ANNUAL ADDRESS OF THE PRESIDENT OF THE AMERICAN SOCIETY OF ORAL SURGEONS AND EXODONTISTS
- Active research translates into improvements in patient care. Krader, Cheryl Guttman // Ophthalmology Times;8/15/2010, Vol. 35 Issue 16, p10
The article presents the insights of various members from the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO) Board of Trustees about the most notable innovations in vision care research. Dr. William F. Mieler refers to the introduction of antivascular endothelial growth factor...
- Innovative information-sharing strategies. Kay, Bradford A.; Timperi, Ralph J.; Morse, Stephen S.; Forslund, David; McGowan, Julie J.; O'Brien, Thomas // Emerging Infectious Diseases;Jul-Sep98, Vol. 4 Issue 3, p465
Focuses on the four innovative systems used in the communication of health information as highlighted in a session relating to national and global health issues. Reference to the development of TeleMed, an electronic medical record for managing tuberculosis patients; Through what means the...
- Computer reminders may improve your prevention practices. // Modern Medicine;Feb95, Vol. 63 Issue 2, p52
Presents an abstract of the article `Patient-Carried Card Prompts vs. Computer-Generated Prompts to Remind Private Practice Physicians to Perform Health Maintenance Measures,' by R.C. Turner, J.G. Peden, et al from the periodical `Archives of Internal Medicine,' dated September 12, 1994.
- Dashboard for humans. Lampe, D. // Popular Science;Sep87, Vol. 231 Issue 3, p33
Instrument panels for human bodies are being designed by researchers at Texas A&M University and will initially be worn by military personnel in conjunction with gas-proof clothing. If victims are found unconscious, it will be easy to assess their condition by looking at digital readouts on the...
- When doctors jump the gun. // Consumer Reports on Health;Sep94, Vol. 6 Issue 9, p97
Discusses procedures wherein doctors use new technology prior to the presence of scientific evidence of the technology's value. Keyhole surgery; Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI); Lasers. INSET: Feeding the fever for new drugs..
- What hospitals must do. Thomas, Richard K. // American Demographics;Jan93, Vol. 15 Issue 1, p36
States that cutting-edge health care marketers are setting up customer databases, enhancing customer service and focusing on each customer's long-term relationship with the hospital in order to adapt to rapid change in the marketplace. Traditional marketing techniques; Effects of demographic...
- NEED A HAND? ASK AESOP. Montague, Jim // H&HN: Hospitals & Health Networks;10/20/96, Vol. 70 Issue 20, p54
Features Aesop 2000, an American-made robot that could help in medical surgeries and treatment. Features and characteristic of the robot; Programming by voice command; Specific uses of Aesop 2000; Prospects of robotic use in telemedicine.
- Video Tumor Fighter close to human trial. Dane, A.; Pope, G. // Popular Mechanics;Nov90, Vol. 167 Issue 11, p29
Reports that researchers at the Universities of Virginia and Washington have tested a Video Tumor Fighter, or VTF, on lab animals, and a prototype system for human trials is near completion. Details on the machine that will be used by neurosurgeons to operate on tumors.
- Bringing up the rear isn't so bad. Bierstock, Samuel Richard // Ophthalmology Times;7/17/95, Vol. 20 Issue 27, p13
Reports on how physicians are coping with rapid technological innovations. Problems with hardware; Use of the E-mail; Liveboard; Videoconferencing; Virtual reality.