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Software Identifies COVID-19 Super Carriers

2020 16 Mar

A Polish company has developed software that deploys data to identify people at risk of carrying COVID-19.   The firm, DataWalk, taps into data like immigration records, mobile phone data and data about affected individuals to identify potential ‘super carriers’ who resist the disease and are unaware how widely they can infect others.... Read more

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How to Secure Sensitive Healthcare Data

2020 27 Feb

  In today's highly interconnected world, securing and protecting sensitive data can be a big challenge. This is even more true in healthcare, where data protection can become a matter of life and death.   Encryption is considered one of the most effective ways to protect data. As noted by the Ponemon Institute ,  about half of healthcare... Read more

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eHealthWeek Croatia 2020

2020 15 Apr

CANCELLED DUE TO COVID-19 HEALTH RISK Find eHealthWeek   on Social Media Read more

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British MedTech Eyes Middle East Post Brexit

2020 31 Jan

The UK is looking to strengthen medical technology ties with the Middle East on its departure, Brexit, from the European Union on January 31.   This week at Arab Health, UK-based L exington Communications held a presentation and Q&A, Making a success of Brexit: Opportunities for UK MedTech at the Dubai congress.   You might also like:... Read more

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Our Top 15 Technology Stories from 2019

2019 28 Dec

As the year draws to a close, we take a look at our most viewed technology stories across our 2019 news and journals.   Fighting Cyber Threats With a Global Community Denise Anderson, President of the Health Information Sharing and Analysis Center (H-ISAC), spoke to HealthManagement.org about this growing global organisation’s aim... Read more

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Anthem to Provide Blockchain Medical Data to 40 Million Members

2019 17 Dec

U.S. health insurer Anthem, with around 40 million members, is increasingly relying on blockchain technology for more secure and efficient management of health data. Hyperledger Fabric, Indy and Burrow are among the blockchains the company is using. You might also like: Bills, Claims and Analysis: Blockchain in Healthcare Blockchain,... Read more

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Connecting Data through Crowdsourcing for AI Development

2019 13 Nov

Large data sets are essential in developing artificial intelligence (AI) algorithms and tools for use in healthcare. Presagen, an AI medical imaging company in Australia, is banking on crowdsourcing in hopes of connecting data from clinics globally to create AI solutions that are scalable and at low cost.   AI developers often rely on localised... Read more

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The Politics of Tech Adoption in Healthcare

2019 13 Nov

A new report looking into the development and use of emerging technologies, notably artificial intelligence (AI), for healthcare has revealed concerns among some clinicians as to the real reason behind tech adoption. Within the NHS, the adoption of AI and other data-driven technologies is largely based on a “political or commercial imperative”... Read more

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Google Acquires Fitbit

2019 11 Nov

Tech giant Google's formal purchase of Fitbit, the world's second largest wearable maker, in a deal worth $2.1 billion, finally put an end to a month of rumours.   In a blog post announcing the acquisition, Google's SVP of devices and services, Rick Osterloh, wrote the company sees "an opportunity to invest even more in Wear OS as well... Read more