InnovationeConsults Offer a Virtual Platform to Improve Specialist Access
A pilot program in Maine is proving the value of a telemedicine network that links remote primary care providers with...
TechnologyHospitals are Focusing on the Benefits of New Ultrasound Technology
Aalpen Patel, chairman of the radiology department at Geisinger, explains how point-of-care ultrasonography (POCUS) technology is revolutionizing imaging operations and...
TechnologyNew Study Gives ChatGPT High Marks as a CDS Tool
Mass General Brigham researchers say the large language model AI chatbot is almost as good in making clinical decisions as...
Clinical CareMisdiagnosis Tied to Serious Harm of 795K Americans Annually, Study Finds
About 371,000 Americans die annually after a false negative diagnosis for a serious illness, according to researchers.
Clinical CareExcessive Drinking During the Pandemic Increased CA's Alcoholic Liver Disease Death Rates
The rate peaked at 13.2 deaths per 100,000 residents in 2021, nearly double the rate from two decades ago.
TechnologyUPMC: AI Beats Gold Standard for Diagnosing Heart Attacks
Researchers in Pittsburgh found that an AI tool outperformed the three most common practices for analyzing ECGs of patients being...
TelehealthVirtual Second Opinions Gain Momentum
Cedars-Sinai is one of a growing number of prestigious health systems that are expanding access to consulting specialist.
MarketingScores of Critical Lab Tests Fall Into a Regulatory Void. The FDA Is Trying to Close It.
Lab-developed tests have become increasingly popular, all while escaping the bulk of federal scrutiny over marketing and accuracy. Now, the...
TechnologyCalifornia Health System Uses 3D Imaging to Track Skin Cancer
Hoag is the first West Coast health system to use the technology, which produces a full-body 3D avatar of a...
TelehealthNorthwell Direct Lands Telehealth Contract for U.S. State Dept.
Northwell specialists will also provide support for DOS pre-deployment medical clearances and clinical case reviews.
Clinical CareMedical Misinformation: 'It can be Life-Threatening'
Common areas of medical misinformation are related to childhood vaccinations, natural remedies, and dietary supplements.
TechnologyAI May Be on Its Way to Your Doctor's Office, But It's Not Ready to See Patients
Few in healthcare believe this latest form of AI is about to take their jobs.