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Ep. 193: Exploring Sweden’s relaxed approach to COVID-19 | Listen time: 27:23

by Carolina Wallenius | Colin Fincham, M.D. | Matthew Pickett

Published on 10/1/2020

In this episode, Cerner global leaders Matthew Pickett and Colin Fincham, MD, have a conversation about Sweden’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic with Carolina Wallenius, senior director and general manager for Cerner Sweden.

Tune in to hear Carolina answer these questions:

  • Were any infection-limiting controls implemented for Sweden’s citizens at the beginning of the pandemic?
  • How did the government educate the public around managing personal health and the risk to family, friends and the community?
  • Has Sweden experienced challenges in public behaviors as the pandemic continues?
  • Now, six months into the pandemic, is the sense within Sweden that the approach taken was correct?
  • How has technology been effective in managing COVID-19 in Sweden?
  • How might technology be used to support the health care industry in mitigating future outbreaks?

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