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Innovation, Med Tech

Machine learning can locate wrist fractures in radiographs

February 18, 2019

Via: Health Data Management

AI algorithms can quickly detect and localize wrist fractures in X-ray images, which can augment the work of harried emergency physicians and radiologists. Missing a fracture on an emergency department radiograph is one of the most common causes of diagnostic […]


Innovation, Med Tech

Cancer prediction tool combines machine learning, radiomics

February 15, 2019

Via: Health Data Management

Researchers at Mount Sinai and USC have developed a predictive framework that can distinguish between low- and high-risk prostate cancer. The prediction tool combines machine learning with radiomics, a branch of medicine that uses algorithms to extract large amounts of […]


Innovation, Med Tech

Researchers develop non-invasive imaging tech to assess cardiovascular risk

February 13, 2019

Via: medicaldevice-network.com

The new cardiovascular imaging technique is called volumetric multi-spectral optoacoustic tomography (vMSOT). A research article detailing the technique has been published in the journal Radiology. Carotid arteries are located on the left and right side of the neck and bring […]


Innovation, Med Tech

VA reports 19% increase in video telehealth visits

February 11, 2019

Via: Health Data Management

The Department of Veterans Affairs, which already has the country’s largest telemedicine program, conducted more than 1 million video telehealth encounters last year. The milestone—reached in fiscal year 2018—represents a 19 percent increase in video telehealth visits over the previous […]


Innovation, Med Tech

Home telehealth offers primary care many potential benefits

February 6, 2019

Via: Health Data Management

If primary care in the United States is going to help reduce healthcare costs and improve outcomes, then patients must be allowed to receive care in their own home via telehealth technology. That’s the message Sapna Kripalani, MD, assistant professor […]


Innovation, Med Tech

The technologies improving metastatic breast cancer detection

February 6, 2019

Via: medicaldevice-network.com

Google’s latest breast cancer tackling offering is called the Lymph Node Assistant (LYNA) and has been taught to recognise characteristics of tumours by studying cancer patient scans. During a trial of the software, LYNA was said to help doctors inspect […]


Innovation, Med Tech

Machine Learning is an Investment Priority for QHSE Users

February 5, 2019

Via: Aberdeen

Best-in-Class organizations lead in Quality, Health, Safety, and Environmental (QHSE) management. QHSE users lead in emerging technology investment in machine learning. Aberdeen’s recent survey of EH&S leaders helped us uncover the top Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR) emerging technologies companies plan […]


Data Analytics, Information Management, Innovation, Med Tech

Machine learning helps to identify early signs of Alzheimer’s

January 30, 2019

Via: Health Data Management

Researchers at the University of Southern California have discovered “hidden” indicators of Alzheimer’s in medical data that could result in earlier diagnosis of the disease and better prognosis for patients. Using machine learning, USC researchers identified potential blood-based markers of […]


Innovation, Med Tech

Machine learning shows promise in optimizing ICU blood tests

January 25, 2019

Via: Health Data Management

A computational approach has the potential to help clinicians in intensive care units make better decisions about ordering common blood tests. Results of their study, presented earlier this month at the 2019 Pacific Symposium on Biocomputing, showed that using a […]


Innovation, Med Tech

New biodegradable wound dressing material accelerates healing

January 17, 2019

Via: The Medical News

A team of scientists from the MISiS National University of Science and Technology with colleagues from the Central European Institute of Technology (Brno, the Czech Republic) and other Czech universities have developed a biodegradable material with antibacterial action to use […]


EHR & EMR, Innovation, Med Tech

AI combined with EHR and other data improves influenza forecasting

January 14, 2019

Via: Health Data Management

With influenza cases elevated nationally and widespread throughout the country, researchers led by Boston Children’s Hospital contend that machine learning can produce highly accurate local flu surveillance. In fact, they say that combining two forecasting methods with artificial intelligence produces […]


Innovation, Med Tech

Algorithm outperforms humans in identifying cervical precancer

January 11, 2019

Via: Health Data Management

An automated artificial intelligence algorithm has been shown to accurately analyze digital images of a woman’s cervix and identify cervical precancer. The AI approach, called automated visual evaluation, was developed by researchers at the National Cancer Institute and Global Good—a […]


EHR & EMR, Innovation, Med Tech

Algorithm predicts patients at risk for chronic kidney disease

January 10, 2019

Via: Health Data Management

Roche and IBM have developed an algorithm based on real-word data, including electronic health records, that predicts patients with early risk of diabetes-related chronic kidney disease. The Roche-IBM predictive algorithm—trained using half a million electronic health records—outperformed published algorithms derived […]


Innovation, Med Tech

Biodegradable blood flow sensor to monitor surgery success

January 10, 2019

Via: medicaldevice-network.com

Intended to monitor the success of the surgery, the blood flow sensor has been designed to warn doctors if a patient has a blockage. The device is expected to allow earlier interventions. The sensor wraps around the healing blood vessel […]


Innovation, Med Tech

Rush working with AT&T to be the first 5G-enabled U.S. hospital

January 9, 2019

Via: Health Data Management

One of Chicago’s major academic medical centers is poised to be the first standards-based, 5G-enabled hospital in the United States. On Tuesday at CES 2019 in Las Vegas, AT&T announced a collaboration with Rush University Medical Center and the Rush […]