Researchers at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) have come up with a new technique based on artificial intelligence and machine learning that allows clinicians to acquire higher quality images without having to collect additional data. In a paper appearing in the journal Nature, this technique is referred to as AUTOMAP (Automated Transform By Manifold Approximation).
The Guardian Connect monitoring system, a small wireless device for people with diabetes, has been approved by the Food & Drug Administration. According to its manufacturer, Medtronics, the GCM system is the first smart standalone system to help people with diabetes stay ahead of high and low glucose events.
According to experts in the field there’s no sure way to diagnose Alzheimer’s. There are individual tests or brain scans that can uncover the disease. Physicians can check out a patient’s medical history and observations reported by family members or health-care workers.
Ochsner Health System in New Orleans has teamed up with Epic and Microsoft to determine if technology can be used to find out which patients will code before they suffer a cardiac or respiratory arrest.
According to a study, “take-home” robots could be instrumental in helping patients recover from illness in their home environment.
After being discharged from the hospital, a robot could help patients with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) manage their condition.
The Journal of Medical Internet Research reported that socially assistive robots can help patients stick to their medication and exercises. The test was conducted with patients suffering from COPD.