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Cross-Border Management of COVID-19 Lab Results

2020 27 Oct

Two digital initiatives are being tested aimed at facilitating cross-border handling of COVID-19-realted lab results for travellers and governments.   You might also like: (You Gotta) Fight for Your Right (to Party!)? COVID-19 ‘Immunity Passports’ through ethical lens   International travel and tourism are among... Read more

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Clinicians and AI: Finding New Roles

2020 29 Sep

Applications of artificial intelligence in medicine (AIM) continue to increase, including diagnosis generation, treatment selection, disease stratification and healthcare management. This trend has sparked concerns over AI being poised to replace many of today's medical professionals.   You might also like: Will robots take your... Read more

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Cybersecurity: Key Best Practices for Protecting Health Data

2019 19 Nov

With digital technology now widely used in healthcare, from doctor appointment scheduling apps to telehealth systems, risks of patient data being hacked have increased immensely. As such, the concept of "patient wellbeing" has evolved to include data privacy and protection.   This change is not surprising considering that, given recent high-profile cyberattacks –notably... Read more

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Health and Consumer Tech Partnerships on the Rise

2019 26 Sep

Digital technology and mHealth expansion  not only enable patients to be more proactive in keeping themselves fit and healthy, these tech innovations are also underpinning the growth of consumerism in healthcare.   With data collected from medical devices – including wearables and other mHealth tools – becoming increasingly valuable for disease... Read more

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2017 14 Jun

Digital technology has paved the way for businesses and industries alike to utilise its benefits to incredible calibers, such as providing ergonomic solutions solely by “smart” machines or eliminating tedious methods of organising large quantities of data. However, the healthcare industry in particular can find itself to be most affected by digital... Read more