Innovations like AI chatbots and at-home monitoring are proving essential for health systems managing patient capacity during the COVID-19 pandemic. »
Since mid-April, patients who die at Virginia Mason from coronavirus-related illnesses can now be visited by loved ones in their final hours as part of a program relying on nurses who escort families.
In the wake of COVID-19, Modern Healthcare moved its annual Transformation Summit online. The five-part webinar series brought together healthcare and technology leaders to discuss topics like innovation in times of emergency, patient-centered care and mental health.
The COVID-19 pandemic is prompting healthcare providers to identify ways to leverage their existing technologies to improve their infection control efforts.
In-home hospice providers often struggle to prevent opioids and other substances from falling into the wrong hands. Patient education, limiting drug amounts and proper drug disposal are crucial, experts say.
As hospitals become concerned over whether they’ll have enough beds for possible patient surges, they're testing new programs to monitor patients with mild coronavirus symptoms at home.
Some pregnant women fear giving birth with no loved ones by their side. Others worry about getting sick with COVID-19 and not being able to hold their newborns.
Leading investors, researchers and other experts suggest that the next decades of biotechnology innovation will usher in a new phase of precision medicine, with the potential to fundamentally change how patient care is managed.
Elliot Hospital, a community hospital in Manchester, N.H., is finding success using spinal anesthesia rather than general anesthesia for more complex procedures on NICU patients. Parents prefer it because their babies aren’t put to sleep.
The New York health system’s Long Island Jewish Medical Center is piloting a new system that links video, audio and patient data to inform quality-improvement projects.
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