Future of Health Care
New guidelines on how to treat hereditary breast cancer could be a gamechanger.
Direct primary care (DPC) offers physicians and patients an alternative to fee-for-service care involving third-party payers. Two physicians who have been immersed in DPC for years say it has allowed them to get back to the basics of medicine — and that patients’ response proves it is a force to be reckoned with.
Caption AI, the first artificial intelligence-guided medical imaging acquisition system, enables healthcare professionals not trained in echocardiography to acquire ultrasound images of the heart.
Augmented reality (AR) is allowing radiologists and surgeons to plan procedures using image-derived holograms. Widespread intraoperative use may not be far behind.
Advancing technology allows for more safe and innovative imaging techniques.
The same technology that unlocks your cellphone could put patient privacy in jeopardy.
COVID-19 led to a surge in demand for airborne infection isolation rooms (AIIRs) in hospitals. The pandemic is certain to have a lasting impact on the design of these rooms, according to one expert.
Convenience, fewer missed appointments and lower insurance costs benefit patients and doctors. Having access to patients’ medical records, private on-camera communication, and reducing unnecessary in-office and ER visits are a few reasons telemedicine continues to grow in popularity.
An emerging generation of young physicians brings diversity, adaptability and new communication strategies to the healthcare field.
High demand and low supply for primary care physicians impact recruitment packages and benefits.
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