The Smart Case includes electronics and sensors to monitor the proximity, temperature, presence and removal, and expiration of auto-injectors.
Association says medical students, residents should undergo training with evaluative feedback.
Incidental abnormalities are most frequently observed in computed tomography colonoscopy, computed tomography of the chest, and cardiac magnetic resonance imaging.
With the rapid rise in technologic advances and the increase in medical specialties in the last half-century, the creation of the medical virtualist could improve care and outcomes and reduce costs.
A study of one tracking system's effect finds improvement in the management of diabetes.
Health care providers can use the acronym SPPACES to determine what apps are the best for their clinical practice.
Mobile apps have great potential for use in patient-centered care, follow-up, and improving health outcomes.
Some companies and organizations see the potential of the Apple Watch as a useful device for clinicians in communication with patients and colleagues, plus quick access to patient records.
Nearly 14% of Google Play apps used a phone's camera to measure blood pressure without a cuff or proper validation.
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services says interoperability necessary to achieve optimal benefits with electronic health records.
Provider-level data on specific health outcomes, such as blood glucose and blood pressure control rates, is now available on Physician Compare.
'Quality indicators' and 'benchmarking' have become buzzwords in many practices, but are efforts truly benefiting patients?
Advances are outpacing arrival speed for this potentially lifesaving technology.
First time shoppers should ask about how EHR system will handle Meaningful Use 2 requirements if not already certified.
Patients perceive clinicians who make direct eye contact as being more empathetic.
Poor software performance may trigger many small physician practices to leave vendors.
Google launches California Life Company to research health and wellness, with Apple chairman as CEO.
The majority of low-income patients have access to the Internet and most express interest in receiving health information digitally.
Only 1-in-10 physicians surveyed met stage one meaningful use criteria necessary to qualify for Medicare and Medicaid incentive payments in early 2012.
The U.S. has achieved the end-of-2013 goal of implementing EHRs in 50% of doctor offices and 80% of eligible hospitals.
An automated data collection system enables public health officials to categorize online vaccine information as negative or positive, and by location.
Overall, clinicians were less satisfied with the ability of EHRs to improve care and with ease of use in 2012 versus 2010.
Locales on Facebook in which a greater proportion of the population indicated an interest in television correlated with higher obesity prevalence.
Many messages sent via secure electronic message systems at primary care health clinics do not receive a response within 24 hours.
Transitioning telemedicine systems from resource limited settings to widespread use could improve health outcomes in patients with chronic conditions.
Medical identity theft and data security breaches are growing, with thousands of cases reported per year.
During the transition to electronic health records patient face time may suffer, despite other benefits.
When patients use their smartphone in the exam room use it as an opportunity to discuss health-promoting apps.
One day health-care providers will wonder how we could have possibly ever gotten by without EHRs.
Including a patient photograph on a verification screen in electronic health records could help prevent clinicians from placing incorrect orders.