• What is the effect of the Coronavirus on American Businesses?

    What is the effect of the Coronavirus on American Businesses?

    This Pandemic disease Coronavirus orCOVID-19 may have disruptive effects on the economy. Disruption in the global supply of goods makes harder for the U.S to match the orders. Lockdown of a worker in many affected areas reduces the labor supply which results in delaying the demand for U.S products and services.The economic disruptions and increased uncertainty by COVID-19 can be seen in lower valuations and increased volatility in the financial markets. Although the exact effect caused by the COVID-19 on the U.S. economy is unknown, But it is clear that it leads to tremendous risks.Disruptions in the Supply chain makes difficult for... Read More

  • How well Prepares are Countries for a COVID-19 Pandemic?

    How well Prepares are Countries for a COVID-19 Pandemic?

    No country is fully prepared for acoronavirus pandemicas it was an uncertain thing that happened to the globe. The World Health Organization has declared the coronavirus, or COVID-19, a pandemic. Some countries will be better to handle the outbreak than others.Coronavirus is now spreading in several countries and affecting the Economy and above all lives throughout the globe. In some countries, the virus is affecting lives tremendously then other countries and it totally depends on how actively the countermeasures are implemented and informed by the government to the residents and on how prepared the country is. No vaccine is developed... Read More

  • Guidance for Preparing the Workplace for Coronavirus (COVID-19)

    Guidance for Preparing the Workplace for Coronavirus (COVID-19)

    Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) is a respiratory disease caused by the SARS-CoV-2 virus. It started from China and now becomes a global concern that is taking away many lives throughout the Globe. Everyone must pay attention and follow to what government and health agencies are guiding. As we know that as of now there is no medicine prepared against this Virus so it is better to follow what intrusions are given to be safe.COVID-19is affecting the world in many ways and above all is affecting the lives and Economy of the countries. A countermeasure lockdown is announced across many countries to save the life of people and stop this... Read More

  • Impact of Genetically Modified Food on Health

    Impact of Genetically Modified Food on Health

    Genetically modified foods have been around since the 1990’s, it started out small but towards and after 2006 it was practiced in a lot of countries. So far different people have different opinions on genetically modified food where some are in favor of it while others against it.Organic farming groups and activists have been concerned about what genetically modified foods mean for our health and the organic market. Even though there has been little evidence of an effect of GM food, we are still unaware of what the long-term effects will be.As mentioned earlier peoples opinion on genetically modified food is still ambivalent. Numerous... Read More

  • MAKING PLASTICS SAFE TO USE IN FOOD PROCESSING

    MAKING PLASTICS SAFE TO USE IN FOOD PROCESSING

    From the time food is harvested up to the point where it reaches your house it touches a lot of plastic. Foods are processed on top of the plastic, carried in plastic lined containers as well as stored and reheated in plastic containers. In a factory, the plastic has to go through complicated processes as machines do everything from heat seal to blister pack and from bottling to canning, and the plastic has to stay strong. It is for this fact that this plastic should be safe for use in the food processing process.For manufacturers making plastic safe to use in food processing is vital. This is because without proper care food can get... Read More

  • HIPAA and Patient Information Privacy: What You Need to Know

    HIPAA and Patient Information Privacy: What You Need to Know

    Due to the massive amount of personal data and information stored electronically today, everybody is concerned about their patient information privacy. That is why you may find yourself questioning what your doctor is doing to ensure the protection of your healthcare information.Health plans, health care providers, health care clearinghouses, and their business associates have to abide by set industry standards when it comes to the storage and transmission of your healthcare information. However, some entities don’t have to follow these regulations. These include:State agencies such as child protective servicesLaw enforcement... Read More

  • What is Current Good Manufacturing Practices Compliance (cGMP)?

    What is Current Good Manufacturing Practices Compliance (cGMP)?

    In the United States, Current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMP) are the Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) formal regulations regarding the design, monitoring, control, and maintenance of manufacturing processes and facilities. The word “current” was added to signal to companies that they needed to remain up to date with the latest technologies, not rely on what was a good practice ten years ago.cGMPs are followed by pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies to ensure that their items are manufactured to specific requirements including identity, strength, quality, and purity. Good Manufacturing Practices are regulated... Read More

  • The FDA’s Race To Catch Up With Digital Medicine

    The FDA’s Race To Catch Up With Digital Medicine

    The Food and Drug Administration announced an initiative in June, which would ramp up regulations in the digital health space. The announcement comes close after the 21st Century Cures Act which, among several proposals, starts to outline the role of FDA in overseeing digital health.It further clarified its plans with regard to regulation of digital health technologies in a new blog post last July. The most notable announcement was the new Pre-Cert for Software Pilot Program.The pre-cert program has important inclusion criteria that limit participants to those developing a “software product that meets the definition of a medical... Read More

  • Digitization of Healthcare

    Digitization of Healthcare

    Scientific and technological innovation are at the heart of improving the way doctors treat illness and disease. Long defined by non-interoperable systems and inaccessible data, digitization of healthcare now elevates and innovates data usage and analytics  — which benefits patients, physicians, and hospitals.When it comes to digitization, the healthcare industry is slowly moving forward, across a highly regulated field dealing with massive amounts of sensitive information about patients.One of the most notable efforts in this area has been the more than decade-long push to adopt electronic health records, the digital version of each... Read More