Tag: healthcare

fMRI May be Able to Help with Emotional and Physical Pain

People suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) often experience immense emotional and physical pain. A recent study conducted by researchers from the University of California, San Diego, found that functional MRI (fMRI) can be used to significantly reduce the pain. fMRI can be used for noninvasive vagus nerve stimulation which can considerably reduce the pain […]

Preparing for AI in Healthcare

There exists a remarkable hype about the proliferation of AI in healthcare. The potential of Artificial Intelligence in healthcare is momentous, but is the industry prepared to embrace the transition in everyday care? The answer is – not yet. Most healthcare service providers are still on their journey of digitizing their processes and tools to […]

Why Radiologists Need Machine Learning Curriculum to Improve Safety, Workflow Efficiency

The rapid growth of machine learning has brought a major surge in the field of radiology, transforming diagnostic operations and imaging applications with advanced algorithms and processes. However, radiologists and imaging experts are only aware of the advantages of harnessing machine learning. They lack knowledge of the challenges that come with embracing the technology, how […]

How Radiologists Can Minimize Distractions, Reduce Burnout and Become More Efficient

Burnout is a major issue that affects radiologists more than medical practitioners in any other specialty. Several factors contribute to exhaustion in the medical profession but radiologists face the major impact because of great pressure to perform more in lesser time. Bureaucratic workload, lack of autonomy in their field, and their compensation related directly to […]

FDA Grants Clearance to AI-Powered Imaging System

Subtle Medical Inc., a California-based medical device company, has received clearance 510(k) from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to market its SubtlePET solution. SubtlePET is an Artificial Intelligence (AI)-powered advanced imaging system that allows the healthcare providers to improve image quality with the aid of Positron Emission Tomography (PET) scans. This would lead […]

Five Challenges Deep Learning Faces in Medicine

Deep learning in healthcare is a revolution that helps uncover the hidden patterns and opportunities in clinical data, allowing medical practitioners to provide better treatment to their patients. However, like any other technology solution, deep learning techniques face numerous challenges that should be overcome before it can be implemented in mission-critical medical applications. What is […]

The Effects of Artificial Intelligence on The Healthcare Field

Artificial intelligence is expected to revolutionize the medical industry in the near future. Venture capitalists are currently seeing the field as a realistic way to disrupt the economy and make extraordinarily large leaps in progress towards better treatment for patients. AI startups are no longer seen as risky, long-shot investments. Rather, they’re being treated as […]

HIPAA, HITECH, and Omnibus

Introduction With the perverse adoption of innovative technologies such as cloud computing in the healthcare industry, there was a need for some strict guidelines to monitor and govern organizations that have access to Protected Health Information (ePHI). The HIPAA, HITECH and the Omnibus rules are three words that form the baseline for bringing sanity in […]

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