A systematic review of 28 clinical trials published today concludes "implementing these expensive technologies will constitute an expensive exercise in trial and error."
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.
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.
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.
Many physicians and residents are using their own cell phones to page colleagues, raising privacy concerns.
The device comes with a cellular-based home monitoring system that allows physicians to detect a range of heart-related events, including silent arrhythmias.
A nuclear expert with Physicians for Social Responsibility says there is no "safe" level of radiation. But for now, he advises caution, not panic.
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.
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.
Practice Fusion released a suite of applications that are like Google Apps for physicians.