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Because of Nursing Research: Supporting Technologies for Healthy Independent Living

For many older adults, there’s no place like home. However, 80% of older adults live with at least one chronic condition, and 50% live...
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Defeating Breast Cancer Through Crowdsourcing

A California software company, http://www.YourScan.org, has put out a call to women who have had to face the difficult diagnosis of breast cancer:  Donate...
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Telehealth Bridges Distance Between Patient and Providers

More than 50 million Americans live in rural areas, and many have limited access to health care. For someone living far from an urban...
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Healthcare Organizations Lag Behind In Digital Health Strategy

According to a recent global survey, most healthcare organizations have yet to implement or successfully launch a digital health strategy. Digital health is information technology,...
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How Green Is The Grass On Your Side?

There has been some discussion lately about a nurse’s job choice and job difficulties. Do you stay or do you go? What sways you...
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For Headache, Telemedicine May Be As Effective As In-Person Visit

For people with headache, seeing the neurologist by video for treatment may be as effective as an in-person visit, according to a study published...
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Should Technology Be Used To Boost Empathy-Based Medicine?

Should existing digital technologies be used to enable a paradigm shift in current healthcare delivery which focuses on tests, treatments and targets rather than...
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Checking the Symptom Checkers

More than a third of adults nationwide regularly use the Internet to help diagnose their ailments. They often start with online search engines, which...
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Is Technology At The Bedside An Asset Or A Hindrance?

The influx and popularity of technology within the world of healthcare can sometimes overshadow its developing dominance at the bedside. Everything from the electronic...
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Did You Read it? – “What Happens in the Hospital Doesn’t Stay in the...

. As a nurse, you know (all too well!) the importance of protecting your patients’ privacy. But what happens when healthcare providers show blatant disregard...

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