Who owns a patient’s medical records? While the answer might initially seem both simple and obvious, the truth has proven to be more complicated. While a patient is the subject of his/her medical information, it is customarily the physician who creates and stores a patient’s record.
Since first appearing in the 1960s, electronic health records (EHR) have been developed and adopted for the storage and retrieval of medical documents and clinical information.
Unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), better knowns as drones, are being studied for various medical applications, from carrying disaster relief aid to transporting transplant organs and blood samples. When it comes to medical emergencies, each moment is critical to patient survival.
Is science reality starting to resemble science fiction? Recently, researchers from multiple universities wrote a paper in Frontiers in Human Neuroscience that purportedly showed how AI can predict people’s personalities by studying their eye movements.
Radio Frequency Identification is a technology that uses radio waves for data collection and transfer, often without human intervention—and it is being increasingly used by healthcare organizations to potentially reduce risk.
It is widely known that exercise and physical activity help combat chronic disease, and promote overall health & wellness; yet in the past decade, there has been a proliferation of specific devices and methods to promote more frequent exercise.
Recently emerging innovative technology could dramatically change how millions of people monitor their blood sugar levels: an approach that utilizes artificial intelligence (AI) and radar technology, including high-frequency radio waves to monitor blood sugar levels without the need for finger pricking.
A team of researchers at the University of Illinois have come up with a microscope system that can image living tissue in real time and in molecular detail, without any chemicals or dyes. The new technology could boost cancer study.
A private security firm called TrapX Labs, recently set up a sting operation to gauge the impact of hackers on hospital security systems. It documented how financially motivated computer hackers attacking a decoy hospital network can make changes in networked devices like CT scanners in ways that can compromise patient safety. The hospital network was fake, but attackers were real, TrapX said.