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Big Data Cuts Readmissions

Use of big data has helped University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC), the second largest integrated payer-provider network in the USA, reduce... Read more

Heartbuds may someday replace the iconic stethoscope

Health Exams Alter With New Device

A new smartphone-based device known as HeartBuds is just as effective as traditional stethoscopes and better than a disposable model in identifying... Read more

dirty endescopes top 2016 technology hazards list

Top 10 List of Health Tech Hazards

Infections from flexible endoscopes, missed alarms, and opioid-related deaths are the top health technology hazards that hospitals and clinicians... Read more

Health Apps

Health Apps Downloaded But Not Used Effectively

Findings of an online survey show that while fitness and other health-related smartphone apps are acquired in large numbers by Americans, most... Read more

Health portals

Patients Prefer Portals for Test Results

According to findings from a new study, patients prefer to receive the results of medical tests through password-protected patient portal websites.... 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

From Our Journals

 Giuseppe Recchi

Reimagining Healthcare: A Story of Growth, Innovation and Transformation

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

 Angelina Hakim

Angelina Hakim

Medical Device, Quality Management Expert and CEO/Founder - Qunique Ltd,...

 Stephen Lieber

Connected Patients/Informed Clinicians: It’s All About Data, Analytics and Technology

Patients and their families today are expecting more transparency and...

 Liat Ayalon

Ageism in Healthcare: Why It Has To Stop

Summary: Ageism can be defined as stereotypes, prejudice and discrimination...

Dr. Tom Pollard

Enabling machine learning in critical care

Critical care units are home to some of the most sophisticated patient...

Dr Amalia Hatziyianni

Battle to be Won by Virtue

Healthcare workers around the world are overburdened, exhausted and...

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