Researchers from the Wisconsin Institute of Surgical Outcomes Research found a smartphone app to be a potential tool in detecting surgical site infections (SSI) and preventing additional hospital admissions. Findings were published in the Journal of the American College of Surgeons.

Medical scribes in charge of electronic health record (EHR) documentation could reduce physician burnout and restore joy to practicing, according to a study published in the Journal of the American Board of Family Medicine.

Researchers have developed a natural language processing (NLP) system capable of measuring the quality of heart failure inpatient care by analyzing data collected from electronic health records (EHRs), according to a study published in JMIR Medical Informatics.

ResApp Health Limited, a digital health company producing smartphone applications for the diagnosis and management of respiratory disease, has begun enrolling participants in a study evaluating the feasibility of an app in the diagnosis of pediatric respiratory disease from cough sounds.

An algorithm developed by researchers at the Chinese University of Hong Kong has accurately predicted speech improvement in children who use cochlear implants (CIs). Findings were published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America.