Errors related to diagnosis accounted for 33% of medical malpractice claims from 2013 to 2017, beating out all other reasons for such lawsuits and highlighting the challenges physicians face in making clinical decisions.
Hospital lab personnel are asking the CMS to roll back a 2016 policy that allows nurses to analyze lab tests. The request comes as such tests become more complex and widely used.
Artificial intelligence and machine learning can play a key role in population health in the areas of disease risk and prevention by helping reduce hospitalizations and even offering patients an avenue for self-managed care.
Our in-depth special report explores the role of AI in healthcare and its slow growth in the industry, including how artificial intelligence can improve medical diagnosis, deliver a competitive edge with data, impact healthcare supply chains and play a role in addressing population health.
Whether artificial intelligence and machine learning revolutionize healthcare over the next few years remains to be seen, but based on spending projections, the market is about to take off.
At Advocate's second simulation center, clinicians and others practice improving patient safety.
Proteus makes digital sensors for pills that track medication adherence, including in Abilify Mycite, the first of such drugs to receive FDA approval.
With continuous advancements in technology, the healthcare landscape is rapidly changing. Providers are looking for ways to deliver faster, more personalized care to their patients while improving communications within their care teams. Technology can help providers achieve these goals and Apple...
Researchers at Imperial College London have shown that a toxin from the Peruvian green velvet tarantula was able to alleviate pain.
U.S. regulators approved the first drug with a sensor that alerts doctors when the medication has been taken, offering a new way of monitoring patients but also raising privacy concerns.
Sanford Health added to its growing international portfolio by acquiring a minority stake in Isar Klinikum, a hospital based in Munich. Sanford plans to work intimately with the German hospital on stem cell therapy.
The blue agave plant is already being investigated as the source of treatments for osteoporosis and lowering blood glucose, and now is being used as the raw material in a bio-skin to treat second-and third-degree burns.