Ocular Pressure Sensor Heads Off Blindness [video]

Ocular Pressure Sensor Heads Off Blindness [video]

As if a diagnosis of glaucoma isn’t bad enough, the progressive disease is the second leading cause of blindness worldwide according to the World Health Organization. An undetected and untreated IOP increase can result in permanent blindness due to optic nerve...
AI Assists Early Sepsis Identification and Treatment

AI Assists Early Sepsis Identification and Treatment

Sepsis is a killer; the CDC reports that each year at least 1.7 million adults in the U.S. develop sepsis, and one in three patients who die in a hospital have sepsis. Assigning the cause of death to sepsis is tricky because it’s not a disease nor an infectious...
3D Printed Heart Could Transform Cardiac Research

3D Printed Heart Could Transform Cardiac Research

Historically, cardiology research has faced inherent limitations because of the simple fact that live, naturally pumping hearts don’t exist outside of the body. A groundbreaking new study recently published by researchers at the University of Minnesota could...
AI Steps Up for Hospital COVID-19 Screening

AI Steps Up for Hospital COVID-19 Screening

Once again, artificial intelligence shows its potential for sifting through massive amounts of medical test data to deliver actionable results, this time with COVID-19 screening in hospitals and emergency departments. We’ve written numerous posts about AI...
Survey Shows Increased Interest in Telemedicine

Survey Shows Increased Interest in Telemedicine

For the third year, CVS Health has released findings from a survey concerning the current state of healthcare and patient/provider experiences navigating the healthcare landscape. The Path to Better Health Study was conducted in March 2020, just as the COVID-19...
Humans Plus Machines Outperforms Either Alone

Humans Plus Machines Outperforms Either Alone

Artificial intelligence is one of the most promising digital technologies in medicine. We’ve written about AI diagnostic apps with a diverse set of diseases and conditions. Earlier this year, we wrote about researchers at Radboud University Medical Center in the...