Author Archives: JBLee

New JAMA Study Finds Telemedicine to be on the Rise

JAMA studied telemedicine between 2–5=1027, showing that it has had a steady growth rate of about 53% per year.  The bulk of telemedicine use has been found to be telemental health (53%) or primary care (30%). Although telemedicine has huge

New JAMA Study Finds Telemedicine to be on the Rise

JAMA studied telemedicine between 2–5=1027, showing that it has had a steady growth rate of about 53% per year.  The bulk of telemedicine use has been found to be telemental health (53%) or primary care (30%). Although telemedicine has huge

Apple Watch and ECG Readers

Apple Watch announced in September 2018 that it’s new Apple Watch Series 4 would be equipped with ECG readers pending FDA approval. Placing your finger on the digital crown along with electrodes placed on your back will allow the ECG

Apple Watch and ECG Readers

Apple Watch announced in September 2018 that it’s new Apple Watch Series 4 would be equipped with ECG readers pending FDA approval. Placing your finger on the digital crown along with electrodes placed on your back will allow the ECG

AI and Telemedicine-Powered Minute Clinics in China

Ping An Good Doctor, is a minute clinic that uses AI to obtain a history from patients, and come up with a diagnosis and plan. A consultant is reached via telemedicine, and prescriptions can be picked up via a smart

AI and Telemedicine-Powered Minute Clinics in China

Ping An Good Doctor, is a minute clinic that uses AI to obtain a history from patients, and come up with a diagnosis and plan. A consultant is reached via telemedicine, and prescriptions can be picked up via a smart

Could Ultrasound be our new Screening Method for Zika-Related Brain Injuries?

Published in JAMA Pediatrics, Prenatal and postnatal ultrasonography alone, when compared to combining ultrasound to MRI, was found to detect most abnormalities associated with Zika virus in infants and fetuses. Could this improve accessibility to screening methods to more patients?

Could Ultrasound be our new Screening Method for Zika-Related Brain Injuries?

Published in JAMA Pediatrics, Prenatal and postnatal ultrasonography alone, when compared to combining ultrasound to MRI, was found to detect most abnormalities associated with Zika virus in infants and fetuses. Could this improve accessibility to screening methods to more patients?

A study shows Apple Watch Incentive Programs are Working!

A large-scale study from the insurance company, Vitality, has shown a 34% increase in physical activity when patients are given goal-orientated incentives and behavioural change programs tracked by iWatches. Full Article: https://www.digitalhealth.net/2018/11/vitalitys-apple-watch-initiative/

A study shows Apple Watch Incentive Programs are Working!

A large-scale study from the insurance company, Vitality, has shown a 34% increase in physical activity when patients are given goal-orientated incentives and behavioural change programs tracked by iWatches. Full Article: https://www.digitalhealth.net/2018/11/vitalitys-apple-watch-initiative/

VA teams up with Apple to Create Portable EHR for Veterans

Apple Health Records is a feature that allows users to upload health records onto their phones. Now the VA is teaming up with Apple to provide veterans with a platform to access their health records via their iPhones.   Full

VA teams up with Apple to Create Portable EHR for Veterans

Apple Health Records is a feature that allows users to upload health records onto their phones. Now the VA is teaming up with Apple to provide veterans with a platform to access their health records via their iPhones.   Full

New Mobile App for Burn Scar Assessment

This new app uses photographic standards to assess the overall healing of burn scars. It will assign each scar with a score, to indicate the progresses of healing. This allows clinicians to assess more objectively, the effectiveness of their treatment.

New Mobile App for Burn Scar Assessment

This new app uses photographic standards to assess the overall healing of burn scars. It will assign each scar with a score, to indicate the progresses of healing. This allows clinicians to assess more objectively, the effectiveness of their treatment.