Category Archives: Education

Technology underused in psychiatry, but changes are ahead

This article describes the shortage of psychiatrists (and a complete lack of psychiatrists in many counties in the US) and the use of the ‘clinical decision support’ (CDS) tool to help with this problem. CDS is a software program that applies

Technology underused in psychiatry, but changes are ahead

This article describes the shortage of psychiatrists (and a complete lack of psychiatrists in many counties in the US) and the use of the ‘clinical decision support’ (CDS) tool to help with this problem. CDS is a software program that applies

Shouldn’t We Have A Human Genome Project for Mental Illness As Well?

This article describes the increasing health care costs for mental illness and the lack of funding being put towards research. The article juxtaposes the human genome project’s impact on common diseases including diabetes, breast cancer, muscular dystrophy, Parkinson’s disease, with

Shouldn’t We Have A Human Genome Project for Mental Illness As Well?

This article describes the increasing health care costs for mental illness and the lack of funding being put towards research. The article juxtaposes the human genome project’s impact on common diseases including diabetes, breast cancer, muscular dystrophy, Parkinson’s disease, with

IBM, Pfizer Partner for IoT Collaboration to Transform Parkinson’s Disease Care

This article describes a collaboration between Pfizer and IBM on their research “Internet of Things” (IoT) where they are creating remote/mobile monitoring devices for patients with the focus on Parkinson’s Disease patients. Full article: http://hitconsultant.net/2016/04/07/ibm-pfizer-partner-iot-collaboration-transform-parkinsons-disease-care/?utm_source=TrendMD&utm_medium=cpc&utm_campaign=HIT_Consultant__TrendMD_0

IBM, Pfizer Partner for IoT Collaboration to Transform Parkinson’s Disease Care

This article describes a collaboration between Pfizer and IBM on their research “Internet of Things” (IoT) where they are creating remote/mobile monitoring devices for patients with the focus on Parkinson’s Disease patients. Full article: http://hitconsultant.net/2016/04/07/ibm-pfizer-partner-iot-collaboration-transform-parkinsons-disease-care/?utm_source=TrendMD&utm_medium=cpc&utm_campaign=HIT_Consultant__TrendMD_0

8 Technologies Poised to Disrupt US Healthcare in 2017 and Beyond

This article describes 8 radical technologies that are relevant to healthcare. Particularly interesting is the repurposing of Blockchain – a digital bitcoin trading foundation that creates a permanent record of online trading in a centrally located database and distributes it

8 Technologies Poised to Disrupt US Healthcare in 2017 and Beyond

This article describes 8 radical technologies that are relevant to healthcare. Particularly interesting is the repurposing of Blockchain – a digital bitcoin trading foundation that creates a permanent record of online trading in a centrally located database and distributes it

What is the Future of Digital Health Under Trump’s Administration? – a preliminary analysis

This article describes possible changes to health care and the role of technology with the changing political climate. The author describes and emphasis on data-based decision making, a potential change of the use of wearable technology to track wellness to

What is the Future of Digital Health Under Trump’s Administration? – a preliminary analysis

This article describes possible changes to health care and the role of technology with the changing political climate. The author describes and emphasis on data-based decision making, a potential change of the use of wearable technology to track wellness to

12 Emerging Technologies That Will Revolutionize Neurological & Psychiatric Care

This article summarizes the “disruptive dozen” of 12 emerging technologies that may have a big impact on neurological and psychiatric treatment over the next decade. Of particular interest to me are the use of ketamine, medical gases and low-field magnetic stimulation

12 Emerging Technologies That Will Revolutionize Neurological & Psychiatric Care

This article summarizes the “disruptive dozen” of 12 emerging technologies that may have a big impact on neurological and psychiatric treatment over the next decade. Of particular interest to me are the use of ketamine, medical gases and low-field magnetic stimulation

Psychiatric Telemedicine: State Needs to Address Psychiatric Physicians’ Shortage

This article outlines the immense need for Psychiatrists across the US and the importance of telemedicine’s potential to address this need. It describes various problems with the use of telemedicine for Psychiatry. One of which, is the Ryan Haight Online Pharmacy Consumer

Psychiatric Telemedicine: State Needs to Address Psychiatric Physicians’ Shortage

This article outlines the immense need for Psychiatrists across the US and the importance of telemedicine’s potential to address this need. It describes various problems with the use of telemedicine for Psychiatry. One of which, is the Ryan Haight Online Pharmacy Consumer