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How to Improve Diagnostic AI in Medicine?

How to Improve Diagnostic AI in Medicine?

The University of Johannesburg recently publicised a study published in Informatics in Medicine Unlocked examining how to improve machine... Read more

Smartphone App Could Improve Aspirin Use in Preeclampsia

Smartphone App Could Improve Aspirin Use in Preeclampsia

Hypertension disorder in pregnancy, preeclampsia, affects about 1 in every 20 pregnancies globally and usually appears after 20 weeks of gestation. Taking... Read more

Deep Learning Reduces Need for Gadolinium Contrast

Deep Learning Reduces Need for Gadolinium Contrast

Gadolinium-based contrast agents (GBCAs), used during MRI scans, enhance brain tissue contrast. GBCAs are crucial for brain tumour care because... Read more

Telehealth visit

Telehealth Use is Growing, but Satisfaction is Declining

Telehealth transformed the US healthcare landscape as many patients adopted this modality as a convenient way to access medical services over... Read more

MRI breast cancer screening

Automated Triaging of MRIs Rules Out Cancer in Dense Breasts

Mammography provides early detection when breast cancer treatments are more successful. Unfortunately, mammography is less sensitive in women... 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. Marina Álvarez

Tomosynthesis for Breast Cancer Screening Programs

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Treating Complications from Abdominal Surgery

Case Report Using Nonbronchoscopic BAL Use of the HALYARD* Mini-BAL...

Dr. Panagiota Pietri

Secrets of Longevity The IKARIA Study

Summary: The intriguing finding of longevity among the Ikaria inhabitants...

 Chris McCahan

Building a Better Hospital

Summary: Unsustainable increases in healthcare costs make it imperative...

Prof. Edzard Ernst

The essential truth

Critical evaluation of complementary and alternative medicine...

Dr. Brian O’Gara

Airway Pressure Release Ventilation: What's Good About It?

The use of APRV has many proposed benefits for patients with lung injury....

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