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In his article appearing in MedCity News, Dr. John D. Halamka, chief information officer and dean for technology at Harvard Medical School, discusses... Read more

Mirna Becevic, PhD, University of Missouri School of Medicine

Telemedicine Improves Doctor-Patient Relationships

People living in rural areas often lack access to modern healthcare, and one approach used to address this problem is telemedicine. New research... Read more

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The Future is Coming: Drones and Healthcare

A University of Illinois researcher has received a $1.5 million grant from the National Science Foundation to create drones that could perform... Read more

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Fitbits Monitor Symptoms in Transplant Patients

A new study from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill shows that activity trackers (eg, Fitbits) can be used to track patients' symptoms... Read more

Prof. Richard Frankel, PhD, Indiana University

Are You Paying Your Patients Enough Attention?

Technology is becoming integrated into healthcare processes. In the examination room, for example, use of computers is aimed at promoting safer... Read more

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Like other sectors whose mission depends on network-connected technology, healthcare is in crisis. In addition to the need for confidentiality, people’s lives depend on the integrity of the health information system. Incorrect decisions based on incorrect information could mean the difference between life and death. Finally, the information must be available... Read more

Anna Sort is a qualified nurse, healthcare lecturer and the director of PlayBenefit, a Barcelona-based company which uses gaming to help people heal. What are your key areas of interest and research? Video games, Engagement design, behaviour change, Placebo effect/mind power, willpower and eustress. What are the major challenges in your field? Finding... Read more

What are your key areas of interest and research? My key interests are people, politics, and economics of cybersecurity. I enjoy helping organizational executives understand how to use people powered cybersecurity and digital strategy as a mission, innovation, and productivity driver for their organizations. What are the major challenges in your field? The field... Read more

From Our Journals

Prof. Murray Rebner

Implications of Dense Breasts, Interview with Prof. Murray Rebner

Prof. Murray Rebner is Immediate Past President Society of Breast Imaging;...

Prof. Jan Bakker, MD PhD FCCP

Lactate Monitoring in the ICU

The use of lactate measurements in critically ill patients has steadily...

 Kawaldip Sehmi

Guest Editorial

Patient Power We hear often about patient-centred care and patient involvement,...

 David J. Mayman

Imaging with EOS®

The Radiologist’s ViewThe Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) acquired the...

 Eric De Roodenbeke

Hospitals: Facing Austerity and Ageing

Global Challenges The major challenges faced by healthcare today are a...

Pr Hassen A. Gharbi

Informatics Drives Radiology Today – Interview with Hassen Gharbi

Hassen A. Gharbi from Tunisia was recognised at ECR 2016 in Vienna for...

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