01 May Swine flu and IT continuity
I’ve been getting story pitches with subject lines like this one: “Swine Flu Outbreak Highlights Need for Supply Chain Resilience & Vulnerability Assessments.”
Opportunistic? Yes. But nonetheless important.
IT plays an important role in just about everything these days, so its role in a major health story is unsurprising. Technology is seen as a way around a possible pandemic (as in this Forbes article about teleconferencing), and a critical method of information-sharing by the CDC and other authorities.
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