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Is Artificial Empathy crucial for virtual doctors?

In 2012, a large scale Italian study had found a close relationship between physician empathy and clinical outcomes of diabetic patients. This natural gesture was also found to be helpful in reducing severity of patients down with common cold. Apart from empathy, the mere ability to recognize emotions is believed to aid doctors in the…

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An overview of EMRs: its flaws and applause

When the use of Electronic Medical Records (EMRs) became inevitable in 2009 when former President Obama signed it into the legislation, some called it a scandal as the company which offers the system was granted a lucrative return. On the other hand, medical institutions and care providers, who were affected most by the change, were…

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Cybersecurity: You are the Weakest Link

Cybersecurity fact: Your healthcare system is only as strongly defended as its weakest part, and no matter how advanced your firewalls are you will be hacked unless you train your staff As humans we are programmed with compassion and a desire to help, but this trait is one of the reasons that hackers are so…