The Trevo device is inserted via a catheter into the blood vessel to the site of the clot. The end portion of the device expands (up to 3-6mm diameter) and grips the clot, allowing the physician to pull it back through the vessel along with the device.
The Viz.AI Contact application is a computer-aided triage software that uses an artificial intelligence algorithm to analyze images for indicators associated with a stroke.
Patient portals do not represent patient engagement, while value-based care requirements need direct and interactive exchange with patients. Finally, EHRs cannot support the complexity needed for fee-for-value workflows.
Embrace uses advanced machine learning to monitor for grand mal or generalized tonic-clonic seizures, and sends an alert to summon caregivers' help.
Results found that among portal users, 14% (702/5,000) of portal and IVR call recipients received EHR-documented influenza vaccines.
According to the report, few papers talked about provider adoption, with only 57 studies out of more than 3,000 papers mentioning provider adoption. Key facilitators of digital health adoption include resources and training, access to accurate data
KardiAssure is a non-invasive and cost-effective urinalysis that provides physicians with clear, reliable, actionable information on patients' adherence to more than 50 cardiovascular medications.
The new approval for migraine patients was supported by the PRESTO trial, a multicenter, randomized, double-blind, sham-controlled trial.
In addition, the overall satisfaction scores for providers who made their e-mail addresses available to patients were significantly higher than those who did not. Individual satisfaction domains did not differ significantly.
The researchers found that a graph similarity score could assess heart failure patient state and correlates to clinical improvement in the 45 patients.
2018 marks the show's 50th year and among the 3,900 companies exhibiting at the Las Vegas convention center, there is an impressive array of medical technology; aimed at both healthcare practitioners and consumers.
A recent study of 2237 hospital- and office-base physicians found that most respondents regarded EHRs as having a negative effect on both the quantity and the quality of time they spent with patients.
The GammaPod system is intended for use in the noninvasive stereotactic delivery of a radiation dose to a portion of the breast in conjunction with breast conserving treatment.
The InPen is for use with U-100 Lilly Humalog and Novo Nordisk Novolog rapid-acting insulin and indicated for persons aged 12 years and older.
A 6-month follow-up found that these figures had remained similar with 57% of those who played the game under-triaging compared to 74% of those who read the educational material.
Phishing, the practice of sending fraudulent e-mails in an attempt to gain sensitive information, was chosen most often (55%) as the most common type of cyberattack.
The Patch, which is placed over tattoos prior to removal with a laser, allows physicians to treat tattoos more efficiently by enabling rapid multiple laser passes in a single treatment session.
The first FDA-cleared medical device accessory for Apple Watch, KardiaBand can record an EKG in 30 seconds with just a touch of its integrated sensor.
First medical device system that can make small adjustments to the artificial lens' power after cataract surgery so that the patient will have better vision when not using glasses.
The researchers found that 83% of participants met the primary outcome of reduction in auditory verbal hallucinations at 12 weeks, as measured by the total score on the Psychotic Symptoms Rating Scales Auditory Hallucinations (PSYRATS-AH).
The needle stays hidden during injection and a sensor can detect placement on skin. It also includes 3 difference injection speeds, a progress bar and a speaker.
The device has 14 pre-set therapy modes designed to block acute or chronic pain or to imitate exercise recovery, endurance and muscle strength.
The product is approved for the treatment of schizophrenia, acute treatment of manic and mixed episodes associated with bipolar I disorder and for use as an add-on treatment for depression in adults.
The researchers found that the observed CBD concentration varied from 0.1 to 655.27 mg/mL (median, 9.45 mg/mL); the median labeled concentration was 15 mg/mL.
The panel - made up of nearly 100 physicians and scientists - debated and whittled down over 150 nominations to decide upon the final 10.
The same standards of care, professionalism, and ethics should be in place for live interactive video visits with patients as for in-person consultations, said the panelists.