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Indiana University medical school uses virtual EHR to train residents in geriatric care

A virtual electronic health record (EHR) is helping medical residents at the Indiana University School of Medicine navigate the complexities of providing healthcare to geriatric patients. …read more Source:: Fierce Mobile Healthcare

By |May 24th, 2017|Mobile Health|0 Comments

AMIA sees internet access as a social determinant of health

Education, socioeconomic status, housing insecurity and education are among the well-established social determinants of health. One informatics association believes internet access should be included as well. In a letter to …read more Source:: Fierce Mobile Healthcare

By |May 24th, 2017|Mobile Health|0 Comments

Learning to read and write rewires adult brain in six months

Illiterate adults who have learned to read and write over half a year show brain changes – even in regions not obviously linked to reading, writing or learning …read more Source:: New Scientist

By |May 24th, 2017|Healthcare|0 Comments

News from other sources…

Twitter can be used to predict the flu, a sensor-embedded version of Abilify goes back to the FDA, and flamingos stand on one leg for a reason. …read more Source:: Modern Healthcare

By |May 24th, 2017|Telemedicine|0 Comments

Using AI for diagnosis raises tricky questions about errors

Artificial intelligence is changing the way physicians treat patients by using massive amounts of data to make a faster and more accurate medical diagnosis. But what happens when the machine …read more Source:: Fierce Mobile Healthcare

By |May 24th, 2017|Mobile Health|0 Comments

Report: Health IT safety improvements require public and private investment

Medical errors and patient safety issues generated by health technology is not just an IT problem—it requires buy-in from a broad number of stakeholders in both the public and private …read more Source:: Fierce Mobile Healthcare

By |May 24th, 2017|Mobile Health|0 Comments

Under Trump’s budget, ONC would eliminate health IT adoption programs, shift priorities

President Donald Trump wants to trim nearly $22 million from the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT (ONC) next year, a move that would eliminate several programs and …read more Source:: Fierce Mobile Healthcare

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Think the UK has a social care crisis now? Just wait until 2025

The demographic crystal ball shows elderly care is a crisis set to deepen, fast. No wonder UK politicians are grasping for solutions, says James Bloodworth …read more Source:: New Scientist

By |May 24th, 2017|Healthcare|0 Comments

Spencer Cox Center pays $387,000 to settle HIPAA violation

A hospital’s failure to appropriately safeguard patient health information cost it a $387,000 settlement with HHS. …read more Source:: Fierce Mobile Healthcare

By |May 24th, 2017|Mobile Health|0 Comments

How two NewYork-Presbyterian pharmacists tapped into telehealth to improve care for transplant patients

Medication adherence is an important aspect of any patient’s care. But the stakes are just a little bit higher when that patient has just undergone an organ transplant. That’s one …read more Source:: Fierce Mobile Healthcare

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