Kaiser-Permanente Northern California recently integrated video telemedicine functionality into their healthcare delivery system.
Dr Christine Lee discusses her work on how to capture the patient’s voice by using multiple data sources, such as unstructured FDA archival data and social media.
Although trackable and other nanotechnologies represent medical breakthroughs for treatment of many diseases, they could have unintended implications and thus their use must be carefully considered in the individual case.
Study demonstrated the feasibility of a newly designed mobile application for telemonitoring of patients after heart failure hospitalization.
Researchers evaluated the feasibility of using machine learning to automatically populate a review of systems of all symptoms discussed in a patient/physician conversation.
Electronic consultation service delivers specialist advice that is actionable by primary care clinicians and communicated in a timely fashion to patients.
Researchers assessed the adoption of telehealth by internal medicine physicians, specifically whether telehealth technologies were available to their practices and how frequently they used these technologies with their patients.
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has cleared KardiaMobile (AliveCor), a personal ECG device, for use in detecting bradycardia and tachycardia.
A waiting room–based health information technology (IT) tool successfully guided patients to start off their primary care visits by communicating their top care priorities.
Telemonitoring bridges the gap in hepatitis C.
Researchers conducted a phishing simulation and observed the vulnerability of healthcare employees to potential cybersecurity attacks.
Usability challenges continue to affect health information technology (HIT), according to a viewpoint article by Raj M. Ratwani, PhD, of the MedStar Health National Center for Human Factors in Healthcare, Georgetown University School of Medicine, in Washington, DC, and colleagues, published in JAMA. Most US hospitals and ambulatory clinicians have adopted electronic health records (EHR),…
Wearable devices can be used to diagnose cardiac rhythm abnormalities, but further investigation is necessary to optimize and integrate such technology into health care.
The use of virtual patients for healthcare simulation is promising but requires educators to define appropriate roles of virtual patients in medical teaching.
Adherence to timing and dosing of insulin injections can be objectively measured using Bluetooth-enabled pen caps.
The integration of technology into medicine has expanded into various uses in patients with Parkinson disease.
Kognito, a health simulation company, is applying its simulation technology to patient education, to address a gap in patient knowledge.
Researchers from the American Society of Breast Surgeons outlined recommendations for genetic testing that medical professionals can use for assessing hereditary risk for breast cancer.
Physicians must consider the challenges associated with using facial recognition technology in healthcare settings.
For decades, clinicians and researchers have been interested in seeing what role computers can play in complex clinical decision making.