TECH SUPPLIER Jun 2020 - Technology Assessment - Doc # CA45063420

Critical Networks Provide Critical Care: Role of Communication Networks to Treat and Prevent COVID-19

By: Lawrence SurteesResearch Vice President, Communications

Table of Contents

IDC Opinion

In This Study

Situation Overview


Technology Positioning

Overcoming Barriers

New Technology Drivers

Future Outlook

Patient Care


Ontario Telehealth Billing Code Established

Demand for Ontario Telemedicine Network Soars

Telemedicine Underscores Broadband Access Need

Virtual Care

Keeping Emergency Departments Safe

Wireless COVID-19 Symptoms App

Private Firms Playing Larger Role in Virtual Care

Telus Health at Vanguard of Virtual Care

Home Care and Remote Monitoring

Public Health

Wireless Text Alerts

Digital and Wireless Contact Tracing

Figure: Schematic of COVID-19 Contact-Tracing Wireless App

Figure: Alberta ABTraceTogether Wireless App

Wireless Contact Tracing Privacy Concerns

Figure: ABTraceTogether Wireless Contact-Tracing Process

Disease Surveillance Models and Digital Epidemiology

Figure: Epidemiological Models of COVID-19

Bulk Wireless Data and Big Data to Reduce Model Uncertainties

Applying AI Tools

Figure: Example of Public Health Use of Aggregated Mobile Phone Data Metrics


Essential Guidance

Actions to Consider

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