• Why I Hope to Help End EHRs Lack of Interoperability
  • Google Granted Patent for Smart Contact Lens for Diabetes
  • MRI-based cancer detection technique could replace biopsies
  • The Cloud, dbGaP and the NIH
  • 3D Printing Enables More Precise Surgical Implants for Orbital Eye Operations
  • Telehealth Effective but Slower Than Onsite Stroke Assessments
  • NIH forms team of experts for the President’s Precision Medicine Research Net
  • Why I Hope to Help End EHRs Lack of Interoperability

    Why I Hope to Help End EHRs Lack of Interoperability

    SOURCE: Dr. Donald Voltz March 15, 2015 More than 1,000 people are killed every day due to medical errors largely caused by technology mistakes I am tired of waiting. Millions of medical professionals and patients are tired of waiting. We have been waiting for EHR interoperability since the dawn of […]

  • Google Granted Patent for Smart Contact Lens for Diabetes

    Google Granted Patent for Smart Contact Lens for Diabetes

    SOURCE March 27, 2015 On Tuesday, the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office granted Google a patent for a “smart contact lens having an uneven embedded substrate and method of manufacture.” Many believe the smart contact lens patent could be used to monitor a wearer’s blood sugar levels. Last year, Google teamed […]

  • MRI-based cancer detection technique could replace biopsies

    MRI-based cancer detection technique could replace biopsies

    A new technique allows cancerous cells to be detected using MRI without the use of dyes (Photo: Shutterstock) SOURCE March 30, 2015 While non-invasive imaging technologies such as mammograms or CT scans are capable of detecting tumors, identifying whether they are malignant or benign usually involves getting out the scalpel […]

  • The Cloud, dbGaP and the NIH

    The Cloud, dbGaP and the NIH

    SOURCE March 31, 2015 This week finally sees the release of the NIH position statement on the use of dbGaP data in the cloud.  We’ve been keenly aware of the need to address this issue for some time however, it’s essential that great care be taken when making changes to […]

  • 3D Printing Enables More Precise Surgical Implants for Orbital Eye Operations

    3D Printing Enables More Precise Surgical Implants for Orbital Eye Operations

    31 Mar. 2015 SOURCE “Orbit” is the term surgeons use for the eye socket.  The most common types of orbital fracture are orbital floor (blow-out) fracture due to sports injuries, motor vehicle accidents or hits from direct blunt objects. Any orbital-related surgery involving implants is complex and lengthy, since each […]

  • Telehealth Effective but Slower Than Onsite Stroke Assessments

    Telehealth Effective but Slower Than Onsite Stroke Assessments

       iHealthBeat, Monday, March 30, 2015 Telehealth interventions for stroke assessment take slightly longer than traditional in-person consultations, but they can be effective for instances when there is no vascular neurologist on site, according to a study published in Telemedicine and e-Health, FierceHealthIT reports (Hall, FierceHealthIT, 3/30). Study Details For […]

  • NIH forms team of experts for the President’s Precision Medicine Research Net

    NIH forms team of experts for the President’s Precision Medicine Research Net

    SOURCE: March 20, 2015 Working Group to host public meetings, seek public input into the design of the Initiative A newly created team of experts in precision medicine and large clinical research studies will seek public input from the large and diverse stakeholder community interested in the development of the […]

 

Medical Devices, Medical Apps, Doctor and Patient

Education, Medical Blogs, Videos, Websites and Podcasts

The purpose of this website is to introduce both patients and healthcare professionals to the impact of the Internet on medicine and healthcare, by curating and organizing relevant articles in all fields of the digitalization of Medicine. (See i-NEWS section on Main Menu). Medical Apps and Medical Devices are examined, and internet technology and Patient Education are evaluated., for their places in all medical settings. The influence of the internet is shown in every Medical Specialty,, and improvements in Medical Education through the internet by showing the viewer the Top Patient Accredited Medical Information Websites, , the Best Medical Blogs, the top Medical Videos, and best Medical Podcasts. In addition to the latest-breaking Internet Medical News and Internet Medical Research News in all specialties are studied.. As Dr. Eric Topol of the Scripps Digital Medicine says, vast changes are occurring, now, due to the convergence of changes in technology. Medical Apps and Medical Devices are affecting many areas of of Medicine. Overall, the internet is changing all healthcare, from the use of Internet Technology in Hospital Administration in America to the use of iPhones to diagnose infectious disease in Africa

We are living in a great time for medicine. As most know, it is time for a change..

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More U.S. Hospitals Testing Apple’s Software Than Google’s

More U.S. Hospitals Testing Apple’s Software Than Google’s

  SOURCE March 15, 2015 A Reuters survey of 23 hospitals found that 14 have begun or are considering running pilot programs using HealthKit to obtain and track basic health information from patients with chronic illnesses such as diabetes and hypertension. Monitoring patients’ blood pressure, weight, and heart rate, may […]

 
 

Why I Hope to Help End EHRs Lack of Interoperability

Why I Hope to Help End EHRs Lack of Interoperability

SOURCE: Dr. Donald Voltz March 15, 2015 More than 1,000 people are killed every day due to medical errors largely caused by technology mistakes I am tired of waiting. Millions of medical professionals and patients are tired of waiting. We have been waiting for EHR interoperability since the dawn of […]

 
 

Google Granted Patent for Smart Contact Lens for Diabetes

Google Granted Patent for Smart Contact Lens for Diabetes

SOURCE March 27, 2015 On Tuesday, the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office granted Google a patent for a “smart contact lens having an uneven embedded substrate and method of manufacture.” Many believe the smart contact lens patent could be used to monitor a wearer’s blood sugar levels. Last year, Google teamed […]

 
 

MRI-based cancer detection technique could replace biopsies

MRI-based cancer detection technique could replace biopsies

A new technique allows cancerous cells to be detected using MRI without the use of dyes (Photo: Shutterstock) SOURCE March 30, 2015 While non-invasive imaging technologies such as mammograms or CT scans are capable of detecting tumors, identifying whether they are malignant or benign usually involves getting out the scalpel […]

 
 

How Cloud Brings Innovation to Acute Care EHR Technology

How Cloud Brings Innovation to Acute Care EHR Technology

SOURCE March 28, 2015 The healthcare sector has seen significant advancements in recent years, as EHR adoption rates have skyrocketed and electronic prescribing systems take hold across hospitals and medical practices. However, there are significant lapses in advancing acute care EHR that developers need to address. EHR vendors will play […]

 
 

The Cloud, dbGaP and the NIH

The Cloud, dbGaP and the NIH

SOURCE March 31, 2015 This week finally sees the release of the NIH position statement on the use of dbGaP data in the cloud.  We’ve been keenly aware of the need to address this issue for some time however, it’s essential that great care be taken when making changes to […]

 
 

3D Printing Enables More Precise Surgical Implants for Orbital Eye Operations

3D Printing Enables More Precise Surgical Implants for Orbital Eye Operations

31 Mar. 2015 SOURCE “Orbit” is the term surgeons use for the eye socket.  The most common types of orbital fracture are orbital floor (blow-out) fracture due to sports injuries, motor vehicle accidents or hits from direct blunt objects. Any orbital-related surgery involving implants is complex and lengthy, since each […]

 
 

Telehealth Effective but Slower Than Onsite Stroke Assessments

Telehealth Effective but Slower Than Onsite Stroke Assessments

   iHealthBeat, Monday, March 30, 2015 Telehealth interventions for stroke assessment take slightly longer than traditional in-person consultations, but they can be effective for instances when there is no vascular neurologist on site, according to a study published in Telemedicine and e-Health, FierceHealthIT reports (Hall, FierceHealthIT, 3/30). Study Details For […]

 
 

LabDisk diagnoses multiple diseases within an hour

LabDisk diagnoses multiple diseases within an hour

SOURCE March 30, 2015 LabDisk is a device for detecting multiple diseases quickly and non-invasively Typically, tests for diseases must be done one disease at a time, and can take days to be processed through a lab. A new device developed in an EU project, however, can test for several […]

 
 

NIH forms team of experts for the President’s Precision Medicine Research Net

NIH forms team of experts for the President’s Precision Medicine Research Net

SOURCE: March 20, 2015 Working Group to host public meetings, seek public input into the design of the Initiative A newly created team of experts in precision medicine and large clinical research studies will seek public input from the large and diverse stakeholder community interested in the development of the […]