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Health Management

Radiology Education Goes Mobile: What's Changed?

2017 07 May

Mobile devices are used by most students, residents and radiologists in everyday life. They allow fast and convenient access to all internet resources and to data stored on the devices. Entire bookshelves of information can be transported easily and are at the device user’s fingertips. The interactivity of mobile devices allows new techniques of knowledge presentation... Read more

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Use of Apps in Intensive Care Medicine

2017 30 Apr

Technology has affected all aspects of our lives. And Critical Care Medicine is no different. This technology revolution has led to the development of many apps that are used by both patients and professionals. Here is an overview of technological advancements and medical applications that have had significant impact on Critical Care Medicine:See Also:... Read more

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Volume 17 - Issue 1, 2017

2017 16 Mar

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New App for Patients Who Can't Speak

2016 07 Nov

An app for patients who cannot communicate has been developed by Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre’s intensive care department. The app (voICe) was released in Dutch in 2013 and is now available in English. It consists of 50 pictograms, for adults and children, grouped in 6 themes, that speak and show the text. When the pictogram is touched,... Read more

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mHealth: Remote Monitoring Greatest Market Potential

2016 24 Oct

An article in HealthCareIT News focuses on recent data on the mobile health app market as revealed by the latest research.  In the mHealth App Developer Economics 2016 report from research2guidance, figures show that the mHealth market is inundated with apps with supply far outstripping demand.   In 2016, the number of mHealth apps in app stores was recorded... Read more

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Taking the Tablet: Improved Resuscitation Performance and Documentation

2016 21 Apr

Documenting in-hospital cardiopulmonary resuscitations in real time simulations on a tablet-based app improved both clinical performance and documentation quality when carried out by the resuscitation team leader. The study from Germany is published in the Scandinavian Journal of Trauma, Resuscitation and Emergency Medicine.Tobias Grundgeiger PhD, of... Read more

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The Older Patient: Ehealth and Mhealth Approach in Today's Context of Demographic Ageing

2016 05 Jan

Background The demographic trends projected over the long term reveal that Europe is ‘turning increasingly grey’ in the coming decades. By 2025 more than 20 percent of Europeans will be 65 or over, with a particularly rapid increase in the number of over 80s. This ageing trend will continue, and it is expected that by 2060 more than 30 percent will... Read more

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Health IT issues for 2016

2015 28 Dec

In his article appearing in MedCity News, Dr. John D. Halamka, chief information officer and dean for technology at Harvard Medical School, discusses key issues in health IT that will shape strategic planning for FY16. Documentation requirements. Current demands of Meaningful Use, hundreds of quality measures, population health, care management, and... Read more

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How New Technologies, Analytics are Improving Healthcare

2015 02 Nov

Healthcare globally is moving towards connectivity centred around the patient, aiming to improve the overall patient experience. However, the existing IT infrastructure must first be optimised before a truly connected healthcare system can be implemented, according to an article published online by The Information Daily. This means simplifying the underlying... Read more

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Antibiotics App Designed for Patient Safety

2015 29 Oct

Researchers at the University of Twente (Enschede, Netherlands) have developed an eHealth application that provides support for care providers when administering antibiotics in hospitals. They say this eHealth tool is intended to help improve the quality of work of healthcare professionals that leads to safer patient care.The app was created as part... Read more