Technology

Doug Long on the Impact of Telehealth on Specialty Pharmacy

May 4th 2022, 1:41pm

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The pandemic drove telehealth usage, but it has challenges that might prevent doctors from prescribing new therapies, said Doug Long, MBA, vice president, industry relations, IQVIA.

Patients With PD Continue to Think Highly of Telehealth Services, Survey Finds

April 29th 2022, 3:30pm

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Patients with Parkinson disease (PD) were asked their opinions about which medical services they preferred to use via telehealth and which might be better suited to in-person care.

Novel Internet-Based Hospital-to-Home Model for Nutritional Nursing Effective in Patients With CKD

April 23rd 2022, 5:21pm

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Continual nutrition modification is crucial in patients with moderate to advanced chronic kidney disease (CKD), and more interactive at-home solutions hold potential to improve nutritional nursing models after hospital discharge. 

A Way to Improve Models to Predict Asthma Hospital Encounters

April 15th 2022, 10:43pm

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Predictive models can help find high-risk patients with asthma and manage them proactively, but prior models miss the highest-risk patients and may mislabel low-risk patients.

Experts Explore the Potential of Wearable Tech in T1D Management

April 15th 2022, 1:14pm

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This new literature review explored the potential to enhance management for type 1 diabetes (T1D) through the adoption of physiological parameters measured by wearable and sensor-enabled health-related technology.

Machine Learning Can Identify Patients With HF at Risk for Wild-Type ATTR-CM Earlier

April 15th 2022, 12:53pm

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Delayed diagnosis of wild-type transthyretin amyloid cardiomyopathy (ATTR-CM) results in inappropriate treatments prior to diagnosis and worse clinical outcomes after diagnosis.

What We’re Reading: Ransomware in Rural Hospitals; Baby Formula Shortage; Undercounted COVID-19 Cases

April 11th 2022, 1:27pm

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Rural hospitals find themselves targets of cyber attacks; a shortage of baby formula follows a nationwide recall; COVID-19 cases likely undercounted.

AI Can Help Differentiate Parkinson Disease From Essential Tremor

April 8th 2022, 7:27pm

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Investigators assessed different machine learning models to see which was best at distinguishing Parkinson disease from essential tremor.

Higher DKA Rates Seen in Black Patients With T1D Throughout COVID-19

April 7th 2022, 4:14pm

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Compared with other racial/ethnic groups, Black patients with type 1 diabetes (T1D) presented to medical centers with diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA) more often throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, regardless of COVID-19 infection.

Researchers Propose Novel Methodology for Computer-Aided Diagnostic System in Melanoma

April 5th 2022, 5:16pm

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