Tag: healthcare

How VR connects with the elderly

There’s always a discussion about generation Y and Z and their future role in technology, but what role does it play in Generation C? Virtual Reality is being used in many ways to overcome the digital barrier between old and young generations as it is a technology which can be accessible to everyone. For example,

A medical miracle …

Three paralysed men with spinal cord injuries have received treatment which means they’re able to walk again for the first time in years. The men, who all had partial or complete lower leg paralysis, were given electric jolts through sensors attached to their legs and feet. The sensors delivered the electric pulses in time with

Virtual Learning in Healthcare

Queen’s University have developed a virtual reality medical training centre which will allow students to familiarise themselves with emergencies situations, operators and patient consultations. By first learning in virtual reality, it means more mistakes will be made on stimulations and not on real patients. The reduction in resources and costs will also be a great

Algorithms have saved 6000 people needing kidney transplants …

What was a complex, lengthy process has now been transformed by AI. Algorithms can now match donors with those needing a kidney transplant, making the process easier, quicker, and most importantly life-saving. Read more about the great approach here. How AI changed organ donation in the US Thanks to machine learning, many more people now

AI identifies in 20 secs a disease affecting 127 million people …

An autonomous-AI diagnostic system developed by IDx from Iowa USA, which is being implemented to help detect health issues such as diabetic retinopathy and cervical cancer, can make an initial diagnose without the need for an eye specialist. Technology like this will be crucial to rural communities who don’t have easy access to healthcare and

AI Can Spot Eye Disease with 94.5% Accuracy

AI now can spot eye diseas and explain its’ results. This is a huge step forward, as before the results were always kind of coming out of a black box. This will make it easier to understand how the underlying data is driving the results. It is especially important as there is a hight need

X-Rays go 3D and color …

CERN’s Medipix3 technology is taking X-rays to the next level – letting the black-and-white, silent-movie era styled pictures look like artifacts. (Image credit: Mars Bioimaging) Read here the details First 3D colour X-ray of a human using CERN technology | CERN What if, instead of a black and white X-ray picture, a doctor of a cancer

Healthcare innovation …

Do you work in the fields of healthcare operations? These are the top 5 areas to drive innovation NOW! https://insights.samsung.com/2018/06/28/the-5-ways-iot-is-about-to-change-healthcare-as-we-know-it/

AI winning against human physicians …

An artificial intelligence (AI) system scored 2:0 against elite human physicians Saturday in two rounds of competitions in diagnosing brain tumors and predicting hematoma expansion in Beijing. Read more … http://www.xinhuanet.com/english/2018-06/30/c_137292451.htm