Search Tag: machine learning

IMAGING Management

#ICNC2019: Machine learning predicts sudden death in heart failure patient for the first time

2019 14 May

Artificial intelligence ( AI ) has shown promise to select heart failure patients for expensive treatments to prevent lethal arrhythmias , reports a study presented at ICNC 2019. The study is the first to use a machine learning algorithm to predict sudden death in heart failure patients . The International Conference on Nuclear Cardiology and... Read more

IMAGING Management

New AI tool predicts breast cancer risk

2019 07 May

Identifying women at risk for breast cancer is a critical component of effective early disease detection . Available models that use factors such as family history and genetics are inadequate in predicting an individual woman's likelihood of being diagnosed with the disease. Researchers from two major institutions have developed a new... Read more

IMAGING Management

Imaging computer model is cancer 'Google Maps' of tumour behaviour

2019 07 May

Johns Hopkins Medicine researchers develop an image-based computer model of tumour behavior that captures more of the complexity of cancer growth Researchers at Johns Hopkins Medicine have created a similar approach to the one used by the navigation application  "Google Maps" to help more accurately compute and visualise the structural and... Read more

IT Management

Game of Thrones anyone? Impacting healthcare data analysis

2019 12 Apr

Students attending a computer science seminar at the Technical University of Munich (TUM) recently embarked on an interesting scientific mission: predicting which character in the Game of Thrones would have the best chance to sit on the Iron Throne!  In order to do this, these students developed an application that scours the web for data related... Read more

Cardiology Management

Use of machine learning for prognosis and therapy of adult congenital heart disease

2019 10 Apr

A new study shows that incorporating modern deep machine learning networks into prognostic models is feasible in congenital heart disease. The researchers used data from over 10 000 patients and 44,000 medical reports available at a tertiary centre for congenital heart disease and pulmonary hypertension and combined this information with demographic,... Read more

IMAGING Management

Machine Learning can automate charting using patient-doctor conversations

2019 26 Mar

Automating symptoms recording clerical aspects of medical record keeping through speech recognition during a patient’s visit 1   could allow physicians to dedicate more time directly with patients, according to a new report published in JAMA Intern Med . Researchers considered the feasibility of using machine learning  to automatically populate... Read more

ICU Management

#ISICEM19: New developments in CPR; machine learning - Professor Jerry Nolan

2019 20 Mar

At this years  39th International Symposium on Intensive Care and Emergency Medicine ,  Professor Jerry Nolan , a consultant in anaesthesia and intensive care medicine at the Royal United Hospital, Bath, talked about new developments in CPR during the Max Harry Weil Lecture, one of the most important presentations at #ISICEM19. Dr. Max Harry Weil... Read more

IMAGING Management

#ECR2019: 5 year success EuroSafe Imaging

2019 06 Mar

EuroSafe Imaging celebrated 5 years of success in it’s mission to support and strengthen medical radiation protection across Europe following a holistic, inclusive approach with a dedicated series of sessions, activities and events during this year’s European Congress of Radiology . The flagship initiative created by the European Society of... Read more

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#ECR2019 passes torch to #ECR2020

2019 06 Mar

Incoming European Society of Radiology  president Boris Brkljačić 's announces his vision for ECR2020. True to tradition, on the last day of the ECR2019, incoming ESR President Boris Brkljačić, professor of radiology and vice-dean at University of Zagreb School of Medicine, Zagreb, Croatia, and chair of the Department of Diagnostic and Interventional... Read more

IT Management

Improving care and outcomes with Machine Learning

2019 06 Mar

  Amazon Web Services (AWS) is supporting machine learning in patient care at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) with an academic research grant.   With a range of AWS machine learning services, the Harvard Medical School -affiliated teaching hospital will explore new ways that the technology can enhance clinical care,... Read more