Tag Archives: Medicine

Northwestern Medicine piloting machine learning for heart disease

Bluhm Cardiovascular Institute at Northwestern Medicine announced this week that it has doing new artificial intelligence work in an effort to improve the efficacy and accuracy of its cardiac screening. Clinicians there are using a cardiac monitoring platform from Eko, studying how its AI-enabled digital stethoscopes can interpret heart sounds to help screen for heart… Read More »

Info for nearly 1M patients exposed on UW Medicine web server

A vulnerability on a website server at UW Medicine in Washington has resulted in a large data breach, affecting the records of nearly 1 million patients. A forensic investigation at the organization said information was exposed to the public through the vulnerability, although the most sensitive protected health information, including Social Security numbers, were not… Read More »

Cannabis is medicine — time to increase access to it – mySanAntonio.com

By Morris Denton, For the Express-News Published 12:00 am CST, Sunday, February 3, 2019 Some plants at Compassionate Cultivation on November 29, the first and only Texas-owned and operated licensed medical cannabis company. Some plants at Compassionate Cultivation on November 29, the first and only Texas-owned and operated licensed medical cannabis company. Photo: Tom Reel /Staff… Read More »