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Executive Health Management

Precision health and population health: can they intersect effectively?

2019 22 May

How and where can precision medicine and public health join forces to improve patient care and outcomes and, ultimately, lead to more efficient healthcare. HealthManagement.org spoke to four precision medicine experts for their views. You might also like: Precision Medicine: the future of health   Tienush Rassaf  Department Head... Read more

IMAGING Management

AI ethical-legal issues: CAR White Paper

2019 10 Apr

Artificial intelligence ( AI ) software that analyses medical images is becoming increasingly prevalent. However, the promise of AI as a tool for promoting and enhancing personalised medicine can only be fulfilled with access to large quantities of medical data from patients. This data could be used for purposes such as predicting disease, diagnosis,... Read more

IMAGING Management

#SIR2019: Smart speakers help physicians in the OR

2019 26 Mar

 #SIR19ATX:  Research demonstrates value of Amazon Echo and Google Home during medical procedures AUSTIN, TEXAS — Smart speakers that are customarily used in your living room can be programmed to act as an aid to physicians in hospital operating rooms, according to new research presented at the Society of Interventional Radiology’s... Read more

IMAGING Management

Netflix algorithm speeds up biological imaging

2019 13 Mar

A multicentre group of researchers has developed a method for acquiring classical Raman spectroscopy images of biological tissues at record-fast speeds . The group had to repurpose an algorithm, originally developed for Netflix's 2009 movie preference prediction competition, to create the simple, label-free imaging method practical for clinical... Read more

IT Management

Lab instruments in possible data leak

2019 05 Mar

A new study warns lab instruments used in biomedical research, such as DNA synthesising machines, may be leaking sensitive information t hrough some kind of noise or sound that they make. The study by University of California researchers serves to highlight new security risks created by the cyber-physical nature of biotechnology workflows. The... Read more

IT Management

Blockchain genomics marketplace

2019 22 Jan

Dr. Axel Schumacher, who has worked in the field of genetics for more than 20 years, says humanity is witnessing the beginning of a greatly exciting era of precision medicine . Of note, he expects the cost of genome sequencing a person to continue its downward trend – with costs recently falling below the $1,000 dollar mark and soon hitting the... Read more

Health Management

Volume 19 - Issue 1, 2019

2019 21 Jan

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Executive Health Management

Integrating labs into clinical care pathways

2019 21 Jan

Based on an Abbott-sponsored symposium “Diagnostics, Data and Integrated Clinical Care – From Insight to Action” presented at European Association of Hospital Managers (EAHM) congress, Cascais, Portugal, 27th September 2018. Introduction  Pressure on healthcare systems continues to rise as the world’s population grows and lives longer;... Read more

Executive Health Management

Is Blockchain the right technology for healthcare?

2019 21 Jan

Blockchain technology is touted as being potentially revolutionary, but what’s the view for the healthcare sector? Known for being an industry that’s slow to adopt and adapt to new tech, could there be any value in Blockchain for healthcare? HealthManagement.org spoke to four Blockchain experts for their views.  Kamales Lardi  Managing Partner ... Read more

Executive Health Management

How Blockchain will transform healthcare

2019 21 Jan

Adoption of distributed ledger technology will benefit patients and providers Blockchain is more than just a technology that allows us to do what we already do better, faster and cheaper. This peer-to-peer new technology has the potential to create a more inclusive economy, where patients can benefit from health data ownership. One... Read more