Search Tag: primary care

IMAGING Management

AI powers radiologists

2019 06 Feb

Executive Summary Artificial intelligence ( AI ) is clearly the new trend in automation. This article, "The AI-powered radiologist" , authored by Dr. María Jesús Díaz Candamio , a radiologist at the Servicio de Radiología, Hospital Universitario de A Coruña (Spain), highlights the advances in AI technology that will propel a revolution in... Read more

IMAGING Management

Growing student interest in radiology amidst AI fears

2019 06 Feb

The importance of artificial intelligence ( AI ) is ever increasing in healthcare, especially in enhancing the accuracy of diagnostic tools and disease risk predictive models. Radiology is said to be among the medical specialities most primed to incorporate AI into clinician workflow. It's no wonder that conversations about AI replacing radiologists... Read more

Executive Health Management

HETT 2019

2019 01 Oct

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IT Management

Can a bot take over primary care?

2018 04 Jul

Babylon boasts that its artificial intelligence bot performs better than human doctors at a medical exam. Not surprisingly, such claims have elicited doubts and protests from practitioners and medical groups.  For starters, the Royal College of General Practitioners contends that no app or algorithm will be able to do what a GP does.  "An... Read more

Executive Health Management

Primary care specialists urge GCC residents to consult general practitioners & avoid self-diagnosis

2018 08 Jan

- 41% of GCC residents go directly to a specialist when they fall ill, reveals survey commissioned by Arab Health 2018 - Only 34% of survey respondents in the GCC visit a general practitioner (GP) A recent survey commissioned by  Arab Health 2018  – the largest exhibition for healthcare and trade professionals... Read more

Executive Health Management

2017 18 Apr

I am writing this blog on a train to Manchester, conscious that I have already missed the Editor's deadline by a few days. I am not sure why, but my chosen title has been more challenging than I expected.   At first I wondered about using my Dad's experience of being a stroke patient as my starting point for a diatribe on 'Do Patients Matter?'... Read more

Executive Health Management

Internal Medicine Update

2016 11 Feb

Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi, part of Mubadala’s network of world-class healthcare facilities, is a multispecialty hospital on Al Maryah Island in Abu Dhabi, UAE. Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi is a unique and unparalleled extension of US-based Cleveland Clinic’s model of care, specifically designed to address a range of complex and critical care requirements... Read more

IT Management

Payment Barriers Deter Telehealth Adoption

2015 22 Nov

A national survey found that 9 out of 10 physicians in the U.S. would use telehealth, provided they were properly reimbursed. The majority of physicians surveyed cite administrative issues and a lack of billing services to address the need for reimbursement tools as a major detraction from implementing telehealth into their practices. The Robert Graham... Read more

IT Management

New IT Resource for Safety-net Primary Care

2015 01 Aug

Primary Care Information Network (https://www.pcin.org) is a new online resource intended to help improve practices of safety net primary care providers. The website features a library of tools and resources — all of which are free to download — that can help providers tackle issues such as scheduling workflows, care coordination and management, and... Read more