Doctors use technology to communicate with patients, improve the efficiency of patient care and record-keeping, implement more effective medical treatments, and increase communication with other doctors. Improvements in ... More »

MEMS technology refers to the fabrication and use of miniaturized mechanical and electromechanical devices, the size of which ranges from one micron to several millimeters. In MEMS devices, microsensors and microactuator... More »

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Some of the benefits to science are that it allows researchers to learn new ideas that have practical applications; benefits of technology include the ability to create new machines that increase productivity and save li... More »

Technology has helped streamline doctor-doctor and doctor-patient communication; maintain medical health records for efficient health care provision; and help patients to keep healthy through apps and equipment such as m... More »

To do a thyroid scan, doctors first ask patients to swallow a radioactive iodine pill, allow time for accumulation of the iodine in the patients' thyroid glands, ask patients to lie still on their backs so that the scann... More »

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Quest Diagnostics offers a wide variety of tests for patients, doctors and hospitals, including tests for allergies, celiac disease, diabetes, heart disease and cancer screening. The Quest Diagnostics website has a list ... More »

Some doctors stop taking new patients because they feel that their practices are already busy enough, notes Medical Economics. Others stop taking new patients with particular insurance coverage, such as through the Affor... More »