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Wearables Data for COVID-19 Detection

Wearables Data for COVID-19 Detection

A combination of symptom and sensor data from wearable devices could enhance detection of COVID-19 positive and negative cases in symptomatic... Read more

COVID-19 Prognosis Prediction with CoVA

COVID-19 Prognosis Prediction with CoVA

A new risk prediction tool – COVID-19 Acuity Score (CoVA) – can help clinicians with screening outpatients to predict adverse outcomes related... Read more

Medical and Health Library of the Future

Medical and Health Library of the Future

A new case study describes how a medical and biomedical research library of Ghent University Hospital adjusted its practices to the COVID‐19 ‘new... Read more

Cross-Border Management of COVID-19 Lab Results

Cross-Border Management of COVID-19 Lab Results

Two digital initiatives are being tested aimed at facilitating cross-border handling of COVID-19-realted lab results for travellers and... Read more

Managing Eating Disorders in Multi-User Virtual Reality

Managing Eating Disorders in Multi-User Virtual Reality

A team of researchers share their experience of creating and testing a multi-user virtual reality (MUVR) remote psychotherapeutic system for... 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

From Our Journals

 Paulo Moll

Fighting the Pandemic in Brazil - Experience of Largest Hospital Network

Founded in 1977 by cardiologist Jorge Moll, Rede D’Or São Luiz...

 Sourabh Pagaria

The Importance of Technology and Novel Solutions in Healthcare

The COVID-19 pandemic has taken the world by storm. In particular, the...

Prof. Rowland Illing

Education and Training in Affidea – Developing a New Generation of Leaders

Affidea is known for clinical excellence and operational efficiency, but...

Prof. Michael Mansour

PCT-guided Antibiotic Stewardship in COVID-19 Patients

Professor Michael Mansour is a physician-scientist with a research...

Prof. Tienush Rassaf

New Standards of Care

The healthcare industry is one of the most regulated sectors in the world....

Prof. Massimo Antonelli

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