Contact Tracing: Cautious Optimism in Public Health

Available for Interviews: Phil Crowley.

Philip P. Crowley, is a dedicated attorney who has been handling legal matters for pharmaceutical, biomedical, medical devices, information technology and other technology companies for over 30 years. He has also spent nearly 25 years on the board of trustees of the Stevens Institute of Technology, with substantial involvement in the oversight of academic innovation and entrepreneurship.


What Phil Crowley Can Say in an Interview 
on the Legalities and Inplications for CT:

Because of the COVID-19 pandemic, the topic of contact tracing has come center stage. Contact tracing can allow us to track positive cases of viruses such as COVID-19 in hope of slowing the spread of the disease. Recently, Apple and Google partnered on COVID-19 contact tracing technology. As world governments and health authorities work hard to combat COVID-19 both in terms of health and the economy, technology companies are trying to also help in creating software that could help control the spread of the virus and save lives. This could be accomplished by using contact tracing as a tool whereby data would be accessible to governments and health agencies. The Use of CT technology is surely promising, though many health, social, and legal issues still need to be explored. 

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