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Mobile Health Apps for Headache: An Ongoing Search for Clinical Relevancy

Mobile Health Apps for Headache: An Ongoing Search for Clinical Relevancy

The main objection among clinical researchers is that commercially developed products often lack a scientific basis for their selection of features.

reSET-O Digital Therapeutic for Opioid Use Disorder Now Available

reSET-O Digital Therapeutic for Opioid Use Disorder Now Available

Sandoz and Pear Therapeutics announced the launch of reSET-O, a new digital therapeutic for patients aged ≥18 years with opioid use disorder (OUD) currently under clinician care.

FDA-Approved Wearable Blood Pressure Monitor Now Available

FDA-Approved Wearable Blood Pressure Monitor Now Available

HeartGuide is designed as a wrist watch that uses the oscillometric cuff method, the standard for medical-grade personal blood pressure measurement.

Challenges in Instituting Artificial Intelligence in Health Care

Challenges in Instituting Artificial Intelligence in Health Care

As artificial intelligence becomes more common in healthcare systems, healthcare professionals must ask the right questions for AI to live up to expectations.

Part 2: Adolescent Tech Use & Mental Health: Expert Perspective

Part 2: Adolescent Tech Use & Mental Health: Expert Perspective

For part 2 of this article, Psychiatry Advisor interviewed Dr Brenda L Curtis, whose research focuses on "big data" generated from social networking sites, technology-based interventions for substance use disorders and related issues, and Internet research ethics.

Electronic Referrals and Social Workers Improve Use of Mental Health Services for Adolescents

Electronic Referrals and Social Workers Improve Use of Mental Health Services for Adolescents

Both electronic referral and care management by social workers increase the effective use of mental health services for adolescents in the United States significantly.

Using Telemedicine in Rheumatology: Outcomes, Costs, and Patient Satisfaction

Using Telemedicine in Rheumatology: Outcomes, Costs, and Patient Satisfaction

Patient-reported outcomes for care delivered using telemedicine were similar to usual care, with significant cost and distance savings.

Adolescent Technology Use and Mental Health: An Expert Roundtable

Adolescent Technology Use and Mental Health: An Expert Roundtable

The use of technology is also transforming the mental health landscape, with significant implications for clinicians who work with adolescents, in particular.

Prescription Digital Therapeutic Approved for Opioid Use Disorder

Prescription Digital Therapeutic Approved for Opioid Use Disorder

reSET-O is intended for use as an adjunct to outpatient treatment that includes transmucosal buprenorphine (medication-assisted-treatment [MAT]) and contingency management for patients aged ≥18 years who are currently under clinician supervision.

Examining the Evolution of the Patient-Physician Relationship

Examining the Evolution of the Patient-Physician Relationship

As patients continue to equip themselves with knowledge gleaned from sources outside the exam room, physicians must reassess their role.

Systematic Undercounting of Steps by Smartphones Widespread

Systematic Undercounting of Steps by Smartphones Widespread

Smartphones and wearable devices used to measure physical activity may systematically undercount the steps of older people and women.

Physician Responsibility to Combat "Fake News" in Medicine

Physician Responsibility to Combat "Fake News" in Medicine

It's easy for patients to seek out information that backs up their beliefs and dismiss other sources as "fake news."

Limiting Social Media May Improve Psychological Well-Being

Limiting Social Media May Improve Psychological Well-Being

Limiting social media use to 30 minutes per day may lead to significant improvement in well-being.

Smartphone App Improves Management of Cancer-Related Pain, Anxiety

Smartphone App Improves Management of Cancer-Related Pain, Anxiety

Artificial intelligence and mobile technology combined in a smartphone app demonstrated an ability to accurately measure and respond to urgency of patients' pain.

The Future Of Robot Physicians: Is Artificial Intelligence Poised to Take Over Medicine?

The Future Of Robot Physicians: Is Artificial Intelligence Poised to Take Over Medicine?

By 2030, robots will likely replace 800 million workers. Will physicians make the cut?

Online Tool Helps Patients With Advance Care Planning

Online Tool Helps Patients With Advance Care Planning

The patient-facing PREPARE advance care planning program plus an easy-to-read advance directive significantly increases documentation of advance care planning and patient-reported engagement.

Enough Is Enough? When Health Metrics Shift From Useful to Too Much

Enough Is Enough? When Health Metrics Shift From Useful to Too Much

When is enough enough when it comes to health metrics?

Technological Breakthroughs in Medicine Move Physician-Patient Interactions From The Computer Screen Back to the Exam Room

Technological Breakthroughs in Medicine Move Physician-Patient Interactions From The Computer Screen Back to the Exam Room

While technological breakthroughs have had positive effects in the corporate world, they have led to exacerbated physician burnout in the medical field.

Exploring the Benefits of Virtual Reality Rehabilitation in Multiple Sclerosis

Exploring the Benefits of Virtual Reality Rehabilitation in Multiple Sclerosis

Future studies on VR training for MS should include large randomized controlled trials using clear protocols and comparable between-group tasks.

Security and Privacy Risks Linked to Wearable Healthcare Devices

Security and Privacy Risks Linked to Wearable Healthcare Devices

While wearable technology can provide substantial patient benefit, these devices carry significant privacy and security risks.

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