Tag Archives: Clinical

Data from routine clinical care shows people with HIV have an increased risk of dementia and that it’s diagnosed at a younger age

The risk of dementia in older age is increased by 58% for people living with HIV compared to their HIV-negative peers, according to US research published in the online edition of AIDS. The average age at dementia diagnosis was much younger for people with HIV: 67 years compared to 78 years for people without HIV.… Read More »

Challenges in using predictive analytics within clinical workflow

You can lead a horse to water, but you can’t make it drink—this adage is especially true when it comes to implementing predictive analytics in a healthcare setting. The use of artificial intelligence and machine learning solutions to detect the likelihood of disease is still a hot topic. As anyone who attended this year’s HIMSS… Read More »

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 »