8 Mindblowing Examples Of Technology Innovation In Healthcare
Medical innovations often conjure images of sterile labs, high-tech equipment, and complex procedures. But every now and then, remarkable breakthroughs come with a dash of ‘why didn’t I think of that?’ ingenuity. From reimagined everyday objects to solutions inspired by the natural world, these innovations prove that effective healthcare doesn’t always need to be complicated. Let’s see some medical innovations that are as surprising as they are effective. We collected eight of our favorites that show how a little out-of-the-box thinking is leading to big changes in healthcare. 1. Zip-up ...
Source: The Medical Futurist - April 9, 2024 Category: Information Technology Authors: Andrea Koncz Tags: TMF creative healthcare healthcare innovation Source Type: blogs

Trial By Error: Another Letter Seeking Correction of Bogus “ Clinically Effective ” Claims from REGAIN Trial
By David Tuller, DrPH Last month, I sent a letter to Dr Abbasi, the editor-in-chief of The BMJ, about an egregious and arguably fraudulent claim in the REGAIN trial—an investigation of a Long Covid physical and mental health rehabilitation program. Several other experts co-signed the letter. The journal asked us to send in a rapid … Trial By Error: Another Letter Seeking Correction of Bogus “Clinically Effective” Claims from REGAIN Trial Read More » (Source: virology blog)
Source: virology blog - April 8, 2024 Category: Virology Authors: David Tuller Tags: Uncategorized Abbasi BMJ Long Covid REGAIN rehabilitation Source Type: blogs

The Advantages, Challenges, and Costs of Healthcare at Home Services
Switching to fully remote operations during the pandemic was a rushed adventure into what was mostly uncharted territory. There were a lot of challenges and bugs to work out, but there were also plenty of advantages and unforeseen benefits. And it is thanks to those advantages and benefits that healthcare at home is continuing, even as there are still challenges to work on and in-person operations return. While our first big push into remote care was a leap into the unknown, this time we want to make sure that we are surveying the landscape to make this a safe, smart, and financially responsible decision. So let’s ta...
Source: EMR and HIPAA - March 28, 2024 Category: Information Technology Authors: Grayson Miller Tags: Clinical Health IT Company Healthcare IT Hospital - Health System LTPAC Revenue Cycle Management Telemedicine and Remote Monitoring Alaina Victoria Ash Wellness Brenden Hayden Carenet Health Carium Chris Darland David McCormick Source Type: blogs

Trial By Error: My Letter to Lead REGAIN Trial Investigator Seeking Correction of Bogus Claims of Clinical Effectiveness
By David Tuller, DrPH Two weeks ago, I sent a letter to The BMJ on behalf of myself and 12 colleagues seeking a correction in a study published last month. The study, called Clinical effectiveness of an online supervised group physical and mental health rehabilitation programme for adults with post-covid-19 condition (REGAIN study): multicentre randomised controlled trial,” claimed that the intervention … Trial By Error: My Letter to Lead REGAIN Trial Investigator Seeking Correction of Bogus Claims of Clinical Effectiveness Read More » (Source: virology blog)
Source: virology blog - March 28, 2024 Category: Virology Authors: David Tuller Tags: Uncategorized BMJ Long Covid REGAIN rehabilitation Source Type: blogs

Trial By Error: We Asked BMJ to Correct a Paper; BMJ Requested a Rapid Response; We Have Declined
Leave a Comment / By David Tuller / 24 March 2024 By David Tuller, DrPH Two weeks ago, I sent a letter to The BMJ on behalf of myself and 12 colleagues seeking a correction in a study published last month. The study, called Clinical effectiveness of an online supervised group physical and mental health rehabilitation programme for adults with post-covid-19 condition (REGAIN study): … Trial By Error: We Asked BMJ to Correct a Paper; BMJ Requested a Rapid Response; We Have Declined Read More » (Source: virology blog)
Source: virology blog - March 25, 2024 Category: Virology Authors: David Tuller Tags: Uncategorized Abbasi BMJ Long Covid REGAIN Source Type: blogs

Weekly Roundup – March 23, 2024
Welcome to our Healthcare IT Today Weekly Roundup. Each week, we’ll be providing a look back at the articles we posted and why they’re important to the healthcare IT community. We hope this gives you a chance to catch up on anything you may have missed during the week. Addressing the Billing Cycle With Ambient Clinical Voice. John Lynn talked to Gautamdev Chowdary and Sean Ross at Medvise.AI, which has trained voice-to-text transcription to assign the best ICD or CPT codes and aims to provide fully automated and accurate billing. Read more… A Look at Interesting Innovations at HIMSS 2024. Healthcare IT Today reco...
Source: EMR and HIPAA - March 23, 2024 Category: Information Technology Authors: Brian Eastwood Tags: Healthcare IT Healthcare IT Today Weekly Roundup Source Type: blogs

Transforming Clinical Quality & Value in Rehabilitation with Neurocognitive Technology
The following is a guest article by Jared Gillespie, Senior Director of Clinical Solutions at Academy Medtech Ventures (AMV) In the landscape of rehabilitative care, the integration of neurocognitive technology stands as a beacon of innovation, charting a course toward improved clinical quality and patient outcomes. This journey into the brain’s potential within rehabilitation not only elevates the standard of care but also underscores the role of advanced technologies in shaping the future of healthcare. Traditional rehabilitative care has predominantly focused on physical recovery, often overlooking the brain’...
Source: EMR and HIPAA - March 22, 2024 Category: Information Technology Authors: Guest Author Tags: Clinical Communication and Patient Experience Health IT Company Healthcare IT Hospital - Health System Academy Medtech Ventures AMV Clinical Quality Healthcare Transformation Jared Gillespie Neurocognitive Technology rehabilitative c Source Type: blogs

Disability Activist: Take Great Care When Seeing Bias Toward Disabled Citizens
By RANDY SOUDERS During the years I served as Chairman of the Board for Jean Kennedy Smith’s Arts and Disability program, Very Special Arts (VSA at the Kennedy Center), I had there opportunity to meet a wide range of remarkable and courageous disabled Americans. Among the lasting friendships is a painter and visual artist, Randy Souders, who was rendered quadriplegic at the age of 17 in a 1972 accident. His concerns of late have been heightened by Trump and MAGA Republicans. I share his communication with his permission here in the hope that tech designers and others will be alert to the fact that great care is requir...
Source: The Health Care Blog - March 20, 2024 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: matthew holt Tags: Health Policy Disability eugenics Holocaust Mike Magee Randy Souders Trump Source Type: blogs

Wound Care Education for Medical Doctors: Filling the Gap
Whenever I ask a group of doctors, “How many of you have had any training in care and treatment of chronic wounds?” it is the rare person who raises their hand. Despite the urgent need for medical doctors to know how to assess and treat pressure injuries and chronic wounds, there is no formal medical or surgical specialty in wound care. This has resulted in a gap in education, training, and research, with extensive variation in clinical practice. The medical education establishment has simply not caught up to the realities of care for the chronically ill patient. Filling the education gap in wound care is one of my pro...
Source: Jeffrey M. Levine MD | Geriatric Specialist | Wound Care | Pressure Ulcers - March 18, 2024 Category: Geriatrics Authors: Jeffrey M Levine Tags: An Aging World Geriatric Medicine Long-Term Care Pressure Injuries & Wound Care Risk Management aging skin bedsore bedsores decubiti decubitus ulcer end-of-life care geriatrics Healthcare Quality Improving Medical Care Jeff Lev Source Type: blogs

Trial By Error: Letter to BMJ Seeking Correction in Study of Long Covid Physical-and-Mental Rehabilitation Program
By David Tuller, DrPH Last month, The BMJ published a study of a rehab intervention for Long Covid in which the authors made claims that were not borne out by the data. The study was called “Clinical effectiveness of an online supervised group physical and mental health rehabilitation programme for adults with post-covid-19 condition (REGAIN … Trial By Error: Letter to BMJ Seeking Correction in Study of Long Covid Physical-and-Mental Rehabilitation Program Read More » (Source: virology blog)
Source: virology blog - March 11, 2024 Category: Virology Authors: David Tuller Tags: Uncategorized BMJ Long Covid mcgregor warwick Source Type: blogs

From paralysis to possibility: an unexpected awakening [PODCAST]
Subscribe to The Podcast by KevinMD. Watch on YouTube. Catch up on old episodes! Join us as we sit down with Olivia Ong, a pain and rehabilitation medicine physician based in Australia, as she opens up about her incredible journey of resilience and self-discovery. In 2008, Olivia experienced a traumatic spinal cord injury that left Read more… From paralysis to possibility: an unexpected awakening [PODCAST] originally appeared in KevinMD.com. (Source: Kevin, M.D. - Medical Weblog)
Source: Kevin, M.D. - Medical Weblog - March 4, 2024 Category: General Medicine Authors: Tags: Podcast Orthopedics Source Type: blogs

Putting the ‘value’ in value-based payments
By JOSH SEIDMAN Like Matthew Holt, I have also been ranting about the fact that “We’re spending way too much money on stuff that is the wrong thing.” As Matthew said, “it’s a rant, but a rant with a point!” And that’s a lot better than most rants these days. In addition to having a point, I’m also bringing a lot of data to my rant. More specifically, we’ve known for a long time that clinical care only drives 20% (maybe less) of health outcomes, yet we continue to spend more and more on it. We do that despite the well-documented fact that the U.S. performs worse than most OECD countries despite sp...
Source: The Health Care Blog - February 23, 2024 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: matthew holt Tags: Health Policy clubhouses Josh Seidman SDoH Serious Mental Illness Source Type: blogs

Trial By Error: New Long Covid Exercise-and-Therapy Study Claims Success Despite Clinically Insignificant Findings
By David Tuller, DrPH A new study of an online group physical and psychological rehabilitation program for Long Covid confirms once again that people given an intervention purporting to help them are more likely to tell investigators that they feel better than those given nothing of the kind. People, this is not a surprising result! … Trial By Error: New Long Covid Exercise-and-Therapy Study Claims Success Despite Clinically Insignificant Findings Read More » (Source: virology blog)
Source: virology blog - February 20, 2024 Category: Virology Authors: David Tuller Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: blogs

The difficult balance between evidence-based healthcare … and person-centred self-management
For decades I’ve been an advocate for evidence-based healthcare because the alternative is ’eminence-based healthcare’ (for healthcare, read ‘medicine’ in the original!). Eminence-based healthcare is based on opinion and leverages power based on a hierarchy from within biomedicine (read this for more!). EBHC appealed because in clinical practice I heard the stories of people living with chronic pain who had experienced treatment after treatment of often invasive and typically unhelpful therapies, and EBHC offered a sifting mechanism to filter out the useless from the useful. Where has EBHC...
Source: HealthSkills Weblog - February 18, 2024 Category: Anesthesiology Authors: BronnieLennoxThompson Tags: Chronic pain Clinical reasoning Coping strategies Pain conditions Professional topics Research Science in practice pain management Therapeutic approaches Source Type: blogs

A people-first approach to cardiac rehabilitation
How do you change the paradigm in a rigid system? When the COVID-19 pandemic emerged in 2020, my team and I didn’t have a choice. We had built our hospital’s in-person cardiac rehabilitation program from the ground up, but this was a moment of reckoning. Our program would need to incorporate virtual care. Completing cardiac rehabilitation Read more… A people-first approach to cardiac rehabilitation originally appeared in KevinMD.com. (Source: Kevin, M.D. - Medical Weblog)
Source: Kevin, M.D. - Medical Weblog - February 7, 2024 Category: General Medicine Authors: Tags: Conditions Cardiology Source Type: blogs