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Contact Tracing: Looking into Technologies and Adoption

Contact Tracing: Looking into Technologies and Adoption

The choice of the mobile technology used for contact tracing substantially affects the social and economic cost of quarantine policies,... Read more

Better Outcomes Through Patient Portals

Better Outcomes Through Patient Portals

Online patient portals help healthcare providers to reduce the time patients spend in the facility and to cut medical costs, a new study... Read more

COVID-19 Exit Strategy Simulator Available Online

COVID-19 Exit Strategy Simulator Available Online

An online tool simulates COVID-19 exit strategy planning for nearly 100 countries assessing various restrictive measures implemented in... Read more

Free Manuals Database for Biomedical Engineers

Free Manuals Database for Biomedical Engineers

A website has created a free database of repair manuals for medical devices to help biomedical engineering technicians working on the... Read more

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

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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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Dr. Fernando Zampieri

Keeping Best Practices in Critical Care During COVID-19

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Challenges in the Haemodynamic Management of Septic Shock

An overview of the haemodynamic management of patients in septic shock...

Dr. Philipp Brantner

3D printing - an interdisciplinary lab

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 Jeroen Tas

The Care Continuum

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The Challenge of Admitting a Very Old Patient with Sepsis to an Intensive Care Unit

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 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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