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IT Management

Broadcasting Biology: Pros and Cons of Wearable Technology

2014 03 Jun

Google Glass is not the only technology changing the view of people who embrace new developments in wireless wearables. Devices like Fitbit and Nike’s FuelBand allow users to track health and fitness data via online databases, making it possible to see how many calories have been burned during any given workout. People with chronic diseases like diabetes... Read more

ICU Management

Internet-based Training Could Help in the Fight against Antibiotic Resistance

2013 01 Aug

Antibiotic prescribing rates for acute respiratory tract infections could be significantly lowered using internet-based training for clinicians, new research has shown. In a study, led by the University of Southampton and published in The Lancet today (Wednesday 31 July), an internet-based training programme has shown to reduce antibiotics prescribing... Read more

IMAGING Management

Patients Want Electronic Access to Images and Reports, Says U.S. Survey

2013 11 Jul

Patients in the U.S. who want to communicate with healthcare providers via an online portal indicate they would welcome the ability to download and share medical images and radiology reports with their physicians, according to a study of 1,000 adults conducted by IDR Medical, an international healthcare marketing company.  “More than one third... Read more