Healthcare IT

Are We Ready for AI-Ethical Decision Making?

As technology continues to evolve, the role of Artificial Intelligence (AI) in decision-making processes continues to grow. Today, humans have... Read more

EIT Health Catapult 2022 Names Health Start-Up Winners

The EIT Health Catapult 2022 competition winners, selected from 9 finalists, are digital health start-up, Ebenbuild; medtech start-up, Leuko... Read more

EIT Health Summit: From Healthcare Digitisation to Retail-isation

EIT Health Summit: From Healthcare Digitisation to Retail-isation

Lucien Engelen, founder and CEO Transform.Health, gave his vision of healthcare over the next seven years in EIT Health Summit 2022's keynote... Read more

Therapeutic Comedy in Self Care App Improves Cancer Patient Metal Health

Therapeutic Comedy in Self Care App Improves Cancer Patient Mental Health

The ComedyCures Foundation collaborated with the mental health platform, Neolth, to determine if using comedy in a self-care app can improve... Read more

Telehealth Follow-up Compares Well to In-Person Care For Chronic Conditions

Telehealth Follow-up Compares Well to In-Person Care For Chronic Conditions

A Johns Hopkins University study compared in-person and telehealth ambulatory encounter outcomes during the COVID-19 pandemic’s first year.... Read more

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The concept of digital healthcare puts patients, their personal needs and demands for convenience and speed at the centre, which is why investing in custom software solutions is such a popular business strategy today. But digitisation in healthcare is so much more than just a passing trend. Instead, it is a vital ingredient of the success of each healthcare... Read more

It’s 2022 and public health is undergoing an unprecedented digital transformation. It’s a road already taken before Covid-19, but during the first quarter of 2020 in the U.S. telehealth visits increased by 154% (CDC, 2020). If you are in a business in the healthcare industry , you probably feel the pressure to provide or use technology that works... Read more

In 2014, Stephen Hawking had warned that ‘the development of full artificial intelligence could spell the end of the human race’. 1 A bold statement indeed, but if we focus on the term ‘full’, we’ll understand that if not designed properly, certain level of autonomy that could be difficult to control and can be extremely damaging to fundamental... Read more

White Papers and Case Studies

Thales’s End-to-End Comprehensive Offer for Connected Radiology

2022 15 Jun

As in many sectors, the COVID crisis has substantially changed the way of working, with an increasing need for digital solutions to guaranty continuity of services. The same applies for the medical domain. During the pandemic, clinicians maintained the link with patients, conducting remote consultations, but raising a huge concern with... Read more

Taking the Mystery Out of Machine Learning

2017 06 Apr

Radiologists have been taught to fear machine learning.  It means what it says, a machine can learn.  It is an inherently frightening concept.  It is almost a shame to put such a label on the process, because it is not really new.  Remember Fuzzy Logic?  Neural Networks?  We were all impressed that a computer could recognize the letter “A”, but that... Read more

Seven Steps to a More Efficient and Resilient IT Solution

2017 20 Feb

Efficient patient-centric care models require consolidating mountains of data. Acquisitions and regionalization further compound the challenge. How does an organization capitalize on what could easily become a liability?   Fredrik Gustavsson, Sectra CTO, sums up the answer simply, “Don’t buy technology. Buy solutions for your clinical pathways.”... Read more

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 Vicent Moncho Mas

Remote Work and Virtual Consultations: Emergency Setup

For a hospital in Spain, the national state of emergency meant two...

 Adam Cherrington

Consumer Tech Promotes Patient Engagement

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Predicament Prevention for Pandemics

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 Maurice Codourey

A Healthcare Chat Bot Named Shaila

AUTOMATISED HEALTH CARE COMMUNICATION ON THE RISE   In April this...

 Monique Rasband

KLAS Tomosynthesis – Hologic

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 Estelle Huchet

Opportunities and Risks of Digital Health: Older People’s Perspective

Summary: The publication of the European Commission Strategy for Artificial...

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