April 28, 2015
The University of Washington (UW) has developed an app that helps detect sleep apnea, called ApneaApp. App development was funded by the National Science Foundation and the University of Washington.
UW said that usually, to diagnose sleep apnea, providers need to use sensors attached to the user's body and special equipment, but ApneaApp can detect sleep apnea using inaudible sound waves...
July 8, 2014
Boston's Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center has launched a pilot in which 700 mental health patients receive access to their therapists' notes on their laptop or smartphone, according to a must-read report in the New York Times.
"Nationally, the momentum is shifting in favor of transparency in the medical record, but understandable caution and controversy remain when it comes to mental health...
October 4, 2012
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The final results from a yearlong study of how patients and their primary care providers...