Technology

Dr Elizabeth Kwo on the Expanding Use of Remote Patient Monitoring

September 23rd 2021, 7:00pm

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Remote patient monitoring includes urgent care uses, long-term monitoring to help keep patients with cancer out of the hospital by monitoring the effects of oncology treatment at home, and even voice monitoring to check for altered mental status, said Elizabeth Kwo, MD, MBA, MPH, the deputy chief clinical officer at Anthem BCBS, and a speaker at the 10th anniversary of Patient-Centered Oncology Care® conference.

Iksha Herr Previews Her Keynote Address on Data and AI in Health Care for PCOC 2021

September 17th 2021, 1:45pm

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Iksha Herr of Microsoft previews her talk on leveraging data and artificial intelligence (AI) in health care, which will be a high point of this year's Patient-Centered Oncology Care® (PCOC) conference.

Machine Learning Algorithm Finds Links Between Adverse Childhood Experiences, Rheumatic Diseases

September 1st 2021, 6:35pm

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People who suffered trauma as a child appear to be at a higher risk of fibromyalgia, although it is unclear exactly why.

Foundation Medicine, Epic Partner on Access to Genomic Profiling in EHRs

August 26th 2021, 8:22pm

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Foundation Medicine and Epic struck a deal to integrate comprehensive genomic profiling within Epic's electronic health records (EHRs), allowing for providers to order and review genomic profiling tests, leading to more streamlined clinical decision making.

Improving COPD Care With Remote Patient Monitoring

August 21st 2021, 8:10pm

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Worsening chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) symptoms are often underreported by patients who cannot recognize these changes as sign of decline, but they can be objectively measured through remote patient monitoring (RPM).

Researchers Highlight Promise of AI in Diagnosing, Managing NAFLD

August 20th 2021, 7:33pm

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Sifting through large quantities of data using artificial intelligence (AI) could one day change how nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is diagnosed, managed, and treated, according to a recent review.

Dr Bobeck Modjtahedi Discusses Trends in Telehealth for Diabetic Retinopathy

August 10th 2021, 11:25am

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Bobeck Modjtahedi, MD, elaborates on the importance of devising effective and convenient mechanisms for diabetic retinopathy screening.

Dr Leslie Eiland Discusses Challenges Faced by Patients With T1D in Rural America

August 2nd 2021, 2:00pm

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Leslie Eiland, MD, outlines some of the challenges of delivering optimal care to patients with type 1 diabetes (T1D) living in rural America.

Smartphone-Based Algorithm Found Effective at Detecting Early AECOPD

July 8th 2021, 6:47pm

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An algorithm influenced by cough sound recognition and symptom reporting conducted using a smartphone was found to be effective at diagnosing patients with acute exacerbation of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (AECOPD).

Experts Develop Classification Criteria to Distinguish 25 Most Common Uveitides

June 10th 2021, 5:56pm

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Classification criteria developed using machine learning will allow doctors to conduct disease-specific research about this collection of inflammatory eye diseases.