Looking for a way to communicate quickly and accurately online with your community about COVID-19? Verily Life Sciences, a sister company to Google, has launched a new set of digital tools to help hospitals and health systems provide ondemand and up-to-date COVID-19 information.
The AHA and Verily are collaborating to disseminate the free Pathfinder COVID-19 tool set, which includes an embeddable screening tool and a programming template for virtual agents like chat and voice bots. Information is sourced from public guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the World Health Organization, Johns Hopkins Medicine in Baltimore, Md., the American Lung Association, the American Heart Association and the American Diabetes Association. San Joaquin General Hospita in California, Western Wisconsin Health, Morehouse School of Medicine and Morehouse Healthcare, both in Atlanta, are using the tools to guide their communities to relevant information on the virus and local resources.