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Digital Health Technology Use in Seniors | Feature

According to recent estimates, seniors aged 65 and older rank as the sickest, most expensive, and fastest growing segment of the United States population. “In recent years,

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New App Helps Bring Patients Back to Life After Heart Stops | News Brief

A newly released app called the Cardiac Arrest Resuscitation Mobile Application has helped save the lives of numerous patients whose hearts had stopped in a condition known

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New, Faster Way of Detecting Bacteria Could Save Lives | News Brief

A quicker way to detect the bacteria causing patients to become sick has now been developed, giving physicians a better chance at saving lives. Brett Etchebarne, an

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Misdiagnosed Foot, Ankle Injuries May Result in Arthritis, Chronic Pain and Disability | News Brief

The Journal of the American Osteopathic Association Review highlights importance of additional imaging, second opinions for accurate diagnosis and treatment. Front-line physicians are advised to err on

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Are Video Blogs the Key to Patient Engagement? | News Brief

Both doctors and patients can benefit through communication when using technology like video blogs. Online patient video journals or blogs–called vlogs–chronicling the good, the bad and the

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Hospitals Can Rapidly Identify Life-Threatening Bacteria | News Brief

Research project detects bacteria faster, better, cheaper. Soon in virtually every hospital it will be possible to identify the bacterial species responsible for an infection developing in

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Brain Scan Before Antidepressant Therapy May Predict Response | News Brief

Predicting patient responses to drugs could reduce the time it takes patients to begin feeling better and reduce health-care costs. A functional MRI brain scan may help

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Personalized Treatment for Those in Blood Pressure ‘Gray Zone’ | News Brief

Using heart CT scans can help personalize treatment in patients whose blood pressure is just above normal or mild high blood pressure. The scans detect levels of

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Avoiding Liability with Patient Portals | Feature

The good thing about EMR patient portals is that they decrease your liability risks. On the other hand, the bad thing about EMR patient portals is that

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Soft Robotic Sleeve Helps the Heart Beat | Feature

The device attaches directly around the heart. Harvard University and Boston Children’s Hospital researchers have developed a customizable soft robot that fits around a heart and helps

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Wearable Biosensors Can Flag Illness, Lyme Disease, Risk for Diabetes | Feature

A new study reveals your smart watch can detect when you’re getting sick. Stanford researchers found that smart watches and other personal biosensor devices can help flag

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E-Prescribing Increases Medication Adherence | Feature

Electronic prescribing (e-prescribing) decreases prescription errors and enhances coordination between physician and pharmacist, but what has remained unclear is how it affects patient behavior. Now a new

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A 25-year-old’s Answer to Antibiotic Resistance | Feature

Could this be the end of superbugs? A 25-year-old student has just come up with a way to fight drug-resistant superbugs without antibiotics. The new approach has

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Should Your Practice Consider Telehealth? | Feature

Investors are pouring money into digital health companies, with $5.8 billion invested in 2015 alone, according to CBInsights. Of the several subcategories of digital health, telehealth continues

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There Is No Such Thing as Too Much TV in This Doctor’s Office: A Different Approach to Patient Engagement | Feature

A recent Accenture report found that patients in the United States are increasingly accessing their electronic health records (EHRs), with rates rising from 27% in 2014 to

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Maximizing Potential With Social Media | Feature

As the use of social media continues to grow in leaps and bounds, physicians are increasingly trying to find ways to maximize its potential to improve healthcare

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Managing-Cholesterol-in--Specific-Patient-Groups

The Generational Differences in Healthcare Technology | Feature

For decades marketers have tailored their messages and delivery tactics based on the target audience to help increase sales of products and services. Today, physicians and healthcare

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2016 National Technology Survey | Feature

In a recent technology survey of advanced practice providers, and practice administrators, 19% of respondents saw a drop in productivity due to EHR use; 46% said their

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US reviews plan to infect mosquitoes with bacteria to stop disease | Feature

The United States could soon become the first country to approve the commercial use of a common bacterium to fight the spread of mosquitoes that can transmit

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