Technology

Access to Consultative Dermatologic Care via Physician-to-Physician Asynchronous Outpatient Teledermatology

January 13th 2021, 8:00pm

Article

Direct access of primary care physicians to dermatologists via asynchronous teledermatology improves a health system’s ability to increase patient access to dermatologic care.

COVID-19 Telehealth Expansion Can Help Solve the Health Care Underutilization Challenge

January 13th 2021, 5:00pm

Article

The telehealth policy changes enacted for short-term control of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic present an opportunity to address the fundamental gap in health care underutilization.

TeleConnect: Digitally Connecting Physicians Across the Health Care System

January 8th 2021, 2:00pm

Article

TeleConnect introduces the concept of connecting primary care physicians and specialists by leveraging technology. Improving communication in a health care system betters patient care.

Addressing Evolving Patient Concerns Around Telehealth in the COVID-19 Era

January 7th 2021, 2:32pm

Article

With a rapid shift to telehealth during the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic, clinicians, health care organizations, and policy makers must consider and address patients’ evolving needs, concerns, and expectations.

Deep Learning Model Detects Sea Fan Neovascularization in Patients With Sickle Cell Hemoglobinopathy

January 5th 2021, 5:13pm

Article

In an effort to detect sea fan neovascularization from ultra-widefield color fundus photographs from patients with sickle cell hemoglobinopathy, researchers developed an automated system with high sensitivity and specificity, which holds potential to improve screening for vision-threatening proliferative sickle cell retinopathy.

Radiopharmaceuticals Are Showing Promise as the Next Generation of Cancer Treatment

December 24th 2020, 6:00pm

Article

Recent major investments signal growth in an emerging therapeutic sector.

Telemedicine for Cancer Care: Implementation Across a Multicenter Community Oncology Practice

December 18th 2020, 3:00pm

Article

Texas Oncology physicians discuss utilization of telemedicine, evaluating trends, barriers, and opportunities in care delivery during the coronavirus disease 2019 pandemic.

COVID-19 and Health Disparities: An Opportunity to Refocus Resources?

December 14th 2020, 5:00pm

Article

Stark realities exposed by the pandemic have led some to advocate for redirecting resources to have the most impact on vulnerable populations.

COVID-19 and Health Disparities: Could Eroded Public Trust Impede a Rebound?

December 10th 2020, 4:15pm

Article

What people believe about health and public health, although challenged before the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic, is even more crucial now as vaccine distribution efforts could soon begin.

AI Helps Determine Which Patients Benefit Most From Colorectal Cancer Treatment

December 9th 2020, 8:04pm

Article

Researchers found the application of FOLFOXai, an artificial intelligence (AI)–based predictor of response to FOLFOX chemotherapy in metastatic colorectal cancer (mCRC), may lead to improved treatment outcomes for some patients with mCRC and other cancers.