“Human computing power” harnessed from ordinary citizens across the world has the potential to accelerate the pace of health care research of all kinds, a team from the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, writes in a new review published online in the Journal of General Internal Medicine.
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Harvey L. Nisenbaum, MD, FACR, FAIUM, FSRU, chairman, Department of Medical Imaging at Penn Presbyterian Medical Center was named President-Elect (2013-2015) of the World Federation for Ultrasound in Medicine and Biology at the WFUMB World Congress 2013 Meeting, May 2-5, 2013 in Sao Paulo, Brazil.
Penn Medicine Study Sheds Light on Why Low-Income Patients Prefer Hospital Care to a Doctor's Office
Patients with low socioeconomic status use emergency and hospital care more often than primary care because they believe hospital care is more affordable and convenient, and of better quality than care provided by primary care physicians, according to the results of a new study from researchers at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of
Shape-shifting Disease Proteins May Explain Variable Appearance of Neurodegenerative Diseases, Penn Study Finds
Neurodegenerative diseases are not all alike. Two individuals suffering from the same disease may experience very different age of onset, symptoms, severity, and constellation of impairments, as well as different rates of disease progression.
Keerthi Gogineni of the Perelman School of Medicine says, “Oncologists are facing wrenching decisions about how to allocate lifesaving drugs.”