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Telemedicine: A Second Opinion from Germany

Photo: Animation Telemedicine Sometimes patients and physicians are faced with a diagnosis that makes a drastic treatment necessary. In order to avoid hasty severe interventions, the opinion of a second physician should be obtained in such cases.Telemedicine: A Second Opinion from Germany - Read more

Online Health Tools: Well-child Visits More Likely

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Photo: Mother, child and doctor [14/10/2013] Young children whose parents used an integrated personal health record were more likely to attend six or more of the nationally recommended well-child care visits by 15 months of age, according to a Kaiser Permanente study.Online Health Tools: Well-child Visits More Likely - Read more

Blood Pressure: Automated Telephone Calls Improve Control

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Photo: Telephone [17/09/2013] Patients who received automated telephone calls inviting them to get their blood pressure checked at a walk-in clinic were more likely to have controlled hypertension than patients who did not receive calls.Blood Pressure: Automated Telephone Calls Improve Control - Read more

Cardiology: New Consumer Healthcare App

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Photo: Smartphone [12/06/2013] A scientist working at VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland has developed a user-friendly smart phone application that allows consumers to take an electrocardiogram (ECG) in the comfort of their own homes.Cardiology: New Consumer Healthcare App - Read more

Imaging: Diagnostic and Therapeutic Use Move Closer Together

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[03/06/2013] Nearly 120 years ago, Wilhelm Conrad Röntgen laid the foundation of medical imaging when he discovered X-rays. But procedures to take a look into the human body have become markedly keener by now. Furthermore, the application of imaging technologies has also become more varied and widespread.Imaging: Diagnostic and Therapeutic Use Move Closer Together - Read more

Telemedicine: “The portal is meant to facilitate an overview of telemedicine projects in Germany”

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[03/06/2013] Telemedical applications enable doctors to diagnose and treat health problems via telecommunication. That way, telemedicine can for example alleviate the looming doctors shortage in Germany by connecting specialists with patients in rural areas. But still only few telemedicine services are currently introduced into the regular health care coverage provided by the health insurance companies.Telemedicine: “The portal is meant to facilitate an overview of telemedicine projects in Germany” - Read more

Surgical Robots: Development Sector with a Future

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[13/03/2013] These days, robot-assisted surgery is part of the daily routine in many operating rooms. High precision and gentle surgery speak in favor of robotic surgery. However, high costs not just for the equipment, but also for its maintenance argue against it. Nevertheless, this development sector has a promising future.Surgical Robots: Development Sector with a Future - Read more

Teleradiologists: Ties to Fewer Hospitals Work Better

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Photo: Radiologist [09/01/2013] Experience working for a particular hospital matters when it comes to the performance of radiologists who work for outsourcing teleradiology companies. This finding could have important implications, given the growing use of telemedicine.Teleradiologists: Ties to Fewer Hospitals Work Better - Read more

Stroke: Telemedicine Can Save Lives and Reduce Disability

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[05/10/2012] Besides saving lives and health of stroke patients, the Canadian telestroke network would also cut health-care costs in all parts of the country, according to a major national study. This technology will provide optimal care to more Canadians, once it is expanded in all provinces.Stroke: Telemedicine Can Save Lives and Reduce Disability - Read more

T-Systems: Making mobile medical rounds with Smartphones and tablets

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[01/10/2012] More and more hospital employees appreciate the potential of mobile working with Smartphones and tablets. Quick access to clinical data in day-to-day work life streamlines information search processes, can relieve physicians and supports the quality of medical care of patients. Deutsche (German)Telekom presents new solutions for healthcare. T-Systems: Making mobile medical rounds with Smartphones and tablets - Read more

Stroke: Innovative Technology Improves Care and Reduces Costs

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[06/10/2011] The use of long-distance video and data hook-ups to link remote community hospitals with stroke neurologists in large centres provides the same level of care as having everyone in the same room, according to a new study of Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada.Stroke: Innovative Technology Improves Care and Reduces Costs - Read more

E-Health: Telemedicine is slowly being accepted

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[04/10/2011] Whether it’s video-based Parkinson’s therapy or monitoring of diabetes patients – by now there are many telemedicine applications in Germany. Some of them are still in the test stage, while others have made the leap into practice. But how do physicians and patients rate the use of telematics applications in health care models?E-Health: Telemedicine is slowly being accepted - Read more

Tumor Conference: “All tumor conference participants have access to the same data“

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[04/10/2011] Oncology patients generally need fast, coordinated help over a longer period of time – stress and strains that arise from frequent visits to doctors and hospitals should preferably be avoided. That’s why the Asklepios Kliniken (clinics) in Hamburg, Germany, break new ground with their “Future Hospital“ program.Tumor Conference: “All tumor conference participants have access to the same data“ - Read more

Depression: Therapy via Internet Yields Good Results

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[28/09/2011] Treatment via the Internet enables many more patients to get help with their depression. This has been established by the psychologist Fredrik Holländare, who has studied the effects of Internet-based CBT (cognitive behavioural therapy) both on ongoing depression and for preventing relapses.Depression: Therapy via Internet Yields Good Results - Read more

MEDICA MEDIA: Status quo of Telemedicine

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[01/11/2010] This year the Theme Park MEDICA MEDIA once again offers an information and discussions forum on Telemedicine. A look beyond to other places like China and India is also on the agenda. MEDICA MEDIA: Status quo of Telemedicine - Read more

Technology: Safety Net for Fall-Prone Elderly

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[12/01/2010] Falls are the main cause of injuries among elderly people, but until now doctors have had few ways of monitoring and counteracting mobility problems among patients. New research aims to change that.Technology: Safety Net for Fall-Prone Elderly - Read more

Blood Monitoring: The Independent Patient

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[01/03/2009] Some people have to observe their blood circulation exactly in order to avoid heart attacks or thromboses. This can be stressful sometimes. But measuring devices can spare them the trouble more and more. Blood Monitoring: The Independent Patient - Read more

Blood Monitoring: The Independent Patient

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The Independent Patient [01/03/2009] Some people have to observe their blood circulation exactly in order to avoid heart attacks or thromboses. This can be stressful sometimes. But measuring devices can spare them the trouble more and more. Blood Monitoring: The Independent Patient - Read more

Product Highlights

Swift availability, enhanced imaging technology and versatile applicability – all of these are key features of new developments which will be on display at this year’s MEDICA trade fair in Düsseldorf. Product Highlights - Read more

Ambient Assisted Living: „Technology Cannot Substitute Staff“

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[01/11/2008] In future, more and more people will need assistance but fewer nurses will be available. New technologies may help to overcome this gap. Lectures at MEDICA to the topic are held in the forum MEDICA MEDIA. Ambient Assisted Living: „Technology Cannot Substitute Staff“ - Read more

Cardiac Insufficiency: Schooling Program for Patients for Better Quality of Life

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[01/01/2008] The cardiac insufficiency is one of the most internistic disseases. For the affected people it is usually combined with a high limitation of their quality of life. With the help of a telemedicine training scheme for patients this problem should be solved.Cardiac Insufficiency: Schooling Program for Patients for Better Quality of Life - Read more

 
 

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