Tag Archives: Clinical

Trending Clinical Topic: Remdesivir

What your doctor is reading on Medscape.com: APRIL 24, 2020 — As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, efforts to identify a safe and effective therapy have intensified, leading to this week’s top trending clinical topic. New data on the investigational antiviral drug remdesivir were published April 10 in the New England Journal of Medicine . More than two thirds of… Read More »

For Hyland, interoperability, clinical AI and cloud adoption are the HIMSS20 trends to watch

Hyland, a vendor of content services and enterprise imaging technologies, will have a major presence at the HIMSS20 Global Conference. It’s a big player in healthcare information technology, and has a team with decades of experience in the industry. Ahead of HIMSS20, Healthcare IT News interviewed Susan deCathelineau, senior vice president of healthcare sales and… Read More »

Mesmerising Science: The Franklin Commission and the Modern Clinical Trial

— By Urte Laukaityte Benjamin Franklin, magnetic trees, and erotically-charged séances — Urte Laukaityte on how a craze for sessions of “animal magnetism” in late 18th-century Paris led to the randomised placebo-controlled and double-blind clinical trials we know and love today. Patients, mostly women, are sitting around a large wooden tub filled with magnetic water,… Read More »

Ochsner integrates healthcare innovation into clinical workflows

Ochsner Health System is scaling healthcare innovation by integrating new technology and models of care into clinical workflows that improve patient outcomes through impactful interventions. At the center of these efforts is an innovation lab and accelerator—called innovationOchsner—established in 2015 to identify and validate promising technologies and solutions to solve some of healthcare’s most pressing… Read More »

Medical News Today: Alzheimer’s blood test almost ‘usable in routine clinical care’

New research shows that a blood test for Alzheimer’s disease accurately detected levels of beta-amyloid protein in all stages of the condition, approaching “a level of accuracy that is usable in routine clinical care around the world.” Doctors could soon use a simple blood test to diagnose Alzheimer’s. The brain changes that lead to the… Read More »