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Newswise: Cardiologists: Big Data Advances Research, But Shouldn’t Do So at the Cost of Privacy
Released: 21-Feb-2020 1:55 PM EST
Cardiologists: Big Data Advances Research, But Shouldn’t Do So at the Cost of Privacy
Michigan Medicine - University of Michigan

Your doctor protects your sensitive health data. But in a new publication, experts assert it’s important to check if that app you just downloaded will, too.

Newswise: New wearable tool helps manage mental health
Released: 19-Feb-2020 11:05 AM EST
New wearable tool helps manage mental health
Texas A&M University

Researchers at Texas A&M University are working on a smartphone app that can help students manage their mental health and connect to resources.

Released: 13-Feb-2020 10:55 AM EST
Nurse Invents App for Patients with a Left Ventricular Assist Device
Johns Hopkins School of Nursing

In the early 90s, Dr. Jessie Casida was one of few nurses working on the first patient with a left ventricular assist device. The patient’s self-management responsibility was so complicated that it inspired him to create VADcare App.

Newswise: Student-Built App Wins Prize in HHS Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality Competition
Released: 12-Feb-2020 9:00 AM EST
Student-Built App Wins Prize in HHS Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality Competition
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI)

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) has awarded a Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute team $15,000 for an app called MortalityMinder, which identifies social conditions contributing to declining life expectancy at a community level.

Released: 11-Feb-2020 10:50 AM EST
Telehealth Interventions Associated with Improved Obstetric Outcomes
George Washington University

Physician-researchers at the George Washington University published a review suggesting that telehealth interventions are associated with improved obstetric outcomes.

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Released: 10-Feb-2020 5:55 PM EST
Associate professor examines telemedicine as tool for alcohol use disorder management
Texas State University

Telemedicine continues to gain traction as an avenue to combat a disorder that kills an estimated 88,000 people annually in the U.S.

Released: 5-Feb-2020 12:45 PM EST
Patients Stick with Smartphone Activity Trackers Longer Than Wearable Devices
Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania

Six months after discharge, smartphone users were 32 percent more likely to continue sending health data to researchers than those using wearables

Released: 6-Feb-2020 10:20 AM EST
Bridging the gap between AI and the clinic (Rapprocher l’Ia de la pratique clinique)
The Neuro - Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital

Researchers trained machine learning algorithms on data from more than 62,000 patients with a meningioma. Their goal was to find statistical associations between malignancy, survival, and a series of basic clinical variables including tumour size, tumour location, and surgical procedure.



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