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Drones may be the future of telehealth

Source: Fierce Healthcare

One healthcare provider is excited about the possibility of one day utilizing drones to deliver emergency care when a patient cannot get to a healthcare facility quickly. Called the "next step in telehealth," the company envisions drones carrying a dosage of medication or supplies to a patient in need. Patients will be able to talk to an emergency physician until paramedics come. While the possibility may be far away, Northwell Health says drones have unlimited potential as health resources.

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New software helps flag images

Source: Wired

The FDA has approved the advertising of a new software program that uses an AI algorithm to analyze CT scans of stroke patients to look for blockages in brain blood vessels. Specialists will get an alert if an image is flagged for a possible blockage in brain blood vessels so doctors can take a closer look faster. Developers believe that the new software will greatly benefit radiologists and patients by flagging images that may not be normal and can make image analysis faster.

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