Uses of AI, Cloud Computing, and Quantum Computers in the Pharmaceutical Industry

You would think the pharmaceutical industry was a profitable one. At first glance, it would seem so. In 2020, the drug industry worldwide pulled in 1.27 trillion US dollars in total revenue. US-based companies like Johnson & Johnson, Pfizer, and Lilly raked in the lion share at just over $56…


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How Future CAD Systems Can Prevent Clinician Burnout

Clinicians are burning out. They are feeling overwhelmed, as they are tasked with more work while at the same time expected to see more patients every day. In a recent survey by the AMA, 54 percent of urologists felt burned out, followed by specialists in neurology (50 percent); nephrology (49…


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How Telemedicine Improves Maritime Healthcare

Most people in developed nations take medical care for granted. The COVID-19 pandemic, and the following lockdowns to contain it, brought to light the many gaps in healthcare systems to public attention.  One such gap was health services for seafarers like merchant ship crews. Roughly 90 percent of…


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What is the Future of Medical Transcription?

Medical workers are highly-skilled, educated professionals in the highest demand they’ve ever been, and the hospital of the future is the one that respects and preserves their precious time. To create the hospital of the future, modern medical organizations need to invest in the software and…


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Medical Grade vs Hospital Grade. What’s the Difference?

Clinicians, nurses, specialists, and other healthcare staff deal with medical issues daily. These can range from a simple cold to a life-threatening heart attack. It’s important for them to know exactly what tools are available, capabilities, and any limitations. Computers are probably the most…


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How Technology is Affecting and Improving Medical Transcription

Healthcare is always looking for ways to increase productivity. One example is using fewer steps to bring a patient out of a coma. Another would be making sure medical staff on the swing shift are not left scrambling for working equipment by verifying all battery-powered medical computers and other…


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The Importance of Remote Patient Monitoring

We mentioned remote patient monitoring in the past, usually in passing, as part of telehealth / telemedicine. But what is it, exactly? How is remote patient monitoring related to telehealth? How does it differ? And what is its importance to both healthcare providers and patients?   RPM vs…


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4 Reasons Cloud Computing is Best for Medical Offices

Simply put, cloud computing in healthcare is the act of managing data located on remote servers (the “cloud”) via the internet. That data ranges from patients’ medical records, providers’ contact info, to the number of medical tablets on order for the surgical department. In the past, paper files…


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What is Right to Repair and How Does it Affect Medical Devices?

Right to Repair (RtR, R2R) is a movement by consumers and repair shops to have Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEM) make available normally proprietary information of their products, as well as provide any necessary tools and spare parts. That way, product owners or such shops can make repairs or…


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How Hospital At Home Saves Lives While Reducing Costs

Back in 2017, we posted about “Point of Care” (POC) and how it applies to healthcare. Briefly, POC is the treatment of a patient at their location. Well, you can’t get any more POC than a patient’s home. Treating them there is called “hospital at home,” and has several…


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