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OpenEyes News

Our historical news, events, and current events opinion pieces including a series of conversations with prominent industry leaders on important topics.

  • July 13, 2020 No Comments The nature of work is changing. The past few months have upended the traditional workforce, transitioning employees to remote work, forcing essential workers to take extra precautions and leaving millions more unemployed. The work-from-home model, which has been expanded in the past months, demonstrates the ability of technology to not only help the workforce adapt, but also to help it improve. While it may have been a pandemic that finally pushed companies into adopting virtual communication tools, the technology that…
  • July 1, 2020 No Comments The pandemic is stress-testing the wellbeing of individuals, businesses, and institutions. Constructive responses are being undertaken by global industry, as with the World Economic Forum’s Great Reset Initiative, within organizations, and at the human level.  In our interview today, we will speak with a prominent leader whose organization is empowering many other groups to improve their response to the pandemic with a focus on organizational and strategic resilience, and care for the people who make up organizations. Human Resource Certification Institute (HRCI) is…
  • May 31, 2020 No Comments With in-person gatherings discouraged for public health reasons, testing and assessment services have been forced to turn to alternative means for guaranteeing the authenticity of test-takers. Remote proctoring technologies are an increasingly important method for enabling reach and ensuring security. Given the demand for information about remote proctoring, OpenEyes is sponsoring a virtual conference to discuss the challenges and opportunities it presents.  Remote proctoring services promise an alternative to in-person test taking while protecting the validity of exam results. Strategies used by these programs may include monitoring or blocking the use…
  • May 16, 2020 No Comments Whether uploading food logs into a mobile app or ordering medications online, telehealth capabilities have grown in popularity and demand in recent decades. With ICU beds and other resources stretched thin because of the COVID-19 pandemic, the “hospital at home” model has become an important tool for both patients and providers, especially those in rural or isolated areas. Often described as the future of healthcare, telehealth refers to both technologies that fall under ‘telemedicine’ and electronic patient-to-provider interactions. Telehealth capabilities…
  • April 30, 2020 No Comments While states are hoping to open up their economies, medical experts have pointed to contact tracing as a method for controlling the spread of COVID-19 when lockdown measures are lifted. This strategy seeks to locate those who have tested positive for the virus and retrace their movements in order to find out who they may have come into contact with. It is a method that has been implemented in the past to fight other diseases such as HIV and Ebola,…