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Health IT

Image: The POC-W243L all-in-one computer (Photo courtesy of Advantech).

Advantech Launches All-in-One Computer for Healthcare Applications

Advantech, a provider of medical computing systems, has launched its POC-L series of non-medical-grade point-of-care touch computers comprising two models differentiated according to their display size – POC-W213L (21.5 inches) and POC-W243L (23.8 inches). More...
19 Mar 2019
Image: A new study suggests Google Translate is a good option for explaining patient discharge procedures (Photo courtesy of Shutterstock).

Google Translate Offers Accurate Medical Explanations

A new study concludes that using Google Translate (GT) to communicate emergency department (ED) discharge instructions to patients with limited English proficiency is adequate. More...
14 Mar 2019
Image: Google deep learning could soon help predict health events (Photo courtesy of Google).

Predictive EHR System Could Forecast Health Events

Google has applied for a patent for a deep machine learning system that uses longitudinal electronic health record (EHR) data to predict future health events. More...
27 Feb 2019
Image: AI-powered voice analysis technology can monitor respiratory diseases (Photo courtesy of Healthymize).

Voice Analysis Technology Monitors Patient Health

Personalized analysis software turns smart devices into remote patient monitoring devices for voice-affecting diseases such as asthma, pneumonia, or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). More...
20 Feb 2019
Image: The UK plans to invest USD 130 million on AI development for industries including life sciences (Photo courtesy of GEP).

UK to Invest £100 Million in Artificial Intelligence Research

The government of the United Kingdom has announced it will invest USD 130 million to attract 1,000 new PhD placements at universities across the country to focus on artificial intelligence (AI) development, including for the life sciences industry. More...
13 Feb 2019
Image: A spiral-shaped printed stent helps surgeons stich arteries back together (Photo courtesy of UNL).

Sugar-Based Stents Facilitate Vascular Anastomosis

A new study describes how dissolvable sugar‐based stents can be fabricated using additive printing to help surgeons improve microvascular anastomosis. More...
30 Jan 2019
Image: The AI algorithm can help monitor people with dementia (Photo courtesy of iStock).

AI Algorithm Analyzes Daily Activities in People with Dementia

Artificial intelligence (AI) can be used to remotely monitor people with dementia living at home, helping to identify health problems such as urinary tract infections (UTIs). More...
29 Jan 2019


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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