One fall day in Boston, Ridhi Tariyal sat on an examination table in her primary care doctor’s office. Her doctor sat across from her, hurriedly transcribing notes as Tariyal responded to the doctor’s questions. It was the end of Tariyal’s physical, and the waiting room
According to the World Health Organization, more than 3 billion people live in areas of high malaria risk . In 2015, the disease caused 438,000 deaths worldwide; more than 70% of these were of children under five…
The United States is hailed as providing the most advanced health care the world has to offer.
IEEE PULSE talks to Wendy Nilsen, director of the Smart and Connected Health Program at the National Science Foundation (NSF).
How would you provide effective and affordable health care in a country of more than 1.25 billion where there are only 0.7 physicians for every 1,000 people?
While the term “image-guided surgery” has gained popularity fairly recently, the use of imaging for medical interventions dates as far back as the beginning of the 20th century.
As technology matures, so does the ability of surgical robots, which are expanding their surgical repertoire in ways that allow surgeons to perform completely new procedures.
In rural areas, it is not unusual for patients to travel 50 miles or more to reach their doctors’ offices or for doctors to refer patients to specialists whose offices are 80, 100, even 200-plus miles away.
At first, palliative care and technology might seem like strange bedfellows. At its core, palliative care is a very human side of medicine, relying heavily on talking with and listening to people to understand their experiences and goals. Technology, on the other hand, can often
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