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Innovation, Med Tech

AI system predicts billions of potential side effects from drug combinations

November 8, 2018

Via: Health Data Management

An artificial intelligence system developed by researchers at Stanford University could ultimately help physicians make more informed decisions about which medications to safely prescribe. The AI system, called Decagon, is able to predict billions of potential side effects from drug […]


Innovation, Med Tech

Cambridge Consultants designs new digital health platform

November 8, 2018

Via: medicaldevice-network.com

Designed to remotely monitor patients, the platform leverages machine learning to predict health conditions or diseases. For proof-of-concept, Verum is being tested to measure and monitor the stress levels of patients participating in clinical trials. Stress is attributed to 30% […]


Innovation, Medical Devices

Apple Watch heart trial recruits 400,000 participants

November 2, 2018

Via: medicaldevice-network.com

The Apple Heart Study aims to determine if a mobile app that leverages Apple Watch’s optical sensor to analyse pulse rate data will be able to detect irregular heart rhythms that indicate atrial fibrillation. Apple and Stanford Medicine carried out […]


Data Security, Information Management

Brain implants at risk of future cyberattacks

October 31, 2018

Via: medicaldevice-network.com

The research was published as a report by Russian cybersecurity firm Kaspersky Lab in alliance with the UK’s University of Oxford Functional Neurosurgery Group. According to the report ‘The Memory Market: Preparing for a future where cyber-threats target your past’, […]


Innovation, Med Tech, Medical Devices

AI, robotic surgery among top 10 medical innovations of 2019

October 25, 2018

Via: Health Data Management

Artificial intelligence, 3D printing and robotic surgery are among the up-and-coming technologies selected for the Cleveland Clinic’s list of the top 10 medical innovations for 2019. The provider organization, which picks those advancements poised to change healthcare in the coming […]


Innovation, Medical Devices

Philips unveils IntelliVue app for improved patients monitoring

October 25, 2018

Via: medicaldevice-network.com

A part of the company’s General Care Solution portfolio, the app includes Early Warning Scoring (EWS) to offer advanced mobility and optimised workflows for clinicians. It has also secured 510(k) clearance from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA). The […]


Innovation, Med Tech

Company to develop lung surgery technique using imaging, AR

October 24, 2018

Via: Health Data Management

A technique that uses real-time imaging combined with augmented reality to remove early stage lung tumors and other lesions has taken another step closer to broader use. Navigation Sciences, a Brookline, Mass.-based company, is licensing rights to develop for commercialization […]


Innovation, Med Tech

New diagnostic platform simultaneously screens for all known pathogenic bacteria

October 23, 2018

Via: The Medical News

Scientists at the Center for Infection and Immunity (CII) in the Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health have developed the first diagnostic platform that can simultaneously screen for all known human pathogenic bacteria as well as markers for virulence […]


Innovation, Med Tech

Scripps and Nvidia look to apply AI to health data

October 23, 2018

Via: Modern Healthcare

The Scripps Research Translational Institute and Nvidia are teaming up to apply artificial intelligence to genomic and health sensor data, the organizations announced Tuesday. The goal of the new partnership is to detect and prevent diseases by applying machine learning […]


EHR & EMR

For EHR Reporting Program, cost transparency is top of mind

October 18, 2018

Via: Modern Healthcare

Electronic health record software costs hospitals and health systems millions and even billions, often eating into their bottoms lines. To give providers a better idea of how the software will affect them financially, vendors should be required to submit maintenance […]


Regulatory

The New ISO 45001 Standard Will Improve Occupational Health And Safety

October 15, 2018

Via: Aberdeen Essentials

The adoption of the ISO 45001 standard is a watershed moment for operational health & safety (OH&S). With the new standard now published, it provides organizations a structure around which they can work to prevent workplace injuries, illnesses, and fatalities. […]


Innovation, Med Tech

Tencent to use AI technology to monitor Parkinson’s disease

October 9, 2018

Via: medicaldevice-network.com

The partners have also collaborated with Parkinson’s Center of Excellence at King’s College Hospital in London to support their project, reported the BBC. Medopad develops mobile apps to monitor various conditions such as diabetes, cancer, heart disease and rare diseases. […]


Innovation, Patient Experience

Can Bots Take the Patient Experience to the Next Level?

October 3, 2018

Via: HitConsultant

In today’s mobile-first environment, it’s somewhat surprising that nearly 30 percent of healthcare providers still use phone calls — and only phone calls — to ensure patients make it into their scheduled appointments. While fewer Americans tend to answer their […]


Innovation, Med Tech

Oncologists tout promise of MRI-aided radiation therapy

October 2, 2018

Via: Health Data Management

Integrating magnetic resonance imaging with radiation therapy is gaining attention as a therapy for treating cancer. Experts believe the treatment approach has the approach to extend life expectancy and reduce common side effects that afflict cancer patients. At a recent […]


Innovation, Med Tech

US researchers create biofuel-based sensor to diagnose diseases

October 1, 2018

Via: medicaldevice-network.com

A research team from Washington State University (WSU) has developed a new biofuel-based sensor that can be implanted into the body for tracking biological signals in order to diagnose diseases. The sensor has been designed to run on sugar by […]