Stanford researcher Nigam Shah discusses a new study in which a machine learning system predicts patient outcomes, and he outlines the implications for artificial intelligence in medicine.
Regulatory reform could reduce the bloated documentation requirements facing American physicians and help to reduce rising levels of burnout.
An app-based health training and triaging program spearheaded by Stanford's Ayesha Khan is now in use in India, and has led to the creation of village-based health workers.
Researchers and ePatients at Stanford Medicine X | Ed talk about the benefits and risks of discussing personal health issues online.
Dean Lloyd Minor from Stanford and Bon Ku from Thomas Jefferson University weigh in on forces transforming medical care.
In a proof-of-principle study, Stanford scientists and colleagues used the CRISPR/Cas9 system to modify genes in coral, suggesting that the tool could one day aid conservation efforts.
Stanford Medicine will unite leading minds in patient care, technology, design thinking and public policy to help shape the future of electronic health records and at the EHR National Symposium on June 4.
A Stanford symposium asks: In the midst of technological progress, how do doctors retain the human touch with patients and ensure that new developments enhance, rather than impede, their profession?
Stanford researchers develop a new way to track the growth of diverse tumor types, using gene editing and DNA barcoding.
Pediatric cardiologist and biomedical innovator Bronwyn Harris talks about the challenge of translating data into better outcomes for kids with chronic diseases.
Can computers carry out hospital safety-monitoring tasks better than humans? A Stanford research team has been testing the idea; so far, it's working well.
In 1968, the first successful adult heart transplant took place at Stanford. Here's what has happened since then.
Serial health technology entrepreneur Josh Makower described his work developing devices that make medical procedures better for patients by seeking to "help the body do what it would want to do on its own."
A Stanford Medicine article examines CRISPR, the gene-editing technology, and addresses its potential to help with conditions such as sickle-cell disease.
A technique for growing sticky films of bacteria into elaborate microscopic images could reveal how potentially dangerous biofilms grow and transmit antibiotic resistance, and could lead to novel biomaterials or synthetic microbial communities.
The Stanford Medicine Discovery Innovation Awards provide funding to support early-stage, creative research, fueling scientific discoveries.