AI redefining the role of the health professional

Computing science will probably exert its major effects by augmenting and, in some cases, largely replacing the intellectual functions of the physician. WB Schwartz, 19701 In 1970, nephrologist and early researcher into artificial intelligence (AI) in healthcare, Dr WB Schwartz wrote a special article for the New England Journal of Medicine titled […]

Self-monitoring checklists

A limitation of training is the gap between the knowledge learned in training and the behavior put into practice. Skills checklists are helpful for reducing errors and increasing adherence to safety and may be one tool useful for bridging that gap. There is little research examining the role of skills […]

The Century of the Healthspan

A guest blog by Dr. Joseph C. Kvedar In the last century, we have extended the lifespan by 25 years, but have done little to help us use those additional years in the most productive, fulfilling and healthful ways. I believe our first priority should be to enhance what I […]

Cameos of Compassion: Exploring compassionate care using secondary analysis of digital patients’ stories

Patient stories have been identified as a powerful tool to improve quality of care. Healthtalk.org is a digital resource (specific health-related website) presenting patients’ experiences of illness and healthcare through trigger films, videos and articles. Data have been generated from narrative interviews conducted by experienced researchers, based at the Health […]

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Cameos of Compassion: Exploring compassionate care using secondary analysis of digital patients’ stories

Patient stories have been identified as a powerful tool to improve quality of care. Healthtalk.org is a digital resource (specific health-related website) presenting patients’ experiences of illness and healthcare through trigger films, videos and articles....

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Self-monitoring checklists

A limitation of training is the gap between the knowledge learned in training and the behavior put into practice. Skills checklists are helpful for reducing errors and increasing adherence to safety and may be one...

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Dr. John Norcini discusses the Graduate Medical Education cap in the US, its impact on medical accreditation models around the world.

Accreditation for International Medical Schools

Dr. John Norcini, president and CEO of the Foundation for Advancement of International Medical Education and Research (FAIMER), discusses the Graduate Medical Education cap in the US and its impact on international medical graduates (IMGs),...

Research At The Cutting Edge Of AI And Machine Learning | Sanjay Chawla

IGHPE recently spoke to Sanjay Chawla about the latest developments in our knowledge of artificial intelligence (AI), particularly in the fields of healthcare and education. We also discussed his work with the Qatar Computing Research...

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AI redefining the role of the health professional

Computing science will probably exert its major effects by augmenting and, in some cases, largely replacing the intellectual functions of the physician. WB Schwartz, 19701 In 1970, nephrologist and early researcher into artificial intelligence (AI)...

Read More

The Century of the Healthspan

A guest blog by Dr. Joseph C. Kvedar In the last century, we have extended the lifespan by 25 years, but have done little to help us use those additional years in the most productive,...

Read More