Cedars-Sinai Newsroom (Technology)

2019
July
17,
2019
| 04:28 PM America/Los_Angeles
Parentology, an online website designed for parenting in the digital age, recently interviewed Rebecca Hedrick, MD, a psychiatrist at Cedars-Sinai in the Department of Psychiatry and Neurosciences, about how social media can affect children's mental ...
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July
01,
2019
| 03:00 PM America/Los_Angeles
The Cedars-Sinai Accelerator is welcoming 11 health-tech companies from across the United States and Europe to its newest accelerator class. The companies are innovating solutions for a wide variety of healthcare challenges—from the way hospitals cou...
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March
07,
2019
| 04:00 PM America/Los_Angeles
Modern Healthcare recently featured an article about the Cedars-Sinai Accelerator and one of its newest successes with Aiva, the world's first patient-centered voice assistant  platform for hospitals. As the article explains, it wasn't too long ag...
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January
09,
2019
| 03:00 PM America/Los_Angeles
A special edition of National Geographic on "The Future of Medicine" highlights the innovative stem-cell science of Cedars-Sinai, showing how investigators are seeking to use stem cells and Organ-Chips to tailor personalized treatments for individual...
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2018
October
11,
2018
| 03:00 PM America/Los_Angeles
The eight health-tech companies that completed Cedars-Sinai Accelerator's fourth class have announced new contracts and partnerships to bring their leading-edge technologies to health systems and their patients. The companies, chosen from more tha...
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August
23,
2018
| 01:21 AM America/Los_Angeles
Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti highlighted Cedars-Sinai's groundwater conservation program Thursday, citing it as an example of innovative conservation as the city seeks to reduce water consumption. The project has slashed the medical center's us...
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August
15,
2018
| 03:00 PM America/Los_Angeles
When physicians follow computer alerts embedded in electronic health records, their hospitalized patients experience fewer complications and lower costs, leave the hospital sooner and are less likely to be readmitted, according to a study of inpatien...
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July
24,
2018
| 09:08 PM America/Los_Angeles
Fitness trackers can be valuable tools for assessing the quality of life and daily functioning of cancer patients during treatment, a new study has found. The trackers, also known as wearable activity monitors, include commercial devices worn on the ...
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July
10,
2018
| 03:00 PM America/Los_Angeles
Nine health-tech companies have joined the newest class of the Cedars-Sinai Accelerator as they look to develop and refine solutions to some of healthcare's most pressing challenges, particularly those affecting the experience of patients. The com...
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May
29,
2018
| 03:00 PM America/Los_Angeles
  Physician satisfaction scores on online third-party review sites tend to be skewed and can easily mislead patients, according to a new study by Cedars-Sinai investigators. This distortion may have significant consequences as consumers rely in...
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May
11,
2018
| 03:00 PM America/Los_Angeles
Anne Wellington, a highly regarded healthcare executive with extensive corporate management experience, has been named managing director of the Cedars-Sinai Accelerator. The accelerator provides mentoring and financial support for early-stage heal...
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January
15,
2018
| 09:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Wearable biosensors have grown increasingly popular as many people use them in wristbands or watches to count steps or track sleep. But there is not enough proof that these devices are improving patient outcomes such as weight or blood pressure, acco...
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