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Pediatric telehealth in the COVID-19 pandemic era and beyond.

7 Jul, 2021 | 08:56h | UTC

Pediatric Telehealth in the COVID-19 Pandemic Era and Beyond – Pediatrics

 


Deep learning in histopathology: the path to the clinic.

5 Jul, 2021 | 01:33h | UTC

Deep learning in histopathology: the path to the clinic – Nature Medicine

Related: Current and future applications of artificial intelligence in pathology: a clinical perspective – Journal of Clinical Pathology

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


M-A: Decision-making authority during Tele-ICU care reduces mortality and length of stay.

5 Jul, 2021 | 01:18h | UTC

Decision-Making Authority During Tele-ICU Care Reduces Mortality and Length of Stay—A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis – Critical Care Medicine (link to abstract – $ for full-text)

 


Widespread implementation of a low-cost telehealth service in the delivery of antenatal care during the COVID-19 pandemic enabled the reduction of in-person consultations by 50% without compromising pregnancy outcomes.

2 Jul, 2021 | 11:26h | UTC

Widespread implementation of a low-cost telehealth service in the delivery of antenatal care during the COVID-19 pandemic: an interrupted time-series analysis – The Lancet

Commentary: Expanding the concept of safety in antenatal care provision – The Lancet

 


WHO issues first global report on Artificial Intelligence (AI) in health and six guiding principles for its design and use.

29 Jun, 2021 | 09:56h | UTC

News release: WHO issues first global report on Artificial Intelligence (AI) in health and six guiding principles for its design and use – World Health Organization

Guidance: Ethics and governance of artificial intelligence for health – World Health Organization

Commentary: Artificial Intelligence ‘Very Promising’ for Health, Says WHO – Health Policy Watch

 

Commentary on Twitter (thread – click for more)

 


Systematic review: the evidence behind robot-assisted abdominopelvic surgery – “there is currently no clear advantage with existing robotic platforms, which are costly and increase operative duration”.

29 Jun, 2021 | 09:55h | UTC

The Evidence Behind Robot-Assisted Abdominopelvic Surgery: A Systematic Review – Annals of Internal Medicine (link to abstract – $ for full-text)

Commentary: Robotic Platforms Not Superior for Abdominopelvic Surgery – HealthDay

 


Cluster-randomized trial: Wolbachia-infected Aedes aegypti (less susceptible than wild-type A. aegypti to dengue virus infection) deployments reduced the incidence of symptomatic dengue and resulted in fewer hospitalizations.

10 Jun, 2021 | 09:40h | UTC

Efficacy of Wolbachia-Infected Mosquito Deployments for the Control of Dengue – New England Journal of Medicine

Commentary: ‘Miraculous’ mosquito hack cuts dengue by 77% – BBC

Video Abstract: Efficacy of Wolbachia-infected Mosquito Deployments for the Control of Dengue

 


Moving from bytes to bedside: a systematic review on the use of artificial intelligence in the intensive care unit.

6 Jun, 2021 | 23:42h | UTC

Moving from bytes to bedside: a systematic review on the use of artificial intelligence in the intensive care unit – Intensive Care Medicine

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


Doctors tell how to make the most of your telehealth visits.

3 Jun, 2021 | 10:39h | UTC

Doctors Tell How to Make the Most of Your Telehealth Visits – Kaiser Health News

 


Google strikes a deal with hospital chain to use 32 million patient records to develop healthcare algorithms.

28 May, 2021 | 08:10h | UTC

Press release: HCA Healthcare Partners With Google Cloud to Accelerate Digital Transformation

Commentaries: Doctor Google will see you now! Privacy fears as tech giant ‘strikes deal’ with hospital chain to use 32 MILLION patient records to create algorithms that will guide healthcare workers’ decisions – The Daily Mail AND Google to use patient data to develop healthcare algorithms for hospital chain – The Verge

 


A deep learning algorithm can estimate malignancy risk of pulmonary nodules detected at low-dose screening CT.

24 May, 2021 | 08:21h | UTC

Deep Learning for Malignancy Risk Estimation of Pulmonary Nodules Detected at Low-Dose Screening CT – Radiology

Commentaries: AI predicts lung cancer risk – Radiological Society of North America AND AI Takes LDCT Further for Lung Cancer Prediction – Diagnostic Imaging

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


New Google AI tool can help patients identify common skin conditions.

24 May, 2021 | 08:23h | UTC

Using AI to help find answers to common skin conditions – Google

Commentary: Google AI tool can help patients identify skin conditions – BBC

 


Perspective | Contact Tracing for Covid-19 — A Digital Inoculation against Future Pandemics.

21 May, 2021 | 08:45h | UTC

Contact Tracing for Covid-19 — A Digital Inoculation against Future Pandemics – New England Journal of Medicine

 


AI-based pathology predicts origins for cancers of unknown primary.

18 May, 2021 | 07:11h | UTC

AI-based pathology predicts origins for cancers of unknown primary – Nature

Commentary: Artificial intelligence system may improve diagnosis of complicated metastatic cancers – Brigham and Women’s Hospital

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


RCT: An internet-delivered cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) program followed by in-person CBT if necessary is noninferior to in-person CBT for the treatment of obsessive-compulsive disorder symptoms in children and adolescents.

12 May, 2021 | 08:39h | UTC

Effect of an Internet-Delivered Stepped-Care Program vs In-Person Cognitive Behavioral Therapy on Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder Symptoms in Children and Adolescents: A Randomized Clinical Trial – JAMA (free for a limited period)

Editorial: Digital Interventions for Adults With Symptoms of Depression and Children and Adolescents With Symptoms of Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder

News release: Online CBT effective against OCD symptoms in the young – Karolinska Institutet

 


RCT: Artificial intelligence–enabled electrocardiograms can identify patients with low ejection fraction

11 May, 2021 | 09:00h | UTC

Artificial intelligence–enabled electrocardiograms for identification of patients with low ejection fraction: a pragmatic, randomized clinical trial – Nature Medicine

Commentaries: AI-ECG Allows for Early Diagnosis of Low EF -TCTMD AND Trial demonstrates early AI-guided detection of heart disease in routine practice – Mayo Clinic

 


RCT: A web-based educational intervention can reduce the need for upper endoscopy (39% intervention vs. 82% control group) in patients with uninvestigated dyspepsia

11 May, 2021 | 09:02h | UTC

Web-Based Educational Intervention for Patients With Uninvestigated Dyspepsia Referred for Upper Gastrointestinal Tract Endoscopy: A Randomized Clinical Trial – JAMA Internal Medicine (link to abstract – $ for full-text)

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


Smartphone science: apps test and track infectious diseases

11 May, 2021 | 08:58h | UTC

Smartphone science: apps test and track infectious diseases – Nature

 


COVID has pushed medical research into remote trials, benefiting patients and scientists

5 May, 2021 | 08:38h | UTC

COVID Has Pushed Medical Research into Remote Trials, Benefiting Patients and Scientists – Scientific American

 


Malaria vaccine becomes first to achieve WHO-specified 75% efficacy goal

25 Apr, 2021 | 21:17h | UTC

News release: Malaria vaccine becomes first to achieve WHO-specified 75% efficacy goal – University of Oxford

Original study (preprint): High Efficacy of a Low Dose Candidate Malaria Vaccine, R21 in 1 Adjuvant Matrix-M™, with Seasonal Administration to Children in Burkina Faso – The Lancet

Commentaries: Malaria vaccine hailed as potential breakthrough – BBC AND Oxford Malaria vaccine proves highly effective in Burkina Faso trial – The Guardian

 

Commentary on Twitter (thread – click for more)

 


Viewpoint | Implementing Measurement Science for Electronic Health Record Use – “Clinicians trained in patient care are locked into hours of screen time to complete mandatory clerical and documentation tasks, often unrelated to the quality of the care”

18 Apr, 2021 | 21:09h | UTC

Implementing Measurement Science for Electronic Health Record Use – JAMA (free for a limited period)

Related: Opinion – “The EMR has changed the doctor-patient duet into a ménage-à-trois” (resources on the subject) AND Study: Association Between Perceived Electronic Health Record Usability and Professional Burnout (study and commentaries) AND The future of electronic health records – Nature

 

Commentaries on Twitter

 


Study Commentary | What if the EHR Age-Adjusts D-dimer for You?

18 Apr, 2021 | 21:04h | UTC

What if the EHR Age-Adjusts D-dimer for You? – Journal Feed

Original study: Multi-center implementation of automated age-adjusted D-dimer results reduces unnecessary PE imaging – The American Journal of Emergency Medicine (link to abstract – $ for full-text)

 


Liabilities with artificial intelligence: 4 things future radiologists kneed to know

18 Apr, 2021 | 21:02h | UTC

Clinical applications of AI in MSK imaging: a liability perspective – Skeletal Radiology

Commentaries: 4 Must-Knows about Future Radiologist Liabilities with AI – Diagnostic Imaging AND Who will be liable in the coming AI age? 4 things for radiologists to know – HealthImaging

 


How mRNA Technology Could Change the World

5 Apr, 2021 | 01:36h | UTC

How mRNA Technology Could Change the World – The Atlantic (a few articles per month are free)

 


Opinion | AI-facilitated health care requires education of clinicians

2 Apr, 2021 | 09:13h | UTC

AI-facilitated health care requires education of clinicians – The Lancet (free registration required)

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


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