Technology

New Spinal Cord Stimulation Neurostimulator Available for Chronic Pain

New Spinal Cord Stimulation Neurostimulator Available for Chronic Pain

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The Intelis platform monitors patient activity 24/7, which means physicians can make treatment adjustments as needed.

Emerging Dosing Device Tech Could Print Multiple, Custom-Dose Medications

Emerging Dosing Device Tech Could Print Multiple, Custom-Dose Medications

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Researchers are working on a new technology that could potentially allow clinicians the ability to print multiple drugs onto a dissolvable strip, a microneedle patch, or another type of dosing device.

Harnessing the Power of Technology in Your Medical Practice

Harnessing the Power of Technology in Your Medical Practice

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Benefits of telehealth in psychiatry include lower cost of care, higher rates of healthcare utilization, and fewer missed appointments.

Appropriate Use of Smartphones in ED: Is it Okay to Video Record or Take Pictures?

Appropriate Use of Smartphones in ED: Is it Okay to Video Record or Take Pictures?

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One physician shares her thoughts on hospital policies preventing recording in the emergency department and how to approach patients about the subject.

FDA Approves Marketing of Substance Abuse Treatment App

FDA Approves Marketing of Substance Abuse Treatment App

The FDA has permitted marketing of the first mobile app to help treat substance abuse use disorders, including alcohol, cocaine, marijuana, or other stimulants.

Emerging Technology to Help Treat Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis

Emerging Technology to Help Treat Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis

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Technological advances can be helpful in juvenile idiopathic arthritis and are particularly well suited to younger people in general, who are more comfortable with device technologies and more likely to adopt them.

FDA Approves Magnetic Device for Migraine Prevention and Treatment

FDA Approves Magnetic Device for Migraine Prevention and Treatment

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The FDA has cleared the non-invasive SpringTMS device for the acute and prophylactic treatment of migraine headaches.

Patients Often Record Doctor's Visits to Share Information With Caregivers

Patients Often Record Doctor's Visits to Share Information With Caregivers

Many patients record office visits, often listening back to the tapes themselves or sharing with their caregiver.

Patients More Engaged When Familiarized With Visit Notes

Patients More Engaged When Familiarized With Visit Notes

Patients who were able to read visit notes and submit feedback highlighted personal, relational, and safety benefits.

UK Physicians Sending Confidential Scans via Apps

UK Physicians Sending Confidential Scans via Apps

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Doctors are now sharing confidential patient scans via Snapchat and The National Health Service has forced them to find other sources for sending and receiving scans.

Leveraging Technology in Clinical Practice

Leveraging Technology in Clinical Practice

An example of a simple use of technology that not only averted the inconvenience and discomfort for the child of a trip to the ER, but also avoided exposing him to additional illnesses and avoided exposing others to what he had.

Smartphones: Physicians' Best Ally?

Smartphones: Physicians' Best Ally?

The smartphone was made for doctors, and there aren't enough hours in the day to sing its praises.

E-Pain Technologies: Current State and Future Outlook

E-Pain Technologies: Current State and Future Outlook

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Ideally, internet-based and mobile-device based platforms would work together to tailor the intervention based on patient responses.

Five New Technologies for Pain Management

Five New Technologies for Pain Management

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We explore 5 technologies recently developed to manage pain.

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