Biohacking is an umbrella of techniques where citizen scientists experiment using a variety of techniques previously used only in organized research settings. Is it beneficial? Or dangerous?
Continuous monitoring can help improve patient safety when opioids are given in the hospital but it is important not to contribute to the staff's alarm fatigue.
Robin Healthcare is replacing clunky approaches to medical visit documentation allowing doctors to once again concentrate on what their patients have to say.
If you’re caring for an aging parent or loved one in your home, you’re probably familiar with the tightrope walk of respecting their desire...
The many benefits of telemedicine, such as improved access and patient satisfaction, far outweigh the downsides which are, for the most part, correctable.
The Ready Surgery AI-Enhanced Risk Intelligence Platform was created by a digital health entrepreneur after her aunt's unexpected death from a surgical procedure.
Cloud storage can be a valuable asset to medical organizations but substantial due diligence must be performed before storing HiPAA-protected records with a vendor.
The transformation of U.S. healthcare revolves around that marvelous little computer in our pockets: the smartphone. Add in sensors, analytics, AI, the IoT, & telemedicine & you can see how we can create a healthcare system that is at once more personalized, people-centric, & efficient than our current model of care.
Interview with orthopedic surgeon Dr. Nicholas Frisch: In the past, people did little to prepare for joint replacement surgery other than having an appointment with their surgeon. Now there is a comprehensive app from PeerWell that offers both a pre-hab (pre-op preparation) as well as a post-op rehabilitation home program.
Instead of competing with AI, many health professionals predict that they will work with it, similar to how the autopilot feature is used in aviation — it did not replace the job of pilots but enhanced it.
New approaches that couple technology with biology are changing human biology in ways not thought possible even in the recent past. Innovations such as epigenetic reprogramming, gene editing, and synthetic biology are being applied to human health issues that range from antibiotic resistance to body augmentation.
Secure mobile messaging in healthcare settings can be an effective way to improve care coordination & communication but organizations must ensure the solution they are considering is not just secure but is HIPAA-secure. Failing to employ a service that has a proven track record in keeping PHI secure could be a costly mistake.