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Instant Haemoglobin Count With Smartphone

Instant Haemoglobin Count With Smartphone

By pulling down one’s eyelid and assessing its redness, a doctor can identify if the person has anaemia, but to give a precise diagnosis... Read more

COVID-19 Contact Tracing: Apps vs. Manual Work

COVID-19 Contact Tracing: Apps vs. Manual Work

A milestone contact tracing software has been released by Apple-Google, but the future of its adoption is yet unclear, with some countries... Read more

Public Preview of New Cloud Healthcare Solution

Public Preview of New Cloud Healthcare Solution

Microsoft has announced it is building Cloud for Health Care , a bundled customised solution for healthcare providers. The software is designed... Read more

AI vs. Human Behaviour: Unexpected Side Effects of COVID-19

AI vs. Human Behaviour: Unexpected Side Effects of COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic is causing much distress in all aspects of our life and affecting people’s behavioural patterns. In an unexpected... Read more

Gartner: IT Spending Will Drop, but Some Areas Grow

Gartner: IT Spending Will Drop, but Some Areas Grow

Worldwide IT spending is projected to drop significantly in 2020, with all market segments experiencing a decline, says Gartner, an IT... 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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Based on an Abbott-sponsored symposium “Diagnostics, Data and Integrated...

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