Healthcare IT

Google Glass Premieres in Virtual Surgery

A surgical team at the University of Alabama at Birmingham has conducted the first surgery using a virtual augmented reality technology called... Read more

Accenture Survey Reveals English Patients’ Interest in Digital Medical Records

A recent Accenture survey of over 9,000 consumers in nine countries shows that only 16% of consumers residing in England say they have full access... Read more

Artificial Heart-Like Device to Fuel Future Robots by Pumping Human Waste

A team of researchers in Bristol has successfully created a device capable of pumping human waste into the power-generating section of a self-sustaining... Read more

Enhanced Wireless Technology for Body Implants and Sensors

Body implants such as pacemakers and hearing aids have been used to counter organ dysfunction for decades. The WISERBAN project is making a giant... Read more

ECG into Your Mobile

A research scientist working at VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland has developed a user-friendly smart phone application that allows consumers... Read more

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Anna Sort is a qualified nurse, healthcare lecturer and the director of PlayBenefit, a Barcelona-based company which uses gaming to help people heal. What are your key areas of interest and research? Video games, Engagement design, behaviour change, Placebo effect/mind power, willpower and eustress. What are the major challenges in your field? Finding... Read more

What are your key areas of interest and research? My key interests are people, politics, and economics of cybersecurity. I enjoy helping organizational executives understand how to use people powered cybersecurity and digital strategy as a mission, innovation, and productivity driver for their organizations. What are the major challenges in your field? The field... Read more

What are your key areas of interest and research? My major area of interest is to build a community set of tools to improve the interoperability of Health Information System What are the major challenges in your field? Sustainability of such a project project   What is your top management tip? Create an environment of constant learning and development—be... Read more

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Prof. Jean-Louis Vincent, MD, PhD


In medicine the benefits of treatment are always weighed against possible...

Prof. Paolo Pelosi

Perioperative Respiratory Management of Morbidly Obese Patients

Obese patients without other major co-morbidities are categorised as class...

 Shirley Cramer

Steering the Integration Agenda: Stable Leadership Needed

Service Integration Overcoming barriers between the health and care sectors...

Priv. Doz. Dr. Sven Zenker

Transforming Measurement into Understanding: Quantitative Bedside Decision Support

Intensivists today are faced with a growing deluge of quantitative data,...

 Julie Nightingale

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Assoc. Prof. Daryl Jones

Frailty in the Critically Ill Patient

This review explores current definitions of frailty, methods available...

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