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What Kind Of Support Do Small Scale Medical Practices Need?

Running a small-scale business can sometimes feel like eight full-time jobs in one. Not only do you need to keep an eye on the actual services your business provides, but you're also managing marketing, client acquisition, accounting, billing, maintenance, keeping up with ever-changing legal requirements, monitoring the industry to continue to understand customer expectations and ensuring the customers you already have are getting the best treatment possible.

Machine learning tool to speed up treatment of traumatic brain injury

A team of data scientists from the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine in the US, and neurotrauma surgeons from the University of Pittsburgh Medical Centre, has developed the first automated brain scans and machine-learning techniques to inform outcomes for patients who have severe traumatic brain injuries. The advanced machine-learning algorithm can analyse vast volumes of data from brain scans and relevant clinical data from patients.

Machine learning model can distinguish antibody targets

A new study shows that it is possible to use the genetic sequences of a person’s antibodies to predict what pathogens those antibodies will target. Reported in the journal Immunity, the new approach successfully differentiates between antibodies against influenza and those attacking SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19.

5 New Aethon TUG Robot Vulnerabilities Expose Healthcare Facilities to IoMT Hackers

Healthcare providers must be extremely vigilant in their cybersecurity defense posture. After all, vulnerabilities in the Internet of Medical Things (IoMT) cost hospitals nearly $21 billion in 2021. New security discoveries by Ivanti partner Cynerio recently made that statistic personal for many providers. While working with an existing healthcare customer, Cynerio found five zero-day vulnerabilities in Aethon TUG autonomous robots – an IoMT device found in many healthcare facilities.

The importance of big data in the healthcare sector

The terms “big data” have been tossed around so much in the past few years that many people see them as nothing but buzz words. And while it’s true, they are buzz words, they also signify a very large and very real trend that is happening across a huge number of industries right now. As technology continues to progress and evolve, big data plays an even bigger role and is causing sectors and businesses to reimagine processes and systems.

Healthcare Innovation Awards Q&A : Making Electronic Health Records Run More Efficiently

My career started with a healthcare company called U.S. Surgical; we provided health systems with stapling instruments for the operating room. So my familiarity with healthcare started from within the hospital.

Top 5 Takeaways From HIMSS 2022

The HIMSS 2022 conference, hosted in Orlando, was an enjoyable, insightful experience with sessions that covered many healthcare topics, such as business operations, data and information, care delivery, policy and technology. Education sessions were led by renowned thought leaders who examined challenges and trends in modern healthcare. Here are five takeaways from our HIMSS 2022 experience.

Handoff Communication in Healthcare

Handoff communication occurs when a patient is transitioned from one care setting to another. Communication is central to handoffs, and clinical staff are expected to share comprehensive details about the patient’s health to the next care provider in charge. During handoff, sensitive information is passed in real time to another care provider during changes in shift or care setting.

Clinical Digital Experience: Happy Staff, Healthier People, Lower Cost

It’s been a dynamic few years for healthcare, to say the least. The entire sector has been under immense pressure – not just for the clinical staff on the front lines but also for personnel behind the scenes. The rapid expansion of telehealth and remote work, ongoing application upgrades and refactoring, mergers and acquisitions, revenue pressure due to delayed procedures, staffing challenges of all kinds… All have had an impact on satisfaction and overall experience.

Why Healthcare Facilities Must Implement CMMS?

Healthcare facilities have a lot of assets and pieces of equipment and nowadays technologies in all areas of the health industry are improving. However, several healthcare facilities still manage assets manually. When you manage assets manually it becomes more hectic and complex because. In the healthcare industry, there are lots of assets and inventory to manage. This is where CMMS software comes into play. What exactly is CMMS software?