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  • How integrated speech recognition is enhancing pathology and patient journeys December 8, 2022
    At a key stage in the diagnostic process, pathology his a vital role to play in transforming healthcare and the experience of patients. However, cloud-based speech recognition provider Augnito identifies chronic underfunding and outdated technology as major barriers to new ways of working.
  • Fewer than 3% of US ID physicians have waivers to prescribe buprenorphine December 8, 2022
    Few infectious disease physicians are waivered to prescribe buprenorphine, despite being “well-positioned” to treat opioid use disorder, according to a recent study. "We as ID physicians care for many patients with substance use disorders, either because they present to us with infectious complications of their substance use or because of co-morbid HIV and substance use […]
  • Scientists reveal encouraging findings in first-in-human clinical trial evaluating HIV vaccine approach December 8, 2022
    While scientists have struggled in the past to create an effective vaccine against HIV, a novel vaccine design strategy being pursued by researchers at Scripps Research, IAVI, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Center and the National Institutes of Health, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases Vaccine Research Center shows new promise, according to data from a […]
  • Deep-learning model assists researchers in obtaining useable EHR data December 8, 2022
    With the goal of identifying a more efficient method of deciphering clinical notes, researchers from MIT described how a deep-learning model helped clean up her data, leading to information extraction and more accurate analyses of patient data. EHRs play a distinct role in healthcare, assisting providers in several ways.
  • Towards the lab of the future December 8, 2022
    In the lab of the future, researchers will be freed from manual, repetitive experimental tasks, as automated tools and artificial intelligence-powered robots carry out protocols, collect and analyze data and design subsequent experiments, freeing up time for humans to focus on interpreting what the results mean and addressing the bigger scientific questions.