Oct 162020
 
 October 16, 2020  Posted by  Business, Healthcare

Joe Cadillic writes: Massachusetts area hospitals and VA clinics have begun installing Xecan facial recognition cameras to identify and track patients. According to Xecan, they have been providing ‘touchless clinic technology’ to hospitals and clinics for at least ten years. What makes Xecan so unique is using ‘immunocompromised cancer patients’ and COVID-19 [Read More…]

Oct 152020
 
 October 15, 2020  Posted by  Healthcare, U.S., Workplace

From Littler: Governors and public health officials across the country have implemented stringent measures to help contain the spread of COVID-19, such as safer at home and face covering mandates. Some jurisdictions also require employers to screen the health of employees, often as they begin a shift. These health screening [Read More…]

Oct 132020
 
 October 13, 2020  Posted by  Healthcare

Joseph J. Lazzarotti writes: New York and New Jersey release “COVID Alert NY” and “COVID Alert NJ,” apps designed to alert their users when they have been exposed to someone who tested positive for COVID-19. These apps follow those released in Pennsylvania and Delaware and are soon to be joined by Connecticut. The [Read More…]

Oct 132020
 
 October 13, 2020  Posted by  Breaches, Healthcare, Non-U.S.

Bernise Carolino reports: A discipline committee has made a finding of professional misconduct in relation to a doctor whose cosmetic surgery clinic implemented a surveillance system that reached private areas where patients would undress. In Ontario (College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario) v. Jugenburg, 2020 ONCPSD 40, a Toronto-based physician [Read More…]