Innovation

Innovation in healthcare technology underpins every striking improvement in the sector, for both patients and caregivers. From AI and blockchain to wearables and sensor technologies, this hub will let you know what you need to keep an eye out for to be one step ahead of the game

AI as a multi-faceted instrument in healthcare

Some argue that AI has the power to transform care delivery and cultivate precision medicine. And just maybe, it’s already begun to do so...

‘Fine-tuning investment in digital’

Interview with Dr Graham Evans, North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust’s Chief Information and Technology Officer

Learn about the Digital Imaging Adoption Model’s (DIAM) first results in Europe and Russia at the Russian Radiology Congress

The Russian Radiology Congress will take place in Moscow on November 8-10

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eHealth Tallinn 2017 focuses on the impact that a digital transformation of healthcare systems could have on society

Over 600 digital health experts from Europe and across the globe have gathered in Tallinn to exchange knowledge and share best practices as part of the eHealth Tallinn conference.

Cross-border digital health vision puts Estonian innovation centre-stage in Tallinn

Estonian Connected Health Cluster will showcase its vision of a cross-border collaborative approach to the development of applications, systems and services at eHealthTallinn (16-18 October 2017).

Digital innovation - The Italian job

The Digital Innovation in Healthcare Observatory of Politecnico di Milano estimates that overall expenditure for Italian digital healthcare in 2016 amounted to €1.27bn, which is lower when compared to the standards of other advanced European countries and represents a decline when compared to the previous year. What actions need to be taken to...

New 3D printing centre for healthcare opens in Sweden

Engineers from the new lab will work with GE Healthcare’s advanced manufacturing and engineering centre from Wisconsin.

eHealth Tallinn 2017: i-PROGNOSIS to present mobile app that captures early signs of Parkinson’s disease

Phones are getting increasingly smarter. One of their benefits is to support better health and care through improved diagnoses and novel health management practices. If smartphones facilitate the development of individualised approaches, they also bring new opportunities for communities to take action, including rallying for better health. You’re...

EU Cloud in Health Advisory Council offers recommendations on health data

The European Cloud in Health Advisory Council has launched a Call to Action for policy-makers to “Enable data-driven healthcare & research for citizen benefit while protecting patient privacy” which includes specific recommendations for Member States as they implement GDPR into their national data protection laws.

Drone delivered healthcare?

Will 2018 be the year of innovation for healthcare logistics? Drones are expected to take over medical deliveries at several European hospital sites. While Switzerland is about to conduct drone delivery of blood samples between hospital sites in the Lugano region, a German healthcare institution is preparing for a general drone flight permission...

How a global epidemic can drive innovation and efficiency at the heart of patient care

A decade of experience in helping United Arab Emirates’ (UAE) healthcare providers manage the impact of diabetes on their service delivery models has given Hicom valuable insights into the benefits of implementing fully integrated information systems.

Conscious uncoupling, anyone?

It’s a trend that has taken separating couples the world over by storm And now, thanks to the digitisation of healthcare and a growing enterprise focus, the technique of uncoupling – or ‘deconstructing’ – is being applied to great effect in health IT too. But it’s not without its own share of controversy. Need a little help with your PACS...

Exclusive: IT to support WHO’s assistive products initiative

Insights spoke to Chapal Khasnabis, Programme Manager at the World Health Organisation, about the Global Cooperation on Assistive Technology project, now running for more than three years.

The avatar revolution?

A year before Facebook was launched, remarkably noting social media would become one of the most powerful marketing tools of the 21st century, Peter Brady opened an agency that would increasingly focus on the digital sphere. A few years later, he begun creating technological solutions that would help alleviate pressures in the healthcare field...

Startup wins connected health competition at mHealth Israel

Digital health startup providing personalised speech monitoring for patients with COPD wins competition at mHealth Israel conference

Image conscious decision making is the key to the future of data management

Data ownership, management and integration emerged as the most powerful technology drivers when leading healthcare strategists gathered around the table at Carestream Health’s Advisory Board in Dublin.

Opening the X-files of interoperability

Parallels are not often drawn between the life-saving efforts of the NHS and the supernatural investigations of the fictional FBI agents. But with speakers ranging from renowned characters like Dr Ben Goldacre, through to think-tanks and those at the forefront of connecting the UK’s health and care services, Joined-up Health & Care 2017...

RIS investment boosts diagnosis and treatment flows at Bahrain University Hospital

The King Hamad University Hospital (KHUH) in Bahrain has significantly enhanced the productivity and efficiency of its radiology department since implementing a new Radiology Information System (RIS) from medavis in 2015.

‘A lot of people think of virtual reality as a tool for the future’

Ashley Woolheater, Policy Associate at Oculus VR, is excited about the applications of virtual reality (VR) in healthcare – particularly in education. And this is not something we’ll have to wait way off into the future to use, she says – VR’s here and it’s here to stay!

Study finds AI advancements could revolutionise brain research

'Discovering new ways to improve value is the biggest influence on integrated IT strategies today'

The missing piece of the puzzle

Cognitive computing is presenting an exciting route through which the healthcare sector might transform itself and, with increasing pressures, it looks like we might be ready to embrace it.
PACS, imaging

UK PACS win for Carestream announced

'Ikazia was attracted to Carestream's Clinical Collaboration Platform'

Learn about the latest innovations at the Sectra customer day, including the Digital Imaging Adoption Model

Telemedicine - Remote device monitoring is not ready for regular care!

From Barcelona with love

Telemedicine: To RCT or not to RCT?

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