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AI in Healthcare Qatar 2020

2020 02 Mar

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Executive Health Management

2020: Our View on the Year Ahead

2019 28 Dec

Editors-in-Chief for HealthManagement.org share their views on what to look out for in 2020 healthcare management.   Alexandre Lourenço, our Editor-in-Chief (EiC) for EXEC  and President Portuguese Association of Hospital Managers says technology, patient-centred care will continue to play a pivotal role in how healthcare will develop.... Read more

IT Management

Singapore AI Strategy: Focus on Chronic Disease Prevention

2019 19 Nov

Technology has played a big role in making Singapore's healthcare system one of the most efficient in the world. However, a fast-ageing population, as well as the growing burden of chronic diseases and rising cost of healthcare, can weigh heavily on even the most effective healthcare systems.     It came as no surprise therefore that the... Read more

IMAGING Management

RSNA 2019: Speakers and Topics

2019 18 Nov

  With only two weeks to go until its 105th Scientific Assembly and Annual Meeting, the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA®) has announced it will feature plenary session lectures on a range of healthcare topics and recognise distinguished radiologists.   You might also like: Leading Breast Radiologist Wins 2019 RSNA Accolade... Read more

Executive Health Management

Cash Cow

2019 13 Nov

Is the healthcare bottom line en route to hitting rock bottom? Is the system bankrupt? Does the system still waste too much cash? Where is the real bottom line? Rising overheads, high staffing, supply and technology costs challenge current operating models. Are they outdated or are they becoming unsustainable? What could save the day? Adaptivity?... Read more

IT Management

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

IMAGING Management

Pioneering Machine Learning Techniques in 3D Printing and Radiology

2019 11 Nov

3D printing applications in radiology – an early adopter of this technology – are poised to grow rapidly with availability of new, more flexible materials and pioneering machine learning techniques. The advancement in the nature of materials available can be considered as one of the biggest developments in 3D printing, according to experts... Read more

IT Management

9 Tech Trends Taking off in 2020

2019 11 Nov

Technology continues to transform healthcare through increased efficiency in work processes, leading to better delivery of care. For the incoming year, 2020, expect growing applications of artificial intelligence and machine learning aimed at advancing disease risk prediction. Expanding AI use will likely have a ripple effect, such as in genomic... 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

IT Management

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