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16 Feb 2023 - 18 Feb 2023

Health IT

Image: AI algorithms can help identify early evidence of disease (Photo courtesy of Zebra Medical Imaging).

AI Algorithm Predicts Chronic Conditions from CT Scans

Artificial intelligence (AI) algorithms can take advantage of existing computed tomography (CT) data to identify patients at risk of osteoporotic fractures and cardiovascular disease (CVD). More...
17 Dec 2018
Image: A novel software platform helps maintain OR efficiencies (Photo courtesy of Cardinal Health).

Automated Supply Chain Management Simplifies OR Procedures

A novel platform allows hospitals to streamline their operating room (OR) processes, reduce costs, and improve efficiency through real-time inventory visibility and prescriptive analytics. More...
12 Dec 2018
Image: Lung auscultation can detect fluid build in CHF (Photo courtesy of NTU/TTSH).

Connected Device Detects Fluid Accumulation in Lungs

A portable acoustic sensor enables early intervention in patients with congestive heart failure (CHF) by allowing them to check for excess lung fluids at home. More...
10 Dec 2018

Artificial Intelligence Could Challenge Role of Doctors

Artificial intelligence (AI) systems, which simulate human intelligence by learning, reasoning, and self-correction, have the potential to be more accurate than doctors at making diagnoses and performing surgical interventions, according to a new study. More...
22 Nov 2018
Image: A 3D printer in the lab of Professor Shlomo Magdassi (Photo courtesy of Hebrew University).

New Platform Prints Customized 3D Pharmaceuticals

A novel technology platform uses three-dimensional (3D) printing to create custom drug capsules made of hydrogels with delayed release characteristics. More...
20 Nov 2018
Image: The Apple Watch may soon detect AF and other arrhythmias (Photo courtesy of Stanford University).

Wearable Technology Can Identify Heart Arrhythmias

A new study will evaluate the ability of a smartwatch-based pulse algorithm to identify atrial fibrillation (AF) and guide subsequent clinical evaluation. More...
15 Nov 2018

FDA and DHS Expand Device Cybersecurity Partnership

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration and the Department of Homeland Security have announced a new framework for greater coordination and cooperation that will address medical device cybersecurity. The collaboration agreement will increase sharing of information of potential or known threats, assessments regarding the level of risk a potential vulnerability, and technical capabilities, with coordinated testing of devices as warranted. More...
13 Nov 2018

The Health IT channel of HospiMedica informs about healthcare information technology for hospitals, clinics, and private practice. Among the subjects covered are electronic medical record environments, document management, HIS, RIS, PACS, LIM, and others.
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