Technology

Where Politicians Fail, Innovation Delivers

By: Laurel Duggan American innovation has carried us through the pandemic. Tech companies have created solutions to public health emergencies while providing vital support to American businesses. Yet America’s most successful tech companies are the target of attacks from both sides of the aisle and are viewed with hostility by…

Medicine by Drone Takes Off in US

By: Laurel Duggan Unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), better known as drones, offer a promising solution to the transportation challenges facing the healthcare industry. The countless obstacles to transporting organs and medical supplies worsen health outcomes and create costly delays for patients. UAVs will cut transportation costs, reduce delays for…

Deregulation Lets Telehealth Thrive

By: Laurel Duggan At least twenty-three states are temporarily easing regulations on telemedicine in response to COVID-19. There are now more than 500 repealed regulations – including regulations that put up barriers to telehealth and healthcare. The regulations in question prevent healthcare providers from working across state lines; require…

Google and Apple Partner on Contact Tracing

By: Henry Rademacher As part of their efforts to help governments respond to COVID-19, Google and Apple announced earlier this month that they are partnering on a project to “enable the use of Bluetooth technology to help governments and health agencies reduce the spread of (COVID-19), with user privacy and…

Encryption Debate Hits the Hill

In a world where smartphones and other devices hold sensitive financial, health and personal information, encryption is essential.