Johns Hopkins researchers publish digital health roadmap

Johns Hopkins researchers publish digital health roadmap by Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine Credit: CC0 Public Domain In the dizzying swirl of health-related websites, social media and smartphone apps, finding a reliable source of health information can be a challenge. A group of researchers from the Johns Hopkins University schools of medicine and public health, […]

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Researchers use EHRs to identify cancer symptom clusters

Patients with chronic diseases such as breast cancer or colorectal cancer often experience fatigue, pain, depression and other symptoms which can lead to distress and functional impairment if left untreated. With the ultimate goal of helping clinicians manage and treat symptoms that negatively affect health and quality of life, researchers from the Regenstrief Institute and […]

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Local Scientists from African Countries Often Overlooked in International Collaborations on Global Health Research

Local Scientists from African Countries Often Overlooked in International Collaborations on Global Health Research  Global Health News Wire Local Scientists from African Countries Often Overlooked in International Collaborations on Global Health Research – Global Health News Wire Source: Nigerian Healthcare Blog The Academic Clinichttps://academicclinic.org

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Smart phone health monitoring devices will revolutionize healthcare

Smart phone health monitoring devices will revolutionize healthcare  News-Medical.net Bodily fluids from saliva to sweat may soon be tested using smartphones instead of being sent to a lab, providing real time health insights thanks to a new … Smart phone health monitoring devices will revolutionize healthcare – News-Medical.net Source: Nigerian Healthcare Blog The Academic Clinichttps://academicclinic.org

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How technology can boost healthcare delivery —Health Minister

Source: Nigeria Health Care News Health Minister, Professor Isaac Adewole have stressed the importance of a comprehensive electronic health information management system that links all hospitals to boost healthcare delivery in Nigeria Professor Adewole spoke at 58th annual Alexander Brown Hall, College of Medicine week symposium entitled “Using technology to Solve Nigeria’s Health Care problems” […]

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The use of paper records poses risks to patient care

Lynne Minion | 06 Feb 2018 The use of paper records, a lack of uniformity in electronic medical records and the wildly varying quality of medical data collected poses risks to patient care. According to a Monash University study into medical records in Melbourne hospitals. In an audit of medical records at five major university […]

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Apple makes a jump into the electronic health records game

By Rachel Z. Arndt | January 26, 2018 After months of rumors, Apple made a jump into the electronic health records game, allowing patients to aggregate their records on their iPhones. The move could effectively pressure EHR vendors to open up access to patients’ digital records. “This creates a high-profile and instant demand for the […]

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A Vanderbilt professor help establish electronic health records in his home country of Kenya

A Vanderbilt professor has been helping establish electronic health records in his home country of Kenya, which includes vast expanses cut off from internet access. And he says the lessons from Africa could help expand care to isolated parts of the U.S. Martin Were says the United States isn’t so different from Kenya. There are […]

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