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Vendor-Driven Standards for Interoperability

Vendor-Driven Standards for Interoperability

David Hancock, the healthcare executive advisor at InterSystems, was recently elected vendor co-chair of INTEROPen , a UK collaboration that... Read more

AI Improves Lab Workflow while Cutting Costs

Continued advancement of AI application in healthcare leads to improvement in workflows, reducing the workload not just of physicians and nurses... Read more

Healthcare Blockchain Company Fined for Non-Compliance

Using blockchain technology for crowdfunding activities is now commonplace. However, a U.S. healthcare blockchain company has been slapped... Read more

Cloud Based Solution Reduces Referrals

Cloud-based technology has reduced referrals by about 50% in a trial held at Moorfields Eye Hospital in London.   Developed in collaboration... Read more

Automating AI for Clinical Decision-Making

Some artificial intelligence (AI)-based techniques are helping improve prediction of risks for certain diseases or disorders. Machine-learning... 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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Prof Jean-Louis Vincent

Personalised/ Precision Medicine

The progress towards, and potential of, personalised/ precision medicine...

Dr. Carl Waldmann

Prevention of Venous Thromboembolism in Critical Care

Key Messages 1. We need to Identify high risk patients early on...

Mag. Christian Marolt

Emerging markets

The financial crisis was a blessing for our health systems. It forced...

 Usman Khan

Sustainability

The European Health Management Association (EHMA) is a non-profit...

Prof. Davide Caramella

Radiation Dose: Communicating With Patients

Key Points • Radiology departments need to communicate with patients...

 Estella M. Geraghty

Cancer Research Powered by Place: How Location and Health go Hand-in-Hand

Place matters. Everything we do happens somewhere and that place can...

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