Images of Patient Plaque Prompt Compliance

Images of Patient Plaque Prompt Compliance

Poor patient compliance plagues medical practice, but pictures might help. A New England Healthcare Institute study in 2009 found that non-adherence to treatment plans cost up to $290 billion annually. Also, “those with low levels of adherence have almost twice...
FDA Challenge to Fight Opioid Addiction

FDA Challenge to Fight Opioid Addiction

Part of a worldwide epidemic, more than 72,000 people in the U.S. died from drug overdoses in 2017. Opioid pain killers — both prescribed and illicit — pay a major role in this statistic. The FDA is actively involved in addressing this crisis. One part of...
AI-Assisted LVO Stroke Triage

AI-Assisted LVO Stroke Triage

Strokes are the number one cause of death for Americans, according to the CDC. Responsible for 5% of the deaths each year, strokes kill more than 130,000 people annually in the U.S. Strokes aren’t all the same, however, and some types are more deadly than...