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The Impact of Technology on Medical Careers

2019 31 Oct

With artificial intelligence and telemedicine gaining a foothold in healthcare, there are fears about technology easing medical professionals out of their jobs.  Those fears and other issues around growing health tech adoption were tackled at the recent Becker's Hospital Review Health IT + RCM conference held in Chicago. In a keynote address to... Read more

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Blockchain Protecting Telemedicine

2019 29 Oct

Telemedicine offers an opportunity for medical institutions to optimise delivery of care, especially for patients living in areas where healthcare facilities and resources are inadequate. However, there is a downside to this technology-driven approach: risks of patient data being leaked due to insecure telehealth systems.   These privacy risks... Read more

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2017 24 Jul

It’s been repeatedly stressed by healthcare practitioners how beyond a balanced diet and exercise, getting sufficient sleep is vital to our health and wellbeing.   There are wearables that can already track our daily activities such as heart rate when we exercise and even the number of steps we have walked that day and the distance. In addition... Read more

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Google Unveils Google Fit

2014 02 Nov

Google recently launched its health-push with a new Android app that tracks activity, calories and steps and can be connected to Android smartwatches and other apps. This is the latest gadget to be introduced by Google in the health and fitness segment.   The Google Fit Android app counts steps and can be plugged into wearables and other fitness... Read more

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GÉANT Project Receives ‘Excellent’ Accolade From European Commission

2013 19 Dec

Independent review awards highest rating to European project The GÉANT project, which includes the high-speed data network serving 50 million research and education users across Europe, has received ‘Excellent’, the highest possible rating in a European Commission review.  This puts GÉANT in the top 10% of all EC-funded projects. The GÉANT... Read more