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Computer reminders help physicians less than hoped

A systematic review of 28 clinical trials published today concludes "implementing these expensive technologies will constitute an expensive exercise in trial and error."

By March 8, 2010

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For $49, a doctor will see you now -- online

American Well unveils a new service that connects consumers directly to physicians through their mobile devices for advice -- and sometimes even for diagnoses and prescriptions.

By October 9, 2013

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Google-like data bank of kids' brain scans could aid docs

The goal of the cloud-computing project is to let physicians and radiologists "google" a brain scan to find patients with similar abnormalities, review their anonymous medical records, and improve both diagnosis and treatment.

By January 9, 2014

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Heart study uses mobile tech to try to enroll 1M participants

Physicians at the University of California at San Francisco hope their Health eHeart Study, launched this week, will help them develop new ways to predict and prevent heart disease.

By March 20, 2013

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Cell phones are replacing pagers in pediatric hospitals

Many physicians and residents are using their own cell phones to page colleagues, raising privacy concerns.

By October 22, 2012

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FDA approves single-lead implantable cardiac defibrillator

The device comes with a cellular-based home monitoring system that allows physicians to detect a range of heart-related events, including silent arrhythmias.

By February 25, 2013

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What does 'safe' mean in a nuclear disaster? (Q&A)

A nuclear expert with Physicians for Social Responsibility says there is no "safe" level of radiation. But for now, he advises caution, not panic.

By April 15, 2011

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Future of medicine under the microscope

Leading experts in the medical field, as well as dozens of entrepreneurs, practicing physicians, and others interested in how exponential technologies can affect our lives are meeting at FutureMed.

By May 13, 2011

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Why social media gives your doctor an ulcer

Social search and question-and-answer sites are full of queries about how to treat injuries or deal with illnesses. It seems like an opportunity for physicians chime in, but there are roadblocks.

By February 25, 2011

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Practice Fusion delivers free, hosted apps for doctors

Practice Fusion released a suite of applications that are like Google Apps for physicians.

By June 19, 2008