Technology

CT Scans for Diagnosing COVID-19? Not So Much.

June 23, 2020

Early studies from China suggested that CT scans of the lungs could be used to diagnose the disease. But as PCR tests became available, radiology groups said CT scans should be used more sparingly and in confirmed cases.

At-Home Pulse Oximeters: The ‘It’ Gadget of the COVID-19 Outbreak

June 19, 2020

Early detection of low blood oxygen levels may detect ‘silent hypoxia’ seen in some patients with COVID-19. But the American Lung Association advises against buying a pulse oximeter unnecessarily.

Healthcare Leaders Form Taskforce on Telehealth

June 18, 2020

Will produce recommendations for policymakers on crucial issues for future of remote care services.

Diabetes Management & Telehealth with Leslie Kolb

June 11, 2020

Association of Diabetes Care and Education Specialists, chief science and practice officer, Leslie Kolb chats with MHE Associate Editor Briana Contreras in MHE's newest podcast Tuning into the C-Suite about diabetes management and how it's affected by the use of telehealth, especially during the current and trying times of the COVID-19 pandemic.

COVID-19 Changes Landscape, Highlights Need for Women in STEM

June 09, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic is having a dramatic impact on healthcare, the global economy, and people’s daily lives. FinTech executive Monica Eaton-Cardone notes that the crisis also underscores the need to encourage women to make careers in science, technology, engineering, and math.

Doctor.com Launches VirtualVisit Telemedicine Solution

May 24, 2020

Doctor.com announced the launch of VirtualVisit - a new telemedicine solution that enables any provider to start practicing medicine virtually in less than 5 minutes, completely free of charge.

Exploring the Challenge of Access to Mental Health Treatment

May 23, 2020

It’s difficult for people seeking mental health treatment to get it right now. COVID-19 has effectively halted most non-essential doctors’ visits and accessing behavioral health treatment is even more challenging than in the past due to limitations with residential treatment and outpatient group sessions.

New Tech Delivers Needed Options for Treating Pain

May 22, 2020

The opioid epidemic has led doctors and patients to look for other ways to control pain, and they’re turning to technology for answers.

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