02:38 pm February 13, 2014
Optum Labs, the research center founded by UnitedHealth and Mayo Clinic, has added seven new health organizations, which will join in on data mining research to find innovative ways to improve quality and reduce costs.
10:38 am January 21, 2014
There have been many ideas proposed as solutions for reducing costly hospital readmissions, but one concept that hasn't gotten much attention over the years is patient empowerment -- the practice of letting people take control of their healthcare. Mobile devices make it more possible than ever.
11:12 am January 17, 2014
Telemedicine programs may help extend higher quality care to patients living in rural areas, but cost is a serious consideration. Seeing financial savings with telecare, then, is encouraging. A new study from Mayo Clinic researchers suggests one telestroke program may just have done that.
05:32 pm November 21, 2013
Since its launch in 2009, the RSNA Image Share Network has enjoyed robust funding from the National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering and found successes at some of the premier health systems in the U.S. Now it's looking for new providers to join.
10:18 am November 12, 2013
Patient-centered medical home models being tested in the Military Health System could offer lessons in team-based care for civilian providers, who are similarly challenged by an aging population with complex chronic conditions, according to researchers writing in Health Affairs.
06:11 am November 04, 2013
Residents of New Hampshire and Vermont can count on quicker response to signs of a stroke with a new telestroke program launched by Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center and Mayo Clinic. The program provides 24/7 access to telestroke specialists via videoconferencing technology.
12:00 am September 20, 2013
Football season is now in full swing, and the hits keep coming. Now, more than ever, football is a dangerous game. That’s why the National Football League has finally embraced a full array of health information technology and radiology tools to help diagnose and track the litany of injuries that could afflict even the luckiest guy on the gridiron...
04:28 pm September 03, 2013
The Mayo Clinic ranks No. 1 for Twitter, with more than half a million followers. Cleveland Clinic is third on YouTube, with nearly 3 million views. And the University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, in Houston, Texas, ranks 30th on Flickr, with 115 Flickr photos.
10:27 am September 03, 2013
Mayo Clinic will be working with Northern Arizona University to test the feasibility of using a telemedicine robot to assess athletes with suspected concussions during football games.
11:09 am August 15, 2013
The Buffalo Bills announced Wednesday they will partner with Carestream Health to develop new imaging technology aimed at early detection of brain injuries. It's just the latest development for a league that's deploying health IT in football stadiums nationwide.