Category Archives: ePatients & Participatory Medicine

Telemedicine Improves Flow in the Emergency Department

Telemedicine is being used to improve flow in the Emergency Departments at Duke, New York Presbyterian, and community hospitals in Milwaukee and on Prince Edward Island. http://www.ciproms.com/2017/04/exploring-telemedicine-in-the-emergency-department/

Telemedicine Improves Flow in the Emergency Department

Telemedicine is being used to improve flow in the Emergency Departments at Duke, New York Presbyterian, and community hospitals in Milwaukee and on Prince Edward Island. http://www.ciproms.com/2017/04/exploring-telemedicine-in-the-emergency-department/

Using Video Games To Treat Anxiety Disorders

Anxiety disorders are marked by avoidance of activities that produce fear but its hard to measure a behavior that is not performed. So, researchers developed a game where participants have to move between images that cause fear or safety in

Using Video Games To Treat Anxiety Disorders

Anxiety disorders are marked by avoidance of activities that produce fear but its hard to measure a behavior that is not performed. So, researchers developed a game where participants have to move between images that cause fear or safety in

Electronic Consultations

The Human Diagnosis project is an online platform that will allow primary care physicians in rural or community health clinics, to get expert advice from specialists right away, over an online platform. This will help the many uninsured Americans who

Electronic Consultations

The Human Diagnosis project is an online platform that will allow primary care physicians in rural or community health clinics, to get expert advice from specialists right away, over an online platform. This will help the many uninsured Americans who

Virtual Reality Apps in Children’s Hospitals

A new initiative called DRIVE (Digital, Research, Informatics, and Virtual Environments), is being implemented at a children’s hospital in London, where pediatric patients can use a virtual reality app to distract themselves during treatment . This can make a long

Virtual Reality Apps in Children’s Hospitals

A new initiative called DRIVE (Digital, Research, Informatics, and Virtual Environments), is being implemented at a children’s hospital in London, where pediatric patients can use a virtual reality app to distract themselves during treatment . This can make a long

Listening In: Cochlear Implants

Cochlear implants are devices that can restore hearing in the deaf and hearing impaired. Cochlear Implants are not a new technology, but the idea of logging audio from the user to improve the device presents new questions about security and

Listening In: Cochlear Implants

Cochlear implants are devices that can restore hearing in the deaf and hearing impaired. Cochlear Implants are not a new technology, but the idea of logging audio from the user to improve the device presents new questions about security and

New HHS Division to Protect Clinicians With Religious Objections

The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced plans to “more vigorously and effectively enforce existing laws” that help doctors to opt out of medical procedures that they object due to religious or personal reasons. Will this encourage discrimination

New HHS Division to Protect Clinicians With Religious Objections

The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced plans to “more vigorously and effectively enforce existing laws” that help doctors to opt out of medical procedures that they object due to religious or personal reasons. Will this encourage discrimination

Using the Electronic Health Record to Identify Educational Gaps of Internal Medicine Interns

Are interns exposed to common clinical diagnoses? A study examined just this question by looking at PGY-1 notes from 10022 different hospitals. This question is particularly important to me considering in a few months I will be an internal medicine

Using the Electronic Health Record to Identify Educational Gaps of Internal Medicine Interns

Are interns exposed to common clinical diagnoses? A study examined just this question by looking at PGY-1 notes from 10022 different hospitals. This question is particularly important to me considering in a few months I will be an internal medicine