Connected Care

More and more women are now receiving their breast cancer diagnosis over the phone, according to a study published in the Supportive Care in Cancer journal.

Scientists at Cornell University have created a microfluidic device that speeds up the in vitro fertilization (IVF) process.

A mobile application that assists people with vision loss is now available for Android users.

Early results from a gene-editing study in the human body indicate the treatment is possibly working, according to a report by USA Today.

Researchers may have identified a new biomarker that can help diagnose autism spectrum disorder in some children, according to a study published in Biological Psychiatry.

The Office of the National Coordination for Health Information Technology (ONC) and HHS Office for Civil Rights (OCR) are pushing for increased interoperability and fewer hurdles when it comes to sharing health information.

Rural healthcare providers and facilities face numerous geographic obstacles to providing adequate care. Researchers showed how telehealth videoconferencing can connect remotely located VA medical centers with infectious disease experts to improve antibiotic stewardship.

A University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (UWM) program and senior living community are partnering to research the effects of telehealth and artificial intelligence (AI) platforms on seniors in assisted living and memory care communities.

A mobile application can help healthcare professionals make genetic evaluations by using a snapshot of a person’s face, artificial intelligence and insights from real patients and genetics experts.

According to a report by the Washington Post, the rapid progress with cerebral organoids has prompted calls for an ethics debate surrounding the research behind organoids and the possibility of them eventually having a consciousness.

Epic Systems CEO Judy Faulkner revealed the company is hoping to develop a “single shared network of healthcare data” in an effort to solve interoperability issues between healthcare systems, according to a report by the Capital Times.

After using a gene-editing tool to restore a muscle protein that causes muscular dystrophy in dogs, researchers are hoping the approach can be used on humans who suffer from the genetic disorder, according to a study.