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The Future of Telehealth in Allergy and Immunology Training

Anjeni Keswani, Joel P. Brooks, Paneez Khoury
2020 Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology: In Practice  
With emerging interest in the use of telemedicine, Allergy-Immunology should be at the forefront of adoption and implementation of these services.  ...  Interim virtual visits can accommodate overscheduled clinics, reduce burdens of travel to distant sites, improve access to sub-specialty care, and increase adherence during monitoring of chronic allergic  ...  Another consideration in addition to practical concerns 75 include use of this technology for continuity of training.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.jaip.2020.05.009 pmid:32426217 pmcid:PMC7233253 fatcat:cjnyrtb3bvb5joksocvdmw7asa

An automated medical scribe for documenting clinical encounters

Gregory Finley, Erik Edwards, Amanda Robinson, Michael Brenndoerfer, Najmeh Sadoughi, James Fone, Nico Axtmann, Mark Miller, David Suendermann-Oeft
2018 Proceedings of the 2018 Conference of the North American Chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics: Demonstrations  
extraction, and natural language generation.  ...  A medical scribe is a clinical professional who charts patient-physician encounters in real time, relieving physicians of most of their administrative burden and substantially increasing productivity and  ...  (To handle such cases using natural language understanding is a highly complex problem requiring a domain-general solution, which is beyond the scope of the medical scribe.)  ... 
doi:10.18653/v1/n18-5003 dblp:conf/naacl/FinleyERBSFAMS18 fatcat:gk3n4lsir5gh7cxggct6c3zodq

Employing immersive virtual environments for innovative experiments in health care communication

Susan Persky
2011 Patient Education and Counseling  
Practice Implications-Immersive virtual environments may therefore prove an important addition to the array of tools available for advancing our understanding of communication in health care.  ...  Advantages and challenges of using these tools for research in this area are also discussed. Methods-A literature search was conducted using the Scopus database.  ...  The primary literature search was accomplished using Scopus to query the English-language medicine and social sciences literature.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.pec.2010.12.007 pmid:21232902 pmcid:PMC3046236 fatcat:jn5unujpdfafnlsimojgebnccy

ATA Practice Guidelines for Live, On-Demand Primary and Urgent Care

Frances Gough, Sunil Budhrani, Ellen Cohn, Alan Dappen, Cindy Leenknecht, Bill Lewis, Deborah Ann Mulligan, Deborah Randall, Karen Rheuban, Lisa Roberts, Terrance J. Shanahan, Kathy Webster (+3 others)
2015 Telemedicine journal and e-health  
Physical Examination The provider shall perform a virtual physical examination as indicated by the patient complaint and medical history and other relevant information reported by the patient conforming  ...  to understand the recommendations provided.  ... 
doi:10.1089/tmj.2015.0008 pmid:25658882 fatcat:tdm5c5e23rgnlg64qmetrfowya

Creating Virtual Characters

Marco Gillies
2018 Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Movement and Computing - MOCO '18  
This paper surveys a series of experiments performed by Mel Slater and colleagues that show the power of Virtual Characters in VR and summarizes details of the technical infrastructure used, and Slater's  ...  An encounter with a virtual person can be one of the most compelling experiences in immersive virtual reality, as Mel Slater and his group have shown in many experiments on social interaction in VR.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENTS I would like to thank all members of the Virtual Environments and Computer Graphics Group at University College London, particularly those that took part in the work presented here.  ... 
doi:10.1145/3212721.3212835 dblp:conf/moco/Gillies18 fatcat:vi4oshczwff6ziks4hfd4n3a3y

Best Practices for Integrating Medical Students Into Telehealth Visits

Maria Wamsley, Laeesha Cornejo, Irina Kryzhanovskaya, Brian W Lin, Joseph Sullivan, Jordan Yoder, Tali Ziv
2021 JMIR Medical Education  
Telehealth visits will continue to be a part of care delivery after the pandemic subsides, and it is important that medical students receive training in telehealth skills to meet emerging telehealth competencies  ...  This paper describes strategies for successfully integrating medical students into telehealth visits in the ambulatory setting based on existing literature and the extensive experience of the authors teaching  ...  If the student identifies questions about how to perform an exam maneuver in your previsit conversation, take time to consider together how to most effectively perform the exam during the encounter.  ... 
doi:10.2196/27877 pmid:33881407 pmcid:PMC8100882 fatcat:tb7thzd54jgqlee53ukhgmjwqe

Challenges of developing a digital scribe to reduce clinical documentation burden

Juan C. Quiroz, Liliana Laranjo, Ahmet Baki Kocaballi, Shlomo Berkovsky, Dana Rezazadegan, Enrico Coiera
2019 npj Digital Medicine  
by clinicians or medical scribes.  ...  Advances in artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) open the possibility of automating clinical documentation with digital scribes, using speech recognition to eliminate manual documentation  ...  This will be difficult to differentiate by an automatic summarization model, as it would require sophisticated natural language understanding.  ... 
doi:10.1038/s41746-019-0190-1 pmid:31799422 pmcid:PMC6874666 fatcat:y7owfblwlvc2dowldwf4c6pqbe

Natural Language Processing for Smart Healthcare [article]

Binggui Zhou, Guanghua Yang, Zheng Shi, Shaodan Ma
2022 arXiv   pre-print
As an essential technology powered by AI, natural language processing (NLP) plays a key role in smart healthcare due to its capability of analysing and understanding human language.  ...  We focus on feature extraction and modelling for various NLP tasks encountered in smart healthcare from a technical point of view.  ...  Natural language understanding. Natural language understanding (NLU) focuses on machines' comprehension of human language in the form of unstructured text or speech.  ... 
arXiv:2110.15803v2 fatcat:3o6tx5wqezdb5mgyfub2jtuiqu

Practical tips on incorporating learners into virtual clinical care

Marghalara Rashid, Jessica Foulds, Sarah Forgie
2020 MedEdPublish  
documentation from the virtual visit into the medical record,(10) Interruptions are learning opportunities in the virtual setting, (11) Interruptions are learning opportunities in the virtual setting,  ...  Keywords: educational environment; workplace based teaching; roles of the medical teacher; virtual care; teaching with technology Rashid M, Foulds J, Forgie S MedEdPublish  ...  A virtual visit may be challenging to arrange or conduct if there are language proficiency issues (Flores, 2005) (although using technologies for language interpretation may facilitate understanding  ... 
doi:10.15694/mep.2020.000167.1 fatcat:j6kohv7wgbdophv7yrkgmaqgzy

Virtual Reality as Pedagogical Tool to Enhance Experiential Learning: A Systematic Literature Review

Muhammad Mujtaba Asad, Aisha Naz, Prathamesh Churi, Mohammad Mehdi Tahanzadeh, Kittisak Jermsittiparsert
2021 Education Research International  
It is helpful in medical, engineering, language, and social learning, as it provides a chance to get first-hand experience of the environment.  ...  Thus, it is found that virtual reality is used as a pedagogical tool for various subject areas for encouraging involvement.  ...  of the human body is offered in medical programs, which help students perform surgeries in a virtual environment rather than merely looking at those steps [40] . e third reason is that it may be used  ... 
doi:10.1155/2021/7061623 fatcat:3jkc7kx2q5gc5nnwrcw5djzc5u

A pilot study of user acceptance and educational potentials of virtual patients in transcultural psychiatry

Ioannis Pantziaras, Olivier Courteille, Richard Mollica, Uno Fors, Solvig Ekblad
2012 International Journal of Medical Education  
They appraised it as having a good potential for training in relationship to the clinical encounter and the management of traumatized refugees.  ...  Results: Scores across our sample were high regarding the Virtual Patient system's realistic nature (median value: 5 on a 7-point scale) as well as the Virtual Patient's ability to mirror the course of  ...  The responses to the questions were primarily used as an evaluation of the realistic nature and usefulness of the VP-system.  ... 
doi:10.5116/ijme.5004.7c78 fatcat:lpblfda7njazbl7u2uagjydnw4

Using Second Life for Just-in-Time Training: Building Teaching Frameworks in Virtual Worlds

Gail Kopp, Martha Burkle
2010 International Journal of Advanced Corporate Learning  
This paper presents a framework for using virtual worlds in the construction of teaching platforms for just-in-time training.  ...  In this context, the use of virtual worlds has become the way knowledge is shared and accessed, as virtual groups become learning communities.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENT The authors would like to thank the Undergraduate Medical Education at the University of Calgary and acknowledge Craig Maynard (Instructor at the School of Manufacturing and Automation),  ... 
doi:10.3991/ijac.v3i3.1373 fatcat:z4stzfwdergc3nukz4ut2ave2q

A Review of Challenges in Automatic Speech Recognition

Harshalata Petkar
2016 International Journal of Computer Applications  
Speech recognition along with the wide range of applicability in domain of computer science, medical science, psychology, sports, neurology has many challenges while developing.  ...  This paper explores various challenges in developing a robust ASR system.  ...  , translators, natural language understanding and many more applications [5, 6] .  ... 
doi:10.5120/ijca2016911706 fatcat:huogsfwei5hwpjglkylvgsi3py

Lessons learned in modeling schizophrenic and depressed responsive virtual humans for training

Robert C. Hubal, Geoffrey A. Frank, Curry I. Guinn
2003 Proceedings of the 8th international conference on Intelligent user interfaces - IUI '03  
The paper presents five areas demanding continued research to improve virtual human behavior for use in training applications.  ...  This paper describes lessons learned in developing the linguistic, cognitive, emotional, and gestural models underlying virtual human behavior in a training application designed to train civilian police  ...  Language Interpretation. The considerable ambiguity inherent in language, and reliance on linguistic context, makes natural language processing difficult.  ... 
doi:10.1145/604045.604062 dblp:conf/iui/HubalFG03 fatcat:4zjkjreg5jenfhx2k3fdjn2hdu

The Virus Covid-19 and Dilemmas of Online Technology

R. Smith
2020 Consortium Psychiatricum  
Commentary on the COVID-19 pandemic must necessarily consider the medical issues in social and political context.  ...  This paper discusses one important dimension of the context, the long-term history of human activity as intrinsically technological in its nature.  ...  Acknowledgements: The author gratefully acknowledges the comments of Ruth O'Dowd, Irina Sirotkina, Maria Yamiladou and participants in discussions  ... 
doi:10.17650/2712-7672-2020-1-2-64-71 fatcat:744w552xcbbcbfwfcx3jatcfdu
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