Search Tag: Harvard Medical School

Cardiology Management

What's Keeping You Up at Night?

2019 07 Aug

Millions of people suffer from sleep disorders, commonly attributed to health conditions such as heart disease, diabetes, high blood pressure etc. Also, the use of alcohol, nicotine and caffeine have been thought to cause lack of sleep. However, studies researching this have previously not accounted for diversity in ethnicity or race, or are objective... Read more

IMAGING Management

BREAKING NEWS: MRI measures brain function in milliseconds

2019 17 Apr

MRI elastography: ground-breaking new way to see extremely fast neuronal activity in the brain It is magnificent how fast the human brain operates. In a fraction of a second our  neurons are activated, creating thoughts and reactions to stimuli. The speed at which radiologists can non-invasively  follow brain function using  MRI , however, is... Read more

IT Management

Improving care and outcomes with Machine Learning

2019 06 Mar

  Amazon Web Services (AWS) is supporting machine learning in patient care at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) with an academic research grant.   With a range of AWS machine learning services, the Harvard Medical School -affiliated teaching hospital will explore new ways that the technology can enhance clinical care,... Read more

Executive Health Management

Artificial hype

2019 22 Feb

Radiologists, more than any other medical specialty, feel the professional and emotional ‘whiplash’ that began five or so years ago. Vanishing jobs (transforming radiologists into production units) for cost over quality for our patients, to the current shortage and need for more radiologists. AI introduced the threat that automation would take what... Read more

IMAGING Management

Tweet, like, follow – radiology goes viral

2018 18 Dec

Most of us virtually ‘live’ on social media. Twitter , Facebook , Instagram , LinkedIn and other platforms are where most of us digitally communicate with each other and the world at large.  Social media is perhaps the greatest opportunity doctors have to better communicate with their patients, help educate the next generation of physicians around... Read more

Executive Health Management

Multi-source Feedback Improves Surgeon Performance

2015 30 Aug

A performance evaluation tool widely used in industry is effective in assessing surgeons' adherence to standards of excellence and promoting changes in behaviour to improve surgical practice and teamwork, according to a new study published online by the Journal of the American College of Surgeons . Researchers at Ariadne Labs, Boston, applied multi-source... Read more