I was once attached to a gastroenterology clinic, when an immaculately dressed but apprehensive looking elderly lady in her 70s walked in for her appointment. The lady, C, was referred by her family doctor due to some unspecific bowel problems. 743 more words
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Obesity, Alzheimers, multi-drug resistant bacteria, allergies, autoimmunity, Ebola and pandemic flu; these are among the health challenges that our society face in the 21st century. The question is: how ready is our healthcare industry in meeting these emerging challenges effectively? 418 more words
The Internet of Things (IoT) is set to revolutionize the health-care industry. With IoT it is possible to connecting smart gadgets and wearable devices to the technology infrastructure of hospitals or doctor’s offices, which would enable a kind of predictive maintenance for humans, or predictive health care. 1,617 more words
AIC is back!
The University of Alberta Health Sciences Students’ Association (HSSA) would like to invite you to attend and participate in our annual Alberta Interprofessional Conference (AIC) on March 21 and 22, 2015 in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. 493 more words
The availability of digital healthcare, the existing medical histories, the ongoing legislations on securing privacy of medical records, the varying leadership methods in hospital acquisition and management, and the emerging culture of patients all combine to rapidly transform how people manage their personal health and interact with each other. 333 more words