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AI: Opportunities, Capabilities and Limits

2022 08 Jul

There is no doubt that Artificial Intelligence (AI) can transform how we deliver care. It can increase clinician productivity and improve efficiency and enable existing healthcare systems to provide care to more people than before. AI can also improve data analysis and utilisation, facilitate better decision-making and promote early diagnosis and... Read more

Hospitals-on-FHIR: Preparing Hospitals for European Health Data Space

2022 08 Jul

Hospitals and other healthcare organisations are where health data is predominantly created. If the European Health Data Space (EHDS) is to become a reality for citizens, both via supporting primary use as well as secondary use of health data, data located in these organisations needs to be able to be shared. Experts, industry, and EU-funded projects... Read more

Artificial Intelligence and Echocardiography: Are We Ready for Automation?

2022 08 Jul

Artificial intelligence has many potential applications in the field of cardiac imaging and echocardiography is not an exception. There are clear examples in different aspects like cardiac chamber quantification, assistance on the interpretation of stress echocardiography or the evaluation of valvular heart disease. We need to be prepared for automation... Read more

AI in Radiology: Realities, Challenges and Perspectives from a Tertiary Cardiac Centre in Greece

2022 08 Jul

An overview of the digitalisation at Onassis Cardiac Surgery Center in Greece and the application of artificial intelligence (AI) to take advantage of the current realistic opportunities along with future perspectives offered by modern technology. Key Points The use of AI in radiology has led to innovative applications throughout the entire... Read more

Artificial Intelligence – Impact, Challenges and Opportunities

2022 08 Jul

Dr Anjum Ahmed is the Chief Medical Officer at Agfa HealthCare. He has played an essential role in steering the company’s innovation strategy for Enterprise Imaging and Artificial Intelligence. Dr Ahmed has over 23 years of global experience in solutions innovation, governance, change management and digital transformation. Before joining Agfa HealthCare,... Read more

How Digitisation is Transforming the MedTech Talent Landscape

2022 08 Jul

An overview of the process of digitisation in the medical device industry and important questions that organisations should ask to best prepare for the digital disruption ahead. Key Points Digitisation is in full swing for the medical device industry and will continue to disrupt the sector throughout the 2020s. This has created a need... Read more

Learning From Each Other: An Artificial Intelligence Perspective in Healthcare

2022 08 Jul

An overview of how exchange of knowledge can advance Artificial Intelligence (AI) in healthcare with total data privacy. Key Points Artificial Intelligence is playing an important role in taking better decisions across multiple sectors and the healthcare sector is not an exception. Rule of thumb: The larger the datasets the better... Read more

What Can the NHS Learn from Public Sector Supply Chain Attacks?

2022 08 Jul

As organisations become increasingly connected through technology, there is a rising threat of becoming collateral in cyberattacks. It is imperative to evaluate the security practices and stances taken within any third-party organisation involved. Key Points The NHS plans to launch 42 Integrated Care Systems (ICS) across England this year.... Read more

Integrating Decision Support and Artificial Intelligence in Radiology

2022 08 Jul

Prof Elmar Kotter is the Vice-Chair and Director of Imaging Informatics & Quality and Risk Management at the Department of Radiology of Freiburg University Medical Center, Germany. He is also Chair of the eHealth and Informatics Subcommittee of the European Society of Radiology (ESR) and President of the European Society of Medical Imaging Informatics... Read more

Artificial Intelligence and Radiomics at the University of Florence

2022 08 Jul

This paper provides an overview of current research at the Department of Radiology  of the University of Florence. It concerns radiomics along with Artificial Intelligence   (AI) applied to various medical fields. The need for personalised medicine and the transition from qualitative to quantitative imaging are at the heart of the projects... Read more

Integrated Cancer Care and Intelligent Imaging

2022 08 Jul

Early diagnosis of cancer can lead to better patient care and better outcomes. In particular, the use of intelligent imaging technology along the patient’s journey, from screening to diagnosis to treatment, monitoring and follow-up, is essential. HealthManagement.org spoke to Dr Ben Newton, General Manager, Oncology at GE Healthcare, to discuss his... Read more

The Knowledge Model and Enabling Artificial Intelligence

2022 08 Jul

The purpose of this paper is to provide a growth path to AI development. It is based on principles learned from launching CT, MRI, Neuro Vascular, and PACS. Key Points Create a model (The Knowledge Model) that will build with additional concepts as they develop, resulting in synergistic thinking (Causal Knowledge... Read more

Network Modernisation: The Key to the Future of Healthcare

2022 08 Jul

In the post-COVID era, network modernisation will be key for healthcare organisations as they continue to introduce Internet of Things devices to their operations- in fact, it must underpin every institution’s roadmap towards digital transformation. Key Points Outdated networks can act as roadblocks and trying to adapt them to modern demand... Read more

Digital Twin Technologies - Shortening Waiting Lists and Reducing Inefficiencies

2022 08 Jul

Digital twin technologies and the use of artificial intelligence and data science to revolutionise the provision, delivery and sustainability of healthcare. Key Points The NHS needs to look to different approaches to achieve sustainable, high-quality healthcare that meets both patient need and expectations. Using a combination of retrospective,... Read more

"One Ring to Rule Them All" in AI – Affidea’s Experience

2022 08 Jul

An overview of Affidea’s experience on the road to AI implementation and the need to understand the complexity of integrating multiple AI solutions safely, offering clear benefits to patients and radiologists. Artificial Intelligence in Healthcare Artificial Intelligence (AI) in radiology is growing at a fast pace. A 2020 study from the... Read more

Teamplay Digital Health Platform for Performance Management in Radiology

2022 08 Jul

An overview of teamplay applications for performance management in radiology and how they offer a clear overview of performance data and facilitate radiology directors or clinical administrators to make fast and well-informed decisions. Key Points The teamplay digital health platform enables digital transformation by facilitating... Read more

Clinical Decision Support – Benefits and Application in Healthcare

2022 08 Jul

†Werner Leodolter was the CIO of KAGes. He was a Professor of Applied Business Management in Healthcare at the University of Graz and a lecturer at the Medical University of Graz and Graz University of Technology. Prof Leodolter was also the author of two books,  “The Subconscious of Organizations - New Technologies - Rethinking Organizations”... Read more

Application of Artificial Intelligence in Healthcare

2022 08 Jul

Artificial Intelligence is believed to lead the process of digitalisation and transformation in healthcare. How can healthcare organisations prepare for this change? What opportunities does AI offer for the healthcare sector? Which AI-based radiology tools are expected to make a difference? HealthManagement.org spoke to Sourabh Pagaria,  Executive... Read more

Telemedicine Care Combined with AI: Capabilities and Benefits

2022 08 Jul

An overview of the application of AI (artificial intelligence)-enabled systems in telemedicine and the Comarch healthcare strategy to develop building blocks of this new care system. Key Points The management of chronic disease and geriatric disorders  is one of the biggest challenges for healthcare systems. Telemedicine... Read more

Innovative Technologies Will Address Health System Challenges

2022 08 Jul

Innovation is the fuel for any improvement in society because technology always pushes back limitations. Thales envisions to build on its advanced expertise to meet the healthcare challenges of tomorrow. Bringing performant secure healthcare access to anyone, anywhere, will overcome critical medical issues. New Challenges After the pandemic... Read more