The practice of texting medical orders is associated with unique and alarming risks, according to new research.
Smartwatch technology can be used to passively detect atrial fibrillation, although slight loss of sensitivity has been noted.
While ICD-10-CM may be an improvement on an old process, big data is the revolution that has the potential to change health care forever.
Mobile and digital technologies represent a valuable method for gathering real-world patient data at multiple timepoints.
Virtual reality can effectively reduce pain, even in patients undergoing particularly painful procedures, such as burn care or physical therapy.
While electronic prescribing reduces legibility issues, concerns regarding free-text comments have arisen.
Uber Health hopes to reduce the frequency of — and revenue loss ¬associated with — missed physician appointments.
Electronic health records do not necessarily capture the information needed to report for alternative payment models.
If evidence demonstrates that technology improves care outcomes and reduces costs, medical virtuliasts may become an important part of future healthcare delivery.
A worldwide shortage of healthcare professionals has been implicated as a key contributor to poor global healthcare access.
Abilify MyCite sends messages to a removable patch to track patient medication adherence.
The automated system allows pharmacists to become more engaged in the clinical process.
Numerous options are available to improve patient-provider connectivity and communication.
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Patient portal and voice call notifications resulted in a "small but significant" improvement in vaccination rates.
Key facilitators of digital health adoption include resources and training, access to accurate data
New technology will create a more stable supply chain for radioisotope Technetium-99m, used in medical imaging procedures.
An electronic "nudge" provided by electronic medical records may decrease the percentage of prescriptions written for more than 10 opioid tablets.
Preliminary study results indicate that mobile application use can be effectively used to detect and intervene with wound complications.
Don Rucker, MD, discussed specific the specific burdens that physicians experience with EHR use.
In the age of the EHR, physicians enjoy improved access to patient information and data, but additional regulatory and documentation requirements have impaired how physicians practice medicine.
Additional studies are needed to assess the use of telehealth in urgent and primary care triage, teledermatology, and the management of serious pediatric conditions.
Research suggests that the growing number of tasks required by EHRs can compromise patient encounters.
The FreeStyle Libre system, a new continuous glucose monitoring system, is now available for Medicare patients.
Researchers recommend 7 online tools and mobile apps to help healthcare professionals reduce stress, burnout, depression and suicidal behaviors.
The FDA has granted marketing clearance of the first shock wave device intended to treat diabetic foot ulcers.
Some might argue that using decision support systems might compromise the organic decision-making process.
Machine learning programs are accurate and intelligible, but what are the potential pitfalls of using them in a clinical setting?
Researchers assessed the implications of telemedicine for diabetes-related foot care on health professionals through field observation and interviews.
Over 80% of physicians have experienced some form of cybersecurity attack.
A deep learning algorithm can detect metastases in sections of lymph nodes, and a deep learning system is effective for identifying diabetic retinopathy.