment.
Advances in technology and technique have turned weather into a booming piece of the tech sector with satellites, radars and developments in artificial intelligence, all aimed at making better predictions.
Crittenden County, Ark., which is home to roughly 50,000 people, is trying to create a one-stop shop for its residents to find services, ranging from government to nonprofits to local churches.
Mayor Ras J. Baraka has announced the launch of a website meant to help residents locate affordable housing options. The tool is part of the administration’s long-term goals related to equity in the city.
The city of Paterson, N.J., has partnered with Quickbase to expand a technology solution that will help those suffering with opioid addiction get access to medication-assisted treatment when and where they need it.
The website was launched Friday by San Diego Mayor Todd Gloria's office and the city's Homelessness Strategies and Solutions Department as a one-stop shop for homelessness-related resources and information.
The New York State Office for the Aging has launched a new initiative to bring companion robots into seniors’ homes — and they go beyond the common virtual assistants to proactively support seniors’ needs.
San Diego-based Veyo, which developed an Uber-style model to get Medicaid and Medicare members to doctor's appointments, inked a deal to be sold to rival Medical Transportation Management for an undisclosed price.
Through a project launched during a recent SAS Hackathon, Milwaukee County, Wis., is looking to AI to examine and improve ordinances and policies related to foreclosure that may inadvertently promote racial inequities.