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IT Management

Volpara Health Announces Leadership Changes

2022 20 Apr

Ralph Highnam, founder, transitions from Chief Executive Officer to Chief Science & Innovation Officer Teri Thomas, NZ-based, Epic veteran appointed Chief Executive Officer Appointments reflect pivotal inflection point in both artificial intelligence innovation and commercial opportunities Volpara Health has announced key changes to... Read more

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AI Accuracy Matches Clinicians'

2019 30 Sep

More sophisticated technologies such as artificial intelligence are said to hold much promise in improving disease diagnosis . A new systematic review of relevant published articles, for instance, indicates that AI can detect diseases from medical imaging with the same accuracy as clinicians. The review included 82 studies spanning cardiology, breast... Read more

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Apple Watch to 'Monitor' Breast Cancer Patients

2015 26 May

MD Anderson Cancer Center at Cooper and Polaris Health Directions have teamed up for a project to help those with breast cancer deal with behavioural health issues. The project will rely on the Apple Watch to track behavioural data in real time that could help refine patients' treatment regimens. The plan is to equip some 30 breast cancer patients... Read more

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Patient to Partner: App Tracks Breast Cancer Journey For Research

2015 15 Mar

A new patient-centred app now available for download in the iTunes Apple Store will empower women affected by breast cancer to participate in the research process by recording their symptoms and progress using sensors and surveys via their iPhones. The “Share the Journey: Mind, Body and Wellness After Breast Cancer” app is itself an interactive study... Read more

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'Virtual Breast' Could Improve Cancer Detection

2014 04 Oct

Researchers from Michigan Technological University (MI, USA) have developed a virtual breast — a 3D, computer-generated “phantom” — that would help medical professionals practice in the safety of the laboratory, according to a news release from the university. Clinicians can practice looking for cancer by applying virtual ultrasound elastography to... Read more