Intervals of walking and running save energy, build endurance
Intervals of walking and running save energy, build endurance

01/31/2013

A report has found that people who alternate between walking and running can conserve their energies during exercise and also cultivate greater endurance in their limbs. Continue reading

Electronic records can minimize patient wait times in ICU, study finds
Electronic records can minimize patient wait times in ICU, study finds

01/31/2013

A recent study has found that emerging electronic technologies in the medical industry could be helpful in determining how to prioritize wait times for patients in intensive care units (ICU). Continue reading

Electronic records can minimize patient wait times in ICU, study finds
Electronic records can minimize patient wait times in ICU, study finds

01/31/2013

A recent study has found that emerging electronic technologies in the medical industry could be helpful in determining how to prioritize wait times for patients in intensive care units (ICU). Continue reading

Health workers in developing countries have mixed results with mHealth
Health workers in developing countries have mixed results with mHealth

01/30/2013

Recent studies have shown that the impact of mHealth on integrated community case management (ICCM) has been limited in developing countries.  Continue reading

Is poor interior layout in hospitals leading to nurse and healthcare provider fatigue?
Is poor interior layout in hospitals leading to nurse and healthcare provider fatigue?

01/30/2013

Crowded corridors, limited storage space and difficult flooring design can result in an increased likelihood of nurse and healthcare provider fatigue, according to a recent study.  Continue reading

How important is communication between doctors and patients?
How important is communication between doctors and patients?

01/30/2013

This finding, coupled with those revealed by the Annals of Family Medicine study, reflect the importance of patient and doctor communication in the treatment process. Continue reading

FDA approves egg- and mercury-free flu vaccine
FDA approves egg- and mercury-free flu vaccine

01/29/2013

The Flublok vaccine, which was approved by the Food and Drug Administration on Jan. 17, features a mix of saltwater and protein from the virus. Continue reading

Study reveals new methods for cutting down wait times between appointments
Study reveals new methods for cutting down wait times between appointments

01/29/2013

A recent study has revealed that administrative changes in scheduling may be effective in reducing wait times for doctor's appointments by more than 80 percent.  Continue reading

Patient home monitoring systems expect to grow exponentially by 2017
Patient home monitoring systems expect to grow exponentially by 2017

01/24/2013

Recent research conducted by the analyst firm Berg Insight has revealed that the use of home-based remote monitoring systems for healthcare is expected to grow exponentially by 2017. Continue reading

Recent survey reveals physician trust impacts prescribing intent
Recent survey reveals physician trust impacts prescribing intent

01/23/2013

A recent survey of physicians in the U.S. by Harris Interactive has revealed that the emotional connection felt by healthcare providers impacts the level of trust they feel in pharmaceutical products. Continue reading