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02 Oct 2018 - 03 Oct 2018
05 Oct 2018 - 06 Oct 2018

Health IT

Image: An innovative oscillometric method can measure BP on a cell phone (Photo courtesy of MSU).

Novel App Measures BP without Accessories

A new study describes how oscillometric finger pressing (colloquially known as “Peek and Pop”) can provide accurate blood pressure (BP) readings on an iPhone, with no special equipment. More...
18 Sep 2018
Image: New research suggests that telemedicine can increase heart failure patient’s longevity (Photo courtesy of Alamy).

Telemedicine Patient Management Increases Life Expectancy

Telemedical interventional management reduces hospitalizations and prolongs the life of patients with heart failure (HF), according to a new study. More...
10 Sep 2018
Image: Lesion embedding visualized on the DeepLesion test set (Photo courtesy of NIH).

NIH Clinical Center Releases CT Image Dataset

DeepLesion, a large-scale dataset of CT images compiled by the U.S. National Institutes of Health Clinical Center, has been made publicly available to help the scientific community improve detection accuracy of lesions. DeepLesion includes a dataset with 32,735 lesions in 32,120 CT slices from 10,594 studies of 4,427 unique anonymized patients whose CT images were sent to radiologists at the NIH Clinical Center for interpretation. More...
28 Aug 2018
Image: A new study claims magnetite-gold hybrid nanomaterials advance theranostic therapies (Photo courtesy of NUST-MISiS).

Hybrid Nanomaterial Platform Effectively Kills Cancer Cells

A magnetite-gold particle hybrid nanomaterial could serve as a universal platform to both detect cancer cells and target drug delivery to kill them, claims a new study. More...
27 Aug 2018
Image: A VR haptic feedback system can train future surgeons (Photo courtesy of FundamentalVR).

Advanced Virtual Surgery Trainer Provides Tactile Feedback

A new virtual reality (VR) surgery training platform using haptic and physical feedback to create a tactile, flight simulator-like experience for surgeons. More...
27 Aug 2018
Image: A new study claims telemedicine reduces the need for transferring ICU patients to other facilities (Photo courtesy of Alamy).

Telemedicine Reduces Inter-Hospital ICU Transfers

Telemedicine is associated with a decrease in inter-hospital intensive care unit (ICU) transfer of critically ill patients, according to a new study. More...
15 Aug 2018
Image: Speech recognition notes are not enough for accurate documentation, according to a new study (Photo courtesy of Nuance).

Speech-Recognition Alone Cannot Sustain Transcription Process

While speech recognition (SR) software serves as a valuable tool for annotating clinical notes, it does not appear capable of serving as the sole component of the transcription process, claims a new study. More...
09 Aug 2018

The Health IT channel of HospiMedica informs about healthcare information technology for hospitals, clinics, and private practice. Among the subjects covered are electronic medical record environments, document management, HIS, RIS, PACS, LIM, and others.
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