Tag Archives: Clinical

Northern DHBs in New Zealand moving towards a regional clinical portal

Northland and Auckland district health boards (DHBs) have been given the green light for the long-awaited upgrade to their clinical record portal, according to an official release by healthAlliance, the Northern region’s shared IT service provider. The two DHBs’ current system, Concerto 6, will be replaced with the latest version of Orion Health’s clinical record… Read More »

Hypercapnic COPD Survival, Clinical Outcomes With High-Intensity NIV

December 31, 2018 Share this content: There are 2 hypotheses on why high-intensity NIV is beneficial to individuals with hypercapnic stable COPD. There is evidence that people with comorbid stable chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and chronic hypercapnic respiratory failure (CHRF) have improved symptoms and survival rates with high-intensity noninvasive ventilation (NIV), according to a… Read More »

Clinical trial will explore how Sensoria's smart socks can help Parkinson's patients

Smart sock maker Sensoria is teaming up with the Michael J. Fox Foundation and independent research group Neuroscience Research Australia to launch a 100-patient clinical trial looking at what smart textiles in socks can do for Parkinson’s disease patients. The trial, called Standing Tall-PD, is supported by a grant from MJFF. The first part of… Read More »