Cardiology

Examining stroke treatment for people with disabilities

When conducting clinical research, investigators aim to control as many variables as possible so it is easier to examine the effectiveness of new treatments. However, this sometimes means strict requirements lead to only ...

Health

AI-based scheduling may help reduce physician burnout

(HealthDay)—Use of artificial intelligence (AI)-based scheduling software to create more flexible work schedules may improve physician engagement and help reduce burnout, according to a study presented at the American Society ...

Medical research

Perspectives of patients in clinical trials often not considered

Many pragmatic trials, which test the effects of medical treatments in everyday conditions, fail to collect data reported directly by patients (such as patient experience, burden of disease, or quality of life), or involve ...

Health informatics

Impact of digital health interventions

Digital health interventions—delivered via technologies including text messages, apps and websites—are increasingly common for supporting chronic disease self-care. Although studies have focused on improving patient engagement ...

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