Aug. 27, 2020
"Prior to March, MU Health Care primary care providers had no telehealth visits," said Jane McElroy, PhD, associate professor of family and community medicine. "By April, that number had increased to nearly 90%."
MU Health Care's rapid adoption of telehealth during the pandemic is now included on the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention website.
Beyond the local response to the pandemic, the Missouri Telehealth Network's Extension for Community Healthcare Outcomes (Show-Me ECHO) established case-based remote learning programs on COVID-19 and telehealth designed for doctors, nurses and other health care providers across the state. The programs are especially valuable for providers in rural and underserved communities.
Detecting fake online photos, videos with a computerized brain
Nearly $1.2 million in grants will help MU researchers create an intelligent computer detection system.
Study links patients living in disadvantaged areas to inadequate screening for obesity
MU researchers are exploring how a person’s address and socioeconomic disadvantages increase their risk for the disease.
Painting a clearer picture of COVID-19
MU researchers team up with 8th grader, MU undergrad to identify mutations in virus that may be causing its high infectivity.
Improving workflow in an intensive care unit
An engineering professor is investigating ways to help nurses spend more time with critically ill patients.
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