Hacking Coronavirus Initiative

Revised sources for the Clinical Engineering professionals that are fighting the COVID-19 pandemic.

Hacking Coronavirus COVID-19 Clinical Engineering Resources

[COVID-19] 3D Printed Objects Manufactured without Following Proper Validation Procedures Can Harm Healthcare Providers and Patients [ECRI Exclusive Hazard Report]
[COVID-19] Strategies for Addressing Expected or Known Shortages of Powered Air-Purifying Respirators and Accessories [ECRI Exclusive Hazard Report]
3D printing (additive manufacturing) of medical devices or component parts during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic
4 ways engineering could change after the Covid-19 pandemic
A Critical Care Transport Program's Innovative Approach to Safety during the COVID-19 Pandemic (USA)
A Framework for Rationing Ventilators and Critical Care Beds During the COVID-19 Pandemic
A Low-cost, Safe, and Effective Method for Smoke Evacuation in Laparoscopic Surgery for Suspected Coronavirus Patients
A multicenter randomized trial to assess the efficacy of CONvalescent plasma therapy in patients with Invasive COVID-19 and acute respiratory failure treated with mechanical ventilation: the CONFIDENT trial protocol (Belgium)
A quantitative evaluation of aerosol generation during tracheal intubation and extubation (UK)
A rapid review of the use of face mask in preventing the spread of COVID-19
A rapidly deployed, interactive, online visualization system to support fatality management during the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic
A real-time dashboard of clinical trials for COVID-19 (Added Apr-27, USA)
A Review on the Mobile Applications Developed for COVID-19: An Exploratory Analysis (Bangladesh)
A Snapshot from the Department of Urology in Bergamo Evaluating the Timeline of the SARS-CoV-2 Outbreak: Which Patients Are We Missing?
A solidarity network in Seine-Saint-Denis to equip caregivers, Université Sorbonne Paris Nord, Published August 2020, (French, translation to English available)
A systematic review of artificial intelligence techniques in the detection and classification of COVID-19 medical images in terms of evaluation and benchmarking: Taxonomy analysis, challenges, future solutions and methodological aspects
A systematic review of possible airborne transmission of the COVID-19 virus (SARS-CoV-2) in the indoor air environment (Iran)
A Systematic Review on Guidelines and Recommendations for Urology Standard of Care During the COVID-19 Pandemic
A systemic review of Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) Infection in Children and Adolescents
A very large contingent of US hospitals and providers have petitioned the US to allow audio-only teleconsultations with patients (Added Apr-29, USA)
AAMI Initiative: provision of 3D-printed face shields to protect healthcare technology management (HTM) professionals
AAMI Webinar: HTM COVID Town Hall - Getting Through the Pandemic Together (Added Apr-20, USA).
AAP - Caring for Children and Youth With Special Health Care Needs During the COVID-19 Pandemic
AAP - Caring for Children With Acute Illness in the Ambulatory Care Setting During the Public Health Emergency
AAP - Family Presence Policies for Pediatric Inpatient Settings During the COVID-19 Pandemic
AAP - FAQs: Management of Infants Born to Mothers with Suspected or Confirmed COVID-19
AAP - Guidance on the Necessary Use of Telehealth During the COVID-19 Pandemic (USA)
AARC - COVID-19: Joint Statement & Guidance Document on Multiple Patients Per Ventilator
Abiomed gets Impella pump EUA for coronavirus-related heart failure
ACCE Webinar: Medical Device Security Vulnerabilities and Disclosures (Added May, 15)
Accumulation of plastic waste during COVID-19 (Australia)
Acute Care Surgeons’ Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic Observations and Strategies From the Epicenter of the American Crisis.
Acute Peritoneal Dialysis with Percutaneous Catheter Insertion for COVID-19-associated Acute Kidney Injury in Intensive Care: Experience from a UK Tertiary Centre (UK)
Adaptation and Restructuring of an Academic Anesthesiology Department during the COVID-19 Pandemic in New York City: Challenges and Lessons Learned (USA)
Adapting Vascular Surgery Practice to the Current COVID-19 Era at a Tertiary Academic Center in Madrid
Adherence to personal protective equipment use among healthcare workers caring for confirmed COVID-19 and alleged non-COVID-19 patients (Germany)
Advancing Health Equity by Translating Lessons Learned from NICU Family Visitations during the COVID-19 Pandemic
Advancing the tracheal tube cuff distal to the planned tracheostomy site: margins of safety and merits of bronchoscopic guidance (UK)
Aeonmed VG70 ventilator oxygen consumption by volume and UK intensive care unit surge capacity for mechanical ventilation (UK)
Aerosol and Surface Stability of SARS-CoV-2 as Compared with SARS-CoV-1 (Added May 18)
Aerosol Filtration Efficiency of Common Fabrics Used in Respiratory Cloth Masks (Added May 5, USA)
African CDC announces a medical device procurement program for COVID-19 technologies
African CDC: Guidance for the continuation of essential health services during COVID-19 pandemic
African CDC: Guidance on easing lockdown
African CDC: Interim Guidance on the Use of Rapid Antibody Tests for COVID-19 Response
Air pollution adding to the global burden of deaths related to COVID-19
Air transmission of SARV-Cov2 and use masks for healthcare workers. Letter from the French Occupational Health Society. Impact de l’évolution des connaissances au sujet de la transmission « aérosol » du SARS-CoV-2 sur les indications de port des équipements de protection respiratoire par le personnel soignant. Lettre de la Société Française de Médecine du Travail (France, article in French)
Allego Ventilator Training Alliance (Added Apr-21, USA).
American Association for Respiratory Care Free Series of COVID-19 Mechanical Ventilation Training Courses for Clinicians
American College of Physicians Guide and Resources for COVID-19
American Thoracic Society: Diagnosis and Management of COVID-19 Disease
AMGA Endorses Medicare Telehealth Expansion; New Flexibilities Needed Beyond COVID Emergency
Amplification-free detection of SARS-CoV-2 with CRISPR-Cas13a and mobile phone microscopy (USA)
An Affordable, User-friendly Telerehabilitation System Assembled Using Existing Technologies for Individuals Isolated With COVID-19: Development and Feasibility Study (Telehealth, Japan)
An Artificial Intelligence Model to Predict the Mortality of COVID-19 Patients at Hospital Admission Time Using Routine Blood Samples: Development and Validation of an Ensemble Model (AI, South Korea)
An emerging source of plastic pollution: Environmental presence of plastic personal protective equipment (PPE) debris related to COVID-19 in a metropolitan city (Canada)
An update on COVID-19 infection control measures, plasma-based therapeutics, corticosteroid pharmacotherapy and vaccine research
Analysis of home support and ventilator malfunction in 1,211 ventilator-dependent patients
Andara Pradesh Medtech Zone LTD. (Added Apr-22, India)
Annals of the American Thoracic Society " Respiratory Mechanics and Gas Exchange in COVID-19 Associated Respiratory Failure"
Answering the Call: Engineers Continue to Pitch New Ideas to Help Address COVID-19
Apple COVID-19 Screening Tool
Application of Critical Care Ultrasound in Patients With COVID-19: Our Experience and Perspective (China)
Application of the READY framework supports effective communication between health care providers and family members in intensive care (Australia, Telehealth)
Applications of digital technology in COVID-19 pandemic planning and response (Canada)
Approaching Surgical Triage During the COVID-19 Pandemic
ArcGIS COVID-19 Application Index (System of Systems (Added Apr-16, International)
Argentina: Información sobre respiradores
Arterial Thrombosis in Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) Patients: A Rapid Systematic Review
Artificial Intelligence (AI) applications for COVID-19 pandemic (India)
Artificial intelligence in ophthalmology during COVID-19 and in the post COVID-19 era
Artificial Intelligence in the Fight Against COVID-19: Scoping Review
As ventilators become crucial in saving lives, repair roadblocks remain (Added Apr-27, USA)
ASHP Assessment of Evidence for COVID-19-Related Treatments: Updated 5/15/2020
Assessment of the Qualitative Fit Test and Quantitative Single-Pass Filtration Efficiency of Disposable N95 Masks Following Gamma Irradiation
Association of Noninvasive Oxygenation Strategies With All-Cause Mortality in Adults With Acute Hypoxemic Respiratory Failure: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis
Association present between COVID-19 infection and increased temperature or sunshine hours
ASTHO Healthcare Surge Capacity Planning—Modeling as a Decision-Making Tool for Public Health Officials
ASTHO's Healthcare Surge Capacity Planning—Modeling as a Decision-Making Tool for Public Health Officials
ATS Journals: Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation Resource Planning in the Setting of Pandemic Respiratory Illness
Attention should be paid to venous thromboembolism prophylaxis in the management of COVID-19 (Added Apr-17, International)
Attitudes Toward Using COVID-19 mHealth Tools Among Adults With Chronic Health Conditions: Secondary Data Analysis of the COVID-19 Impact Survey (Telehealth, USA)
Australian Government Department of Health - Coronavirus (COVID-19) health alert. (Added Apr-28, Australia)
Balancing Personal Privacy and Public Safety During COVID-19: The Case of South Korea
Ballad for National Health Service Health Workers (Added Apr-21, UK)
Bangladesh's Prime Minister nods recruitment of 3,000 medical technologists-technicians
BBC COVID-19 Resource Center
Beyond PPE: Protecting Health Care Workers To Prevent A Behavioral Health Disaster
Biology of COVID-19 and related viruses: epidemiology, signs, symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment: Considerations for Providing Safe Perioperative and Intensive Care in the Time of Crisis (USA)
Biomedical Engineers: The hidden heroes of the COVID-19 crisis!" Article by Birmingham School of Health Sciences (Added May 5, UK)
Biosensors: frontiers in rapid detection of COVID-19 (India)
Blood Filtering Device Wins FDA Emergency Use Authorization for COVID-19 (Added Apr-21, USA)
BMJ Journals: More advice on the use of ibuprofen for COVID-19
BMJ Learning: Non-invasive ventilation: a guide to its use
BMJ: Accuracy of UK Rapid Test Consortium (UK-RTC) “AbC-19 Rapid Test” for detection of previous SARS-CoV-2 infection in key workers- test accuracy study
BMJ: Close air support: enhancing emergency care in the COVID-19 pandemic
BMJ: Close air support: enhancing emergency care in the COVID-19 pandemic (Singapore)
BMJ: Community frailty response service: the ED at your front door (UK)
BMJ: COVID-19 and remote consulting strategies in managing trauma and orthopaedics (Telehealth, UK)
BMJ: COVID-19 and remote consulting strategies in managing trauma and orthopaedics (UK, India)
BMJ: COVID-19: resetting ED care (UK)
BMJ: Crisis clinical pathway for COVID-19
BMJ: Development and implementation of a COVID-19 near real-time traffic light system in an acute hospital setting (UK)
BMJ: Digital pathology in the time of corona
BMJ: Drive-through testing for SARS-CoV-2 in symptomatic health and social care workers and household members: an observational cohort study (UK)
BMJ: Effectiveness of tests to detect the presence of SARS-CoV-2 virus, and antibodies to SARS-CoV-2, to inform COVID-19 diagnosis: a rapid systematic review
BMJ: Evaluating cross contamination on a shared ventilator (USA)
BMJ: Health digital technology in COVID-19 pandemic: experience from China (Telehealth)
BMJ: Innovations in emergency medicine- Telehealth in the time of COVID-19
BMJ: Investigating the challenges and opportunities for medicines management in an NHS field hospital during the COVID-19 pandemic (UK)
BMJ: Lessons from the field on COVID-19: a public health point of view (India)
BMJ: Management of cardiovascular emergencies during the COVID-19 pandemic (India)
BMJ: Manifesto for health simulation practice
BMJ: Not just little adults: preparing a children’s emergency department for COVID-19 (UK)
BMJ: Prediction models for diagnosis and prognosis of covid-19: systematic review and critical appraisal
BMJ: Prevention and treatment system of novel coronavirus infection in medical and health institutions: experience in West China Hospital of Sichuan University
BMJ: Recovery of endoscopy services in the era of COVID-19- recommendations from an international Delphi consensus
BMJ: Strategic planning and response to COVID-19 in a London emergency department
BMJ: Stroke in COVID-19: a single-centre initial experience in a hotspot of the pandemic
BMJ: Telemedicine takes centre stage during COVID-19 pandemic (Singapore)
BMJ: Telemedicine takes centre stage during COVID-19 pandemic (Singapore) 
BMJ: Telemedicine: a new normal in COVID era; perspective from a developing nation (India)
BMJ: Use of telecritical care for family visitation to ICU during the COVID-19 pandemic: an interview study and sentiment analysis (Telehealth)
BMJ: Video consultations in ordinary and extraordinary times (Telehealth, tele-neurology, UK, COVID-19)
BRILL COVID-19 Collection
Cambridge University grants free access to HTML textbooks (Added Apr-28, UK)
Can Disinfection Robots Reduce the Risk of Transmission of SARS-CoV-2 in Health Care and Educational Settings? (UK)
Can We Test Our Way Out of the COVID-19 Pandemic?
Cardiac Rehabilitation During COVID-19 Pandemic: Highlighting the Value of Home-Based Programs
Caring for children and adolescents with type 1 diabetes mellitus: Italian Society for Pediatric Endocrinology and Diabetology (ISPED) statements during COVID-19 pandemia
Caring for Dialysis Patients in a Time of COVID-19
Caring for Women Who Are Planning a Pregnancy, Pregnant, or Postpartum During the COVID-19 Pandemic
CDC Emergency Use of SARS-CoV-2 Antibody Tests During the COVID-19 Pandemic (Added May 19)
CDC Emergency Use of SARS-CoV-2 Antibody Tests During the COVID-19 Pandemic II
CDC Infographic on how to remove gloves properly.
CDC investigation - COVID-19 spread following choir practice
CDC: Diagnostic testing recommendations to detect current COVID infection
CDC: Diagnostic testing recommendations to detect prior COVID infection
CDC: Testing for COVID-19
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) COVID-19 Emergency Declaration Blanket Waivers for Health Care Providers (Added May-01, USA)
Challenges and Management in Italy and Lessons Learned
Changes in cancer preventive behaviours, screening and diagnosis during COVID‐19
Characteristics and Outcomes of Children With Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Infection Admitted to US and Canadian Pediatric Intensive Care Units
Chest CT in COVID-19 at the ED: Validation of the COVID-19 Reporting and Data System (CO-RADS) and CT severity score (Netherlands)
Chile - CORFO Escalamiento en la Producción de Ventiladores Mecánicos
China - Preparing for a Pandemic: Lessons Learned from COVID-19 Webinar
China releases an updated mandatory standard GB 2626-2019 Respiratory Protection - Non-Powered Air-Purifying Patricle Respirator
Ciclo de conferencias "Ingeniería Biomédica: diversos campos de aplicación". Organizado por la FCEFyN - UNC (Added Apr-27, Argentina)
Circular of the Creation of Biomedical Engineer and Technical Officer (Biomedical) Cadres in the Civil/Public Service in Asaba, Nigeria.
CIRSE: Checklist for preparing your Interventional Radiology service for COVID-19 (Europe)
Cleaning and Disinfection without Appropriate Training May Result in Damage to Equipment
Clinical and Immune Features of Hospitalized Pediatric Patients With Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) in Wuhan, China
Clinical course and risk factors for mortality of adult inpatients with COVID-19 in Wuhan, China: a retrospective cohort study. (Added Apr-30)
Clinical Engineering Podcast Interview with Basit Abdul from UK (Added May-01, UK)
Clinical evaluation of commercial automated SARS-CoV-2 immunoassays (Germany)
Clinical guide for the management of remote consultations and remote working in secondary care during the coronavirus pandemic
Clinical manifestations, risk factors, and maternal and perinatal outcomes of coronavirus disease 2019 in pregnancy: living systematic review and meta-analysis
Clinical needs and technical requirements for ventilators for COVID-19 treatment critical patients: an evidence-based comparison for adult and pediatric age
Clinical recommendations for in-hospital airway management during aerosol-transmitting procedures in the setting of a viral pandemic (Switzerland)
Clinical Trials During COVID-19: Updates From FDA, MHRA and TGA
Clinical validation of quantitative SARS-CoV-2 antigen assays to estimate SARS-CoV-2 viral loads in nasopharyngeal swabs (Japan)
Closed-suction System for Intubated COVID-19 Patients with the Use of an Ultrasound Probe Cover
CMS: Opening Up America Again - Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Recommendations Re-opening Facilities to Provide Non-emergent Non-COVID-19 Healthcare: Phase I (Added Apr-28, USA)
Cochrane Library - Personal protective equipment for preventing highly infectious diseases due to exposure to contaminated body fluids in healthcare staff
COECYTJAL (State of Jalisco, Mexico) offers funding for COVID-related projects.
Collection of PAHO Posters for Supporting Older Population During COVID-19 (English, Spanish, and Portuguese)
Collection of PAHO Posters for supporting older population during COVID-19 (English, Spanish, or Portuguese)
Community frailty response service: the ED at your front door
Comparative evaluation of six immunoassays for the detection of antibodies against SARS-CoV-2 (Spain)
Comparison of seven commercial SARS-CoV-2 nucleic acid detection reagents with pseudovirus as quality control material (China)
Complete GUIDE to Lung Ultrasound in COVID-19 Patients
Connect, Engage: Televisits for Children With Asthma During COVID-19 and After
Considerations for development of pharmacy support models for COVID-19 alternate care sites
Considerations for Smoke Evacuation during Non-Deferrable Surgery
Construction of a container isolation ward: a rapidly scalable modular approach to expand isolation capacity during a COVID-19 pandemic (Singapore)
Consultoría Telefónica en C.O.T. durante la Pandemia por COVID-19 ¿Ha venido para quedarse? Telephone Consultation Service in Orthopedics during COVID-19 Pandemic has come to stay (Spain, Telehealth)
Contact Tracing during Coronavirus Disease Outbreak, South Korea, 2020
Continuous Physiological Monitoring Using Wearable Technology to Inform Individual Management of Infectious Diseases, Public Health and Outbreak Responses
Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak: what the department of endoscopy should know
Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update: Facilitating Diagnostic Test Availability for Asymptomatic Testing and Sample Pooling
Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update: FDA Authorizes First Diagnostic Test Using At-Home Collection of Saliva Specimens
Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update: FDA Authorizes First Standalone At-Home Sample Collection Kit That Can Be Used With Certain Authorized Tests
Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update: FDA Authorizes First Test that Detects Neutralizing Antibodies from Recent or Prior SARS-CoV-2 Infection
Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update: FDA Authorizes Monoclonal Antibody for Treatment of COVID-19
Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update: FDA Reissues Emergency Use Authorizations Revising Which Types of Respirators Can Be Decontaminated for Reuse
Coronavirus (COVID-19): "What you need to do" by the UK Government.
Coronavirus and COVID-19: How to protect yourself and get care by Kaiser Permanente.
Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) technical guidance: Essential resource planning (Added Apr-27, Switzerland)
Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) technical guidance: Essential resource surge planning tools and spreadsheets (Added Apr-27, Switzerland)
Coronavirus Disease 19 (COVID-19): Implications for Clinical Dental Care
Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Treatment Guidelines. (Added Apr-23, USA)
Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19): A Systematic Review of Imaging Findings in 919 Patients
Coronavirus en Costa Rica: cuál es la efectiva fórmula en el país de América Latina donde mueren menos pacientes de covid-19 (Added May 5, Costa Rica)
Coronavirus might spread much farther than 6 feet in the air. CDC says wear a mask in public. (Added Apr-23, USA)
Coronavirus outbreak: European Investment Bank Group’s response (Added May 4th, International)
Coronavirus Update: Massive N95 Mask Sterilizing Machines Now Running On Long Island
Coronavirus: Commission issues questions and answers to help increase production of safe medical supplies by the European Commission.
Coronavirus: Leading through the crisis. (Added Apr-22, International)
Could Far-UV Light Provide Widespread Disinfection of Airborne Viruses?
Could We Have Been More Prepared for the Coronavirus Pandemic? by The Task Force for Global Health
Country & Technical Guidance - Coronavirus disease. (COVID-19). (Added Apr-23, International)
COVID Watch, A Penn Medicine Telehealth program that automatically checks in with patients at risk for complications of COVID-19 who are self-isolating at home
COVID-19 - Requests for information regarding the off-label use of GE Healthcare anesthesia devices for ICU ventilation.
COVID-19 A United Kingdom National Health Service Cardiology Perspective
COVID-19 affects HIV and TB care in South Adrica
COVID-19 and Disruptive Modifications to Cardiac Critical Care Delivery
Covid-19 and Health Care’s Digital Revolution NEJM
COVID-19 and Postinfection Immunity: Limited Evidence, Many Remaining Questions
Covid-19 and the cardiovascular system: a comprehensive review
COVID-19 and the History of Pandemics
COVID-19 and Thrombosis: From Bench to Bedside (USA)
COVID-19 Call for Engineering Action
COVID-19 Communications Resources. (Added Apr-23, USA)
COVID-19 Content by Healthcare Innovation (pioneers in IT Media).
COVID-19 Convalescent Plasma Treatment of Moderate and Severe Cases of SARS-CoV-2 Infection: A Multicenter Interventional Study (Kuwait)
Covid-19 has exposed cracks in the global medicines supply chain. We need to fix them
COVID-19 in Africa: Dampening the storm?
COVID-19 infection, a potential threat to surgical patients and staff? A retrospective cohort study in Wuhan
COVID-19 Medical Inventory Requirement Projection System: An academic initiative from JNCASR, IISc, IITB, and AFMS facilitated by the PSA. (Added Apr-27, India)
COVID-19 Mobile Apps: A Systematic Review of the Literature (Telehealth, Greece)
COVID-19 Models for Hospital Surge Capacity Planning: A Systematic Review
COVID-19 pandemic and challenges for socio-economic issues, healthcare and National Health Programs in India
COVID-19 pandemic and the need for objective criteria for ICU admissions
COVID-19 pandemic repercussions on plastic and antiviral polymeric textile causing pollution on beaches and coasts of South America (Argentina)
COVID-19 Pandemic: Video-Based Learning (Added May 4th, England)
COVID-19 patients with neurological symptoms warrant ‘prompt workup’ for stroke
COVID-19 Preparedness Within the Surgical, Obstetric, and Anesthetic Ecosystem in Sub-Saharan Africa
COVID-19 related concerns of people with long-term respiratory conditions: a qualitative study (UK)
COVID-19 Resources Survey: Oxygen Systems (Username: biomedequipment & Password: facilityoxygen20) (Added May 8)
COVID-19 Retraction Watch updated summary of retracted scientific papers
COVID-19 transforms health care through telemedicine: Evidence from the field
COVID-19 Update: FDA Broadens Emergency Use Authorization for Veklury (remdesivir) to Include All Hospitalized Patients for Treatment of COVID-19
COVID-19 Useful Tips by Fluke Biomedical.
COVID-19 Vaccine Frontrunners and Their Nanotechnology Design (USA)
COVID-19 Vaccine Moderna is now authorized across the EU
COVID-19-CT-CXR: a freely accessible and weakly labeled chest X-ray and CT image collection on COVID-19 from biomedical literature (USA)
Covid-19: a remote assessment in primary care (Added May 18)
COVID-19: A time to reflect (The Lancet)
COVID-19: Joint Statement & Guidance Document on Multiple Patients Per Ventilator (Added Apr-16, USA)
COVID-19: Managing the human and business impact of coronavirus. (Added Apr-22, USA)
COVID-19: neonatal–perinatal perspectives (USA)
COVID-19: Responding, Managing, And Leading During A Pandemic. (Added Apr-22, International)
COVID-19: the perspectives of Clinical Engineers across Europe webinar (Added Apr-27, Italy)
COVID-19: Understanding Inter-Individual Variability and Implications for Precision Medicine (USA)
COVID-SAFE: An IoT-Based System for Automated Health Monitoring and Surveillance in Post-Pandemic Life (Canada)
COVID‐19 lockdown led to fewer ingestion cases but a higher percentage of more serious cases needed Hospitalisation (Italy)
COVID’s Impact on Radiation Oncology: A Latin American Survey Study
COVID3DMX's nonprofit platform facilitates hospital-supplier interaction in Mexico (Added Apr-29, Mexico)
Crisis clinical pathway for COVID-19
Critically ill Covid-19 patients attended by anesthesiologists in northwestern Spain: a multicenter prospective observational study. (& Spanish) Pacientes críticos Covid-19 atendidos por anestesiólogos en el Noroeste de España: Estudio multicéntrico, prospectivo, observacional
Current Evidence for Minimally Invasive Surgery During the COVID-19 Pandemic and Risk Mitigation Strategies
Decontamination of common healthcare facility surfaces contaminated with SARS-CoV-2 using peracetic acid dry fogging (Canada)
Department of Defense, and The Henry M. Jackson Foundation for The Advancement of Military Medicine Partner to Deploy Continuous Remote Monitoring Platform to Study COVID-19 (Added May 13)
Design and Implementation of a Germicidal UVC-LED Lamp (Mexico)
Design and Prototyping of a Low-cost Portable Mechanical Ventilator published by MIT.
Detection of SARS-CoV-2 in Different Types of Clinical Specimens (Added May 13)
Developing a pediatric ophthalmology telemedicine program in the COVID-19 crisis
Development of a clinical decision support system for severity risk prediction and triage of COVID-19 patients at hospital admission: an international multicentre study
Development, Performance Evaluation and Clinical Application of A Rapid SARS‐CoV‐2 IgM and IgG Test Kit Based on Automated Fluorescence Immunoassay (China)
Diagnostic and therapeutic aerosol generating endonasal rhinology procedures during COVID-19 pandemic: a systematized review & Procedimentos endonasais de rinologia diagnósticos e terapêuticos geradores de aerossóis durante a pandemia de COVID-19: uma revisão sistematizada (India)
Digital Health: A Strategy to Maintain Health Care for People Living with Noncommunicable Diseases during COVID-19
Digital Response During the COVID-19 Pandemic in Saudi Arabia
Disinfection of gloved hands during the Coronavirus outbreak (Spain)
Disposiciones para la adquisición y fabricación de ventiladores, durante la emergencia de salud pública por coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19) by CENETEC & COFEPRIS (Mexico)
Early Safety Indicators of COVID-19 Convalescent Plasma in 5,000 Patients (Added May 18)
Early, awake proning in emergency department patients with COVID-19 (USA)
ECMO support for viral induced cardiogenic shock: a bridge too far?
ECRI COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution & Administration Webinar
ECRI Hazard Report: Automatic Chemical Disinfection Systems
ECRI Hazard Report: Recommendations for Reprocessing Flexible Endoscopes Used on COVID-19 Patients
ECRI Hazard Report: Ventilators in Isolation Rooms May Fail to Alert Clinicians of Critical Alarm Conditions
ECRI Infrared Temperature Screening to Identify Potentially Infected Staff or Visitors Presenting to Healthcare Facilities during Infectious Disease Outbreaks
ECRI Poster: Handling Dry Ice- Know the Risks
ECRI Poster: Safe Handling of Dry Ice for Vaccines
ECRI Ultrasound in the Age of COVID-19 – Guidance Through the Recovery and Future Planning
ECRI Webinar | Medication Safety During COVID-19: What Have We Learned?
ECRI Webinar | Medication Safety During COVID-19: What Have We Learned? (Added May, 15)
ECRI: Best matches for COVID-19 support products, the top ten most popular catalog numbers with the top three highest matches
ECRI: Disinfection of N95 Respirators: UV Light May Be Considered For Limited Reuse Situations (Added Apr-20, USA).
ECRI: Fast-tracking COVID-19 Vaccine Approval: Rushing to the Finish Line May Result in Tripping and Falling
ECRI: Free product testing results for Imported Isolation Gowns: Avoiding Safety issues
ECRI: High Flow Oxygen Therapy Unit Product Comparison Spreadsheet
ECRI: High Flow Oxygen Therapy Unit Product Overview
ECRI: N95 Masks: New Guidance for Addressing Shortages (Added Apr-20, USA).
ECRI: Testing’s Role in Combating COVID-19: No Guarantee for Safe Holiday Gatherings
ECRI: Use of Unapproved Devices or New Applications for Existing Medical Devices to Address COVID-19 Shortages without an EUA May Jeopardize Patient or Staff Safety
Effectiveness of 222-nm ultraviolet light on disinfecting SARS-CoV-2 surface contamination
Effectiveness of COVID-19 diagnosis and management tools: A review (Saudi Arabia)
Effectivity of HEPA Filters to Remove Viruses from Air Entering Cleanrooms
Elderly homecare and Active Aging European Initiatives after COVID-19
Electric field-driven microfluidics for rapid CRISPR-based diagnostics and its application to detection of SARS-CoV-2
Electronic Health Record Design Considerations in Responding to Incidences of Highly Infectious Diseases: Clinical Workflows and Exception Handling
Elliot Sloane's post on Ventilators, masks, anesthesia, and CPAP's O2 systems maintenance (Added Apr-20, USA).
Emerging biosensing technologies for improved diagnostics of COVID-19 and future pandemics (China)
Emerging challenges in meeting physiotherapy needs during COVID-19 through telerehabilitation (Nigeria, Telehealth)
Emerging from the first COVID-19 wave: archetyping the new NHS ophthalmic waiting room (UK, Telemedicine)
Emerging respiratory viruses, including COVID-19: methods for detection, prevention, response and control
Emory School of Medicine COVID-19 Risk Assessment Tool
Enforcement Policy for Sterilizers, Disinfectant Devices, and Air Purifiers During the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Public Health Emergency
Enforcement Policy for Ventilators and Accessories and Other Respiratory Devices During the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Public Health Emergency by the FDA.
Engineering a Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic, National Academies of Sciences
Engineering American Society for Health Care COVID-19 Recovery
Epidemic Intelligence from Open Sources (EIOS). Saving Lives through Early Detection
Establishment of COVID-19 testing laboratory in resource-limited settings: challenges and prospects reported from Ethiopia
Estimating the number of infections and the impact of nonpharmaceutical interventions on COVID-19 in 11 European countries. Scientific Paper by the Imperial College.
Estrategias Adoptadas por Departamentos de Ingeniería Clínica. Entrevista Ing. Mauricio Mieles (Added May 12)
EU Streams Millions into COVID-19 R&D
EU/EC approval of Comiraty Pfizer BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine
European Association of Urology Guidelines Office Rapid Reaction Group: An Organisation-wide Collaborative Effort to Adapt the European Association of Urology Guidelines Recommendations to the Coronavirus Disease 2019 Era
European CDC Options for the decontamination and reuse of respirators in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic
European CDC: Options for the decontamination and reuse of respirators in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic
European Commission: Refurbishment of Medical Equipment Report Report on Promising KETs-Based Product Nr. 4 (Added May 12)
Evaluation of rapid antigen detection kit from the WHO Emergency Use List for detecting SARS-CoV-2 (Hong Kong)
Evaluation of seven commercial RT‐PCR kits for COVID‐19 testing in pooled clinical specimen (India)
Evidence-Based Maintenance Book by Dr. Binseng Wang(Added Apr-30)
Expanded Access Programs, compassionate drug Use, and Emergency Use Authorizations during the COVID-19 pandemic
Experiences, Attitudes, and Needs of Users of a Pregnancy and Parenting App (Baby Buddy) During the COVID-19 Pandemic: Mixed-Methods Study (Telehealth, UK)
Expert Recommendations for the Prevention and Control of COVID-19 Infections in Primary Care (First Edition)
Experts detail how imaging providers can reuse scarce N95 masks up to 10 times
Extended use or re-use of single-use surgical masks and filtering facepiece respirators during COVID-19: A rapid systematic review
Extensive use of face masks during COVID-19 pandemic: (micro-)plastic pollution and potential health concerns in the Arabian Peninsula (Saudi Arabia)
Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation for Critically Ill Patients with COVID-19 Related Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome: Worth the Effort?
Facts and figures about the coronavirus disease outbreak: COVID-19
FAQ - Covid-19, questions, and answers from the Italian Ministry of Health (Added May 4th, Italy)
Far-UVC light efficiently and safely inactivates airborne human coronaviruses
FCC boosts rural healthcare funding by $198M, with eye toward telehealth expansion
FCC Surpasses $100 Million in Approved COVID-19 Telehealth Program Applications
FDA advises consumers not to use hand sanitizer products manufactured by Eskbiochem. Available in English and Spanish.
FDA aims to thwart infusion pump shortage with new industrywide emergency use authorization
FDA and China’s NMPA Expedite COVID-19 Emergency Approvals
FDA Appendix on ventilator manufacturing (Added Apr-16, USA)
FDA approves at-home nasal swab test kit for COVID-19
FDA Approves First Treatment for COVID-19 (Veklury remdesivir moved from EUA to Approved status)
FDA April 28 Letter to Manufacturers and Other Stakeholders (Added May 7, USA)
FDA Authorizes Airway Isolation Chamber Developed by Army Doctors
FDA Emergency Use Authorizations (Added May 5, USA)
FDA Emergency Use Authorizations (Added May-01, USA)
FDA FAQs on Ventilators
FDA gives thumbs-up to Fitbit, NASA ventilators
FDA greenlights Quest, LetsGetChecked home-based coronavirus tests
FDA In Brief: FDA Issues Guidance on Emergency Use Authorization for COVID-19 Vaccines
FDA Issues Warning Letter to Battelle Memorial Institute, a Manufacturer of an Authorized Decontamination System Used on Respirators
FDA July 1 virtual Town Hall for clinical laboratories and commercial manufacturers that are developing or have developed diagnostic tests for SARS-CoV-2.
FDA May 13 Letter To Manufacturers of Infusion Pumps and Infusion Pump Accessories, Healthcare Providers, Hospital Purchasing Departments and Distributors, and Other Stakeholders.
FDA publishes template for home-based Coronavirus testing
FDA Report on the Quality, Safety, and Effectiveness of Servicing of Medical Devices (Added May 12)
FDA Reversal on COVID-19 Mask Decontamination Follows MNA Opposition, Demonstrates Urgent Need for Implementation of Frontline Nurse and Healthcare Professional Guidance
FDA Updates on Hand Sanitizers with Methanol
FDA: Pfizer - BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine EUA Fact Sheet for Recipients and Caregivers (FAQ)
FDA: Updated (June 17th) Personal Protective Equipment EUAs
FDA's FAQs on Diagnostic Testing for SARS-CoV-2 (Added Apr-20, USA).
Feasibility of Asynchronous and Automated Telemedicine in Otolaryngology: Prospective Cross-Sectional Study (South Korea)
Feasibility of controlling COVID-19 outbreaks by isolation of cases and contacts (Added Apr-29, USA)
Federated learning in medicine: facilitating multi-institutional collaborations without sharing patient data
Fighting COVID-19 disinformation EU/EC
FIND's Diagnostics for COVID-19
First CRISPR test for the coronavirus approved in the United States
First General Motors-Ventec Critical Care Ventilators Delivered to Chicagoland Hospitals (Added Apr-21, USA)
Flip the Clinic: A Digital Health Approach to Youth Mental Health Service Delivery During the COVID-19 Pandemic and Beyond (Telehealth, Australia)
Foreign Policy Research Institute COVID-19 Resources (Added May 7)
Free COVID-19 Webinars, American College of Medical Toxicology
Free FDA Podcasts
FREE FDA Townhall Series on Coronavirus Diagnostic Tests
Free Harvard Medical School COVID-19 Webinars
FREE Harvard's Mechanical Ventilation for COVID-19 Online Course for Physicians and Nurses (Added Apr-30)
Free Medical, Social, and Behavioral Science Articles from SAGE Publishing. (Added Apr-28, International)
Free OpenWHO Course: Severe Acute Respiratory Infection (SARI) Treatment Facility Design
Free Scientific American June 2020 Special Issue: The Coronavirus Pandemic
Free Training Video for Clinicians CHEST Mechanical Ventilation
Free Training Video for Clinicians Hamilton Medical College - Learn about mechanical ventilation and ventilators
Free-access articles in AACN Advanced Critical Care, Critical Care Nurse, and American Journal of Critical Care related to the care of patients with COVID-19. (Added Apr-28, USA)
Friday July 17th: Register for Nature Careers Webinar: Mental Health during a Pandemic
FTC asks CMS to lift telehealth access, reimbursement restrictions permanently
General anesthetic and airway management practice for obstetric surgery in England: prospective, multicentre observational study (UK)
Genetic Engineering Could Make a COVID-19 Vaccine in Months Rather Than Years
Genomic characterization of SARS-CoV-2 identified in a reemerging COVID-19 outbreak in Beijing's Xinfadi market in 2020
George Mills' 2013 book on Life Safety Compliance
Germicidal Ultraviolet Light Does Not Damage or Impede Performance of N95 Masks Upon Multiple Uses
Global CE COVID day part 3- Umberto Nocco-Italy & Jitendra Sharma-India. (Added Apr-22, International)
Global CE Journal Editor's Corner by Yadin David
Global CE Journal Editor's Corner by Yadin David - May, 2020 (Added May 14)
Global Clinical Engineering Journal: Clinical engineers, healthcare technology managers, and BMETs - important members in the COVID-19 fight (Added Apr-27, International)
Government of Canada: Medical Device KN95 Respirator recalls
Guía de Buenas Prácticas de Manufactura por AMMAD3D
Guidance for SARS-CoV-2 Point-of-Care Testing
Guidance Released For Rebooting ElectroPhysiology Services During the COVID-19 Pandemic
Guidebook and Research Plan to Help Communities Improve Transportation to Health Care Services
Hacking Health Monterrey creates "COVID3DMX", a platform for a faster hospital-validated provider interaction during COVID-19.
Hahn: Permanently adopting R&D-accelerating COVID-19 measures is a top FDA priority
Hand Hygiene: Know the Facts (Added May, 15)
Handbook of COVID-19 on Prevention and Treatment
Harvard Business Review Case Study: At home monitoring with pulse oximeters
Harvard Business Review: Identifying LMIC innovations that have global applications
Healthcare Acquired Infection Risks from Worker Fingernails and Polish. (Added Apr-23, USA)
Healthcare Service Delivery Learning Program
Helmet Continuous Positive Airway Pressure in the Treatment of COVID-19 Patients with Acute Respiratory Failure could be an Effective Strategy: A Feasibility Study (Saudi Arabia)
Héroes anónimos de la contingencia: Ingenieros Biomédicos (Added May 14)
High Incidence of Barotrauma in Patients with COVID-19 Infection on Invasive Mechanical Ventilation
High-flow nasal oxygen: a safe, efficient treatment for COVID-19 patients not in an ICU (France)
High-flow nasal oxygen: Helping or hurting the cause?
Home DNA test data sought for Covid-19 study
Home Nitric Oxide Therapy for COVID-19
Home-made masks with filtration efficiency for nano-aerosols for community mitigation of COVID-19
Homeland Security - News Release: DHS S&T Launches Indoor Predictive Modeling Tool for Coronavirus Stability
Hospital Operations During a Flattened COVID-19 Curve: Results of Planning for the Nth Patient in Los Angeles County (Added May 7, USA)
Hospitals should prepare for pent-up demand from non-COVID-19 patients
How artificial intelligence and machine learning can help healthcare systems respond to COVID-19 (USA & UK)
How Can Hospitals Overcome Staffing and Supply Shortages Amid COVID-19 Surges?
How emergency surgery has changed during the COVID-19 pandemic: A cohort study (Italy)
How has WHO responded to COVID-19
How to screen and diagnose Deep Venous Thrombosis (DVT) in patients hospitalized for or suspected of COVID-19 infection, outside the intensive care Units (France)
How to tell if an Antibody Test for COVID-19 is Useful in the Real World?
Human Connection and Technology Connectivity: A Systematic Review of Available Telehealth Survey Instruments
Hype collides with science as FDA tries to rein in 'Wild West' of COVID blood tests
Hypothesis: A Wearable Device May Help COVID-19 Patients Improve Lung Function (USA)
IBM Offering Free Access to Patent Portfolio to Combat COVID-19 (Added Apr-29, USA)
ICRC: COVID-19 and Violence Against Health-Care – Safer COVID-19 Response: Checklist for Health-Care Services
IFIXIT Resources to repair mechanical ventilators
IFMBE CED Oxygen Delivery White Paper V1
IFMBE Clinical Engineering Divisions Chairman Tom Judd's Message on Two Years Anniversary as CED's Leader
IFMPA: COVID-19: The biopharmaceutical industry is leading the way in developing vaccines, treatments & diagnostics
IFPMA: Ethical Considerations for Resuming In-Person Interactions with Healthcare Professionals Post COVID-19: A Guidance Document
Imaging Findings in Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome in Children (MIS-C) Associated with COVID
Impact of COVID-19 on the medical devices market size, share, industry analysis and regional forecast, 2020-2027. (Added Apr-24, International)
Impact of lockdowns on the spread of COVID-19 in Saudi Arabia
Impact of non-pharmaceutical interventions (NPIs) to reduce COVID-19 mortality and healthcare demand. On behalf of the Imperial College COVID-19 Response Team.
Impact of school closures for COVID-19 on the US health-care workforce and net mortality: a modelling study. (Added Apr-30)
Impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the outcome, morbidity, and mortality of acute care surgery patients: A Retrospective Cohort Study (Thailand)
Imperial College of London analysis of excess deaths in UK vs COVID-19 and related mortality data
Implementation Guide for Rapid Integration of an Outpatient Telemedicine Program during the COVID-19 Pandemic (Added May 18)
Implementation of Video Visits During COVID-19: Lessons Learned From a Primary Care Practice in New York City (Telehealth)
India National Standards ensuring safety and performance in COVID 19
Indian Biomedical Skill Consortium. (Added Apr-22, India)
Infection prevention and control compliance in Tanzanian outpatient facilities: a cross-sectional study with implications for the control of COVID-19 (Added May, 15)
Infectious Diseases Society Releases Guidelines on Serologic Testing for COVID-19
Information Technology Solutions, Challenges, and Suggestions for Tackling the COVID-19 Pandemic (USA)
Infrared Cameras Can Spot a Fever, but May Not Slow Covid-19
Infusion Therapy - Conserving Supplies in the Age of COVID-19 (Added Apr-21, USA)
Injection Molded Autoclavable, Scalable, Conformable (iMASC) system for aerosol-based protection: a prospective single-arm feasibility study
Innovation in response to covid-19”, Universidad de Los Andes, Colombia, Published August 3, 2020, (Spanish, translation to English is available)
Insights From Rapid Deployment of a “Virtual Hospital” as Standard Care During the COVID-19 Pandemic (Telemedicine)
Insights on developing a field hospital formulary and medication distribution process in preparation for a second surge of COVID-19 cases
Institut Montaigne COVID-19 Resources (Added May 7)
Institutions and enterprises join in the Regional Health Council to fight against Covid-19”, Regional Government of Cajamarca, Peru, Published August 9, 2020, (Spanish, translation to English is available)
Interesting CE Resource article: "The COVID-19 pandemic in Italy: policy and technology impact on health and non-health outcomes
International - CED Cost-Effective: Increasing ROI & Containing Costs in Health Technologies Webinar on April 15th. FREE Registration.
International - Fast Funding for COVID-19 Science
International - Multiple CE Acknowledgments on Social Media: Post by Charles Kunkle, Post by David Konrad, Post by J. Scot Mackeil, Post by David Wood, and Post by Salman Khan.
International - WHO Director-General's opening remarks at the media briefing on COVID-19 - 13 April 2020
International - WHO Says COVID-19 Immunity Is An Unknown; Disease '10 Times Deadlier' Than 2009 Flu
International WHO/IFMBE CED: "Global CE COVID Day" Webinar
IoT in the Wake of COVID-19: A Survey on Contributions, Challenges and Evolution
Ireland: Database of public health guidance on COVID-19
Ireland: Health Technology Assessments
Is There an Impact of COVID-19 on Admission of Patients to the Emergency Department for Vascular Surgery?
Is There Sufficient Evidence to Support the Use of Temporal Artery and Non-contact Infrared Thermometers in Clinical Practice? A Literature Review
Israel to Launch ‘Cyber Defense Shield’ for Health Sector
JAMA COVID-19 in a low resource setting: Lebanon
JAMA Research: Association between Obstetric Visits and SARS-COV2
JAMA: An EUA for Bamlanivimab—A Monoclonal Antibody for COVID-19 (USA)
JAMA: Assessing Telemedicine Unreadiness Among Older Adults in the United States During the COVID-19 Pandemic
JAMA: Assessment of an Online Tool to Simulate the Effect of Pooled Testing for SARS-CoV-2 Detection in Asymptomatic and Symptomatic Populations (USA)
JAMA: Assessment of Disparities in Digital Access Among Medicare Beneficiaries and Implications for Telemedicine
JAMA: Association Between Administration of Systemic Corticosteroids and Mortality Among Critically Ill Patients With COVID-19: A Meta-Analysis
JAMA: Characteristics and Outcomes of COVID-19 Patients During Initial Peak and Resurgence in the Houston Metropolitan Area
JAMA: COVID-19 Pandemic Health Disparities and Pediatric Health Care- The Promise of Telehealth (USA)
JAMA: Effect of Dexamethasone on Days Alive and Ventilator-Free in Patients With Moderate or Severe Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome and COVID-19: The CoDEX Randomized Clinical Trial
JAMA: Evaluation of Cloth Masks and Modified Procedure Masks as Personal Protective Equipment for the Public During the COVID-19 Pandemic (USA)
JAMA: Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation for Patients With COVID-19 in Severe Respiratory Failure
JAMA: Prevalence of Depression Symptoms in US Adults Before and During the COVID-19 Pandemic
JAMA: Risk Factors Associated With Mortality Among Patients With COVID-19 in Intensive Care Units in Lombardy, Italy
JAMA: Risk Factors for Hospitalization, Mechanical Ventilation, or Death Among 10 131 US Veterans With SARS-CoV-2 Infection
JAMA: Scientific Rigor in the Age of COVID-19 (USA)
JAMA: Therapy for Early COVID-19; A Critical Need (USA)
JAMA: Timing, Complications, and Safety of Tracheotomy in Critically Ill Patients With COVID-19
JAMA: Use and Content of Primary Care Office-Based vs Telemedicine Care Visits During the COVID-19 Pandemic in the US
JAMA: Variation in Ventilator Allocation Guidelines by US State During the Coronavirus Disease 2019 Pandemic: A Systematic Review
JCI Free Webinar: Emergency Management: Evolving from COVID-19
JCI Statement on Use of Face Masks Brought From Home
Kaiser Permanente Medical Air and Oxygen Capacity
Kenya MoH COVID-19 Interim Guidance for Health & Safety in Workplaces
Kenya MoH New Refined Guidelines for Home Care for COVID-19
Kenya MoH: Maternal, Newborn and Family Planning Care and Services in the Background of COVID19 Pandemic
Kenyan Guidelines for the Conduct of Research During the COVID-19 Pandemic
Lancet: A CRISPR-Cas12a-based specific enhancer for more sensitive detection of SARS-CoV-2 infection (China)
Lancet: Applications of digital technology in COVID-19 pandemic planning and response (Global)
Lancet: Artificial intelligence in COVID-19 drug repurposing
Lancet: Assessing a novel, lab-free, point-of-care test for SARS-CoV-2 (CovidNudge): a diagnostic accuracy study
Lancet: Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation for severe acute respiratory distress syndrome associated with COVID-19: a retrospective cohort study
Lancet: Neurological and neuropsychiatric complications of COVID-19 in 153 patients: a UK-wide surveillance study
Lancet: Real-life validation of the Panbio™️ COVID-19 antigen rapid test (Abbott) in community-dwelling subjects with symptoms of potential SARS-CoV-2 infection (Aruba, Netherlands)
Lancet: Safety and efficacy of an rAd26 and rAd5 vector-based heterologous prime-boost COVID-19 vaccine: an interim analysis of a randomised controlled phase 3 trial in Russia (Gam-COVID-Vac (Sputnik V), Russia)
Lancet: Sensor-aided continuous care and self-management: implications for the post-COVID era
Launch of the WHO Academy and the WHO Info mobile applications (Added May 18)
Lessons from COVID-19: Telemedicine can revolutionize the treatment of chronic disease
Liebertpub- Teleneurology as a Solution for Outpatient Care During the COVID-19 Pandemic
List N: Disinfectants for Use Against SARS-CoV-2
Literature Review- Imaging of COVID-19: CT, MRI, and PET
Literature Review: Occurrence, fate and removal of SARS-CoV-2 in wastewater: Current knowledge and future perspectives (India)
Looking deeper into the racial and ethnic disparities of COVID-19
Low dose radiation therapy for covid-19: effective dose and estimation of cancer risk (Spain)
Low-Income Countries Struggling to Obtain PPE
Lung Point-of-Care Ultrasound in Pediatric COVID-19 -A Case Series (USA)
Lung ultrasound for the diagnosis of SARS-CoV-2 pneumonia in the Emergency Department (Italy)
Lung Ultrasound in Children With COVID-19
Lung ultrasound in the diagnosis and monitoring of 30 children with Coronavirus Disease (Italy)
Maintaining Trauma Care Access During the COVID-19 Pandemic: An Urban, Level-1 Trauma Center's Experience
Management Checklist for Teleworking Surge during the COVID-19 Response
Management of STEMI during the COVID-19 Pandemic: Lessons Learned in 2020 to Prepare for 2021 (USA)
Managing COVID-19 in a Novel, Rapidly Deployable Community Isolation Quarantine Facility (Singapore)
Managing patients in the COVID-19 pandemic: A Virtual Multidisciplinary Approach (Telehealth, Telemedicine, USA)
Managing Type 1 Diabetes among Saudi adults on insulin pump therapy during the COVID-19 lockdown (Saudi Arabia)
Mask Reuse in the COVID-19 Pandemic: Creating an Inexpensive and Scalable Ultraviolet System for Filtering Facepiece Respirator Decontamination
Masks for Prevention of Respiratory Virus Infections, Including SARS-CoV-2, in Health Care and Community Settings
Mass General COVID-19 treatment flowchart
Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) COVID-19 Treatment Guidance
Maturation from Adoption-Based to Quality-Based Telehealth Metrics
Mayo Clinic partners with the state of Minnesota, the University of Minnesota on breakthrough COVID-19 initiative (Added Apr-24, USA).
Mayo Clinic’s John Halamka on HIT Innovation to Fight COVID-19
Measuring the extent of stress and fear among Registered Nurses in KSA during the COVID-19 Outbreak
Mechanical Ventilation in COVID-19: Interpreting the Current Epidemiology
Medicaid and Child Health Telemedicine & Telehealth Tool Kit
Medical and health tech startups find opportunity in pandemic (Added May 11)
Medical Devices Market to Experience Subdued Growth as the COVID-19 Pandemic Fastens Its Grip on the World: Fortune Business Insights(TM). (Added Apr-24, International)
Medicinal oxygen plants manufactured by PUCP University are already in Jauja and Huancayo
MEX - Hospitales privados prestarán la mitad de sus camas por coronavirus
Mexico: Anuncian alianza con hospitales privados para sumar camas ante covid-19
MHRA guidance on coronavirus (COVID-19)
MHRA regulatory flexibilities resulting from coronavirus (COVID-19)
Mike Clarke: How can we avoid research waste during the covid-19 pandemic and plan for the future? (Added Apr-24, International)
Militaries across the globe join the production line as ventilator makers scramble to meet demand (Added Apr-16, International)
Minimally Invasive Surgery and the Novel Coronavirus Outbreak: Lessons Learned in China and Italy
Mitigating arrhythmia risk in Hydroxychloroquine and Azithromycin treated COVID-19 patients using arrhythmia risk management plan (Lithuania)
Mobile applications in support of contact tracing for COVID-19 - A guidance for EU EEA Member States
Moody's Coronavirus Effect (Added May 7)
Mortality Risk Assessment Using CHA(2)DS(2)-VASc Scores in Patients Hospitalized With Coronavirus Disease 2019 Infection (Italy)
Mortality, Critical Illness, and Mechanical Ventilation among Hospitalized Patients with COVID-19 on Therapeutic Anticoagulants (USA)
Multi-Resource Scheduling and Routing for Emergency Recovery Operations
Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome in Children (MIS-C) Associated with Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)
NASA designed a cheap, simple ventilator to prevent shortages during a potential second wave of COVID-19 infections. (Added Apr-24, International)
National Academies Offers Guidance to Decision-Makers on Evaluating COVID-19 Data
National Institutes of Health Coronavirus (COVID-19) Resources
Nature: Pandemic researchers should recruit their best critics to improve the quality of their work.
NEJM documenting significant decrease of Kaiser Permanente heart attack admissions during COVID-19
NEJM: “We Signed Up for This!” — Student and Trainee Responses to the Covid-19 Pandemic
NEJM: Addressing Equity in Telemedicine for Chronic Disease Management During the Covid-19 Pandemic
NEJM: Racial Bias in Pulse Oximetry Measurement (USA)
NEJM: Rapidly Deploying Critical Care Telemedicine Across States and Health Systems During the Covid-19 Pandemic
NEJM: Remdesivir for the Treatment of Covid-19 — Preliminary Report
Neurosurgical Referral Patterns During the Coronavirus Disease 2019 Pandemic: A United Kingdom Experience
New Bill Addresses Reimbursement for Therapy Professionals & More Telehealth Buzz (Added May 11)
New CMS Telehealth Flexibilities for COVID-19
New COVID-19 Preparedness App Fills Interoperability Gaps For Surge Preparedness by Cision PW Newswire
New Guidance Available on Requirements for Notification of Confirmed and Suspected COVID-19 Cases Among Residents and Staff in Nursing Homes
New NIST Resources Aid Searches of Coronavirus Dataset (Added May 13)
Newest shortage: Respiratory ventilator repair manuals?
NFPA Guidance on Medical Gas Cylinder Storage
NHS Analytical Collaboration for COVID-19
NHS National Health Education Resources (Added May 5, England)
NHS US Safety Alert about oxygen delivery flow failure
NIH Clinical Trial of Remdesivir to Treat COVID-19 Begins
Nitric oxide and viral infection: Recent developments in antiviral therapies and platforms (USA)
Niveles de Maduración Tecnológica para Dispositivos Médicos Lista de Verificación e Información de Soporte (Added Apr-17, México)
Noninvasive Oxygen Strategies to Manage Confirmed COVID-19 Patients in Indian Intensive Care Units: A Survey (India)
Noninvasive strategies in COVID-19: epistemology, randomised trials, guidelines, physiology
Northeastern University Hospital Surge Capacity Tools
Northwest Regional Telehealth Resource Center - Telemental Health Toolkit
Notifications and Emergency Use Authorizations: FAQs on Testing for SARS-CoV-2 (USA)
Nurse.org Top 5 Free COVID-19 Online Training Courses For Nurses
Nursing and precision predictive analytics monitoring in the acute and intensive care setting: An emerging role for responding to COVID-19 and beyond (USA)
Occupancy-aided ventilation for both airborne infection risk control and work productivity (China, Hong Kong)
Occupational exposures and programmatic response to COVID-19 pandemic: an emergency medical services experience
Oct 15: FDA Reissues Emergency Use Authorization for Certain Non-NIOSH-Approved Filtering Face-Piece Respirators Manufactured in China
Off the Shelf: Rapid Deployment of an Emergency Department Telemedicine Platform Using Readily Available Consumer Products
On the Impact of Different Lung Ultrasound Imaging Protocols in the Evaluation of Patients Affected by Coronavirus Disease 2019 How Many Acquisitions Are Needed? (Italy)
ONC chief Don Rucker in conversation with HIMSS CEO Hal Wolf. (Added Apr-30, International)
Open Pediatrics: Ventilator Simulator Course
Open WHO Free Course: Infection Prevention and Control (IPC) for COVID-19 Virus
Open-care Telemedicine in Ophthalmology during the COVID-19 Pandemic: A Pilot Study (Chile). (Spanish) Telemedicina en Oftalmología durante la Pandemia de Covid-19: Una experiencia Piloto. (Chile)
OpenWHO Course: COVID-19: How to put on and remove personal protective equipment (PPE)
OpenWHO Course: Severe Acute Respiratory Infection (SARI) Treatment Facility Design
OpenWHO Monthly Newsletter
OpenWHO: Announcing new milestone: 100th free COVID-19 course launched, and other updates
Operational excellence in humanitarian logistics and supply chain management through leagile framework: a case study from a non-mature economy (India)
Opinion: Repairing ventilators that can save coronavirus patients shouldn’t be a business decision (Added May 5, International)
Optimizing Scarce Resource Allocation during COVID-19: Rapid Creation of a Regional Healthcare Coalition and Triage Teams in San Diego County, California
Options for the decontamination and reuse of respirators in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic
OR-methods for coping with the ripple effect in supply chains during COVID-19 pandemic: Managerial insights and research implications
Orientación sobre la COVID-19 y últimas investigaciones en las Américas
Our healthcare system is failing people without COVID-19. It’s time to address the hidden third wave.
Outcomes of Elective Major Cancer Surgery During COVID 19 at Tata Memorial Centre Implications for Cancer Care Policy (India)
Outpatient Inhaled Nitric Oxide in a Patient with Vasoreactive Idiopathic Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension and COVID-19 Infection
Oxford Academic: Social determinants of health and inequalities in COVID-19
Oxygen sources and distribution for COVID-19 treatment centers (Added May 8)
Oxygen targets in the intensive care unit during mechanical ventilation for acute respiratory distress syndrome: a rapid review
Paediatric patients seen in 18 emergency departments during the COVID-19 pandemic
PAHO Caribbean Shelter Guide: COVID-19 Considerations
PAHO Courses and materials relating to COVID-19
PAHO COVID-19 Information and Training Posters. Available in English, Spanish, and Portuguese.
PAHO Essential medicines list For the management of patients admitted to intensive care units with suspected or confirmed COVID-19 diagnosis
PAHO helped procure 10 million PCR diagnostic tests for COVID-19 for countries in Latin America and the Caribbean
PAHO Hospitals Retrofit Measures for COVID-19
PAHO Post-authorization Surveillance of Medical Products during a Pandemic Emergency
PAHO Posters and Social media cards: Home Care & COVID-19
PAHO Recommendations for Cleaning and Disinfection in Homes with Suspected or Confirmed Cases of COVID-19, 11 May 2020
PAHO Technical Documents - Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19)
PAHO The use of tunnels and other technologies for disinfection of humans using chemical aspersion or UV-C Light
PAHO Webinar: National Coordination Strategies for the Development and Production of Ventilators in the Context of COVID-19: Available in English and Spanish.
PAHO: COVID-19 An informative guide. Advice for journalists. (Added Apr-20, International)
PAHO: COVID-19 and the importance of strengthening Information Systems (also Spanish and Portuguese)
PAHO: COVID-19 Consejos para informar. Guía para periodistas. (Added Apr-20, International)
PAHO: COVID-19 Information Systems and Digital Health: After-Action Review of the First 100 Days in Quarantine
PAHO: Emergency Use of Unproven Interventions Outside of Research. Ethics Guidance for the COVID-19 Pandemic
PAHO: Infographic: Vaccination during the pandemic - Ten tips for parents
PAHO's COVID-19 guidance and the latest research in the Americas (Added May 4th, International)
Pandemic researchers — recruit your own best critics
Patient Satisfaction with Neurosurgery Telemedicine Visits During the Coronavirus Disease 2019 Pandemic: A Prospective Cohort Study 
Patient Unified Lookup System for the COVID-19 Pandemic
Patients’ perceptions of teleconsultation during COVID-19: A cross-national study (Telehealth, France, UK)
Percutaneous Endoscopic Gastrostomy tube placement in COVID‐19 patients: Multidisciplinary approach
Performance Characteristics of SARS-CoV-2 PCR Tests in A Single Health System: Analysis of over 10,000 Results from Three Different Assays (USA)
Performance evaluation of two SARS-CoV-2 IgG/IgM rapid tests (Covid-Presto and NG-Test) and one IgG automated immunoassay (Abbott)
Performing Qualitative Mask Fit Testing without a Commercial Kit: Fit Testing Which can be Performed at Home and at Work
Perinatal Maternal-Fetal/Neonatal Transmission of COVID-19: A Guide to Safe Maternal and Neonatal Care in the Era of COVID-19 and Physical Distancing
Perioperative management of patients with suspected or confirmed COVID-19: review and recommendations for perioperative management from a retrospective cohort study
Peruvian Navy will manufacture artificial respirators to support MoH
Philips debuts smaller emergency ventilator amid manufacturing expansion. (Added Apr-24, USA)
Physical distancing, face masks, and eye protection to prevent person-to-person transmission of SARS-CoV-2 and COVID-19: a systematic review and meta-analysis
Pitfalls in telemedicine consultations in the era of COVID 19 and how to avoid them (India)
Plastic Bag With Holes as an Alternative to Face Shield: Our Experiences (India)
Plug and Play COVID-19 Accelerator
Point-of-care testing for COVID-19 using SHERLOCK diagnostics
Policies and innovations to battle Covid-19 – A Case study of South Korea
Policy for Coronavirus Disease-2019 Tests During the Public Health Emergency
Pool Testing for COVID-19: Suitable Splitting Procedure and Pool Size for India
Potential of pulsed light technology for control of SARS-CoV-2 in hospital environments (Canada, Spain)
Preclinical validation of occupational and environmental safety of an isolation system for noninvasive ventilation in COVID-19 and other aerosol-transmitted infections (Brazil)
Prevalence of Taste and Smell Dysfunction in Coronavirus Disease 2019
Process for disinfection of N95 respirators during COVID-19 utilizing sterile processing department: A single-center acute care hospital (USA)
Prospective study in the UK in collaboration with WHO
Providing Outpatient Telehealth in the United States: Before and During COVID-19 (USA)
Public perspectives on protective measures during the COVID-19 pandemic in the Netherlands, Germany, and Italy: A survey study
Pulmonary function and radiological features four months after COVID-19: first results from the national prospective observational Swiss COVID-19 lung study (Switzerland)
Pulse Oximetry for Monitoring Patients with COVID-19 at Home: Potential Pitfalls and Practical Guidance
Pulse Oximetry for Monitoring Patients with COVID-19 at Home. Potential Pitfalls and Practical Guidance
Quest, LabCorp launch nationwide COVID-19 antibody testing in pharmacies and online (Added Apr-29, USA)
Rapid COVID-19 detection for hospitals, retirement homes Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
Rapid Implementation of a Diabetes Telemedicine Clinic During the Coronavirus Disease 2019 Outbreak: Our Protocol, Experience, and Satisfaction Reports in Saudi Arabia
Rapid implementation of ultraviolet germicidal irradiation and reuse processes for N95 respirators at a health system during the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic (USA)
Rapid Risk Assessment: Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) in the EU/EEA and the UK – tenth update
Rapid triage for COVID-19 using routine clinical data for patients attending hospital: development and prospective validation of an artificial intelligence screening test (UK)
RCEM: Template for ED COVID-19 Care Record (UK)
RCEM: Template for ED COVID-19 Paediatric Care Record (UK)
RCPCH COVID-19 guidance for acute settings
Recent case studies on the use of ozone to combat coronavirus: Problems and perspectives (India)
Recent trends in analytical and digital techniques for the detection of the SARS-Cov-2 (India)
Recomendaciones de actuación para servicios técnicos en hospitales durante la crisis sanitaria ocasionada por el COVID-19 (Added Apr-16, Spain)
Recomendaciones técnicas para equipos de ventilación aplicados a pacientes con COVID-19. Elaborado por la Sociedad Española de Electromedicina e Ingeniería Clínica.
Redesigning COVID-19 Care With Network Medicine and Machine Learning (USA)
Redesigning protective gear for health workers during the COVID-19 pandemic: leveling up the “aerosol box” (Venezuela)
Reduction of Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus‐2 Infectivity by Admissible Concentration of Ozone Gas and Water (Japan)
Regional Planning for Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation Allocation During COVID-19 (Added Apr-29, USA)
Regulatory Sandboxes: A Cure for mHealth Pilotitis? (Telehealth, India, USA)
Remanufacturing: a potentially sustainable solution for increasing medical equipment availability (Added May 8)
Remdesivir by Gilead Sciences: FDA Warns of Newly Discovered Potential Drug Interaction That May Reduce Effectiveness of Treatment
Remote digital monitoring in clinical trials in the time of COVID-19 (Added May 19)
Remote monitoring of oxygen saturation in individuals with COVID-19 pneumonia (UK)
Reporting of screening and diagnostic AI rarely acknowledges ethical, legal, and social implications: a mass media frame analysis (Australia)
Reprocessing of N95 masks: our experience from a resource-limited setting in India (India)
Requerimientos regulatorios para la fabricación rápida de ventiladores para atender crisis de COVID-19 Diseño & Desarrollo y Manufactura
Research shows telehealth is an important tool for rural hospitals in treating COVID-19
Resources for smoke & gas evacuation during open, laparoscopic and endoscopic procedures
Respiratory Management for Severe COVID-19 Patients Webinar by Philips (Respironics).
Responding to COVID-19: Real-time training for the coronavirus disease out-break
Retracted coronavirus (COVID-19) papers
Retraction in the era of COVID-19 and its influence on evidence-based medicine: is science in jeopardy? (Brazil)
Return to work during coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19): Temperature screening is no panacea
Risk assessment of airborne transmission of COVID-19 by asymptomatic individuals under different practical settings
Risk of in-hospital death associated with Covid-19 lung consolidations on chest computed tomography- A novel translational approach using a radiation oncology contour software (USA)
Risk of in-hospital death associated with Covid-19 lung consolidations on chest computed tomography-A novel translational approach using a radiation oncology contour software (USA)
Risks from Deferring Treatment for Genitourinary Cancers: A Collaborative Review to Aid Triage and Management During the COVID-19 Pandemic
Robotics in Simulated COVID-19 Patient Room for Health Care Worker Effector Tasks: Preliminary, Feasibility Experiments (USA)
Robots under COVID-19 Pandemic: A Comprehensive Survey (USA)
Role of 3D printing in the protection of surgical and critical care professionals in the COVID-19 pandemic - (Spanish) Papel de la impresión 3D para la protección de los profesionales del área quirúrgica y críticos en la pandemia de COVID-19 (Spain)
Role of Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation in Critically Ill COVID‐19 Patients and Predictors of Mortality (Germany)
RSNA COVID-19 Imaging Data Sharing Survey
Rwandan medical workers deploy robots to minimize coronavirus risk
Safety of Major Reconstructive Surgery During the Peak of the COVID-19 Pandemic in the United Kingdom and Ireland – Multicentre National Cohort Study (UK)
SAMHSA announces COVID-19 grants for suicide prevention (Added May, 15)
Sample pooling strategies for SARS-CoV-2 detection (Greece)
SARS-CoV-2 Inactivation by Ozonated Water: A Preliminary Alternative for Environmental Disinfection (Brazil)
Scarce-Resource Allocation and Patient Triage During the COVID-19 Pandemic
Science Mag on evidence of post-COVID immunity in monkeys
Scientific American June 2020 Edition "The Coronavirus Pandemic"
Scientific Paper: N95 Mask Decontamination using Standard Hospital Sterilization Technologies
Sec‐Eliminating the SARS‐CoV‐2 by AlGaN Based High Power Deep Ultraviolet Light Source (China)
Self-Isolation Compliance In The COVID-19 Era Influenced By Compensation: Findings From A Recent Survey In Israel
Senegal’s engineering students design machines to fight Covid-19
Sept 17, WHO World Patient Safety Day!
Sequential UV-C and Thermal Decontamination for Reuse of N95 Face Masks during the COVID19 Pandemic (PPE)
Severe Acute Respiratory Infections Treatment Centre (Added Apr-16, Switzerland)
Should Remdesivir Be Used for the Treatment of Patients With COVID-19? Rapid, Living Practice Points From the American College of Physicians
Siemens Healthineers to expand SARS-CoV-2 testing to include a total antibody test to aid in the COVID-19 pandemic (Added Apr-27, International)
Smart approaches to waste management for post-COVID-19 smart cities in Japan
Smoke Evacuation Filters After the COVID-19 Pandemic: Technical Awareness for Safety
SNOMED CT COVID-19 Related Content. (Added Apr-28, International)
Solving Community SARS-CoV-2 Testing With Telehealth: Development and Implementation for Screening, Evaluation and Testing
Specification for Rapidly Manufactured CPAP System (RMCPAPS)
Specification for Rapidly Manufactured Ventilator System (RMVS)
Springer: Chest CT features of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pneumonia: key points for radiologists
Statement On AdvaMed And MITA’s Withdrawal From The Medical Device Servicing Collaborative Communities
Step-by-step instructions to make personal masks by Kaiser Permanente (Added May 7, USA)
Steris Letter on "Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) for the emergency use of the STERIS V-PRO 1 Plus, maX, and maX2 Low Temperature Sterilization Systems" (Added Apr-16, USA)
Strategies for Digital Care of Vulnerable Patients in a COVID-19 World—Keeping in Touch
Supporting Medical Equipment Demands During COVID-19
Swedish Policy Analysis for Covid-19
Switzerland - Disease commodity package - Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19)
Switzerland - Pandemic Supply Chain Network - Oxygen Therapy Survey - Medical Equipment
Telehealth and COVID-19: Using technology to accelerate the curve on access and quality healthcare for citizens in India
Telehealth in Uro-oncology Beyond the Pandemic: Toll or Lifesaver? (Germany)
Telehealth transformation: COVID-19 and the rise of virtual care
Telehealth: “virtual” lifeline for home-ventilated patients during the COVID-19 pandemic (Malaysia, Singapore)
Telehealth: How technology can improve your health care by The Mayo Clinic
Telehealth's post-COVID challenge: Integrating in-person care
Telemedicine and current clinical practice trends in the COVID-19 pandemic (USA)
Telemedicine as the New Outpatient Clinic Gone Digital: Position Paper From the Pandemic Health System REsilience PROGRAM (REPROGRAM) International Consortium (Part 2)
Telemedicine consultation for the clinical cardiologists in the era of COVID-19: present and future. Consensus document of the Spanish Society of Cardiology
Telemedicine for allergic patients during COVID‐19 (Italy)
Telemedicine in ophthalmology in view of the emerging COVID-19 outbreak
Telemedicine in Radiation Oncology: Is It Here to Stay? Impacts on Patient Care and Resident Education
Telemedicine In Vascular Surgery During the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Pandemic - A Multi-Site Healthcare System Experience (USA)
Telemedicine Utilization in Neurosurgery During the COVID-19 Pandemic: A Glimpse Into the Future? (USA)
Telemedicine via Smart Glasses in Critical Care of the Neurosurgical Patient—COVID-19 Pandemic Preparedness and Response in Neurosurgery
Telemedicine-Enabled Accelerated Discharge of Hospitalized COVID-19 Patients to Isolation in Repurposed Hotel Rooms
Telemedicine, COVID-19, and disparities: Policy implications
Telemedicine: A Practical Guide for Incorporation into your Practice by the American College of Physicians
Telemedicine’s Potential to Reach Adolescent Patients
Telemonitoring for Patients With COVID-19: Recommendations for Design and Implementation (Telehealth, Netherlands)
Telepsychiatry in the Arabian Gulf region- Implications beyond the Covid-19 Pandemic by the Asian Journal of Psychiatry
Temporal artery and non-contact infra-red thermometers: is there sufficient evidence to support their use in secondary care?
Testing the Tests: Which COVID-19 Tests Are Most Accurate? (Added Apr-17, International)
Thank you to the EBME/ Medical Engineers
The ABCs of Covid-19 Prevention in Malawi: Authority, Benefits and, Costs of Compliance
The BMJ: Covid-19 communication aids
The BMJ: Respiratory failure and non-invasive respiratory support during the covid-19 pandemic: an update for re-deployed hospital doctors and primary care physicians
The Covid-19 Pandemic and the Incidence of Acute Myocardial Infarction
The COVID-19 pandemic in Greece, Iceland, New Zealand, and Singapore: Health policies and lessons learned
The Digital/Virtual Diabetes Clinic: The Future Is Now—Recommendations from an International Panel on Diabetes Digital Technologies Introduction (Telehealth)
The Economist - Responding to the economic and business impacts of COVID-19 (Added May 7)
The effect of a mobile HEPA filter system on ‘infectious’ aerosols, sound and air velocity in the SenseLab (Netherlands)
The Effect of Ultraviolet C Radiation Against Different N95 Respirators Inoculated with SARS-CoV-2
The Engineers Taking on the Ventilator Shortage
The European Commission, led by the European Innovation Council and in close collaboration with the EU member states, will host a pan-European hackathon to connect civil society, innovators, partners and investors across Europe in order to develop innovative solutions for coronavirus-related challenges. (Added Apr-23, International)
The Evidence Base for Telehealth: Reassurance in the Face of Rapid Expansion During the COVID-19 Pandemic
The global rise of 3D printing during the COVID-19 pandemic (Singapore)
The Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Genitourinary Cancer Care: Re-envisioning the Future
The Importance of Telemedicine during COVID-19 Pandemic: A Focus on Diabetic Retinopathy (Italy)
The Isolation Communication Management System (iSOCOMS): A Telemedicine Platform to Care for Patients in a Biocontainment Unit
The Joint Commission COVID-19 content and support material.
The Lancet - Neurological and neuropsychiatric complications of COVID-19 in 153 patients: a UK-wide surveillance study
The Lancet: Early prediction of the risk of severe coronavirus disease 2019: A key step in therapeutic decision making
The Lancet: High COVID-19 testing rate in Portugal
The Lancet: Prevalence of SARS-CoV-2 in Spain (ENE-COVID): a nationwide, population-based seroepidemiological study
The new ‘normal’: Rapid adoption of telemedicine in orthopaedics during the COVID-19 pandemic
The New England Journal of Medicine: Collection of articles and other resources on the Coronavirus.
The New York Times Coronavirus in the US (State and County) Latest Map and Case Count
The Perioperative Services Response at a Major Children's Hospital During the Peak of the COVID-19 Pandemic in New York City
The success of virtual clinics during COVID-19: A closed loop audit of the British orthopaedic association (BOAST) guidelines of outpatient orthopaedic fracture management
The Toughest Triage — Allocating Ventilators in a Pandemic
The Unusual Symptoms of COVID-19 (Added May 19)
The US Food and Drug Administration has authorized the Pfizer-BioNTech coronavirus vaccine for emergency use
The Utility of CHA(2)DS(2)-VASc Scores as a Risk Assessment Tool in Low-Risk In-Hospital Patients With Coronavirus Disease 2019 Infection (Singapore)
The World Health Organization Twitter Account for Europe (Added May 4th, International)
This Model Can Help Hospitals Prepare for a Surge of COVID-19 Cases (Added Apr-21, USA)
Thoracic Imaging Findings of Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome in Children (MIS-C) Associated with COVID-19: What Radiologists Need to Know Now
Thousands Of Lives Could Be Saved In The US During The COVID-19 Pandemic If States Exchanged Ventilators (Added May 19)
Three Ways to Make Coronavirus Drugs in a Hurry
Timely Diagnosis and Treatment Shortens the Time to Resolution of Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) Pneumonia and Lowers the Highest and Last CT Scores From Sequential Chest CT
TMC Ventilator Capacity Modeling (Added Apr-17, USA)
To a New Normal Surgery and COVID-19 During the Transition Phase (Italy)
Today is World Patient Safety Day (September 17th, 2020)
Top medical journals raise concerns about data in two studies related to Covid-19
Training and Fit Testing of Health Care Personnel for Reusable Elastomeric Half-Mask Respirators Compared With Disposable N95 Respirators (Added May 13)
Transitioning a Surgery Practice to Telehealth During COVID-19
Treatment of COVID-19 by Inhaled NO to Reduce Shunt?
Troubleshooting the Pandemic: Engineers Pitch Innovative Solutions to Help Address COVID-19
Two internationally recognized health standards organizations join the effort to manage an escalating global public health emergency. (Added Apr-28, UK)
U.S National Library of Medicine Clinical Trials
UBER and Mexican Startup Blooders join forces to increase the number of blood donors during COVID-19 crisis (Added Apr-29, Mexico)
UK - Accessing the UCL-Ventura CPAP for the NHS
UK approval of AstraZenica COVID-19 vaccine
UK General Medical Council, Remote Consultation Ethical Guidance
UK Government Specification for Rapidly Manufactured CPAP System to be used during the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak
UK Government Specification for Rapidly Manufactured Ventilator System (RMVS)
UK HealthCare Teams with Philips to Power State’s Only eICU Clinical Command Center (Added Apr-21, UK)
UN Webinar Series #CopingWithCOVID: A webinar series on young people and mental health
UNICEF Catalog of Medical Supplies and Equipment
Universal Masking Policies Reduce Infection in Health Care Workers
University of Warwick: Elderly homecare and Active Aging European Initiatives after COVID-19
Unravelling the magic of latent safety threats
Updated CDC Guidance confirms COVID-19 is spread by aerosols from infected person(s)
US AHRQ: A National Web Conference on the Role of Telehealth to Increase Access to Care and Improve Healthcare Quality on June 9th, 2020. (Added May 11)
US CDC Head estimates 20M Americans have had the virus
US Dept of Health & Human Services – Public health Emergency: Training videos on Deployable Federal Medical Station
US FDA places Import Alert on all hand sanitizers imported from Mexico (USA)
US FDA Safety Communication: Wear Face Masks with No Metal During MRI Exams
US FDA Virtual Town Hall Series - Coronavirus (COVID-19) Test Development and Validation OCTOBER 21 & 28, 2020
US FDA: Adverse Event Reporting for Medical Devices Under Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) or Discussed in COVID-19-Related Guidance Documents
US FDA: Enforcement Policy for Non-Invasive Remote Monitoring Devices Used to Support Patient Monitoring During the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Public Health Emergency (Revised)
US FDA: Notifications and Emergency Use Authorizations: FAQs on Testing for SARS-CoV-2 (USA)
US FDA: Using Ventilator Splitters During the COVID-19 Pandemic - Letter to Health Care Providers
US health officials estimate 20M Americans have had virus
US National Academies: A Framework for Assessing Mortality and Morbidity After Large-Scale Disasters (USA)
US National Academies: Encouraging Adoption of Protective Behaviors to Mitigate the Spread of COVID-19: Strategies for Behavior Change
US National Academies: Rapid Expert Consultation on Critical Issues in Diagnostic Testing for the COVID-19 Pandemic (USA)
US PIRG Education Fund: Hospital Repair Restrictions
USA - AAMI COVID-19 Emergency Guidance
USA - April 14 AMIA Webinar: Nursing Informatics in Times of COVID 19: Achievements, Challenges, and New Ideas
USA - Convalescent plasma: Possible treatment for COVID-19?
USA - ECRI COVID-Anesthesia Units Technology Overview
USA - ECRI COVID-Comparison Chart Anesthesia Units
USA - ECRI COVID-Comparison Chart Intensive Care Ventilators
USA - ECRI COVID-Comparison Chart Transport Ventilators
USA - ECRI COVID-Intensive Care Ventilators Technology Overview
USA - ECRI COVID-Support Products KPI and Pricing
USA - ECRI COVID-Transport Ventilators Technology Overview
USA - FDA Enforcement Policy for Ventilators and Accessories and Other Respiratory Devices During the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Public Health Emergency
USA - FDA Issues Emergency Use Authorization to Decontaminate Millions of N95 Respirators
USA - IEC Access to key standards for critical care ventilators
USA - Kaiser Permanente: Donating COVID-19 supplies
USA - Prudent use of SARS-CoV-2 antibody testing: Avoiding false assumptions
USA FDA July 7th Webinar Series - Respirators for Health Care Personnel Use during COVID-19 Pandemic
USA FDA Webinar Series - Respirators for Health Care Personnel Use during COVID-19 Pandemic
USA: The State of Health Care Quality Measurement in the Era of COVID-19
Use and Content of Primary Care Office-Based vs Telemedicine Care Visits During the COVID-19 Pandemic in the US
Use and Cost-Effectiveness of a Telehealth Service at a Centralized COVID-19 Quarantine Center in Taiwan: Cohort Study
Use and perception of telemedicine in people with type 1 diabetes during the COVID‐19 pandemic—Results of a global survey
Use of Chest Imaging in the Diagnosis and Management of COVID-19: A WHO Rapid Advice Guide
Use of WhatsApp for Polyclinic Consultation of Suspected Patients With COVID-19: Retrospective Case Control Study (Turkey)
Using imaging to combat a pandemic: rationale for developing the UK National COVID-19 Chest Imaging Database
VA.gov Clinical Crisis Skills Training for the Emergency Department
Value of Minimum Intensity Projections for Chest CT in COVID-19 Patients (Germany)
Vascular Surgery Practice Guidelines during COVID-19 Pandemic in a Setting of High Work Volume against Limited Resources: Perspective of a Developing Country (Bangladesh)
Vascular Surgery Practice Guidelines during COVID-19 Pandemic in a Setting of High Work Volume against Limited Resources: Perspective of a Developing Country (Bengladesh)
Veno-venous Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation for Respiratory Failure in COVID-19 Patients Early Experience From a Major Academic Medical Center in North America
Venovenous Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation for Patients with Refractory Covid-19: Multicenter Experience of Referral Hospitals in a Large Healthcare System
Ventilation management and clinical outcomes in invasively ventilated patients with COVID-19 PRoVENT-COVID): a national, multicentre, observational cohort study
Ventilator Triage Policies During the COVID-19 Pandemic at U.S. Hospitals Associated With Members of the Association of Bioethics Program Directors. (Added May-01, USA)
Viable SARS-CoV-2 in the air of a hospital room with COVID-19 patients
Video presenta las principales consideraciones a tomar en cuenta en el desarrollo de ventiladores para uso de emergencia y las razones fisiológicas tras ellas. (Added Apr-22, Mexico)
Video: Handle and Connect Medical Gas Cylinders Safely
Video: NHK Experiment on Micro droplets suspending in air. (Added Apr-24, International)
Video: Rwandan engineers develop first locally made ventilator (Added May, 15)
Virtual Ophthalmology: Telemedicine in a COVID-19 Era
Wearable sensor data and self-reported symptoms for COVID-19 detection (USA)
Wearable Technology to Assist the Patients Infected with Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) (Bangladesh)
Wearables for the Next Pandemic (USA)
Webinar: Clinical Engineer's Role in times of Pandemic
Webinar: Emergency Use Authorizations for the Decontamination of N95 Respirators by AAMI/3M/STERIS/ASP/Sterilucent/Batelle (Added May 7, USA)
Webinar: The Engineering Response to COVID 19. (Added May-01, International)
Webinar: The Engineering Response to COVID-19. (Added Apr-23, England)
Webinar: The Engineering Response to COVID-19. (Added Apr-24, England)
Where Virtual Care Was Already a Reality: Experiences of a Nationwide Telehealth Service Provider During the COVID-19 Pandemic (USA)
WHO & CED COVID-19 Critical Topic Webinar: Pulse Oximeters (Added May 14)
WHO & CED COVID-19 Critical Topic Webinars Season 1
WHO Coronavirus Technical Resource Center (Added May 11)
WHO Coronavirus Technical Resource Center (Added May 12)
WHO Coronavirus Technical Resource Center (Added May 13)
WHO Coronavirus Technical Resource Center (Added May 14)
WHO Coronavirus Technical Resource Center (Added May 8)
WHO Country & Technical Guidance - Coronavirus disease (COVID-19)
WHO Course: Decontamination and sterilization of medical devices
WHO Course: Severe Acute Respiratory Infection (SARI) Treatment Facility Design
WHO COVID-19 Technical specifications for imaging devices: portable ultrasound; mobile radiographic digital equipment; computed tomography (CT) scanning system
WHO COVID-19 Technical specifications for infusion devices
WHO COVID-19 Technical specifications for invasive and non-invasive ventilators
WHO COVID-19 Technical specifications for procurement of oxygen therapy and monitoring devices
WHO Decontamination and reprocessing of medical devices for health care facilities
WHO Emergency Global Supply Chain System (COVID-19) catalogue
WHO Epidemic Intelligence from Open Sources (EIOS)
WHO Global collaboration to accelerate new COVID-19 health technologies (Added Apr-27, Switzerland)
WHO Guide to local production: WHO-recommended handrub formulations
WHO Guideline Development Group advises against use of remdesivir for COVID-19
WHO Interim Guidance: Diagnostics, therapeutics, vaccine readiness, and other health products for COVID-19
WHO Interim Guidance: Ensuring a safe environment for patients and staff in COVID-19 health-care facilities
WHO Interim Guidance: Infection prevention and control during health care when coronavirus disease (COVID-19) is suspected or confirmed
WHO Interim Guidance: Rational use of personal protective equipment for coronavirus disease (COVID-19) and considerations during severe shortages
WHO Manifesto for a healthy recovery from COVID-19
WHO Medical Device Innovation Site (Added May 8)
WHO Medical Devices Newsletter from Adriana Velázquez (June 2020)
WHO Practical manual to set up and manage a SARI treatment centre and a SARI screening facility in health care facilities
WHO Priority medical devices for COVID prevention, diagnostic and management (Added May 8)
WHO Pulse Oximetry Training Material (available in 6 languages)
WHO Severe Acute Respiratory Infection (SARI) Treatment Facility Design (Added Apr-16, Switzerland)
WHO Severe Acute Respiratory Infection (SARI) Treatment Facility Design (Added Apr-20, Switzerland)
WHO Update Column from the Global CE Journal by Adriana Velázquez Berumen (Added Apr-28, Switzerland)
WHO Video: How has WHO responded to COVID-19
WHO Video: When and when not to wear a mask regarding Coronavirus.
WHO Year of the Nurse and the Midwife
WHO: Cleaning and disinfection of environmental surfaces in the context of COVID-19
WHO: Contact tracing in the context of COVID-19
WHO: Covid-19 vaccines: safety surveillance manual
WHO: Harmonized health service capacity assessments in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic
WHO: Infection prevention and control during health care when coronavirus disease (COVID-19) is suspected or confirmed
WHO: Priority medical devices list for the COVID-19 response and associated technical specifications
WHO: Q&A: Considerations for the cleaning and disinfection of environmental surfaces in the context of COVID-19 in non-health care settings
WHO: Rational use of personal protective equipment for coronavirus disease (COVID-19) and considerations during severe shortages
WHO: Rational use of personal protective equipment for coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19).
WHO: SARS-CoV-2 antigen-detecting rapid diagnostic tests: An implementation guide
WHO: Standard precautions: Injection safety and needle-stick injury management
WHO: Training, Guidelines, Framework, and Survey for Management and Use of Donated Medical Products for Low Resource Settings
WHO: UN COVID-19 Supply Chain Task Force - ensuring essential supplies for countries in need.
WHO's 2020 State of World's Nursing Report
WHO's Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) advice for the public: Myth busters
Will COVID-19 be the coming of age for point-of-care testing?" (UK, Australia)
Workplace distancing simulation and management: Facilities, manufacturing, and offices.
World Bank and Global Financing Facility COVID-19 Activities and Resources
ZAF - SA’s Covid-19 epidemic-Trends & Next steps
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