Algorithm Pipeline Aids in Identification of Patients With RA

December 3rd 2020, 6:51pm


Using machine learning methods researchers were able to extract records of patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) from electronic health record data with high precision, enabling research on very large populations with this condition for limited costs.

Kentucky Telemedicine Program Increases Diabetic Retinopathy Screening Rates

November 28th 2020, 5:00pm


Large telemedicine diabetic retinopathy screening networks based in federally designated safety-net clinics may be able to increase screening access and compliance among otherwise underscreened populations.

Women With Dense Breast Tissue May Benefit From Abbreviated Breast MRI

November 17th 2020, 1:37pm


Supplemental screening for breast cancer, beyond the standard-of-care mammography, may benefit some women who have dense breast tissue.

Dr Anthony Loschner Expounds on the Benefits of AI in Pulmonary Medicine

November 17th 2020, 1:00pm


Artificial intelligence (AI) frees up time for clinicians, noted Anthony L. Loschner, MD, assistant professor and associate program director, Critical Care Fellowship Program, Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine.

Telemedicine Improved Appointment Adherence for Rheumatology Visits

November 11th 2020, 1:00pm


Improvements in completed visits while using telemedicine to conduct rheumatology visits during the coronavirus disease 2019 pandemic may present an option for continued telemedicine use for follow-up care.

CMS Proposes New Rules for CGM Coverage Among Medicare Beneficiaries

October 29th 2020, 4:33pm


This week, CMS proposed changes to the Medicare Durable Medical Equipment Prosthetics, Orthic Devices and Supplies (DMEPOS) coverage and payment policies which would expand Medicare coverage for continuous glucose monitors (CGMs).

Diagnosing ARDS Earlier and the Development of ICU Delirium in Patients With ARDS

October 21st 2020, 4:37pm


Abstracts presented at CHEST 2020 looked at improving diagnosis of acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) with machine learning and the development of intensive care unit delirium in hospitalized patients with ARDS.

Survey Highlights Challenges of Diabetes Management, Potential Impact of Technology

October 19th 2020, 4:38pm


Results from a national survey conducted by the Association of Diabetes Care & Education Specialists show that individuals living with diabetes feel they are doing everything they can to manage the condition, yet believe more can be done.

The Rise of the Digital-First Health Care Approach

October 15th 2020, 9:37pm


Interactive technology plays an ever-increasing role in our everyday lives, so it only makes sense that this rapidly improving technology is making its way other areas of our lives, including health care.

Smartphone App Unable to Accurately Predict Episodic Migraine

October 7th 2020, 4:59pm


In an attempt to develop a multivariable predictive model for days with new-onset migraine headaches, researchers found episodic migraine attacks were not predictable based on self-prediction or on self-reported exposure to common trigger factors.