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Living Transplant Donors Need Long-Term Monitoring, Too

[unable to retrieve full-text content] By Scott Maier While organ transplant recipients receive continual care as the end-stage treatment to their condition, attention also should be given to living donors, who can suffer from hypertension, diabetes and other disorders after donation, according to a study by researchers at UC San Francisco. As reported online April 12,… Read More »

Fingernail Sensor and Artificial Intelligence for Monitoring Parkinson’s, Other Diseases

December 21st, 2018 Editors Diagnostics, Neurology, Rehab Grip strength, as well as walking speed and gait length, can be indicators of a person’s physical and mental health. A variety of conditions and treatments can be monitored from the grip strength, but such measurements are typically only performed infrequently at the doctor’s office. IBM Research has… Read More »

Final rule to pay home health agencies for remote patient monitoring

A final rule from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services will allow home health agencies to be reimbursed for remote patient monitoring. On Wednesday, CMS took the action as part of a broader package of changes to the Home Health Prospective Payment System designed to strengthen and modernize Medicare. The rule marks the first… Read More »