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Episode 21  |  20:15 min

Understanding COVID-19 Models

Episode 21  |  20:15 min  |  07.01.2020

Understanding COVID-19 Models

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This is a podcast episode titled, Understanding COVID-19 Models. The summary for this episode is: <p>We all want answers to critical questions such as: How much longer will the SARS-COV-2 pandemic last? Is social distancing working? Are the tests reliable? Do any treatments work? The world is swimming in SARS-COV-2 scientific data rushed to publication even before peer review.</p> <p>In this episode, we're talking about some of the statistical models used to try to understand the future of the pandemic. We’ll discuss key questions both consumers and healthcare provider organizations should ask as they evaluate those models and judge how much—or how little—to rely on them.</p> <p>Learn more about how ECRI can help from our website at <a href= "http://www.ecri.org">www.ecri.org</a>, where you'll find our COVID-19 Resource Center with publicly available resources to help providers across the continuum of care, including ECRI's position paper <a href= "https://assets.ecri.org/PDF/COVID-19-Resource-Center/COVID-19-Clinical-Care/COVID-Position-Paper_Projections.pdf"> COVID-19 Models: Why Do Projections Differ</a>.</p> <p>Interested in learning more? Contact us at (610) 825-6000 or <a href="mailto:clientservices@ecri.org" target="_blank" rel= "noopener">clientservices@ecri.org</a>.</p>

We all want answers to critical questions such as: How much longer will the SARS-COV-2 pandemic last? Is social distancing working? Are the tests reliable? Do any treatments work? The world is swimming in SARS-COV-2 scientific data rushed to publication even before peer review.

In this episode, we're talking about some of the statistical models used to try to understand the future of the pandemic. We’ll discuss key questions both consumers and healthcare provider organizations should ask as they evaluate those models and judge how much—or how little—to rely on them.

Learn more about how ECRI can help from our website at www.ecri.org, where you'll find our COVID-19 Resource Center with publicly available resources to help providers across the continuum of care, including ECRI's position paper COVID-19 Models: Why Do Projections Differ.

Interested in learning more? Contact us at (610) 825-6000 or clientservices@ecri.org.

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