Search Tag: personalised care

ICU Management

Predicting Critical Illness Mortality and Personalising Care

2017 07 Feb

Predicting mortality has always been a corner piece of critical care research and practice, and novel early outcome predictors are needed to guide patient/family expectations and decision-making, according to an Editorial article published in the journal Critical Care. The article discusses how muscle quality and quantity measurement could provide an... 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

Cardiology Management

Genetically Personalised Care for Aortic Aneurysms

2015 21 Jul

A study published in The Annals of Thoracic Surgery outlines the work of researchers at the Aortic Institute at Yale who have tested the genomes of more than 100 patients with thoracic aortic aneurysms and have provided personalised care. It is believed that their work could lead to the development of a "dictionary" of genes specific to the disease. It... Read more