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How Businesses Can Ensure Accurate & Efficient Readings for Taking Employee Temperatures

How Businesses Can Ensure Accurate & Efficient Readings for Taking Employee Temperatures

Posted by Dana Gardner on

Last year, the New England Journal of Medicine published a physician  study on the clinical characteristics of over 1,000 Chinese patients who had laboratory-confirmed Covid-19. Controlling for age, secondary health conditions, geographies and other patient factors, the most common COVID symptoms were fever and a cough. Equally, in its continuously updated clinical guidelines for the detection and treatment of COVID-19, the U.S. Center for Disease Control (CDC) lists fever among its most common presenting or post-hospitalization symptoms. So what do we mean by ‘fever?’ The average normal body temperature is generally accepted as 98.6°F, though some studies have shown that...

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Data Security, COVID Screening and What Matters for Your Organization

Data Security, COVID Screening and What Matters for Your Organization

Posted by Machine Sense on

More than any other 21-century crisis, the COVID pandemic has heightened our awareness of our organizational responsibility to protect our constituents’ and consumers’ health and safety. This has always been the case, but now, as we transition back to a “new normal,” most schools, hospitals, clinics, retail outlets and other public-access facilities are screening for possible indicators of viral infection.   However, disease screening or protection is just one step in a larger, multi-step process. The second step is collecting, aggregating and reporting the hard data to demonstrate that we've done what we say we have done to protect our...

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Why The Wrist Temperature Scanner Is Better Than Forehead IR Guns

Why The Wrist Temperature Scanner Is Better Than Forehead IR Guns

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Temperature scanners are all over the market these days. Without scanning your temperature, you are not allowed to enter any public premises, like airports, hospitals, offices, shopping malls, retail stores, educational institutes, and even factories and other places. If you are detected with a fever, you have barred entry to these places, unless you have a negative COVID-19 test report of not more than 15 days old. Now, when temperature scanning is deemed so vital in our day-to-day lives, why not employ the best devices for the same? What are IR forehead guns? At the beginning of the pandemic, the...

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How Schools Must Spend Their ARP ESSER Funds

How Schools Must Spend Their ARP ESSER Funds

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A year after the WHO declared the coronavirus a worldwide pandemic, the American Rescue Plan Elementary and Secondary Emergency Relief (ARP ESSER) fund was enacted. At $122 billion, the ARP ESSER represents the largest investment in American public education. The U.S. Department of Education dictates that 90% of that funding must be funneled through the States to its school districts or local education agencies (LEAs), including publicly-funded charter schools. “This historic legislation not only provides the resource to help every school building put in place the effective measures needed to keep students and educators safe,” says Becky Pringle, president of...

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How Cloud Data Can help maintain the Safety of People during Pandemic

How Cloud Data Can help maintain the Safety of People during Pandemic

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The entire world has come together to save humanity from the clutches of one of the worst pandemics in history. Every industry has joined hands with the frontline workers to fight COVID-19, and they are utilizing all kinds of technology to the fullest. The healthcare sector is going the extra mile to make the most of its resources and that of others. Industrial collaboration, seamless processes, and advances in technologies are the only means, right now, to survive and come out of the crisis. From 3D manufacture of protective equipment to data analysis and storage, we are in a situation,...

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