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Healthcare Falling Short in Patient Digital Experience

2020 10 Mar

In this era of digital technology, consumerism in healthcare means patients expect the same kind of seamless digital experience they get when dealing with other service-oriented industries.      You might also like: German Doctors To Prescribe Health Apps in ‘World First’   With airlines and travel agencies, for example, online... Read more

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eHealthWeek Croatia 2020

2020 15 Apr

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2020 03 Feb

  One of the most cost-effective ways to reinvent hospitals will be through information technology. Over the next decade we can give hospitals the equivalent of brains and nervous systems. The fully digitised hospital of the future will become a healing machine, sensitive to the precise needs of each patient, seamlessly supporting human caregivers... Read more

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Improving Patient Experience in Radiology Waiting Rooms

2020 28 Jan

In providing imaging and other medical services, the "human factor" is key in creating a positive patient experience. Based on this principle, a Chicago-based hospital has made strides in improving patient satisfaction in the area of radiological services.      You might also like: 5 Practices to Improve Doctor-Patient Relationships  ... Read more

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Costly Radiology Callbacks Erode Patient Trust: How To Reduce Them?

2020 06 Jan

Imaging "callbacks" refer to instances when patients are asked to undergo a repeat or additional radiologic examination. While such callbacks may be uncommon, these are inconvenient for patients and can erode their trust in radiologists, according to researchers with the Department of Radiology at Michigan Medicine. You might also like: Malpractice:... Read more

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Our Top 15 Technology Stories from 2019

2019 28 Dec

As the year draws to a close, we take a look at our most viewed technology stories across our 2019 news and journals.   Fighting Cyber Threats With a Global Community Denise Anderson, President of the Health Information Sharing and Analysis Center (H-ISAC), spoke to HealthManagement.org about this growing global organisation’s aim... Read more

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Retinal Imaging Biomarker for Early Alzheimer's Detection

2019 19 Nov

Alzheimer’s disease (AD) is difficult to detect primarily because of the lack of measurable indicators – or biomarkers – before patients exhibit symptoms of this form of dementia. However, damage to the brain occurs years before AD is already symptomatic and advanced. New research from the University of Minnesota has looked into a promising... Read more

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The Politics of Tech Adoption in Healthcare

2019 13 Nov

A new report looking into the development and use of emerging technologies, notably artificial intelligence (AI), for healthcare has revealed concerns among some clinicians as to the real reason behind tech adoption. Within the NHS, the adoption of AI and other data-driven technologies is largely based on a “political or commercial imperative”... Read more

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The Impact of Technology on Medical Careers

2019 31 Oct

With artificial intelligence and telemedicine gaining a foothold in healthcare, there are fears about technology easing medical professionals out of their jobs.  Those fears and other issues around growing health tech adoption were tackled at the recent Becker's Hospital Review Health IT + RCM conference held in Chicago. In a keynote address to... Read more

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Single Test AI-Based Coronary Evaluation

2019 24 Oct

With the help of artificial intelligence (AI) technology, experts at the Prairie Heart Institute of HSHS St. John's Hospital have developed a robust coronary CT angiography (CTA) programme for improved patient care. This AI-based coronary evaluation system enables clinicians to comprehensively treat patients with just one test.   At Prairie, myocardial... Read more