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Statistical Approach to COVID-19 Clinical Trials Aims to Accelerate Drug Approval Process
on 22 Maggio 2020 at 8:00
In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, researchers from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology have published a pair of studies in a COVID-19 special issue of the Harvard Data Science Review, freely available via open access, describing new methods for accelerating drug approvals during pandemics and for providing more accurate measures of the probabilities of success for clinical trials of vaccines and other anti-infective therapies.
Allscripts U.K. Client Gloucestershire Hospitals Achieves Successful Go-Live with E-Observations Aolution Amidst COVID-19 Pandemic
on 21 Maggio 2020 at 8:00
Gloucestershire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, located in the United Kingdom, has successfully gone live with the latest addition to its Allscripts electronic health record, despite the ongoing novel coronavirus outbreak.
Philips Launches HealthSuite Clinical Trial Accelerator to Help Life Science Organizations Run More Flexible, Patient-Centric Clinical Trials
on 20 Maggio 2020 at 8:00
Royal Philips (NYSE: PHG, AEX: PHIA), a global leader in health technology, announced Clinical Trial Accelerator on Philips HealthSuite. This new tailored set of capabilities allows life science organizations to integrate, analyze and store clinical and patient-reported data from multiple sources, providing actionable insights for better, faster decision-making.
Accurate Mapping of Human Travel Patterns with Global Smartphone Data
on 19 Maggio 2020 at 8:00
Understanding people's short- and long-distance travel patterns can inform economic development, urban planning, and responses to natural disasters, wars and conflicts, disease outbreaks like the COVID-19 pandemic, and more. A new global mapping method, developed by scientists from Boston Children's Hospital and the University of Oxford, provides global estimates of human mobility at much greater resolution than was possible before.
High Five! It's Possible to Create Proximity Online
on 18 Maggio 2020 at 8:00
Despite physical distance, it's possible to create proximity between family members located in different places. This is according to a study from Linköping University that has investigated how video calls bring family members together. The results show that proximity in video calls is established mainly by way of the body and the senses, e.g. by giving a digital high five.
New AI Diagnostic can Predict COVID-19 without Testing
on 15 Maggio 2020 at 8:00
Researchers at King's College London, Massachusetts General Hospital and health science company ZOE have developed an artificial intelligence diagnostic that can predict whether someone is likely to have COVID-19 based on their symptoms. Their findings are published today in Nature Medicine.
WiFi SPARK Works with Visionable to Connect Patients with their Loved ones
on 14 Maggio 2020 at 8:00
Seven NHS Trusts are using technology developed by WiFi SPARK in response to an urgent request from leading NHS Trusts to find a way to connect hospital patients with their loved ones during the coronavirus outbreak.
Highland Marketing Advisory Board: Plan Now to Sustain COVID-19 Health Tech Advances
on 13 Maggio 2020 at 10:00
Highland Marketing's board of NHS IT and industry leaders has recognised the uptick in health tech adopting during the Covid-19 crisis. But at their most recent meeting, members argued that a second wave of innovation is now needed; alongside a plan to embed change in the health care system.
Biomax Provides AI-Based Semantic Search Platform AILANI and Supports COVID-19 International Efforts
on 13 Maggio 2020 at 8:00
The bioinformatics company Biomax, headquartered in Planegg, Germany, makesitssemantic search platform AILANI available free of charge to research institutes around the world in order to support the rapid and successful search for drugs and suitable vaccinesagainst COVID-19 infections.
The COVID-19 pandemic reveals the potential of telehealth to improve care
on 12 Maggio 2020 at 22:00
Two new articles provide insights on the use of telehealth or virtual care in the age of COVID-19 and beyond, pointing to its value to not only prevent contagious diseases but also to provide access to effective and equitable care. In a Nature Partner Journal's Digital Medicine perspective, Lee H. Schwamm, MD, Director of the Center for TeleHealth at Massachusetts General Hospital and Vice President of Virtual Care at Partners Healthcare, and his colleagues stress that virtual care, by collapsing the barriers of time and distance, is ideal for providing care that is patient-centered, lower cost, more convenient and with greater productivity than traditional methods for delivering care, especially during a pandemic.