Search Tag: remote diagnosis

IT Management

Inexpensive Innovation: Biosensing Platform Diagnoses Disease Remotely

2015 08 Apr

A quick and cost-effective means of diagnosing diseases and monitoring treatment at the point-of-care has been developed by researchers using paper and flexible substrates as biosensing materials. The new platforms have been shown to isolate and selectively detect multiple biotargets in whole blood, serum and peritoneal fluid using antibodies. The... Read more

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Video and Vital Signs: New System Permits Touch-Free Monitoring

2015 08 Apr

Engineering researchers associated with Rice University’s Scalable Health Initiative are devising a way to monitor patients’ vital signs without touch. The Distance PPG system allows physicians to diagnose patients remotely by using a video camera and specially designed software that detects nearly imperceptible shifts in skin tone. The researchers... Read more

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Robotic-Assisted Ultrasound Imaging

2014 12 Aug

New tele-robotic medicine innovations are becoming virtual assistants to the physicians and hospitals providing ultrasound evaluations. Two Mount Sinai research studies, published in the August issue of the Journal of the American College of Cardiology- Imaging, describe how the latest developments in tele-robotic technology are bridging geographical... Read more