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Factors affecting the uptake of new medicines: a systematic literature review - BMC Health Services Research Lublóy, Ágnes.

blog post image "This systematic literature review has provided insights into the factors that affect new drug uptake—primarily, doctors’ scientific orientation, prescribing habits, exposure to pharmaceutical marketing, and interpersonal communication." "Background The successful diffusion of new drugs is crucial...

Covid-19: Project offers support to overwhelmed Indian doctors

blog post image Prof Parag Singhal from Somerset is among those offering online advice to help relieve pressure.

Adaptive tutorials versus web-based resources in radiology: a mixed methods analysis in junior doctors of efficacy and engagement:

blog post image Adaptive tutorials versus web-based resources in radiology: a mixed methods analysis in junior doctors of efficacy and engagement: Radiology education is limited in undergraduate Medicine programs. Junior doctors might not have the necessary background to effectively order and interpret diagnostic imaging...

Performance of China

blog post image Performance of China’s new medical licensing examination for rural general practice: To evaluate the performance of China’s new medical licensing examination (MLE) for rural general practice, which determines the number of qualified doctors who can provide primary care for China’s rural residents,...

Facial Masking for Covid-19

blog post image "Facial Masking for Covid-19 — Potential for “Variolation” as We Await a Vaccine | NEJM: Facial Masking for Covid-19 Increasing the proportion of SARS-CoV-2 infections that are asymptomatic with the simple public health measure of universal masking might reduce the severity of disease and ensure...

A comparison between the effectiveness of a gamified approach with the conventional approach in point-of-care ultrasonographic

blog post image A comparison between the effectiveness of a gamified approach with the conventional approach in point-of-care ultrasonographic training: Although gamification increases user engagement, its effectiveness in point-of-care ultrasonographic training has yet to be fully established. This study was conducted...

The new cultural norm: reasons why UK foundation doctors are choosing not to go straight into speciality training: The number

blog post image The new cultural norm: reasons why UK foundation doctors are choosing not to go straight into speciality training: The number of UK foundation doctors choosing to go straight into speciality training has fallen drastically over the last 10 years: We sought to explore and understand the reasons for...

Yes you can learn surgery via YouTube

blog post image "Doctors are turning to YouTube to learn how to do surgical procedures, but there's no quality control: Tens of thousands of videos on YouTube show surgeries ranging from face-lifts to knee replacements. But the content isn't vetted or curated, and some doctors say it should be." The platform dominance...

Autonomy, Belonging, Competence. GMC reports on the ABC of wellbeing.

blog post image Caring for doctors Caring for patients: An independent report into the wellbeing of UK medical students and doctors. "In 2018 we commissioned Professor Michael West and Dame Denise Coia, to carry out a UK-wide review to help tackle the causes of poor wellbeing faced by medical students and doctors. ...

German Digital Healthcare Act promotes digital health.

blog post image German Digital Healthcare Act - Frontiers Health: Bundestag adopts law on reimbursement for digital health application in Germany. "health apps, which can help patients to manage a diagnosed medical condition, can from January 2020 onwards be prescribed by their doctors. The costs are borne by the statutory...

Building SMILY, a Human-Centric, Similar-Image Search Tool for Pathology. Advances in machine learning (ML) have shown great

blog post image Building SMILY, a Human-Centric, Similar-Image Search Tool for Pathology. Advances in machine learning (ML) have shown great promise for assisting in the work of healthcare professionals, such as aiding the detection of diabetic eye disease and metastatic breast cancer. Though high-performing algorithms...

Closing Knowledge Gaps to Optimize Patient Outcomes and Advance Precision Medicine. "Realizing the promise of precision

blog post image Closing Knowledge Gaps to Optimize Patient Outcomes and Advance Precision Medicine. "Realizing the promise of precision medicine requires patient engagement at the key decision points throughout the cancer journey. Previous research has shown that patients who make the "right" decisions, such as ...

NHS to save 'hundreds of millions' in landmark drug ruling in England: Two drug companies were trying to stop doctors offering

blog post image NHS to save 'hundreds of millions' in landmark drug ruling in England: Two drug companies were trying to stop doctors offering a cheaper eye treatment.

Doctors told to use 'plain English': Doctors must learn a new skill - writing letters that are easier for patients to understand,

blog post image Doctors told to use 'plain English': Doctors must learn a new skill - writing letters that are easier for patients to understand, guidelines say.

The state of medical education and practice in the UK. GMC's SoMEP 2017 report raises four concerns. The supply of new

blog post image The state of medical education and practice in the UK. GMC's SoMEP 2017 report raises four concerns. The supply of new doctors into the UK medical workforce has not kept pace with changes in demand Our dependence on non-UK qualified doctors has increased in some specialties The UK is at risk of becoming...

Are other specialties becoming de-skilled? Tony James - a geriatrician colleague of mine from my time in Bridgend - puts

blog post image Are other specialties becoming de-skilled? Tony James - a geriatrician colleague of mine from my time in Bridgend - puts the question. A generation of Doctors unable to look after their patients?: Dr Anthony James is a Consultant Physician at Princess of Wales Hospital. There have been many changes...

Cut work hours and bureaucracy if NHS trusts want to retain older doctors - Hospital Dr

blog post image Cut work hours and bureaucracy if NHS trusts want to retain older doctors - Hospital Dr

Smartphone Heart Monitor Beats Doctors at Diagnosing Atrial Fibrillation: The Kardia heart monitor from AliveCor did almost

blog post image Smartphone Heart Monitor Beats Doctors at Diagnosing Atrial Fibrillation: The Kardia heart monitor from AliveCor did almost 4 times better than doctors providing standard care

'Listen to women': UK doctors issued with first guidance on endometriosis: Disease, which causes crippling pain and can

blog post image 'Listen to women': UK doctors issued with first guidance on endometriosis: Disease, which causes crippling pain and can lead to infertility, affects 176 million women worldwide and currently takes seven to eight years to diagnose

IBM Pitched Its Watson Supercomputer as a Revolution in Cancer Care. It's Nowhere Close - Slashdot: "IBM began selling

blog post image IBM Pitched Its Watson Supercomputer as a Revolution in Cancer Care. It's Nowhere Close - Slashdot: "IBM began selling Watson to recommend the best cancer treatments to doctors around the world three years ago. But is it really doing its job? Not so much. An investigation by Stat found that the supercomputer...