The implementation of telehealth services has saved Spectrum Health, one of Michigan’s largest health systems, over $4 million in three years.
May 25, 2018 | Mobile & Telehealth
A mobile health (mHealth) intervention was just as effective as a conventional clinic-based group intervention in treating patients with serious mental illness, according to a study published May 25 in Psychiatric Services.
May 24, 2018 | Mobile & Telehealth
The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) has selected SnapMD as their provider of telehealth technology.
May 24, 2018 | Privacy & Security
A survey conducted by cybersecurity provider Imperva has found that more than one in three healthcare organizations have experienced a cyberattack within the last year, while one in 10 have paid a ransom.
May 23, 2018 | Privacy & Security
Black Book Market Research, a healthcare and public opinion research company, has named Fortified Health Security as the top cybersecurity service vendor in the "medical device and internet of things" category.
May 23, 2018 | Analytics & Quality
Harm from medicines occurs in one in three older patients following discharge, 50 percent of which is preventable. Findings were published May 22 in the British Journal of Clinical Pharmacology.
May 23, 2018 | Analytics & Quality
The use of light-emitting tablets near bedtime could delay sleep, suppress melatonin production and hinder next-morning alertness, according to a study published May 22 in Physiological Reports.
May 23, 2018 | Privacy & Security
While organizations have made investments into data security tools, employees remain a major barrier to achieving full privacy, according to a survey commissioned by Biscom.
May 22, 2018 | Mobile & Telehealth
Researchers at Technion-Israel Institute of Technology have developed and tested an algorithm within a mobile app capable of acting as an electrocardiogram (ECG) R peak detector for arrhythmogenic events.
May 22, 2018 | Mobile & Telehealth
SnapMD, a provider of telehealth software, has announced new functionalities within its Patient Presenter Workflow within Virtual Care Management (VCM) telehealth platform.
May 22, 2018 | Analytics & Quality
Researchers at the North Carolina State University and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill have developed a technology capable of decoding neuromuscular signals to improve the control of powered prosthetic wrists and hands.
May 21, 2018 | Clinical Practice
Researchers have developed a tool that utilizes laboratory tests to identify which patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) are at a high risk of hospitalization.
May 21, 2018 | Mobile & Telehealth
Mobile health (mHealth) is better utilized by users who are more engaged in self-management. Findings were published May 21 in JMIR mHealth and uHealth.
University College London Hospitals (UCLH) have partnered with the Alan Turing Institute to use machine learning and artificial intelligence (AI) to complete tasks currently handled by nurses and clinicians, according to The Guardian.
May 21, 2018 | Clinical Practice
Researchers have reduced surgical site infections (SSIs) in patients undergoing colorectal operations by 61 percent in less than two years, according to a study published ahead of print in the Journal of the American College of Surgeons.
May 18, 2018 | Mobile & Telehealth
Basic smartphone training could improve rates of engagement in groups of clinical trial participants not proficient in technology, including elderly individuals, according to a study published April 26 in JMIR Human Factors.
May 18, 2018 | Clinical Practice
Hospitals in America typically use Facebook to share educational information and communicate with patients, according to a study published May 16 in the Journal of Medical Internet Research.
May 18, 2018 | Clinical Practice
Researchers from the University of Chicago Medicine have developed a comprehensive care physician model capable of improving quality while lowing hospitalization rates. Findings were published in the May 20 edition of New York Times Sunday Magazine.
Researchers from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) have developed an algorithm capable of accurately predicting which patients will survive a heart transplant and for how long.
AliveCor and Mayo Clinic have utilized machine learning to identify long QT syndrome (LQTS), with findings presented at the Heart Rhythm Scientific Sessions in Boston.
May 17, 2018 | EHR & EMR
Researchers from Swansea University Medical School and the College of Human and Health Sciences have used electronic medical records (EMRs) to improve clinical trials by expanding remote monitoring. Findings were published May 16 in Scientific Reports.
Researchers from the at Imperial College London and the University of Edinburgh have developed artificial intelligence (AI) software capable of detecting a common cause of dementia and stroke. Findings were published May 15 in Radiology.
Researchers from the University of Waterloo in Ontario, Canada, have developed artificial intelligence (AI) capable of using wearable-collected data to predict the onset of health problems. Findings were published Feb. 23 in the Journal of Applied Physiology.