December 4, 2017
Parent-operated smartphone photography could be another tool for diagnosing pediatric dermatology patients, according to findings in a recent study published by JAMA.
The study found that the overall concordance between photograph-based vs in-person diagnosis was 83 percent.
“Our study shows that, in most cases, parents can take photographs of sufficient quality to allow for accurate...
April 5, 2017
Rush University Medical Center in Chicago is among the first healthcare providers in the country to offer primary care patients the convenience of an online medical evaluation service.
Rush will begin to offer what the medical center’s executives call “electronic house calls.” But, to be clear, the service is entirely text-based and does not include live video chats with doctors.
September 18, 2013
The Henry Ford Center for Cancer Surgery has developed an app to help cancer patients find the answers they need when dealing with and treating cancer.
Developed in part by Dr. Steven Kalkanis, the Center for Cancer Surgery's app offers patients a portal to learn about treatment options for their particular cancer type, access a 24-hour hotline, schedule an appointment at the facility, search for...