Until the outdated federal contracting process is fixed, the U.S. will almost certainly continue to hire companies that are better at navigating federal procurement rules than delivering solutions.
Integrating data from health information exchanges, immunization registries and citizen-facing vaccine scheduling systems is critical for efficient vaccination of 330 million U.S. residents.
The artificial intelligence-enabled video analysis solution uses existing security cameras to detect mask and social distancing compliance.
There are 64 immunization registries in the United States that gather information for states, territories and a handful of large cities, and they aren’t connected. Meanwhile, real-time data in the U.S. public health system is virtually nonexistent.
Monitoring the number of positive COVID-19 cases, quarantines and vaccinated personnel will help North Carolina officials allocate appropriate resources to keep responders safe.
Integrating a city's IT infrastructure with data from social media and smart devices can help improve the detection and mitigation of outbreaks.
States are struggling to plan their vaccination programs with just one week’s notice for how many doses they’ll receive from the federal government. The incoming Biden administration is deciding what to do with this dysfunctional system.
After addressing networking and collaboration issues, cities should expect economic slowdowns, budget reductions, a return to growth and the eventual return to what IDC calls “the next normal.”