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App Helps Reduce Suicidal Thoughts in Stressed Interns

New doctors working round the clock during their internship experience a predictable sharp rise in stress and pressure, which often leads to... Read more

Data and Interoperability in EU Healthcare

EXPAND: Key EU Project Presents Findings on Interoperability

An exciting event about the future of interoperability in the European Healthcare sector takes place in Lisbon next week with a focus... Read more

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Payment Barriers Deter Telehealth Adoption

A national survey found that 9 out of 10 physicians in the U.S. would use telehealth, provided they were properly reimbursed. The majority of... Read more

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Flexible Robotic Worm Optimises Surgery

Surgeons may one day be able to remove tumours from within the inner ear in a less invasive fashion — ie, without removing the entire mastoid... Read more

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Wireless Devices Manage Pain Signals

New implantable wireless devices can be used to trigger — and, in theory, block — pain signals in the body and spinal cord before those signals... 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

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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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Dr. Rafael Vidal Perez

Utility of artificial intelligence in cardiology

A step forward for daily practice. Artificial Intelligence (AI) tools...

 ECRI Institute

Computed Tomography with Computer-Aided Detection for Lung Cancer Screening

Several medical societies recommend annual lung cancer screening with...

 Giuseppe Recchi

Reimagining Healthcare: A Story of Growth, Innovation and Transformation

With ageing populations on the rise and healthcare funding increasingly...

 ECRI Institute

Patient Identification: Executive Summary

For its fifth Deep Dive analysis of a patient safety topic, ECRI Institute...

 Kaela Miller

Breast Cancer Screening After Male-to-Female Transition in Transgender Women

Despite the lack of general consensus about the optimal breast cancer...

 Angela Vessey

Antimicrobial Copper Touch Surfaces: Reduce Infections, Liberate Resources and Cut Costs

The role of the environment in the transmission of healthcare-associated...

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