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Health Management

Volume 19 - Issue 4, 2019

2019 26 Aug

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IT Management

Survey Finds Privacy and Security Key Barriers to Interoperability

2019 02 Jul

  The exchange of health information between hospitals and other provider organisations could result in more efficient delivery of care. A new survey, however, finds that security and data privacy issues continue to pose a big challenge in promoting interoperability in healthcare . The survey was conducted by the Trusted Network Accreditation Program... Read more

IT Management

GDPR-friendly Patient Data: Finland Leads the Way

2019 18 Jun

  Patient data is one of the keystones to streamlining and making healthcare more effective. But, added to in-house operational obstacles is the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) which imposes stringent restrictions on data use across sectors.   A leader in healthcare digitalisation and, patient data collection and use in particular,... Read more

Executive Health Management

A human-centric approach for data collection

2019 22 May

The promise of personalised medicine     Based on extensive market research, the precision medicine sector is fast becoming a multibillion market. It consists of innumerable companies involved in the research and development, manufacturing and commercialisation of several novel drugs and diagnostic kits to boost the precision medicine workflow... Read more

IMAGING Management

#ACR2019: AI-LAB™ democratising radiology AI

2019 10 Apr

A new initiative launched by the ACR Data Science Institute aims to empower radiologists to develop artificial intelligence ( AI ) algorithms at their own institutions, with the use of their own patient data, t o meet their own clinical needs . The institute's ACR AI-LAB™ is a data science toolkit designed to help radiologists l earn... Read more

IMAGING Management

AI ethical-legal issues: CAR White Paper

2019 10 Apr

Artificial intelligence ( AI ) software that analyses medical images is becoming increasingly prevalent. However, the promise of AI as a tool for promoting and enhancing personalised medicine can only be fulfilled with access to large quantities of medical data from patients. This data could be used for purposes such as predicting disease, diagnosis,... Read more

IMAGING Management

Siemens Healthineers and Heart Center in Portugal partner for improved care continuum

2019 27 Mar

Siemens Healthineers and Heart Center in Portugal partner for improved care continuum Red Cross Hospital in Lisbon opens one of the most modern heart centres in Portugal  Siemens Healthineers will provide a digital service solution including clinical workflow design, management of the medical equipment and strategic consulting... Read more

Executive Health Management

Why embracing Artificial Intelligence is beneficial for all

2019 22 Feb

In many ways Artificial Intelligence (AI) may seem like a new concept in healthcare, mainly due in part to the recent traction the topic has made in the news in the last few years. It has even been falsely sensationalized, to further elevate buzz, as a tool that will one day replace clinicians altogether. The truth, though, is that companies like Hologic,... Read more

IT Management

Non-traditional stakeholders making waves in healthcare

2019 22 Jan

Amazon, a name closely attached to retail and consumer goods, is also attracting a lot of attention as it makes an aggressive push into healthcare. Last November the company announced the launch of a new machine learning service intended to mine data from electronic health records ( EHRs ). The initiative, industry observers point out, is meant... Read more

Executive Health Management

Can Blockchain support advances in radiology?

2019 21 Jan

In 2019 we will embrace Blockchain and innovation as necessary support for the healthcare of our time. Blockchain can influence the design and implementation of new models by refining data security; provide more robust audit trail mechanisms required, eliminate medical imaging acquisitions repetition, reduce transaction costs, while allowing... Read more