Tag Archives: Clinical

'It gave me hope': Alzheimer's sufferer, 57, reveals heartbreak after failure of clinical triale

‘I felt like I’d been punched in the stomach’: Alzheimer’s sufferer, 57, reveals heartbreak after failure of highly-anticipated clinical trial that he was part of for three years Former New York Times reporter Phillip S Gutis, 57, was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s in 2016 4% of people are diagnosed with early-onset – i.e.: before the age… Read More »

Vocera debuts Smartbadge wearable with aim to improve clinical communications

Brief Published Jan. 8, 2019 Dive Brief: Vocera on Monday launched a new wearable device that lets clinicians communicate with colleagues in both hands-free and handset mode and conduct secure messaging. Combining smartphone and clinical communications features, Vocera Smartbadge is the latest iteration of the Vocera Badge. Among its advantages is a 2.4″ screen that can… Read More »

Clinical Challenges: Team Care for Diabetes

High-risk diabetes patients would benefit from getting team-based care from multiple physicians in an approach that would optimize their treatment for cardiac and metabolic issues, experts said. In the U.S., only 15% of all diabetes care is provided by endocrinologists, who often defer to cardiologists for cardiovascular protection. With the arrival of SGLT-2 inhibitors as… Read More »