Topic List : Technology
Algorithm success in screening for disease
In a matter of seconds, a new algorithm read chest X-rays for 14 pathologies, performing as well as radiologists in most cases, a Stanford-led study says.
Stanford Medicine magazine and high-tech
Stanford Medicine is applying high-tech approaches to reshape medical research, training, diagnostics and treatment — without losing the essential human touch.
Stanford, Apple describe heart-rhythm study
Over 400,000 people have enrolled in a study being conducted by researchers at Stanford and Apple to determine whether a wearable technology can identify irregular heart rhythms suggestive of atrial fibrillation.
How Biodesign technologies help patients
Stanford Biodesign trainees have developed new medical devices and diagnostics that have been used to help care for more than 1.5 million patients so far.
Symposium addresses electronic health records
The daylong event touched on fixing inefficiencies in EHRs, harnessing data for population health management, building on successes and overcoming obstacles.
Cryogenic electron microscopy facility opens
The new facility, led by two School of Medicine researchers, provides advanced tools for exploring tiny biological machines, from viral particles to the interior of the cell.
Examining promises, pitfall of tech in medicine
The Stanford event focused on what technology can do for doctors and how the medical community and other stakeholders can anticipate unexpected changes brought by artificial intelligence.
Conference on human immune monitoring
The two-day event will highlight the latest research by top scientists on technologies and analytic methods geared toward studying human immunology.
Ethics review needed for AI use in health care
In a perspective piece, Stanford researchers discuss the ethical implications of using machine-learning tools in making health care decisions for patients.
Neuroanatomy lab bridges virtual reality, OR
Stanford’s Department of Neurosurgery has a new anatomy lab next door to its virtual reality center. Together, the labs are a valuable resource for trainees and surgeons alike.