Consumer studies have demonstrated the effectiveness of Voxiva's Text2quit personalized interactive smoking cessation program, with self-reported quit rates as high as 32 percent after six...
While some, such as venture capitalist Vinod Khosla, have predicted that as much as 80 percent of a doctor's job could be replaced by computers in the decades ahead, the split in duties likely will end up more equal, a commentary published this week in National Journal argues.
Researchers have found that electronic health record data can identify drugs that may stall organ rejection in transplant patients.
Though technology can go a long way to help engage patients in their own health care, a little empathy can be an essential ingredient, according to an article published at CIO.com.
While robotic surgery is proving increasingly dangerous, providers don't always warn patients of the risks.
Electronic health records can help accelerate and advance the use of genomic medicine, as demonstrated in several articles published in a special issue of Genetics in Medicine, the official journal of the American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics.
Neuroscience researchers at the Medical College of Georgia in Augusta have developed a way to measure a person's heart and breathing rates using any single-channel video camera, including a web or cell phone cam.
Patients who were more self-aware of their medical conditions and highly motivated to care for themselves were far less likely to be readmitted after a hospital stay than patients with low self-awareness, according to a new study published in the Journal of General Internal Medicine.
No longer constrained by the talking points that are part and parcel of life in public office, Farzad Mostashari, M.D., took the stage at the annual CHIME CIO forum in Scottsdale, Ariz., on Wednesday and spoke frankly about barriers to care transformation, limits of healthcare technology and other worries he has about the healthcare system.
EHRs integrated with clinical prediction rules can improve quality of care, contain costs and reduce overtreatment, according to a new study--but physicians aren't quite yet on board.