News & Opinion - 2020
- – The Hill
We have hurricane warnings. Where are the COVID-19 beacons?
From hurricanes to tsunamis, early warning systems are critical infrastructure that saves lives. But when it comes to the Category 5-like disaster that is COVID-19, our forecasts fall short, writes CERC’s Nirav Shah.
- – Los Angeles Times
Op-Ed: A COVID-19 vaccine is one thing. Getting Americans to take it is another.
CERC’s Jiayin Xue and Robert Kaplan: If getting Americans to wear a mask is hard, getting them to take a COVID-19 vaccine is likely to be even harder.
- – Stanford Engineering
AI-controlled sensors could save lives in 'smart' hospitals and homes
Researchers explain how computer scientists and clinicians are trying to reduce fatal medical errors by building “ambient intelligence” into the spaces where patients reside.
- – Wall Street Journal
Coming to Hospitals: The Sensors Will See You Now
Summary A new Stanford study predicts that ambient AI systems are set to help power health care. AI-powered systems that can analyze and give real-time feedback on patients and those caring for them are set to transform how health care is delivered.
- – Scope Blog - Stanford Medicine
Stanford master’s degree program teaches tech, business skills for health care leaders
The MCiM program is designed for people seeking a new set of skills to move their careers forward, so we've scheduled the classes around the traditional work week.
- – Washington Post
Wartime doctors battling covid-19 rush to treat the ill — but without knowing what really works
CERC’s Kevin Schulman comments on the urgent need for clinical trials of drug trials and other treatments while we wait for a vaccine.