Connected Care

Respiratory tract infection (RTI) patients who were prescribed antibiotics during virtual visits rated their physicians better than patients who weren’t prescribed any antibiotics.

With help from a $250,000 grant, a Los Angeles-based non-profit organization is working to provide asthmatic children with “smart” inhalers.

A woman’s Fitbit health data was used to arrest her 90-year-old stepfather accused of killing her and staging her death to look like a suicide, according to a report by USA Today.

Though AI-based systems have proven their worth when it comes to diagnosing various conditions from medical images, there’s still a need to prove the capabilities in a clinical setting, according to a recent invited commentary piece published in JAMA.

Digital pathology company Proscia raised $8.3 million in a Series A financing round to expand its artificial intelligence (AI) platforms for cancer diagnosis.

A graduate student at the University of British Columbia, in Vancouver, recently launched a mobile application that helps families and caregivers manage the care of senior citizens.

GE Healthcare still plans to separate into an independent company after General Electric named a new chairman and CEO, according to a report by CNBC.

For those who struggle with exercise, virtual reality may be the key for better performance and less exhaustion based on results from a recent study.

Veterans and other individuals managing kidney disease are being asked to test a new nutrition-tracking mobile application designed to help kidney patients.

The Office of the National Coordinator (ONC) for Health Information Technology has awarded nearly $2 million to the Boston Children’s Hospital and MedStar Health Research Institute to help advance interoperability in healthcare.

The Alzheimer’s Society and University of Oxford’s Big Data Institute in Oxford, England, are encouraging people in the United Kingdom to download a new smartphone application so researchers can learn more about dementia.

A majority of people share their healthcare experiences online, according to the latest survey released by the Binary Fountain.