Search Tag: Clinical Trials

IT Management

First AI-Created Drug Trial

2020 14 Feb

  For the first time, an AI-made drug has reached the clinical trials stage.   Called DSP-1181, the pharmaceutical drug created by AI technology to treat obsessive-compulsive disorder, is in phase 1 trials in Japan.   You might also like: EIT Awards €6 mln to Health Start-ups   The drug is a result of UK-based Exscientia.... Read more

Executive Health Management

Ageism in Healthcare: Why It Has To Stop

2019 02 Oct

Summary: Ageism can be defined as stereotypes, prejudice and discrimination towards people because of their age. An authority on ageism in healthcare highlights the challenges and opportunities in the sector. How serious/prevalent is the problem of ageism within healthcare and where do you think this stems from? I don’t think that the... Read more

Health Management

Whistleblowing in healthcare

2017 19 Sep

Although healthcare workers have a responsibility to raise concerns about patient safety and unethical or illegal conduct, if they do so they are often treated badly.   Healthcare workers have a responsibility to raise concerns about patient safety and unethical or illegal conduct. Yet those who raise serious concerns are often treated badly... Read more

Health Management

Cloud-Based IT Platform for Clinical Trials in Oncology

2017 07 May

Computerisation of data collection in a multicentre clinical trial allows fast and easy conduct of the study. Cloud computing is a viable solution for storing patient data in virtual archives accessible by different hospitals. The adoption of an IT platform for centralised review of images and clinical reports in trials saves resources and time.... Read more