Topic List : Technology
AHA chief on research, health equity and more
Robert Harrington, the new president of the American Heart Association, recently discussed his views on technology and diversity in medicine.
Stanford-led teams nab top clinical research prizes
Winning studies were chosen by members of the Clinical Research Forum, a nonprofit foundation that promotes the understanding of clinical research and its impact on health and health care.
Doctors give EHRs an ‘F’
Physicians who took a system usability scale questionnaire gave electronic health records 45 out of 100, whereas as they rated Google a 93.
Three elected to National Academy of Medicine
Hongjie Dai, Julie Parsonnet and Joseph Wu are among the 90 regular members and 10 international members elected this year to the academy, which aims to provide independent, scientifically informed analysis and recommendations on health issues.
Tapping EHRs to evaluate medical devices
Researchers used artificial intelligence and de-identified data from electronic health records to identify the safest types of hip implants.
Neuron-nudged mice see what isn’t there
Stanford scientists, using only direct brain stimulation, reproduced both the brain dynamics and the behavioral response of mice taught to discriminate between two different images.
AI to help detect brain aneurysms
Radiologists improved their diagnoses of brain aneurysms with the help of an artificial intelligence algorithm developed by Stanford medical experts and computer scientists.
Potential and perils of AI
Stanford primary care specialist Steven Lin asserts that artificial intelligence, if deployed properly, can reduce physicians’ administrative workload and support them in providing caring, personalized medicine.
Powerful computational tool for molecular research
Stanford researchers have developed a computational platform for analyzing the molecular behavior of individual cells in tissue samples, opening the door for new discoveries, diagnostics and treatments.
Apple Heart Study demonstrates ability of wearable technology to detect atrial fibrillation
Stanford researchers presented preliminary findings from a virtual study that enrolled more than 400,000 participants.