Coronavirus: Telemedicine is great when you want to stay distant from your doctor, but older laws are standing in the way

The use and support for telehealth has never been higher in the US. Hospitals and patients are flocking to adopt the technology but regulatory roadblocks remain.

Frank V. Zerunyan, Professor of the Practice of Governance, University of Southern California
April 2, 2020 | conversation

~8 mins

Tags: california new-york coronavirus telemedicine fcc telehealth covid-19

The digital divide leaves millions at a disadvantage during the coronavirus pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic is forcing people to study and work online. It's also sparked a need for news and information. That's a challenge for the 24 million Americans who lack broadband internet access.

Gregory Porumbescu, Assistant Professor at the School of Public Affairs and Administration, Rutgers University Newark
March 18, 2020 | conversation

~3 mins

Tags: internet poverty inequality pandemic broadband online-education digital-divide coronavirus socioeconomics fcc telecommuting covid-19 social-distancing-and-coronavirus social-distancing

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