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Doctor is using a Tablet PC.

Physicians Practice: Making the Case for Telehealth | Feature

The author of this article is Gabriel Perna, the managing editor at Physicians Practice. In the past, physicians have expressed concerns about telehealth, fearing that they will

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technology-telemedicine-doctor-patient-remote

Finding Telemedicine’s Niche | Medical Blog

There are certainly times where I probably don’t need to make a patient physically come in to the office. As part of trying to figure out where

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If You’re a Patient in the Hospital, Your Personal Information Could be at Risk | News Brief

Recent research co-authored by a Michigan State University business scholar found nearly 1,800 occurrences of large data breaches in patient information over a seven-year period.

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EHRs: Pros & Cons – Infographic | News Brief

Doctors overwhelming agree that they are more proficient with the EHRs today vs 3 years ago. But there are both pros and cons to EHR use.

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physician-doctor-tablet-documents-records-stethoscope-technology-mobile

Infographic: Improving Document Security Improves Data Security | News Brief

By Chris Click Sr. Healthcare Solutions Marketing Manager for Nuance Document Imaging Data breaches in the healthcare industry are common and carry risks for both patients and

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survey-tablet-feedback-questions

New Survey Tool May Reduce Rates of Malnutrition in Hospitals | News Brief

University of Waterloo researchers have created a tool aimed at decreasing the rate of malnutrition in hospitals.

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Two young medical professionals looking over information on a smartphone

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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Video – Against Medical Advice 001: HIMSS, the Robot Apocalypse, and Dark Side Tonight | News Brief

The following originally appeared at ZDoggMD.com.

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ED-Physician-Perceptions-of-Diagnostic-Imaging-feature-image.1

Brain SPECT Imaging Helps Distinguish Between Dementia and Depression | News Brief

Neuroimaging of decreased blood flow in specific regions of the brain can differentiate between depression and cognitive disorders, according to a new report in the Journal of

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QA-EHRs-MI-Feature-1080x663

Examining EHR Use Among Allergists & Immunologists | Feature

Evidence suggests that several obstacles appear to prevent widespread acceptance of electronic health records (EHRs) among many physicians, including allergists and immunologists. However, several potential solutions may

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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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bacteria-infection

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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doctor-physician-computer-ehr-emr-technology-online

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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bacteria

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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physician-doctor-patient-exam-blood-pressure-hypertension

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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coronary-heart-artery-arteries

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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