COVID-19 spurring new and unexpected innovations, collaborations in Northeast Ohio

COVID-19 spurring new and unexpected innovations, collaborations in Northeast Ohio

Dr. Lara Jehi, Chief Research Information Officer, spoke with Crain's about different projects being done at Cleveland Clinic to combat COVID-19.  She spoke about her risk prediction model for healthcare providers to forecast an individual's likelihood of testing positive for the virus and their outcomes. Dr. Jehi also discussed the High-Line IV line management system implemented to help preserve PPE. 
 

 
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Innovators and researchers across Northeast Ohio have come together to rapidly find and implement solutions to help protect patients, caregivers and the community during the global pandemic.

Developing a new vaccine or treatment for COVID-19 will take time as new medications wind their way down a regulatory path to be tested and proven safe and effective. Scientists around the globe are racing to find these answers.

Meanwhile, many others are working toward fixes that can be implemented more rapidly to mitigate and track spread of the virus, protect caregivers and address shortages of personal protective equipment (PPE).

Read more on Crain's.
 

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