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Philips and Paige Team Up to Bring Artificial Intelligence (AI) to Clinical Pathology Diagnostics
on 5 dicembre 2019 at 9:00
Royal Philips (NYSE: PHG, AEX: PHIA), a global leader in health technology, and Paige, a leader in computational pathology, announced a strategic collaboration to deliver clinical-grade AI applications to pathology laboratories. These AI technologies, starting with Paige Prostate, aim to help pathologists identify, quantify and characterize cancer in tissue samples and make precise diagnoses more efficiently.
Artificial Intelligence in MedTech: Delivering on the Promise of Better Healthcare in Europe
on 4 dicembre 2019 at 9:00
The medical technology industry welcomes the new European Commission's priority focus on Artificial Intelligence (AI). Our industry sees enormous potential of AI to make healthcare better and safer, improve access and outcomes, empower patients and citizens with information, and make healthcare delivery more efficient. There are several challenges that impede the deployment of AI in healthcare. These include a fragmented data landscape that makes access to or sharing of data difficult, a lack of interoperability, and a shortage of incentives for data sharing. Legal, technical and social challenges present additional obstacles for the sharing and aggregation of data.
Open Call SC1-BHC-20A-2020: Pre-Commercial Procurement (PCP) for Integrated Care Solutions
on 3 dicembre 2019 at 9:00
The challenge is to enable public procurers to collectively implement PCPs in order to close the gap between supply and demand for innovative integrated care solutions. The objective is to bring radical improvements to the quality and efficiency of public services and service delivery by encouraging the development and validation of breakthrough solutions through Pre-Commercial Procurement.
Agfa-Gevaert Group Enters into Exclusive Negotiations for the Sale of a Part of its HealthCare IT Activities to Dedalus Holding S.p.A.
on 2 dicembre 2019 at 14:00
As announced on May 14, 2019, the Board of Directors decided to investigate the sale of a part of Agfa HealthCare in the framework of the Agfa-Gevaert Group's transformation process. Today, the Agfa-Gevaert Group announces that it has entered into exclusive negotiations with Dedalus Holding S.p.A. to sell a part of its HealthCare IT business (the "Business").
Owkin Teams Up with NVIDIA and King's College London to Deliver AI to Hospitals
on 2 dicembre 2019 at 9:00
Owkin, which is developing Federated Learning and AI technologies to advance medical research, announces it is teaming up with technology company NVIDIA and King's College London (KCL) to deliver Federated Learning in the healthcare and life sciences sector.
State of Health in the EU: Companion Report 2019
on 29 novembre 2019 at 9:00
Europe is a Union of and for citizens. What matters to Europeans matters to the EU. It should come as no surprise that regular surveys and debates across the continent consistently rank health among the top priorities for European citizens. They are right to expect a high level of protection and it is up to all of us - in all the European capitals - to deliver. Today, Europe is the region of the world with the highest life expectancy. Yet this progress is slowing down, while inequalities between and within countries are widening. Citizens worry that the lives of their children will be more difficult than their own.
Learning Platform to Improve Health Tech User Adoption Launches in UK
on 28 novembre 2019 at 9:00
ANCILE Solutions is bringing its content creation and in-app learning tool, uPerform, to the UK health sectorto support NHS organisations with the deployment and adoption of major IT systems. ANCILE Solutions already delivers uPerform to 4,600 global customers, who use it to train and support users on 200 of the world’s leading business and healthcare applications.
GE Healthcare Expands Intelligent Health Ecosystem with Launch of Edison Developer Program to Ease AI Adoption for Providers
on 27 novembre 2019 at 11:00
GE Healthcare launched the Edison Developer Program to accelerate the adoption and impact of intelligent applications and developer services across health systems. The program is based on Edison, GE Healthcare's secure intelligence platform, and helps healthcare providers gain easier access to market-ready algorithms and applications by directly integrating these technologies into existing workflows.
Artificial Intelligence-Based Algorithm for Intensive Care of Traumatic Brain Injury
on 27 novembre 2019 at 9:00
Traumatic brain injury (TBI) is a significant global cause of mortality and morbidity with an increasing incidence, especially in low-and-middle income countries. The most severe TBIs are treated in intensive care units (ICU), but in spite of the proper and high-quality care, about one in three patients dies.
A Mobile App for Managing Mobile Medical Units Has Been Successfully Tested in Romania
on 26 novembre 2019 at 16:28
Beginning of March 2019, Merci Charity Boutique association based in Bucharest, Romania started testing the "Mobile app for mobile medical units and cabinets", which helps the mobile dental practice to monitor the performance of the actions carried out in the rural communities. In the past six months, data from 772 children from rural communities were collected.