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November 06, 2017
Medical imaging professionals converge on RSNA 2017, North America's biggest healthcare conference. This year the emphasis is on AI and machine learning, and value-based care.
August 04, 2017
President Trump and Veterans Affairs (VA) Secretary, David Shulkin, M.D., announced telehealth initiatives that will help give access to healthcare for veterans across the country. Through new ...
March 31, 2017
This essential guide explores the potential of the internet of things in healthcare, as well as some of the obstacles that may hinder its wider adoption.
March 20, 2017
The Department of Veterans Affairs is collaborating with a 3D printer manufacturer to encourage surgical planning and anatomical modeling for personalized healthcare.
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Bluetooth technology can be used in a hospital setting to provide patients with indoor GPS and the ability to receive information about equipment and medication. Continue Reading
Walk the corridors of any modern hospital, from intensive care to patient units to emergency rooms, and you'll see the familiar banks of workstations where doctors and nurses busily access patient records and type in critical updates. For years, ... Continue Reading
Patient engagement tools, such as virtual assistants and health apps, can help healthcare providers improve the physician-patient relationship and improve outcomes. Continue Reading
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The healthcare wearables most commonly seen today -- think Fitbit -- don't provide clinically valuable data, a health IT expert says. However, advances are being made. Continue Reading
A team of doctors and researchers from the Piedmont Heart Institute have turned to 3D printing to create anatomically correct heart valves to reduce the amount of risk to a patient during surgery. Continue Reading
There are an abundance of challenges of telehealth, but perhaps the most concerning to experts is not knowing where data resides and the lack of interoperability. Continue Reading
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In this video, two experts discuss how the lack of interoperability is affecting the success of telehealth programs. Continue Reading
If a healthcare organization wants to successfully implement a new technology, especially telehealth technologies, it needs to create a change management culture. Continue Reading
Medical devices pose a good deal of risk, experts say. One expert believes this is because the focus has been on patient privacy instead of the safety of medical devices. Continue Reading
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At this year's Connected Health Conference in Boston, one main focus was on the patient experience in healthcare. While all the technology that comes with engaging the patient is important – such ... Continue Reading
When you plan to build a telehealth program, consider these five factors, based on the experience of one healthcare organization, before committing to technologies and vendors. Continue Reading
Healthcare organizations need to connect procurement and cybersecurity to avoid common mistakes that could compromise medical device security, says a healthcare CISO. Continue Reading