Telemedicine Doubles HCV Treatment Success for Patients with Opioid Use Disorder

People with opioid use disorder who have hepatitis C virus (HCV) were twice as likely to be successfully treated and cured of HCV if they received facilitated telemedicine treatment at their opioid treatment programs (OTPs) compared to being referred off-site to another provider. These findings were published today by a team of researchers from the … Read more

What is Telecardiology?

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Telecardiology is a contemporary medical practice leveraging telecommunications for the remote diagnosis and treatment of heart diseases, such as coronary heart disease (both chronic and acute), arrhythmias, congestive heart failure, and sudden cardiac arrest. In telecardiology, healthcare providers use electrocardiographic data transmitted in real-time to specialists for interpretation. This process allows people in remote areas … Read more

Next-generation implants may utilize dual-energy harvesting technology for power.

Cutting-edge implants might soon be fueled by innovative dual-energy harvesting technology, offering promising advancements in the realm of implantable biomedical devices. Researchers at Penn State have developed a groundbreaking wireless charging device poised to revolutionize the power supply for next-generation implants, addressing current limitations while ensuring safety for the human body.

New research from Cornell University challenges the long-held belief that a newborn’s immune system

New research from Cornell University challenges the long-held belief that a newborn’s immune system is merely an immature version of an adult’s. Instead, the study reveals that newborns’ T cells, the white blood cells crucial for disease protection, exhibit superior performance compared to those of adults when combating various infections.

Measuring brain activity and skin conductance to predict a person’s emotions

Recent research led by Assistant Professor Jorge Fresneda from the New Jersey Institute of Technology reveals that while machines cannot yet think, they are now capable of validating human emotions. Fresneda, initially trained as a chemist and now an expert in neuroanalytics, investigates how measurements of brain activity and skin conductance can accurately predict emotions. This research has implications across various fields, including entertainment, management, marketing, and well-being.

Top Telehealth Trends for 2024

Digital Health CEO Reveals Top Telehealth Trends for 2024 As we enter into Q4 and begin setting goals for next year, health executives are looking to 2024 and anticipating what it might bring. Open Loop CEO and Co-founder, Dr. Jon Lensing, gives us his take on evolving virtual care market with the trends and innovations … Read more

Navigating the Healthcare Crossroads

Leveraging Technology for a Sustainable Future The healthcare industry stands at a pivotal juncture. The pandemic’s shadow lingers, casting long wait times and clinician burnout across a landscape riddled with hospital closures. Recovery demands a strategic approach, one that balances the promise of technology with the human touch at its core. While challenges abound, opportunities … Read more

Telehealth Trends Heating Up in 2024

Telehealth Trends Heating Up in 2024: Your Guide to a Virtual Future Forget crystal balls – we’ve got something hotter: telehealth trends for 2024! Get ready for a year where convenience and tech collide, bringing healthcare closer than ever before. Buckle up, healthcare heroes, because here’s what’s in store: 1. Hybrid Care Takes Center Stage: … Read more

A british telemedical company technology quickly connects GPs to dermatology specialists

Consultant Connect’s is a telemedicine provider from the UK whose technology facilitates swift connections between GPs and dermatology specialists, revolutionizing the way NHS boards across the UK grant GPs access to rapid advice from consultant dermatologists. Utilizing teledermatology technology, GPs can capture, store, and forward photos and files directly to specialist NHS dermatology experts for … Read more