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Researchers from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill have published a study in Preventive Medicine that examined social media as an effective route in generating awareness about skin cancer.

Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) researchers have found patients admitted to the hospital are less likely to be readmitted in 30 days if they report higher levels of satisfaction in care and communication with providers, according to a study published in BMJ Quality & Safety.

Utilizing normothermic machine perfusion technology could increase the number of available donor kidneys, according to a study published in the British Journal of Surgery.

Researchers from Stanford University have developed an algorithm capable of predicting patients’ three to 12-month mortality rate, according to a study published in arXiv.

Allowing patients to write or add notes to their medical health records could keep patients more engaged in their care while also improving relationships with their physicians and reducing physician workload, according to a study published in the Annals of Internal Medicine.

 

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Deep learning algorithm predicts patient mortality

Researchers from Stanford University have developed an algorithm capable of predicting patients’ three to 12-month mortality rate, according to a study published in arXiv.

New medical notes system allows for patient input, increases engagement

Allowing patients to write or add notes to their medical health records could keep patients more engaged in their care while also improving relationships with their physicians and reducing physician workload, according to a study published in the Annals of Internal Medicine.

3D printing improves accuracy, personalization of prosthetic implants

Researchers have developed accurate, personalized prosthetic implants for the middle ear using CT scans and 3D printing, according to a study presented at the annual Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) meeting.

NextGen Healthcare releases enhancements to EHR-mobile suite

Quality Systems, also known as NextGen Healthcare, have announced product enhancements to their mobile workflow system, including speech documentation for clinic and hospital support and facilitate the management of ICD-10 diagnoses.

Digital pills monitor opioid use in patients with broken bones

Researchers from Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston have found digital pills could monitor opioid use after surgery, according to a study published in Anesthesia & Analgesia.

45% have interest in voice-assisted health management

Interest in AI technologies like voice search, assistants and chatbot are increasing as more patients takes steps to management their care, according to the DRG Digital - Manhattan Research's Cybercitizen Health U.S. 2017 study.

8-hour physician communication training leads to improved patient experience

Hospital systems could improve the patient experience and physician engagement by providing physician communication skills training (CST), according to a study published in Patient Experience Journal.

Bionic pancreas decreases stress, improves treatment satisfaction in type 1 diabetes patients

Patients with type 1 diabetes experienced higher levels of treatment satisfaction and lower distress levels when using a bionic pancreas (BP), according to a study published by Mary Ann Liebert.

Social media big data could provide information on fighting prescription drug addiction

Researchers from Dartmouth, Stanford University and IBM Research have conducted a review of literature to evaluate the feasibility of using social media data to identify behavioral patterns of prescription drug abuse. Findings are published in Journal of Medical Internet Research.

FDA approves digital pill capable of tracking medication digestion

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the first digital pill with an ingestion tracking system to tell physicians whether patients have taken their medication.

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