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Innovation, Research

Study Confirms mRNA Vaccines Protect Against COVID-19 During Pregnancy

September 30, 2022

Via: HitConsultant

Founded in 1969 in Indianapolis, the Regenstrief Institute is a local, national and global leader dedicated to a world where better information empowers people to end disease and realize true health. A key research partner to Indiana University, Regenstrief and […]


Innovation, Med Tech

Federated Learning Is Driving a New Approach to Health Care

September 28, 2022

Via: Health IT Answers

Following the enactment of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA), patient privacy cemented itself among the foremost concerns of healthcare providers. This focus on patient privacy was only amplified after Europe passed its own, stronger set […]


News

5 Tips for Hiring and Retaining Medical Practice Staff

September 15, 2022

Via: HitConsultant

Finding the right employees for your medical practice and keeping them happy can be challenging enough during normal times. Add in the realities related to the COVID pandemic, including staffing shortages and “the great resignation,” and busy physicians can be […]


Innovation, Med Tech

Three Ways Hospitals Use Data for Quality Improvement

September 15, 2022

Via: Health IT Answers

How do we measure quality in healthcare? The question is forever top of mind in an industry where quality is expected yet is difficult to define and measure. The U.S. is an outlier in healthcare. We spend more on healthcare per […]


Biomarker, Innovation

NIH issues funding opportunities for next-generation Covid-19 tests

September 9, 2022

Via: Medical Device Network

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) is seeking the next generation of Covid-19 diagnostics, with a focus on improved performance and accessibility. As part of this move, NIH has granted two new funding opportunities, which are part of the Rapid […]


Innovation, Med Tech

Magazine: Are metaverse applications becoming a reality in medical training?

September 7, 2022

Via: medicaldevice-network.com

We return to the metaverse to explore one of its most anticipated medical uses: as a training tool. Considering the advent of the remote healthcare revolution, the notion of a safe virtual environment proving useful to facilitate the training of […]


Innovation, Med Tech

AI More Accurate for Cardiac Diagnosis than Echocardiogram Assessments

August 31, 2022

Via: HitConsultant

Diagnosing cardiac pathologies from echocardiograms correctly can be an extremely challenging endeavor that only very skilled cardiologists can perform with ease. This latest breakthrough contains the potential to completely shift the narrative when it comes to diagnostic medicine, and can […]


Innovation, Med Tech

BHF-funded research finds new algorithm to help diagnose heart attacks

August 29, 2022

Via: medicaldevice-network.com

A research funded by the British Heart Foundation (BHF) has found that an algorithm developed using artificial intelligence (AI) can help diagnose heart attacks in women more quickly and accurately. The University of Edinburgh researchers have combined the data obtained […]


Innovation, Research

Cardiology: Have We Reached A Tipping Point in Structured Reporting Adoption?

August 25, 2022

Via: HitConsultant

Each year, KLAS interviews thousands of healthcare professionals about the IT products and services their organizations use. These interviews are conducted using a standard quantitative evaluation, and the scores and commentary collected are shared in reports like this one and […]


Biomarker, Innovation

Study finds blood test for Alzheimer’s detection in Down syndrome patients

August 25, 2022

Via: medicaldevice-network.com

A new study led by Lund University in Sweden has found that a blood test can accurately identify Alzheimer’s disease in Down syndrome patients. In the study, which was published in JAMA Neurology, a blood biomarker was compared with PET […]


News

Ion and Houston Methodist to Open Healthcare Innovation Tech Hub

August 18, 2022

Via: HitConsultant

The Ion anchors a 16-acre innovation district, the epicenter for Houston’s innovation ecosystem, as an inclusive, dynamic, vibrant, and dense hub focusing on quality collaborations between entrepreneurs, incubators, accelerators, corporations, academics, and the Houston community. The 266,000-square-foot building accommodates multiple […]


Biomarker, Innovation

Abbott’s blood tests can predict patient recovery from brain injury

August 12, 2022

Via: medicaldevice-network.com

Abbott has announced that data from a new study has shown that two blood-based biomarkers measured using its tests were able to predict a patient’s recovery from traumatic brain injury (TBI). The company stated that testing for these two biomarkers […]


Innovation, Research

Avenda Health Receives FDA Exemption for AI-Enabled Prostate Cancer Therapy

August 12, 2022

Via: HitConsultant

Avenda Health, an AI healthcare company creating the future of prostate cancer care, has received FDA Investigational Device Exemption (IDE) for its FocalPoint ablation system. The IDE will allow the technology, powered by iQuest, to be used in a randomized […]


Biomarker, Innovation

Skin Cancer Is a Risk No Matter the Skin Tone. But It May Be Overlooked in People With Dark Skin.

August 5, 2022

Via: Kaiser Health News

Brykyta Shelton found herself standing in a checkout line of a big-box retailer, uncomfortably aware as a woman ahead of her stared at her sandaled feet. Shelton had been taking medication for months for what her doctor said was toenail […]


Innovation, Research

H1 & Lokavant Partner to Power Next-Gen Clinical Trials

August 3, 2022

Via: HitConsultant

Lokavant is a clinical intelligence platform that improves the time, cost, and quality of trial planning and execution through data-driven analytics applications. Lokavant’s platform aggregates and integrates real-time data from disparate trial data sources, and powers advanced analytics enabled by […]


EHR & EMR

New COVID-19 Analytics Dashboards Tracks Levels of Protection Against the Virus at the County Level

August 3, 2022

Via: HitConsultant

Developed in a partnership between the Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI), Civitas Networks for Health (Civitas), Cincinnati Children’s Hospital (Cincinnati Children’s) and the Parkland Center for Clinical Innovation (PCCI), the Covid-19 Community Protection Dashboard is built from antibody prevalence surveillance, […]


Regulatory

DOJ sues Idaho over near-total abortion ban in first post-Roe challenge

August 2, 2022

Via: Healthcare Dive

The Biden administration has warned that even amid the overturning of Roe v. Wade, hospitals need to continue to provide emergency services, including abortions. In July, the HHS sent a letter to providers across the country stating that doctors must […]


Innovation, Research

Where you live can affect your ability to conceive, study finds

July 29, 2022

Via: ScienceDaily

People who live in socioeconomically deprived neighborhoods are about 20% less likely to conceive in any given menstrual cycle compared with people living in neighborhoods with more resources, a recent Oregon State University study found. The study measured “fecundability,” which […]


Innovation, Med Tech

Internet of Things: a tsunami of clinical trial data

July 29, 2022

Via: medicaldevice-network.com

Internet of Things (IoT) is the catchall term covering devices that collect and exchange data with other devices over the internet. And, according to experts involved in their rollout in clinical trials, the sector is at a tipping point. In […]


News

New York, San Francisco: Monkeypox threat to public health

July 29, 2022

Via: Fox News

New York and California health officials are sounding the alarm on the spread of the monkeypox virus, declaring threats to public health. In San Francisco, Mayor London Breed said that the city would declare a local public health emergency that […]