Medical Technology

Apple wants to change the way doctors and patients communicate - by giving everyone an iPad

Awad Lsallum has been waiting for a heart for 40 days at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles. One of the worst parts of a long hospital stay, he said, can be not having a clear picture of what your situation is, or even who is taking care of you as the days drag on.<p>But now, at least at …

Medicine

Verify Health Care Portal | AMA

Research shows almost 50% of physician and provider directories contain incorrect physician information, which can impede timely, affordable, …

Medicine

Better ways to monitor region’s mental health patients: nurse

Better care: NSWNMA Illawarra Shoalhaven delegates including Glenn Hayes (inset) attended the union's annual conference where a focus was placed on …

Mental Health

The 15 Top Examples of Gamification in Healthcare

<b>Why is it so hard to change?</b><p>Sequin dresses, champagne and smiling faces counting down to the new year. Some kisses here and some resolutions there. …

Game Design

Dr. Smartphone: The Medical Profession's Digital Revolution

The health care sector is facing a far-reaching and unpredictable revolution. Smartphones are capable of replacing many devices that have become …

Medicine

This 3-D-printed artificial heart actually beats

<b>(CNN) —</b> A heart of gold may be hard to find, but a heart of silicone may be within reach.<p>Engineers at ETH Zurich used 3-D printing to make a soft, artificial heart made of the implantable material, according to research published last week in the journal Artificial Organs.<p>Though the …

Medicine

Future Of Health: Rethinking Healthcare Engagement And Service Delivery

Our partners at Artefact Group developed a concept to reimagine how patients can gain access to health services using AI, AR and autonomous vehicles

Medicine

Dr. Automobile and Expendable Doctors

Part 2: Dr. Automobile and Expendable Doctors<p>Philips is a leader in the electric toothbrush sector. Some models have sensors that track …

Medicine

AHIMA unveils standardized request for information form for HIPAA compliance

Designed to help providers as more patients exercise their rights to access their health data, the new tool comports with guidelines from both OCR …

Medicine

Healthcare Industry Lacks Awareness of IoT threat, Survey Says

Three-quarters of IT decision makers report they are "confident" or "very confident" that portable and connected medical devices are secure on their …

Biomedical Engineering

Trump tests new healthcare tech in White House demonstration

President Trump on Thursday hosted pharmaceutical executives at the White House as part of his "Made in America" campaign, during which he jumped in …

Corning Inc.

The role of AI in the future of health care

American physician and surgeon William J. Mayo, one of the founders of the famed Mayo Clinic, stated, “The aim of medicine is to prevent disease and prolong life, the ideal of medicine is to eliminate the need of a physician.” Emerging applications of artificial intelligence (AI), as well as …

Machine Learning

Millions of Brits switch off social media amid fears of mental health damage with “compare and despair” syndrome

Soaring numbers of Britons are switching off “anti-social media" for fear it damages their mental health , a study revealed.<p>More than 9.1million …

Mental Health

An app a day keeps the doctor away

Stiff neck, headache, tingling in your fingers. You list your symptoms, answer a few questions about how long they’ve lasted and whether they seem to …

Medicine

Enrico Coiera et al: First compute no harm

We will need new principles and regulations to govern medical artificial intelligence<p>Clinicians are guided by the Hippocratic oath to do no harm, and …

Intelligence

Security a business priority for providers, not just a compliance concern

For nearly a dozen years, the healthcare industry has equated HIPAA compliance with security readiness.<p>This year, that linkage has been shown to be …

Biomedical Engineering

Sophisticated Digital Aids Could Help Determine What Ails You

Recently a middle-aged patient visited Seattle-based physician Thomas Payne complaining about substantial, unexpected weight loss and foot tingling. …

Medicine

The IoT Powers The Next-Gen Solutions For Healthcare Industry

When it comes to technology, nothing gets bigger than the Internet of Things (IoT). There is hardly any industry vertical that has not experienced …

Internet of Things

Fitness Trackers: The Future Is Here

A version of that fitness tracker on your wrist could someday be used to transmit real time health data to your doctor.<p>For 10,000 people taking part …

Health

Secretly Recording Your Doctor’s Appointments

Secret recording is increasingly common and many times legal<p>According to the Pew Research Center, in 2016, a whopping 77 percent of Americans owned a …

Health

DARPA wants to chat with 1 million neurons through brain-computer interface program

Through its Neural Engineering System Design program, DARPA is sponsoring research into a new generation of technologies that could better enable …

Health Care

Why Government's Intervention Is Needed To Boost Healthcare In India

Healthcare in India is a landscape of contradictions, of extremes. It offers the best juxtaposed with the pedestrian; the super-specialists with the …

India

Bringing Zen To Healthcare: Transformation Through The N of 1

Posted on July 21, 2017 I Written By <b>Anne Zieger</b><p>Anne Zieger is veteran healthcare consultant and analyst with 20 years of industry experience. Zieger …

Medicine

OnePlus 5 can't complete emergency services calls in US, UK | Pocketnow

OnePlus 5 users across the web, including on Reddit, are sending reports to the OEM about incomplete calls to emergency services. Most of the reports …

Emergency Medicine

KQED

Dr. Lloyd Minor is frustrated. As dean of Stanford University Medical School, he says he can handle the constant cascade of large-scale challenges on …

Health Care

This Flat Microscope Implant Could Beam Sensory Input Directly to The Brain

Restoring senses with sensors.<p>Behold the FlatScope, an innovative implant scientists hope could one day beam sensory information straight to your …

Biomedical Engineering

Schools Are Turning to Virtual Doctors for Sick Kids

School nurses offer far more than just Band-Aids these days. As the prevalence of childhood conditions like asthma and diabetes have risen, nurses …

Health Care

Some OnePlus 5s are reportedly rebooting after dialing 911

Some OnePlus 5 users are unable to call emergency services on their devices, according to user complaints on Reddit. A handful of OnePlus 5 owners have complained that the device will reboot itself once 911 is called, preventing them from reaching emergency services.<p>Reddit user Nick Morelli noticed …

Technology

Did I understand you correctly, doc?

<i>Clear communication between the physician and patient is central to managing health, especially when the patient suffers from a chronic …

Medicine

Meet the 'doctors' who will talk to you whenever you like

<b>Could health apps and chatbots eventually replace your traditional doctor?</b><p>"Let's talk about how you've been feeling over the past 30 days," says Joy. "This will help me get a sense for your current state."<p>Joy probes a bit deeper, asking a series of questions: Do I feel hopeless? Do I feel restless? …

Medicine