Search Tag: personalised medicine

Executive Health Management

HEALTHIO invites patients, professionals and innovators to create a new healthcare ecosystem

2018 19 Oct

HEALTHIO will bring together healthcare users, professionals, entrepreneurs and innovators with the aim of creating a new ecosystem which all the stakeholders can assist in designing. Thus, from 16 to 18 October, Pavilion 8 of the Montjuïc venue will bring together more than 300 speakers and the technological breakthroughs achieved in recent... Read more

Executive Health Management

Well-being, personalised medicine and chronic diseases, the pillars of Healthio

2018 19 Oct

The major hallmark which defines Healthio as an unprecedented arena for innovation in the world of events devoted to the health sector is the existence of guided tours which, grouped together into three thematic areas (health and well-being, personalised medicine and chronic diseases and ageing), define the exhibition and education-related aspects... Read more

Health Management

What is the future of breast cancer screening?

2018 21 Aug

Αdvances in technology and the advent of precision medicine point to a move away from ‘one size fits all’ breast cancer screening. Breast cancer is the most frequently diagnosed cause of death from cancer in women worldwide and the second leading cause of death from cancer in women in developed countries (Ferlay et al. 2014a; 2014b). Breast... Read more

Health Management

Leading the way in patient healthcare portals

2018 25 Jan

Th e r e i s n o “ o n e - s i z e - f i t s - a l l ” a p p r o a c h t o p a t i e n t po r t a l s. With the Eu r opean Commission's eHealth Action Plan 2012-2020 f or wide digital health imple mentation... Read more

IMAGING Management

Radiomics as a tool for personalised medicine

2017 14 Sep

Radiomics is an image analysis approach that has the potential to improve the management of cancer patients, but further research is required before it can be adopted into routine clinical practice, according to an article published in the journal eLife. Medical imaging techniques underpin much decision-making in cancer medicine and can be used to... Read more

ICU Management

Volume 17 - Issue 1, 2017

2017 16 Mar

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ICU Management

Personalised/ Precision Medicine

2017 16 Mar

The progress towards, and potential of, personalised/ precision medicine in intensive care is the theme for our cover story. We are making progress in moving away from therapies based on poorly characterised patient populations to more personalised treatment of critically ill patients, although true precision medicine, based on individual genes, environment... Read more

Executive Health Management

Top 5 Hyped Technologies in Healthcare

2017 30 Jan

1.    Wearables and sensors The most popular trackers are able to measure movement to assess sleep quality and exercise patterns. Other trackers measure brain waves during meditation. While 24-hour blood pressure and Holter monitors are at the heart of diagnosis and remote patient monitoring is looking incredibly promising, the real value from wearables... Read more

Executive Health Management

Personalised Medicine - Data - Diagnosis - Decisions

2016 18 May

The term Personalised Medicine has been extensively used within the last years to describe a paradigm shift in  research and medical application  towards an evidence based medicine. The Tübingen congress will focus on the clinical applicability of PM. Specifically we will highlight aquisition and analysis of highly complex data from patients, the... Read more

IT Management

Tech to Play Key Role in Obama Precision Medicine

2015 25 Aug

In his State of the Union Address this January, President Obama announced the Precision Medicine Initiative (PMI) that was launched with a $215 million investment. PMI aims to enable a new era of medicine through research, technology, and policies that will lead to the development of individualised, tailored treatments for patients. PMI is looking... Read more