A University of Utah professor is developing a smartphone application that wirelessly tracks data from a smart shoe insole that could help correct walking problems for people with artificial legs, hip replacements and broken legs.
Video games can have a therapeutic and empowering impact on patients with conditions, such as asthma, cancer, depression, diabetes and Parkinson's disease, according to a perspective published this week in the journal Science Translational Medicine.
MedStar Georgetown University Hospital overbilled Medicare for $659,000 because the Washington, D.C., hospital didn't adequately control billing and coding of claims or didn't fully understand
Errors may occur in as many as one-third of all hospital inpatient admissions, concludes a new study published in Health Affairs. The study, conducted by researchers at the University of Utah and the
The week has barely started, and already there have been two significant events that could have an impact on mobile healthcare. The first-ever Health 2.0 Goes to Washington conference is underway in
If there is such a thing as a general consensus about the proposed rules for "meaningful use" of health IT, it's that the current HHS plan is fairly solid, but in need of some tweaking. It's fairly
The VA has begun a national initiative using data from its EMR to study how well various treatments work for post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus
A paper published in the Nov. 8 online edition of the British Medical Journal reported that younger children who suffer head injuries are more likely to develop attention-deficit-hyperactivity
Although many studies have not established any link between cell phone use and an increased risk of cancer, Dr. Ronald B. Herberman, director of the University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute, issued