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IT Management

Connecting Data through Crowdsourcing for AI Development

2019 13 Nov

Large data sets are essential in developing artificial intelligence (AI) algorithms and tools for use in healthcare. Presagen, an AI medical imaging company in Australia, is banking on crowdsourcing in hopes of connecting data from clinics globally to create AI solutions that are scalable and at low cost.   AI developers often rely on localised... Read more

IMAGING Management

Pioneering Machine Learning Techniques in 3D Printing and Radiology

2019 11 Nov

3D printing applications in radiology – an early adopter of this technology – are poised to grow rapidly with availability of new, more flexible materials and pioneering machine learning techniques. The advancement in the nature of materials available can be considered as one of the biggest developments in 3D printing, according to experts... Read more

IT Management

9 Tech Trends Taking off in 2020

2019 11 Nov

Technology continues to transform healthcare through increased efficiency in work processes, leading to better delivery of care. For the incoming year, 2020, expect growing applications of artificial intelligence and machine learning aimed at advancing disease risk prediction. Expanding AI use will likely have a ripple effect, such as in genomic... Read more

IT Management

Google Acquires Fitbit

2019 11 Nov

Tech giant Google's formal purchase of Fitbit, the world's second largest wearable maker, in a deal worth $2.1 billion, finally put an end to a month of rumours.   In a blog post announcing the acquisition, Google's SVP of devices and services, Rick Osterloh, wrote the company sees "an opportunity to invest even more in Wear OS as well... Read more

IT Management

The Impact of Technology on Medical Careers

2019 31 Oct

With artificial intelligence and telemedicine gaining a foothold in healthcare, there are fears about technology easing medical professionals out of their jobs.  Those fears and other issues around growing health tech adoption were tackled at the recent Becker's Hospital Review Health IT + RCM conference held in Chicago. In a keynote address to... Read more

IT Management

How to Fix Internal Cybersecurity Vulnerabilities

2019 29 Oct

Healthcare remains a favourite hunting ground for hackers. The month of April (2019) saw a record high number of 44 healthcare data breaches, affecting information of 686,953 individuals. Common tactics employed by hackers were phishing, ransomware and distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks.   However, in addition to external threats,... Read more

IMAGING Management

Space Technology for Lung Disease

2019 23 Oct

Emissions from motor vehicles, factories, power plants and other sources are amongst the most common causes of air pollution. Unfortunately, the quality of air has a direct impact on population health. For example, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), a chronic inflammatory lung disease, can be exacerbated by constant exposure to dirty air.... Read more

IT Management

NHSX: Transforming Healthcare Digitalisation

2019 14 Oct

NHSX , created by the UK government early this year , is leading the way in transforming healthcare through digitisation. The agency's primary aim is to bring the benefits of modern technology to every patient and clinician, such as early disease diagnosis and timely treatment, as well as reducing the burden on medical staff.   You might also... Read more

Executive Health Management

Image Information Delivery in the AI Era: Two Likely Scenarios

2019 02 Oct

Summary: As the world enters further into the transformative power of technology, Stephen Baker questions how this information revolution, in particular, AI will affect the capabilities available to industry experts. Many fields of knowledge, dependent on technology, can experience abrupt, massive growth as new techniques and... Read more

Executive Health Management

The Triple Aim in Healthcare

2019 25 Sep

"The Triple Aim" framework is intended to help healthcare organisations focus on reducing care-related costs, improving the patient experience and improving the health of populations.      Proskauer , in collaboration with Rabin Research Company , made a deep-dive with 100 C-suite healthcare executives to assess their progress on The Triple... Read more