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Patient–Physician Interaction on Social Media: The Physician’s Point of View

Patient–Physician Interaction on Social Media: The Physician’s Point of View

January 9, 2018 at 8:29 AM 0 comments

*Elena Nikiphorou,1,2 Francis Berenbaum3 1. Academic Rheumatology Department, King’s College London, London, UK 2. Rheumatology Department, Whittington Hospital NHS Trust, London, UK 3. Department of Rheumatology, AP-HP, Saint-Antoine Hospital, Pierre and Marie Curie University, Paris, France *Correspondence to [email protected] Disclosure: The authors have declared no conflicts of interest. Received: 20.04.17Read More

Editor’s Pick: Algisyl® Injections: An Innovative Strategy for Patients with Advanced Heart Failure

Editor’s Pick: Algisyl® Injections: An Innovative Strategy for Patients with Advanced Heart Failure

January 9, 2018 at 8:28 AM 0 comments

Rygiel describes an exciting development in the improvement of heart failure management, but also signals early evidence of regenerative therapies. The author illustrates the complexity of Algisyl® injections, the challenges of implementation and adoption, and the importance of quality of life for patients with heart failure. Mike Bewick *Katarzyna RygielRead More

The Influence of ‘Omics’ in Shaping Precision Medicine

The Influence of ‘Omics’ in Shaping Precision Medicine

January 9, 2018 at 8:27 AM 0 comments

*Scott McGrath School of Interdisciplinary Informatics, University of Nebraska Omaha, Omaha, Nebraska, USA *Correspondence to [email protected] Disclosure: The author has declared no conflicts of interest. Acknowledgements: The author would like to thank Kiran Bastola, Dario Ghersi, Matt Hale, and Rebecca Anderson for their assistance in providing feedback for this manuscript.Read More

eHealth Technologies: The Faster We Go, the More We Leave Behind?

eHealth Technologies: The Faster We Go, the More We Leave Behind?

January 9, 2018 at 8:26 AM 0 comments

*Lynn Sudbury-Riley University of Liverpool Management School, Liverpool, UK *Correspondence to [email protected] Disclosure: The author has declared no conflicts of interest. Received: 11.08.17 Accepted: 06.12.17 Citation: EMJ Innov. 2018;2[1]:56-63. Abstract The importance of health literacy is well recognised. Health literacy has a strong impact on health status and is crucialRead More

Precision Oncology with Electronic Medical Records

Precision Oncology with Electronic Medical Records

January 9, 2018 at 8:25 AM 0 comments

Losiana Nayak, *Rajat K. De Machine Intelligence Unit, Indian Statistical Institute, Kolkata, India *Correspondence to [email protected] Disclosure: The authors have declared no conflicts of interest. Acknowledgements: Losiana Nayak acknowledges University Grants Commission, New Delhi, India, for a UGC Post-Doctoral Fellowship (No. F.15-1/2013-14/PDFWM-2013-14-GE-ORI-19068[SA-II]). Received: 01.09.17 Accepted: 12.12.17 Citation: EMJ Innov. 2018;2[1]:64-72.Read More

A Transition from Disease-Centred to Goal-Directed Individualised Care of Patients with Multiple Morbidities: A Journey to Goal-Orientated Patient Healthcare

A Transition from Disease-Centred to Goal-Directed Individualised Care of Patients with Multiple Morbidities: A Journey to Goal-Orientated Patient Healthcare

January 9, 2018 at 8:24 AM 0 comments

*Katarzyna Rygiel Department of Environmental Medicine and Epidemiology, Medical University of Silesia (SUM), Zabrze, Poland *Correspondence to [email protected] Disclosure: The author has declared no conflicts of interest. Received: 04.06.17 Accepted: 23.11.17 Citation: EMJ Innov. 2018;2[1]:73-79. Abstract Goal-orientated healthcare is multi-level strategic planning of medical care in which the patient’s goalsRead More

Nanoparticles as Emerging Diagnostic Tools in Liquid Tumours

Nanoparticles as Emerging Diagnostic Tools in Liquid Tumours

January 9, 2018 at 8:23 AM 0 comments

Ana Sofia Matias, Raquel Vinhas, Rita Mendes, Alexandra R. Fernandes, *Pedro Viana Baptista UCIBIO, Departamento de Ciências da Vida, Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia, Universidade NOVA de Lisboa, Campus de Caparica, Caparica, Portugal. *Correspondence to [email protected] Disclosure: The authors have declared no conflicts of interest. Acknowledgements: This work was partiallyRead More

Automated Item Generation: The Future of Medical Education Assessment?

Automated Item Generation: The Future of Medical Education Assessment?

January 9, 2018 at 8:22 AM 0 comments

*Kenneth D. Royal,1,2 Mari-Wells Hedgpeth,1 Tae Jeon,3 Cristin M. Colford4 1. Department of Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, North Carolina, USA 2. Department of Family Medicine, School of Medicine, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA 3. Educational Support Services, College ofRead More

Editor’s Pick: A Regenerative Biology View on Artificial Tissue Construction and Three-Dimensional Bioprinting: What May We Learn from Natural Regenerative Phenomena?

Editor’s Pick: A Regenerative Biology View on Artificial Tissue Construction and Three-Dimensional Bioprinting: What May We Learn from Natural Regenerative Phenomena?

June 1, 2017 at 8:28 AM 0 comments

The choice of editor’s pick for this edition comes courtesy of Henrik Lauridsen. A stimulating consideration of the nature of regeneration and the impact of humans’ low regenerative potential is given throughout this paper. The author provides some excellent examples from the natural world and, in discussing the current technologicalRead More

Digital Technology Healthcare Solutions in an Era of Moving Populations and Chronic Illnesses: Are We Being Realistically Smart?

Digital Technology Healthcare Solutions in an Era of Moving Populations and Chronic Illnesses: Are We Being Realistically Smart?

June 1, 2017 at 8:26 AM 0 comments

*Judith Ansaa Osae-Larbi Department of Psychology, School of Social Sciences, College of Humanities, University of Ghana, Legon, Ghana *Correspondence to [email protected] Disclosure: The author has declared no conflicts of interest. Acknowledgements: I gratefully acknowledge David Lackland Sam, University of Bergen, Bergen, Norway, for his constructive comments. Received: 04.11.16 Accepted: 19.12.16Read More