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IT Management

COVID-19 Contact Tracing: Apps vs. Manual Work

2020 22 May

A milestone contact tracing software has been released by Apple-Google, but the future of its adoption is yet unclear, with some countries instead relying on manual collection of COVID-19 data.   You may also like : Will Contact Tracing Work?   This week Apple and Google have released the ‘Exposure Notification’ software, which... Read more

Executive Health Management

How Will FAMGA Shakeup Healthcare?

2020 29 Jan

Summary: The big tech players are all making inroads into healthcare, bringing their industry know-how into a sector that is traditionally slow to adapt to change. Whether their impact will ultimately result in better resource management and cost savings remains to be seen, but they are definitely a force to be reckoned with. There is no doubt... Read more

IMAGING Management

AI Breast Cancer Diagnosis Matches Two Doctors

2020 02 Jan

A newly-published study in the journal Nature suggests that AI diagnoses breast cancer from mammograms more accurately than radiologists.   A computer, specially designed and trained by a team of researchers from international bodies such as Google Health and Imperial College London, performed as well as two doctors working together.... Read more

IT Management

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

IMAGING Management

Google & Northwestern: AI finds cancer before radiologists

2019 21 May

Google and Northwestern scientists show precision of new deep learning system to predict lung cancer An artificial intelligence system, using deep learning, successfully detected malignant lung nodules on low-dose chest computed tomography (LDCT) scans, performing equal to, or better than expert radiologists, according to a new study from... Read more

IT Management

Google exec on Cloud potential in 2019

2019 08 Jan

While the New Year is upon us, there are certain things that will continue to play an increasing role in healthcare such as artificial intelligence (AI), telemedicine, and cloud computing.       Healthcare is witnessing an explosion in the amount of data generated from patient records (EHRs), mHealth devices, and research studies, among... Read more

Health Management

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2018 25 May

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IT Management

Google and Fitbit collaborate on tech and wearables

2018 09 May

Fitness wearables and apps help patients to take a more active role in their wellness and chronic disease management. While data from wearables benefit the users (patients), these are often not readily accessible to care providers who could use such data to inform treatment decisions. To address this problem, Google and Fitbit have announced a new... Read more

IT Management

Google new cloud API to address healthcare data interop challenges

2018 20 Mar

Interoperability remains a major problem when it comes to managing healthcare data. In some large hospitals, even the sharing of information between care teams is sometimes difficult because the EHR system used in one department may be different from the EHRs used in other departments. To address these interoperability concerns, Google has launched... Read more

IT Management

Google AI precision medicine tool open source

2017 12 Dec

Google has made available to the open source community its new deep-learning based technology that will be useful in broadening our knowledge of genomics. DeepVariant, developed by the Google Brain team, is designed to reconstruct the true genome sequence from high-throughput sequencing (HTS) sequencer data with significantly greater accuracy than... Read more