Faster images for less cost/radiation at Massachusetts General Hospital

Researchers are using artificial intelligence to create high-quality medical images which expose patients to less radiation. Radiologists require high-quality images based on large amounts of data to make accurate diagnoses but acquiring sufficient data means exposing patients to large doses of radiation in CT scans or uncomfortably long MRI scans. The team of researchers, from…

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How to close the doctor-patient digital divide

When it comes to eCare, patients are way ahead of their doctors.  During the summer of 2015 Neilsen surveyed 5014 patients and 626 physicians. Among the specific results found are that while 36% of patients would like 24/7 access to telephone advice, only 14% currently have it. Text reminders for appointments are desirable for 28% of the…

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