Health Tech in the Age of COVID-19

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Dr. Susan R. Bailey, President, American Medical Association
Dr. Mujeeb Basit, Cardiologist & Associate Director, Clinical Informatics Center, UT Southwestern
Beth Blauer, Executive Director & Founder, Center for Government Excellence at Johns Hopkins University
Krish Ramakrishnan, Cofounder & Chief Strategy Officer, BlueJeans Network
Dr. Marc Siegel, Fox News Contributor; Clinical Professor of Medicine, New York University School of Medicine; Medical Director of Doctor Radio, NYU and SiriusXM
Dr. John Torres, Senior Medical Correspondent, NBC News & MSNBC
Moderator: Apoorva Mandavilli, Reporter, The New York Times

The Paley Center welcomes leading public officials, medical experts, and journalists to discuss how breakthroughs in technology have played a major role in forecasting, educating, and curing the American public during the devastating novel coronavirus pandemic. As COVID-19 continues to upend daily life around the world, governments, global institutions, and nonprofits are increasingly turning to tech for solutions. Johns Hopkins has developed a real-time tracking map for analyzing cases of COVID-19 around the world, while doctors are using digital technology to establish virtual clinics for patient consultation. Simultaneously, social media platforms, such as Facebook and Twitter, are providing critical updates to keep the public informed. How does media play its vital role to educate, inform, and make an impact on public health during this challenging time?



COVID-19 and the Presidential Election

Releases Wednesday, September 16, 2020 at 8:00 pm ET / 5:00 pm PT

John Dickerson, Correspondent, CBS's 60 Minutes; Political Analyst, CBS 
Matthew Dowd, ABC News Contributor 
Moderator: Katy Tur, Anchor, MSNBC Live with Katy Tur; News Correspondent, NBC News

The Paley Center convenes leading journalists, public policy experts, and academics to discuss how the COVID-19 pandemic is disrupting politics, and what this election may tell us about our society moving forward. The complex campaign process, changing priorities of voters, and questions about how prepared our nation is to successfully and accurately count votes are on the minds of all Americans. As we seek to balance the need for a free and fair process with the demands of public safety, our panelists will discuss the unique challenges facing our nation. How is media fulfilling its vital role to educate Americans about their choices, raise key issues, and successfully cover all sides of the story?

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