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Patients may be using audio recordings to remember important details about visits that they can then share with their caregivers.
The process was a little bit like Uber or Taskrabbit, but for plastic surgery.
Speakers in an educational session urge caution in online behavior.
Sensitive information should be discussed in person or over the phone.
Doctors are warned of how "insecure and risky" sending confidential patient scans via social media applications are.
Having spent a minute or two in the trenches, I can tell you that what we're all criminally under-appreciating is the smartphone.
Data shows that drones overwhelmingly surpassed EMS times from dispatch, as well as on arrival.
In the past, many providers would have referred the child to an ER or possibly a local walk-in clinic. Instead, here's where modern technology enters.
About half of the content is pasted from elsewhere by medical students, residents and hospitalists.
Portal offers access to physicians without an office visit for certain common symptoms.
For people with mild or moderate depression, web-based versions might help, researchers say.
Most patients with breast cancer taking endocrine therapy report the intervention was helpful in taking their drugs.
Studies show that up to 80% of physicians use texting to share clinical information.
Medical information have become a vulnerable target for those planning ransomware attacks.
Computer-generated diagnoses may mislead patients or parents, researcher says.
The development of new device technologies points to the need for new strategies to monitor their continuing safety and efficacy.
EHR-based initiatives were linked to more than 30% reductions in harm for hospital-acquired infections.
However, data from wearables doesn't always flow into EHR systems or doesn't appear in usable format.
Investigators found many examples of unprofessional and 'potentially objectionable' behavior online.