Technology

Advanced Hybrid Closed-Loop System Helps Achieve T1D Glucose Targets in New Trial

September 7th 2022, 10:30pm

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The trial followed patients with type 1 diabetes (T1D) for 6 months, evaluating outcomes in patients struggling to achieve glucose targets with the conventional treatment.

Neurofilament Light Chain Levels May Indicate Risk of CAR T–Related Neurotoxicity

September 7th 2022, 3:31pm

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A significant portion of patients who receive chimeric antigen receptor (CAR) T-cell therapy experience immune effector cell–associated neurotoxicity syndrome, and this recent study suggests neurofilament light chain protein levels may hold promise as a biomarker to identify at-risk patients.

How Point‐of‐Care Ultrasound May Improve At-Home Hospital Care

September 3rd 2022, 1:40pm

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A recent review suggests point-of-care ultrasound can help home hospital care providers assess, diagnose, and monitor a range of conditions with relatively little additional training.

Contributor: The Benefits of Medication-at-Home Pharmacy

September 1st 2022, 5:58pm

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Medication-at-home pharmacy is an innovative method of medication management that is vital to the success of the health care system.

Dr Hatim Husain: Biomarker Testing Is a Treatment Cornerstone in NSCLC

August 29th 2022, 5:07pm

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Hatim Husain, MD, associate professor in the Department of Medicine at UC San Diego, discuses must-haves for successful biomarker testing in lung cancer—in particular, non–small cell lung cancer (NSCLC)—and how the field is adapting to the targeted treatment needs of its patients.

Contributor: How Quality, Risk Program Integration Can Improve Provider Engagement and Reduce Administrative Burden

August 28th 2022, 1:15pm

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Step Detection via Smartphone Determines Fall Risk in Patients With Lower Limb Amputations

August 18th 2022, 6:00pm

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Researchers found automated foot strike detection is viable for smartphone-based fall risk classification in patients with lower limb amputations.

Remote, Online Assessments May Be Feasible Options for Tracking Cognitive Decline

August 17th 2022, 9:40pm

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Most participants were able to complete the assessments at home, and their scores correlated well with in-clinic assessments.

Teleophthalmology Is Here Today, but Insurance Coverage, Reimbursement Will Change

August 17th 2022, 1:13pm

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Insurance reimbursement for teleophthalmology services is not consistent among populations and only recently received a boost due to flexibilities allowed during the pandemic, said Parisa Emami-Naeini, MD, MPH, assistant professor of ophthalmology at University of California, Davis, and vitreoretinal surgeon and uveitis specialist at UC Davis Eye Center.

How Advocacy Groups and Patient Data Can Help Drive Health Equity

August 15th 2022, 9:15pm

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