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A new surgical robot is smaller, nimbler, and cheaper, its maker claims. But will it be better for patients?

3 Oct, 2021 | 22:26h | UTC

A new surgical robot is smaller, nimbler, and cheaper, its maker claims. But will it be better for patients? – STAT

 


Efficient and targeted COVID-19 border testing via reinforcement learning.

1 Oct, 2021 | 10:33h | UTC

Efficient and targeted COVID-19 border testing via reinforcement learning – Nature

Editorial: Greece used AI to curb COVID: what other nations can learn – Nature

Commentary: An algorithm may have helped slow the spread of COVID-19 in Greece – University of Southern California

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


World Heart Day 2021: COVID-19, digital health, and tackling cardiovascular disease.

30 Sep, 2021 | 10:20h | UTC

World Heart Day 2021: COVID-19, digital health, and tackling cardiovascular disease – The Lancet

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


AAN Position Statement: Use of social media in health care—opportunities, challenges, and ethical considerations.

30 Sep, 2021 | 10:19h | UTC

Use of Social Media in Health Care—Opportunities, Challenges, and Ethical Considerations: A Position Statement of the American Academy of Neurology – Neurology

 


Video: The tedious process of training computers to think about medicine, explained.

30 Sep, 2021 | 10:12h | UTC

Watch: The tedious process of training computers to think about medicine, explained – STAT

 


WHO releases new compendium of innovative health technologies for COVID-19 and other priority diseases.

23 Sep, 2021 | 10:03h | UTC

WHO releases new compendium of innovative health technologies for COVID-19 and other priority diseases – World Health Organization

Compendium: WHO compendium of innovative health technologies for low-resource settings 2021. COVID-19 and other health priorities – World Health Organization

 


RCT: The addition of telemedicine to improve standard care for medically complex children was associated with improved clinical outcomes and reduced costs.

17 Sep, 2021 | 10:00h | UTC

Telemedicine for Children With Medical Complexity: A Randomized Clinical Trial – Pediatrics

 


Systematic review finds there is insufficient evidence that AI breast cancer screening is accurate enough to replace human scrutiny.

10 Sep, 2021 | 05:12h | UTC

Insufficient evidence that AI breast cancer screening is accurate enough to replace human scrutiny – The BMJ

Original study: Use of artificial intelligence for image analysis in breast cancer screening programmes: systematic review of test accuracy – The BMJ

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


Opinion | Liquid biopsy: misplaced faith in early cancer detection?

7 Sep, 2021 | 21:30h | UTC

Liquid biopsy: misplaced faith in early cancer detection? – STAT

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


Drowning in the literature? These smart software tools can help.

3 Sep, 2021 | 10:09h | UTC

Drowning in the literature? These smart software tools can help – Nature

 


#ESCCongress – Pilot study in Sweden showed drones delivered defibrillators faster than ambulances to patients with suspected cardiac arrest.

29 Aug, 2021 | 18:02h | UTC

Automated external defibrillators delivered by drones to patients with suspected out-of-hospital cardiac arrest – European Heart Journal

Editorial: Automated external defibrillator delivery by drones: are we ready for prime time?

News releases:

Drones delivered defibrillators to patients with suspected cardiac arrests – Karolinska Institutet

Drones could deliver defibrillators to cardiac arrest victims faster than ambulances – European Society of Cardiology

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


Why remote consultation with a doctor is difficult – and how it can be improved.

22 Aug, 2021 | 23:00h | UTC

Why remote consultation with a doctor is difficult – and how it can be improved – The Conversation

Original article: Planning and Evaluating Remote Consultation Services: A New Conceptual Framework Incorporating Complexity and Practical Ethics – Frontiers in Digital Health

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


A primer on deep learning and convolutional neural networks for clinicians.

19 Aug, 2021 | 08:35h | UTC

A primer on deep learning and convolutional neural networks for clinicians – Insights into Imaging

 


Artificial intelligence projects in healthcare: 10 practical tips for success in a clinical environment.

12 Aug, 2021 | 08:44h | UTC

Artificial intelligence projects in healthcare: 10 practical tips for success in a clinical environment – BMJ Health & Care Informatics

 


RCT: Computer-assisted individualized hemodynamic management reduces intraoperative hypotension in intermediate- and high-risk surgery – larger trials with patient-relevant outcomes are required.

11 Aug, 2021 | 08:25h | UTC

Computer-assisted Individualized Hemodynamic Management Reduces Intraoperative Hypotension in Intermediate- and High-risk Surgery: A Randomized Controlled Trial – Anesthesiology

Video: Computer-assisted individualized hemodynamic management reduces intraoperative hypotension

 


Cancer care in the wake of a cyberattack: how to prepare and what to expect.

5 Aug, 2021 | 08:41h | UTC

Cancer Care in the Wake of a Cyberattack: How to Prepare and What to Expect – JCO Oncology Practice

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


RCT: Text-message reminders can increase COVID-19 vaccinations.

4 Aug, 2021 | 09:12h | UTC

Behavioral Nudges Increase COVID-19 Vaccinations – Nature

Commentaries:

Text-message ‘nudges’ can encourage holdouts to get COVID vaccination, study finds – UCLA

Text reminders boost vaccine appointments – Carnegie Mellon University

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


Radiologists use structured CT reports to create database of metastatic cancer patterns.

4 Aug, 2021 | 08:51h | UTC

Radiologists use structured CT reports to create database of metastatic cancer patterns – Health Imaging

Original study: Patterns of Metastatic Disease in Patients with Cancer Derived from Natural Language Processing of Structured CT Radiology Reports over a 10-year Period – Radiology (link to abstract – $ for full-text)

 


Hundreds of AI tools have been built to catch covid. None of them helped.

3 Aug, 2021 | 08:57h | UTC

Hundreds of AI tools have been built to catch covid. None of them helped. – MIT Technology Review

 


Telehealth in Oncology: ASCO Standards and Practice Recommendations.

30 Jul, 2021 | 11:52h | UTC

Telehealth in Oncology: ASCO Standards and Practice Recommendations – JCO Oncology Practice

 


Amazon and Google are finally tackling one of healthcare’s biggest problems: unstructured health data.

28 Jul, 2021 | 09:50h | UTC

Amazon And Google Are Finally Tackling One Of Healthcare’s Biggest Problems: Unstructured Health Data – Forbes

 


RCT: Real time remote symptom monitoring during chemotherapy for cancer may reduce symptom burden and improve quality of life.

26 Jul, 2021 | 02:18h | UTC

Real time remote symptom monitoring during chemotherapy for cancer: European multicentre randomised controlled trial (eSMART) – The BMJ

Commentaries:

Remote 24-hour monitoring shows sizable, positive effect on cancer patients – BMJ

Remote Monitoring System Reduces Chemotherapy Symptom Burden – HealthDay

eSMART trial adds support for remote symptom monitoring in people with cancer – medwire News

Related:

Study: Cancer patients benefit from using automated device to manage their symptoms

Study: Web-Based Symptom Monitoring Increases Overall Survival in Lung Cancer

#ASCO2017 – Survival in a Trial Assessing Patient-Reported Outcomes for Symptom Monitoring During Cancer Treatment

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


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)

 


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