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Good Golly Miss ‘Molly’: MindMeld And Sense.ly Turn To Artificial Intelligence To Improve Patient Care


MindMeld And Sense.ly Turn To Artificial Intelligence To Improve Patient CareSo far we are only at the tip of the iceberg when it comes to the extent in which artificial intelligence can be used to improve our lives. In an effort to take things to the next level, MindMeld and Sense.ly have joined forces to create a “virtual nurse.”

The virtual nurse’s name is “Molly,” and she is designed to provide a personalized health monitoring tool for follow-up care.

As opposed to just signing into an application and tracking vital signs, or levels of pain, Molly is able to verbally communicate with her patients. She is even able to connect patients directly with a healthcare provider.

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Extreme Networks Helping to Advance Critical Patient Care


Extreme Networks Helping to Advance Critical Patient CaremHealthWatch learned Monday that Extreme Networks, Inc. is helping hospitals and healthcare services companies with its latest innovative network solutions.

The solutions in question are designed to drive network connectivity and enable cloud and mobile applications and services.

The common goals are to improve patient care and streamline processes by creating safe facilities that allow for fast and secure sharing of data and medical images from patient rooms and doctor offices all the way to the operating room (OR).
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Electronic Monitoring Helps Nurses Keep Their Hands Clean


Electronic Monitoring Helps Nurses Keep Their Hands CleanThe healthcare industry is ready to wash its hands of dirty hands. And modern technology is going a long way to help in this effort.

The findings of a recent study published in the journal of Computers, Informatics, Nursing show that nurses were inclined to wash their hands more regularly when prompted by an electronic monitoring system.

The system in question, which was designed to both perceive hand hygiene opportunities and document hygiene actions, was put to use at the Toronto Rehabilitation Institute.

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Health Centers in Dubai Using Thousands of Android Tablets


Health Centers in Dubai Using Thousands of Android TabletsMore than 3,000 Android tablets have been deployed in the Persian Gulf to serve primary healthcare centers in Dubai.

The Dubai Health Authority (DHA) confirmed the initiative as a way to mobilize the various services it provides to residents.

“Patients will be able to browse information that is useful for them. This includes all DHA services, pharmacy services and other health services such as physiotherapy and rehabilitation services,” says Dr. Faisal Ali Mousa, Chairman of FAM Holding in Dubai.
“They will also be able to browse the internet which will be provided through the wi-fi network. The project will take a month to complete and will significantly enhance patient experience.”

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American Medical Association (AMA) and AT&T Combine Health Platforms For Improved Collaboration


It’s been announced by the American Medical Association (AMA) and AT&T that the two have forged a partnership to enable “hundreds of thousands of physicians, physician organizations and medical societies nationwide to connect and collaborate with hospitals, payers and patients to help enhance patient care and reduce costs.”

To accomplish this goal, the two organizations will integrate the AMA’s “AMAGINE” physician community portal with AT&T’s “Healthcare Community Online,” which will create a centralized, advanced collaborative care and Healthcare Information Exchange (HIE) platform.  Together, both organizations have the primary goal of providing physicians with more “tools at their fingertips to modernize the management of their practices.”

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