A wireless device was comparable to cardiac MRI in accuracy when detecting heart dysfunction in childhood cancer survivors who were treated with anthracycline chemotherapy, according to a study published in Clinical Cancer Research.
Medicalchain, providers of blockchain technology for the secure storage and transfer of electronic health records, have signed a joint work agreement with Mayo Clinic to improve blockchain technology utilization in healthcare.
Researchers have developed a natural language processing algorithm, trained on clinical record data, capable of detecting disease symptoms with high accuracy, according to a study published June 15 in the JMIR Medical Informatics.
The shift by insurance companies from reimbursement to fee-for-service has impacted the way physicians and practices are receiving compensation. In a recent survey conducted by Merritt Hawkins, researchers noted 25 percent of physicians have “compensation tied to quality and patient experience metrics.”
The combination of wearable monitoring with predictive analytics could hasten identifying acute exacerbation in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), according to a study published in JMIR mHealth and uHealth.
It’s long past asking “if” artificial intelligence (AI) and related technologies will revolutionize healthcare. According to a recent survey, 80 percent of executives expect AI will be integrated into the patient experience within two years. At the same time, 81 percent of respondents agree their organizations are not ready for the societal and liability issues that will result from this change.
Attending emergency department (ED) physicians experienced increased levels of frustration due to difficulties using electronic health records (EHRs), according to a study published May 16 in Applied Clinical Informatics.
Internet-based interventions designed to support family caregivers of patients with dementia improved stress and anxiety, according to a study published June 12 in the Journal of Medical Internet Research.