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Executive Health Management

Personalised medicine and cardiovascular disease

2019 22 May

An overview of the application of personalised medicine in cardiology and the potential benefits it offers for improved cardiovascular care.  The term “personalised medicine” was first introduced in the late 1990s. The Council of Advisors on Science and Technology of USA defined personalised medicine as “the tailoring of medical treatment... Read more

Executive Health Management

Artificial Intelligence in healthcare: What is versus what will be

2019 22 Feb

Artificial intelligence will alter healthcare as we know it, augmenting some jobs and outright replacing others. Though we can’t be sure when this will happen, what’s most important for now is understanding what AI is and what it isn’t.   At medical conferences and in hospital cafeterias, few topics come up more frequently, or cause more confusion... Read more

Health Management

5 business analytics tools to improve the running of a healthcare institution

2017 19 Sep

What data analysis tools can healthcare implement to streamline operations and improve efficiency? Data analysis is essential to run many organisations, and even has increased in importance over the last several years. With cheap computer power and storage options it has become possible to analyse vast amounts and types of data to... Read more

IT Management

30th IEEE International Symposium on Computer-Based Medical Systems

2017 22 Jun

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Executive Health Management

Siemens & IBM Team on Next Generation of Cloud-Based Building Energy Management Solutions

2016 23 Feb

Cloud-based building management platform leverages enterprise asset management and data analytics technologies to help meet sustainability goals Collaboration with IBM Watson Internet of Things Business Unit showcased at IBM InterConnect 2016 will transform real estate performance The Siemens Building Technologies Division and IBM announced cloud-based... Read more

Health Management

Cancer Research Powered by Place: How Location and Health go Hand-in-Hand

2016 04 Jan

Place matters. Everything we do happens somewhere and that place can offer great insights. A place based approach is powerful. geography as a science provides both content and context for our work and facilitates our understanding of the world. By linking all sorts of data through their common geography, we can analyse, visualise, and detect patterns... Read more

ICU Management

Scarce Data on Advantage of ICU Bedside Diagnosis

2015 18 Aug

According to a review published online on 4 August in the  Annals of the American Thoracic Society , little or scarce data on the advantage of bedside physical examinations in the ICU (intensive care unit) are available.  Having examined the utility of bedside diagnosis in modern ICU practice, the authors of this review, Dr. Thomas S. Metkus and... Read more

IT Management

IBM Buys Merge Healthcare

2015 06 Aug

IBM has agreed to buy Merge Healthcare Inc. in a cash deal expected to give the medical imaging company an equity value of approximately $700 million. The deal is expected to close sometime this year, subject to regulatory approval.  Merge Healthcare provides medical image handling and processing services to clinical research institutes, pharmaceutical... Read more