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The growth and aging of global populations, the rising levels of chronic disease coupled with escalating costs, growing complexity and inadequate infrastructure is forcing a fundamental re-think of every aspect of healthcare. Swedish doctors spend on average one working day a week on administrative tasks. The British National Health System estimates that an extra 291,327 operations could be completed ever

A recent MIT Technology Review Insights survey looked at the current and potential future applications of artificial intelligence (AI) in the healthcare environment. This article discusses the survey’s findings, and looks at how these technologies are ‘re-humanizing’ healthcare, by aiding the transition from target- to value-based care models. Not long ago, no one would have dreamed that a machine

The results of the MIT Technology Review survey, in partnership with GE Healthcare, emphasize AI’s potential and ensure that the technology is here to stay, but its ability to overcome potential disruption must be addressed. GE Healthcare believes the solution is in packaging. By unlocking data, breaking it out of silos, and deploying it on the right platform, AI can seamlessly integrate into existi

If you watched the opening ceremony of the London Olympic Games in 2012, you will know that British people love their National Health Service (NHS) as much as they cherish Peter Pan, The Beatles and James Bond. The ceremony’s climax was an eccentric and poignant dance routine that celebrated the NHS’s special place in the nation’s heart. At one point, dancers bounced on trampolines made up to loo

The University Hospital of the Free University of Brussels (UZ Brussel) in Belgium is pioneering the use of real-time deep learning-based image reconstruction (DLIR) on CT scan, exploring the benefits it offers for rapid pediatric evaluation, including lower dose and enhanced efficiency. In healthcare, it is acknowledged that the sooner a patient receives the right diagnosis and the right care in the r

The time between a suspicious screening mammogram and a diagnosis and treatment plan can be weeks, leading to stress and anxiety for women. A hospital in France developed a unique one-stop breast cancer clinic that can confirm a positive finding, including biopsy, and provide a treatment plan, in one day, in one place, for most women with suspicious scans. The concept is now being exported to other countrie



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