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IT critical in pandemic response, but many are not paying attention

Scientists say it's not a matter of if, but when. And when pandemic flu hits an event that could, at the least, keep large sections of the population from working, shut down travel and public institutions and cause infrastructure outages information technology may be called on to ease the burden of coordinating both public efforts and business.

And if private companies do not pre......

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If an outbreak occurs, Chaiken said, people will need questions answered such as whether to take the train or not, how close to a given city the flu has been observed, should they go to work, and so on, and good use of IT systems could help both governments and businesses answer those questions.

Even if the pandemic does not come, or wait......

Full article >>> their efforts, Nelson said. "Many hospitals in the state have implemented an electronic medical records system already," she said. "Our efforts to link those systems will require more planning."

Nelson chairs the state's eHealth board, a 16-member group appointed by governor Jim Doyle to develop a strategic plan for statewide adoption and exchange of electronic medical records in five yea......

Full article >>> tion and communication infrastructure and outsourced services could all be affected at once.

Organizations may find they need to deal with large numbers of employees working from home, or provide facilities where those employees can both work and live temporarily. If enough people are telecommuting, residential Internet providers may not be able to take the load, and some may not have acc......

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Source:wistechnology.com By Jason Stitt 03/15/06


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