An app can never replace a doctor

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million doctors, nurses, and midwives expected by 2030. Vastaamo has filed for bankruptcy but left many Finns wary of telling doctors personal details, says Joni Siikavirta, a lawyer representing the company’s patients “ No universal standards for storing “emotional data” exist.

could EKGs help doctors use AI to detect pulmonary embolisms?

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In a pilot study, scientists at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai showed for the first time that artificial intelligence (AI) algorithms can detect signs of these clots in electrocardiograms (EKGs), a finding which may one day help doctors with screening.

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Big differences in how emergency doctors assess patient care needs

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When researchers divided out-of-hours general practitioners (GPs) into four groups based on how often they admit their patients to the hospital, they found that if you are seen by a doctor who belongs to the 25 per cent who admit the most often, your chance of a hospital stay is much greater.

Should doctors refuse to treat obese patients?

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IN BRIEF: Doctors are not required to treat obese patients who won’t do anything to lose weight but the problem is more than reminding patients they need to get exercise and drop pounds. The post Should doctors refuse to treat obese patients?

Doctoral student finds alternative cell option for organs-on-chips

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Technology and Engineering alternative cell Doctoral finds option organsonchips studentOrgan-on-a-chip technology has provided a push to discover new drugs for a variety of rare and ignored diseases for which current models either don’t exist or lack precision.

3D imaging method may help doctors better determine prostate cancer aggressiveness

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To determine how aggressive someone’s cancer is, doctors look for abnormalities in […]. Latest News aggressiveness cancer determine doctors imaging method prostate

Prescribe fewer antidepressants, and for shorter periods, doctors advised

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Doctors should prescribe fewer antidepressants and for shorter periods of time, because of the ongoing uncertainties about their effectiveness and the potential severity and durability of the withdrawal symptoms associated with them, suggests a review of the evidence on antidepressant use, published online in the Drug and Therapeutics Bulletin. Latest News advised antidepressants doctors periods Prescribe shorter

Even on social media “listen to the doctor”

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The post Even on social media “listen to the doctor” appeared first on World of DTC Marketing.com. SUMMARY : People are anxious because of the resurgence of COVID. Unfortunately, there is a lot of false and bad information online.

Square Health merger throws telehealth firm Push Doctor a lifeline

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Push Doctor – a digital platform that virtually connects patients with GPs – has been acquired by private healthcare service provider Square Health for an undisclosed fee. The trend has also grabbed the attention of venture capital investors, and Push Doctor has been no exception.

1 in 10 cardiology trainee doctors in UK say they have been bullied

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One in 10 junior doctors training to be cardiologists in the UK, say they have been bullied, reveal the results of a survey published online in the journal Heart. Bullying of junior doctors […]. Latest News bullied Cardiology doctors traineeWomen and those who qualified in medicine outside the UK are most likely to report being subjected to this behaviour, the responses show.

‘Frequent attenders’ comprise 4 in every 10 family doctor consultations in England

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‘Frequent attenders’ now make up around 4 in every 10 family doctor (GP) consultations in England, and the proportion of such patients has risen over the past two decades, reveals a large long term study published in the open access journal BMJ Open. Latest News attenders comprise consultations doctor England family frequent

AI could help doctors make the best use of ICU beds during the COVID-19 pandemic

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New technology could help doctors make the most of limited resources during the COVID-19 pandemic by identifying patients who require intensive care unit (ICU) treatment. Latest News beds COVID19 doctors ICU pandemicThe system, developed by researchers at the University of Waterloo and DarwinAI, an alumni-founded startup company, uses artificial intelligence (AI) to predict the necessity of ICU admission based on more […].

AI points the way to better doctor-patient communication

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A computer analysis of hundreds of thousands of secure email messages between doctors and patients found that most doctors use language that is too complex for their patients to understand. The study also uncovered strategies some doctors use to overcome communication barriers.

Doctors are consumers too! How DTC media impacts HCPs

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The findings have implications for how pharma teams should think about their DTC and HCP efforts — they are no longer two separate marketing channels

Helping doctors manage COVID-19

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New tool uses AI technology to assess the severity of lung infections and inform treatment Credit: University of Waterloo Artificial intelligence (AI) technology developed by researchers at the University of Waterloo is capable of assessing the severity of COVID-19 cases with a promising degree of accuracy.

10 Tips to Improve Communication with Your Doctors

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Doctor-patient communication relies on both parties speaking clearly, listening closely, and understanding the words and concepts of the discussion. Certainly, it’s critical that you listen to and understand your doctors. But conversations with doctors can be hard.

Why digital doctors are crucial for the future of primary care

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Now, digital doctors are becoming an increasingly important part of the primary care mix. To illustrate this in practice, Push Doctor ’s partnership with Warrington Innovation Network boosted the number of first contact physiotherapists available to the local community.

Vaccine sales driven down by pandemic's effects on doctor visits

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Pfizer, Sanofi, GSK and Merck each reported lower vaccine sales as stay-at-home orders kept people from their regular vaccinations

Doctors Call for Rethinking COVID Strategy

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Doctors Call for Rethinking COVID Strategy Doctors Call for Rethinking COVID Strategy TUCSON, Ariz., 13, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — In response to calls for doubling down on costly failed public health strategies, the Arizona State Chapter of the Association … Continue reading → GlobeNewswire

After controversial approval, doctors are still debating how to use Biogen's Alzheimer's drug

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Nearly two months since Aduhelm became available, many physicians have yet to use the first treatment approved in the U.S. to slow Alzheimer's disease

Bluebird's top doctor to depart as company grapples with safety review

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David Davidson has served as Bluebird's chief medical officer since 2012. He'll leave in one month, per a separation agreement with the company

German-Argentinean doctoral program bears first fruits

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Dr. Regina Mencia from Argentina was the first doctoral student to complete her doctorate under this programme at the beginning of this year. Credit: Instituto de Agrobiotecnología del Litoral The programme is funded by the German-Argentinean University Centre (DAHZ-CUAA).

Patients and non-oncology doctors struggle to keep up with the pace of change in oncology, research shows

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Atmospheric Science change doctors nononcology Oncology pace Patients research shows struggle

Almost 50,000 extra doctors needed in England, says BMA

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BMA research finds the number of doctors per 1,000 people in England is 25 years behind comparable EU nations

WALDO Launches Doctor Partnership Program in the United States

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WALDO Launches Doctor Partnership Program in the United States WALDO Launches Doctor Partnership Program in the United States The Program is the next step in WALDO’s mission to make high quality eyecare accessible, relatable and reflective of modern day lives … Continue reading → Business Wire

5 Ways That Digital Signage Improves a Doctor’s Office

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When you many patients think of a doctor’s office, hospital, or healthcare facility, they picture a stuffy, cold, and outdated facility that increases your anxiety. Offices with old decor prevent patients from visiting the doctor regularly and feeling relaxed.

Doctors still reluctant to prescribe medical cannabis: McMaster

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Doctor Evidence Introduces DOC Search COVID-19 Digest

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Doctor Evidence Introduces DOC Search COVID-19 Digest Doctor Evidence Introduces DOC Search COVID-19 Digest Monthly overview will highlight vast amount of information being released about COVID-19 SANTA MONICA, Calif.–(BUSINESS

Doctor invents hybrid mask allowing ENT doctors to see more patients

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– An ear, nose, and throat doctor has invented a simple mask design that significantly improves safety during aerosol-generating procedures of the head and neck. VA seeking companies to license, manufacture Credit: Dr. Scott Fuller/VA SACRAMENTO, Calif.

Digitally engaging doctors around the world

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Pharmaceutical marketing budgets are going through a period of readjustment as companies explore and exploit a myriad of different digital channels to deliver content to, and engage with, their doctors and other audiences. The post Digitally engaging doctors around the world appeared first on.

Doctor’s Ed Solution – Brand New Angle

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Product Name: Doctor’s Ed Solution – Brand New Angle. Doctor’s Ed Solution – Brand New Angle is backed with a 60 Day No Questions Asked Money Back Guarantee.

The Covid Drug Wars That Pitted Doctor vs. Doctor

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How much freedom should front-line clinicians have in treating Covid-19 patients with unproven drugs? The question opened up a civil war in some hospitals

Doctor communication key to pandemic vaccine adoption

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– People who talk with their doctors are more likely to get vaccinated during a pandemic, according to a study of evidence collected during the “swine flu,” the last pandemic to hit the U.S. PULLMAN, Wash. before COVID-19. Researchers from Washington State University and University of Wisconsin-Madison surveyed patients about the vaccine for the H1N1 […]. Medicine & Health Behavior Health Professionals Medicine/Health Social/Behavioral Science Vaccines

Doctors Urge Expanded Use of Ultrasound Contrast Agents

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Tips on Researching a New Doctor

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First, check to see if your doctor is included in your health insurance coverage. You can also ask the doctor which health insurance plans they take. . Second, consider checking if the doctor has any disciplinary records.

UK doctors: Renewed COVID response is urgent

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The British Medical Association (BMA) has accused the Health Secretary of being “willfully negligent”

INRS awards an honorary doctorate to biochemist Nahum Sonenberg

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Credit: Owen Egan Institut national de la recherche scientifique (INRS) is proud to announce that McGill University biochemist and professor Nahum Sonenberg will be awarded an honorary doctorate during the virtual graduation ceremony on November 28th.

Doctoral student bridges gap between electronics and optics

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New chip can revolutionize the current data rate for processors using microwave photonics Credit: Justin Baetge, Texas A&M Engineering According to the United Nations’ telecommunications agency, 93% of the global population has access to a mobile-broadband network of some kind.

The post-pandemic evolution of pharma-doctor digital interactions

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M3’s Tim Russell and Maxim Polyakov, together with Digital Futureway’s Heather Hancock, discuss new research on how doctor engagement has been altered by COVID-19. The publication will also look at the pandemic’s impact on communications between the industry and doctors.

GLIDE: Vaccination Incentives and Next Generation Sequencing – Two Pakistani Doctors Employ Innovative Techniques to Eradicate Polio

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GLIDE: Vaccination Incentives and Next Generation Sequencing – Two Pakistani Doctors Employ Innovative Techniques to Eradicate Polio GLIDE: Vaccination Incentives and Next Generation Sequencing – Two Pakistani Doctors Employ Innovative Techniques to Eradicate Polio ?

GLIDE: End of Malaria and Lymphatic Filariasis in Sight for Philippines, Says Award-winning Filipino Doctor

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GLIDE: End of Malaria and Lymphatic Filariasis in Sight for Philippines, Says Award-winning Filipino Doctor GLIDE: End of Malaria and Lymphatic Filariasis in Sight for Philippines, Says Award-winning Filipino Doctor ?

City of Hope Doctors Present New Research on Cancer Immunotherapies

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City of Hope Doctors Present New Research on Cancer Immunotherapies City of Hope Doctors Present New Research on Cancer Immunotherapies New data on bispecific antibodies and stem cell transplants will be presented in person and virtually at the American Society … Continue reading → Business Wire

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign graduate receives ACM Doctoral Dissertation Award

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