Technology is rapidly advancing, and artificial intelligence (AI) has made significant strides in healthcare. AI-powered tools and applications have been developed to aid healthcare professionals in diagnosing and treating diseases, streamlining administrative tasks, and improving patient care. However, as AI becomes more accessible, there is a growing concern about how much AI can do.
The internet has become an essential tool for people seeking health information. In fact, a recent study found that 72% of Americans use the Internet to research health topics. This trend is likely to continue as more and more people turn to the internet for information about their health.
EHRs were supposed to make our medical records digital, so sharing them among physicians would not be an issue, but so far EHRs have yet to live up to the promises. Sharing medical records between doctors can be challenging for several reasons, such as..
Researchers aimed to test the feasibility of a DTx program for patients with cancer, as measured by engagement, retention, and acceptability. In addition, we explored the effects of the program on cancer-related QoL. The high retention, employment, and acceptability found in this study demonstrated that multidisciplinary DTx is feasible for patients with cancer.
Some doctors warn that smartwatches and other AFib-detecting wearable devices aren’t proven screening tools and say alerts for nonsevere cases can result in patient anxiety, costly testing, and unnecessary treatment. Here is a summary of an article from the WSJ.
Launching a new drug can cost well over $500 million. Is there a way to cut those costs using digital as the only channel? The short answer is; it depends on your audience and market.
Apple’s Health app gets new capabilities with iOS 16. The Health app adds Medications, allowing users to conveniently build and manage a medications list, create schedules and reminders, and track their medications, vitamins, or supplements. Will it matter?
Research has shown that 74% of all U.S. adults use the Internet, and 61% have looked for health or medical information on the Internet. Additionally, 49% have accessed a website that provides information about a specific medical condition or problem. Many people get health information from the Internet but are left on their own to determine if it’s credible. This is one area where pharma companies can restore trust and excel.