Tag: "electronic" at medical news

Despite laws, many pregnant women lack HIV testing

...roblem all over the country until we go totally to electronic medical records we had trouble getting prenatal care records while women were in labor and delivery," he says. Even when the doctor providing prenatal care delivers the child, records may not be quickly accessible, Dr. Helfgott says. Greater awarene...

Delta Dental donates $5M to Tufts Dental School to expand care to underserved populations

...alized database will enable practitioners to unify electronic dental records and practice management systems at eight clinics for the Tufts Dental Facilities for Persons with Special Needs located across Massachusetts. "Thousands of Massachusetts residents with special needs lack oral health care for a myriad o...

2006 European eHealth Conference and Exhibition unveils in Malaga, Spain

...e experts will discuss subjects such as individual electronic health cards containing complete medical records, the electronic prescription, interoperability of non-compatible technology, highly sophisticated portable/implantab...

World-leading microscope shows more detail than ever

...just over 154,000. The project involved experts in electronic engineering, physics, biophysics, chemistry, anatomy, materials science, dentistry, veterinary medicine and engineering from: Queen Mary, University of London Cranfield University Imperial College London The Royal Veterinary College The Univer...

Pitt study offers new hope for people trying to quit smoking

... or a placebo patch. Using hand-held computers as electronic diaries, the 324 participants recorded exactly when they were craving a cigarette and if and when they lapsed and smoked one. The resulting data showed that people who wore the active patch after lapsing were 4 to 6 times less likely to "cheat" again...

Springer and the Society of General Internal Medicine announce partnership

...nal of General Internal Medicine in both print and electronic formats to serve the needs of librarians and reade...ngerlink.com, researchers can find more than 1,250 electronic journals, 29 books series (with 3,200 volumes), handbooks, reference works, and databases. JGIM now ...

University of Utah to help build bionic arm

...d computer engineering, who will develop miniature electronic components such as amplifiers and signal processors; and Florian Solzbacher, an assistant professor of electrical and computer engineering, who will fabricate the array's components, put them together and encapsulate the device so it can survive when...

Hormone therapy may prevent heart attacks for women in their 50s

...lleagues in Diabetes Obesity and Metabolism (2005, electronic publication ahead of print) may offer a clue as to why younger and older women may respond to HRT in different ways. That study found that HRT significantly reduces the risk of diabetes compared with placebo but increases the levels of a protein asso...

Easy to use emergency mobile device for people at risk

...information about the location of the person on an electronic map," the project manager says. "This is particularly important if emergency services are to find them quickly, especially if the person does not know where they are or are having difficulty speaking." Whereas existing mobile devices with location de...

Mayo Clinic finding may double genetic screening effectiveness for sudden death heart condition

...und waves through the heart and records them on an electronic sensor to create a moving picture. Findings In the final step, the researchers matched the gene screening results to traditional exam results -- and found a consistent correlation between heart muscle shape and the presence of HCM-associated mutati...

Medical jargon is not unequivocal

Patient data are increasingly recorded in an electronic form instead of on paper. This makes it much easier to retrieve certain information. Yet if one patient with diabetes is given the label 'diabetes mellitus type II' and the other patient 'DM type 2', a search query for 'diabetes mellitus' will not pr...

Manchester unveils made to measure medical stockings

...his information is then transmitted to a dedicated electronic knitting machine in the WLIC which produces a bespoke stocking designed to apply a prescribed three-dimensional pressure profile to the leg. Dr Tilak Dias, Head of the WLIC, said: "Sustained graduated compression is the key to healing a venous ulcer....

National report identifies Regenstrief Institute as health care information leader

...s Rand study reported that wide spread adoption of electronic medical records and other health information techn...iology images. The RMRS serves as the day-to-day electronic medical records system at a 319-bed public hospital and its community clinics. Regenstrief's informa...

Mayo Clinic leaders offer health reform vision, prescriptions

...nd 20 percent to 25 percent of hospitals are using electronic medical records. The authors suggest the learning organization vision for health care could be best achieved through a "consumer-driven, market-based model that delivers universal coverage to all Americans -- a model similar to the Federal Employee ...

The $6 billion (hu)man is becoming reality, as bionics restores or expands humans' abilities

...tomical structures or physiological processes with electronic or mechanical components Unlike prostheses, the bionic implant actually mimics the original function, sometimes surpassing the power of the original organ or other body part. Bionics takes place at the interface between bioengineering and anatomy....

March/April 2006 Annals of Family Medicine Tip Sheet

...PACT ON THE PATIENT-PHYSICIAN ENCOUNTER Use of an electronic health records (EHR) by physicians in the exam room influences multiple cognitive and social aspects of encounters between physicians and their patients, and produces both intended and unintended consequences. This multimethod study identified 14 fa...

Cardiac examination skills appear similar among medical students, resident and faculty physicians

..., high-tech devices, including multimedia CD-ROMs, electronic heart sound simulators and mannequins have been developed to aid in teaching, but none of these can replace contact with and repeated practice on patients, the authors write. Jasminka M. Vukanovic-Criley, M.D., Stanford University School of Medicine,...

Keeping patients from falling through the medical-imaging cracks

...radiologists could assign to each medical image as electronic "tags." The study focused on scans that received a "Code 8" tag, meaning that the radiologist spotted an unexpected sign of cancer that required immediate follow-up by the patient's own physician. Such scans were reported to the patient's physician ...

Heart disease in women worse than previously thought

...00,000 patients aged 45-89 years with angina using electronic health records. They found that each year, two women out of every 100 in the general population developed angina, as the first sign of heart disease. This makes angina much more common than heart attacks (the risks of which are usually measured per 1...

Alcohol-branded merchandise associated with early teen drinking

...(6%), alcohol paraphernalia (2%), wall decor (1%), electronic item (1%), and other miscellaneous (7%). The brand of alcohol was not asked but of the 32 students who volunteered the brand, all but 3 promoted beer companies, wrote the researchers. McClure notes that the results of this study are limited by the fa...

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