Although they have become the core of many workflows related to patient care, a recent survey showed that only 10% of physicians were satisfied with their current Electronic Health Record (EHR) system. Continuous compatibility testing can make EHRs more user friendly. This article will describe the essential procedures a healthcare organization will need to undertake during EHR compatibility testing.
Given the clinical success that antibodies (formerly known as “magic bullets”) have facilitated, the drug discovery field continues to search for new therapeutic candidates. This article highlights several techniques used in the process, and touches on current trends driving the field.READ MORE
Rapid and accurate detection of foodborne pathogens is essential to prevent foodborne illnesses and to mitigate the associated economic losses. We take a look at some of the technological advances that are helping to make this happen.READ MORE
A recent climb in the number of people taking up a regular yoga or meditation practise has seen the terms “downward dog” and “tree pose” enter the everyday vocabulary of many. But what scientific evidence exists that supports the benefits of a regular yoga and meditation practise?
Overcoming the Identification Bottleneck in Untargeted Metabolomics: Combining Technological and Software InnovationsArticle
Untargeted metabolomics approaches are allowing previously unreported insights into the pathogenesis of disease. However, identifying the large numbers of unknown and structurally diverse metabolites typically present in biological samples has proven to be a major bottleneck. Fortunately, recent advances in technology and software are helping to overcome this challenge.READ MORE
The UK’s national health system needs to take a hard look at their priorities and procedures to ensure that rapid advances in molecular diagnostics in lung cancer are translated into a practical service for all patients, according to a report launched at the British Thoracic Oncology Group Annual Conference.READ MORE
First developed in the 1970s, recent developments are making microflow liquid chromatography techniques more robust – enticing researchers to revisit the opportunities it offers for more sensitive, high-throughput analyses requiring smaller sample volumes than standard flow techniques.READ MORE
Data integrity is a major concern in the regulated pharmaceutical industry due to discovery of either poor record management practices or falsification of data. In this article, data integrity consultant Bob McDowall asks three fellow experts what their three top data integrity issues are. By examining their responses, Bob highlights challenges that every company should consider.READ MORE