Mass General Updates findERnow Smartphone App

Mass General Updates findERnow Smartphone App

The hospital “emergency room” may no longer exist, ceding its place in modern medical care to emergency departments (ED) that handle an increasing volume of visitors. In 2015 there were 136.9 million emergency department visits, 9% of which, or 12.3...
AI App Combines Disciplines to Reduce COPD Symptoms

AI App Combines Disciplines to Reduce COPD Symptoms

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) — including emphysema and chronic bronchitis — is a group of diseases related to breathing difficulties or restricted airflow. There is no cure for COPD, but the symptoms can improve with treatment....
FDA Approves Personal Pain Manager [video]

FDA Approves Personal Pain Manager [video]

Chronic pain is defined as pain that lasts more than three to six months. It is associated with restricted mobility, opioid dependence, anxiety, depression, and reduced quality of life. Various sources estimate from 11% to 40% of U.S. adults suffer from chronic pain....
Health Tags Disappear until Needed [video]

Health Tags Disappear until Needed [video]

  After the cool factor wears off with health and wellness wearables, ease of use and unobtrusiveness matter more when people move to the next thing and get on with their lives. In order to convince most people to continue to use wearables and to attract new...