Students and physicians at Stanford created a program called Telehelp Ukraine to serve health care needs of those in Ukraine.
Tag: digital health
Mobile app helps detect skin cancer in older patients
Scientists used a mobile app to screen elderly patients for potential skin cancer lesions, pointing to the value of digital health tools.
Stanford team finds benefits to online autism treatment
Creating online worlds tailored to kids' interests allowed Stanford therapists to use telehealth to motivate children with autism to talk.
A new take on virtual education can promote breastfeeding
Stanford researchers find that "entertainment education" helps teach new mothers about the importance of breastfeeding.
Economic analysis busts telemedicine myths
Stanford researchers find that increased telemedicine does not raise costs of health care or jeopardize quality of care.
Tracking COVID-19 in Pac-12 athletes using smartwatches
Stanford Medicine researchers and collaborators aiming to predict and detect COVID-19 through smartwatch data expand user base into Pac-12 athletes.
Technology equality gap for kids’ diabetes treatment is growing
As more children and teens with diabetes use technology to treat the disease, U.S. kids of lower socioeconomic status are being increasingly left behind.
Menstrual cycle more powerful than daily, weekly and seasonal cycles in command of mood, vital signs
Researchers at Stanford are using data from a menstrual cycle tracking app to better understand variation in mood, behavior, and other health parameters.
Running clinical trials in a pandemic
Doctors and researchers are prioritizing a digital-first approach as they adapt clinical trials to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Souped-up smartphones can gauge intoxication by measuring walk
A smartphone add-on, devised by an emergency medicine physician now at Stanford, detected a drunken stagger, through side-to-side sway, with 90% accuracy.
How a smartwatch can detect drug levels in the body
Researchers have developed a sensor system on a smartwatch that uses sweat to determine the level of acetaminophen in the body.
Up next, the human “screenome” project
Stanford experts have developed a new way to get a granular view of people's onscreen lives, enabling them to ask questions linking online life and health.
What I learned about hospitals as a trauma patient
The new Stanford Hospital is equipped for digitally-driven health care guided by empathy, writes Stanford Health Care CEO David Entwistle.
Health in the rural West: Workshop explores how digital tools can help
The Digital Health in the Rural American West workshop addressed health disparities that are often overlooked and understudied in the vast region.
Stanford explores use of digital tools to improve human health
A Stanford Medicine magazine article shares four stories of digital medicine helping patients.
What digital health companies need to do to succeed
Health care innovators should take a needs-driven approach, writes Paul Yock, founder of the Stanford Byers Center for Biodesign.