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Mass Gen helps parents check in on their children in the ICU

Mass General Hospital has created a system in which parents can connect to a mobile computer in the pediatric ICU via their iPADS to check in on their children. Fortunately, the technology and communication is HIPAA compliant as well. A

Mass Gen helps parents check in on their children in the ICU

Mass General Hospital has created a system in which parents can connect to a mobile computer in the pediatric ICU via their iPADS to check in on their children. Fortunately, the technology and communication is HIPAA compliant as well. A

Teaching medical students how to analyze large data

NYU School of Medicine is helping its students process large amounts of health data and requiring them to learn how to do so! All first and second year students are required to complete a “health care by the numbers” project

Teaching medical students how to analyze large data

NYU School of Medicine is helping its students process large amounts of health data and requiring them to learn how to do so! All first and second year students are required to complete a “health care by the numbers” project

The Immune Platoon!

Did you know there is a war going on inside you’re body keeping you healthy? Meet the superheroes: The Immune Platoon! The CDC has a health education series called BAM! (Body and Mind). One of it’s articles likens immune system

The Immune Platoon!

Did you know there is a war going on inside you’re body keeping you healthy? Meet the superheroes: The Immune Platoon! The CDC has a health education series called BAM! (Body and Mind). One of it’s articles likens immune system

Emojis: The new tool in crisis intervention

Crisis Text Line is a resource for individuals experiencing a mental health crisis. While traditional phone hotlines are still there, asking for help is now as easy as opening an app. This could be a great way to expand access

Emojis: The new tool in crisis intervention

Crisis Text Line is a resource for individuals experiencing a mental health crisis. While traditional phone hotlines are still there, asking for help is now as easy as opening an app. This could be a great way to expand access

Nanoparticles help to break up the blood clots that cause strokes

Standard of care in the setting of an acute stroke is to treat patients with tPA, tissue plasminogen activator, also known as “the clot buster”, which breaks apart blood clots upon contact. However, the procedure can be dangerous in patients

Nanoparticles help to break up the blood clots that cause strokes

Standard of care in the setting of an acute stroke is to treat patients with tPA, tissue plasminogen activator, also known as “the clot buster”, which breaks apart blood clots upon contact. However, the procedure can be dangerous in patients

Social media helps predict the incidence of the flu

Researchers are more accurately able to predict the incidence of flu by compiling social media data. In a study conducted by computational endocrinologists at Boston’s Children’s Hospital, researchers used five sources: 1) real-time records from practices managed by Athena Health

Social media helps predict the incidence of the flu

Researchers are more accurately able to predict the incidence of flu by compiling social media data. In a study conducted by computational endocrinologists at Boston’s Children’s Hospital, researchers used five sources: 1) real-time records from practices managed by Athena Health

Adapting electronic health records to assist research

Dr. Demetrius Maraganore of the North Shore University Healthcare System is trying to adapt the electronic medical record to make it easier to enroll patients in clinical trials and track their progress. This will ease researchers in their ability to

Adapting electronic health records to assist research

Dr. Demetrius Maraganore of the North Shore University Healthcare System is trying to adapt the electronic medical record to make it easier to enroll patients in clinical trials and track their progress. This will ease researchers in their ability to