The effort to curtail the impact of influenza just got a shot in the arm with a research award from a division of the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services (HHS) to a company that’s testing a machine learning model to improve flu forecasts based on data gathered from wearable devices.
The 2018–2019 flu season is fully upon us and, according the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), may continue well beyond the beginning of spring 2019. February is typically the peak month (by a large margin) in the flu season. This can be a high-risk period for workers in healthcare facilities where sick people […]
It’s hard to believe, but flu season is almost upon us once again. To discuss the issues surrounding the flu and what you can do to help protect the health of your workers, we have a Q&A with Jocelyn Sivalingam, M.D., F.A.C.P., Medical Director at West’s Health Advocate Solutions.