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Care Canvas is a thought leadership platform that features multiple perspectives on the ever-changing virtual care landscape from subject matter experts spanning across care areas, specialties and the broader healthcare ecosystem.

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Why Virtual Assistants for Healthcare Aren’t Just Chatbots
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Why Virtual Assistants for Healthcare Aren’t Just Chatbots

After Siri launched in 2011, it didn’t take long for people to start asking how they could employ a similar sort of virtual assistant for healthcare. Geoff Parker, a healthcare-focused…
Implementing Digital Health Solutions Amid an Evolving COVID-19 Pandemic
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Implementing Digital Health Solutions Amid an Evolving COVID-19 Pandemic

GE Healthcare and Roche recently sponsored a webinar on the topic of COVID-19 and Digital Health Care Resources. The panel included Stacey Johnson, MD, vice president and chief medical information…
Finding the “Trifecta of Value” in Early Warning Scores
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Finding the “Trifecta of Value” in Early Warning Scores

No hospital wants to see avoidable patient deaths, but unfortunately, sometimes they do occur.1 To reduce the likelihood of an avoidable death and to enhance quality of care, many hospitals employ…
3 Key Elements to Improve Clinical Workflow Protocol Adoption
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3 Key Elements to Improve Clinical Workflow Protocol Adoption

We know digital technology has the potential to help clinical teams improve clinical workflows, enhance the health of populations and support better outcomes.1,2  Deployed wisely, it can potentially reduce care…
SARS-CoV-2 Tests and Other Tools Aid in Digital Management of COVID-19
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SARS-CoV-2 Tests and Other Tools Aid in Digital Management of COVID-19

As soon as it became clear that a spreading viral illness was poised to reach all corners of the globe in 2020, the virologists and infectious disease experts at Roche…
Accurate, Rapid Testing for SARS-CoV-2 Reaches Emergency Department Point of Care
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Accurate, Rapid Testing for SARS-CoV-2 Reaches Emergency Department Point of Care

The specter of a "twindemic" of influenza and COVID-19 has emergency and urgent care treatment centers bracing for a busy respiratory virus season. Clinicians may see an increase in patients…
How Can You Balance Patient Data Privacy and Innovation?
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How Can You Balance Patient Data Privacy and Innovation?

Despite its growing embrace of innovation, healthcare still has a patient data privacy problem. Unconvinced? Skim the federal government’s list of health data breaches, and you’ll find more than 20…
Why are we (doctors) deviating from guidelines?
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Why are we (doctors) deviating from guidelines?

Though considering myself as curious and keen to adopt new technologies, I must confess that I was initially reluctant to use a GPS (Global Positioning System) when driving around in…

Dr. Marc Wysocki

Clinicians Need These Types of Data at the Point of Care
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Clinicians Need These Types of Data at the Point of Care

Nearly every day, clinicians face a challenge that impedes their workflows and jeopardizes patient care: accessing the right data at the point of care. Neel Desai, MD, a primary care…
When Every Hour of Delay in Treatment Matters
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When Every Hour of Delay in Treatment Matters

There are many clinical studies and outcomes published every month, and for me the interesting ones get filed away for future reference. However, once in a while there are studies…

Vivek Bhatt

ESC 0/1h Algorithm Accelerates Triage of Patients with Suspected MI
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ESC 0/1h Algorithm Accelerates Triage of Patients with Suspected MI

Algorithms based on high-sensitivity assays of cardiac troponins may potentially facilitate the effective triage of emergency medicine department patients with suspected myocardial infarction (MI) to more timely and effective intervention.10…
How Artificial Intelligence Can Help Clinicians Hear the “First Whispers” of Sepsis
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How Artificial Intelligence Can Help Clinicians Hear the “First Whispers” of Sepsis

Enabling clinician clinical thinking with AI and machine learning Numerous studies have found that physicians spend almost as much time on “desktop medicine” as they do with patients1. The growing…
The Virtual “Digital Software” Patient Advocate
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The Virtual “Digital Software” Patient Advocate

Digital Software Programs are Enabling Next Level Patient Outcomes and Safety Emergence of Digital Software Programs With the dawn of Electronic Medical Records (EMR) there was the notion that “going…

Carl Kennedy