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The Big Ethical Questions for Artificial Intelligence in Healthcare
AI in healthcare is developing rapidly, with many applications currently in use or in development in the UK and worldwide. The Nuffield Council on Bioethics examines the current and potential applications of AI in healthcare, and the ethical issues arising from its use, in a new briefing note, Artificial Intelligence (AI) in healthcare and research, published today. (Source: eHealth News EU)
Source: eHealth News EU - May 15, 2018 Category: Information Technology Tags: Featured Development Research and Development Source Type: news

International Masters's in Medical Informatics at the Heart of Europe
The Master's Program in Medical Informatics (MMI) at European Campus Rottal-Inn (ECRI) in Pfarrkirchen - a branch of the Deggendorf University of Applied Sciences (THD - TechnischeHochschule Deggendorf) in Bavaria, Germany - is accepting applications for entry in October 2018. (Source: eHealth News EU)
Source: eHealth News EU - May 14, 2018 Category: Information Technology Tags: Featured Industry Business and Industry Source Type: news

Philips, Emory Healthcare and Royal Perth Hospital in Australia Partner to Launch New Remote Intensive Care Monitoring Program
Royal Philips (NYSE: PHG, AEX: PHIA), a global leader in health technology, and US-based Emory Healthcare have launched a new remote Intensive Care Unit (eICU) monitoring program, based at the Royal Perth Hospital in Western Australia, focused on improving the outcomes of high risk patients and advancing the globalization of critical care. (Source: eHealth News EU)
Source: eHealth News EU - May 11, 2018 Category: Information Technology Tags: Featured Philips Business and Industry Source Type: news

Computer-Designed Customized Regenerative Heart Valves
Producing living tissue or organs based on human cells is one of the main research fields in regenerative medicine. Tissue engineering, which involves growing replacement parts in the laboratory, forms a key part of this research. The parts can be used to replace defective cells and tissues in the body and restore their normal functioning. (Source: eHealth News EU)
Source: eHealth News EU - May 10, 2018 Category: Information Technology Tags: Featured Research Research and Development Source Type: news

Applications for the G4A Global Accelerator Are Now Open
Founded in 2013 in Berlin initially giving out grants to innovative healthcare apps, G4A Accelerator is now a global program dedicated to helping innovative health & care startups grow and enable positive disruption and progress within the digital health & care universe. (Source: eHealth News EU)
Source: eHealth News EU - May 9, 2018 Category: Information Technology Tags: Featured Industry Business and Industry Source Type: news

Philips Expands its Sleep & Respiratory Care Portfolio with the Acquisition of NightBalance
Royal Philips (NYSE: PHG, AEX: PHIA), a global leader in health technology, today announced that it has acquired NightBalance, a digital health scale-up company based in the Netherlands, that has developed an innovative, easy to use device to treat positional obstructive sleep apnea and positional snoring. Financial details of the transaction were not disclosed. (Source: eHealth News EU)
Source: eHealth News EU - May 8, 2018 Category: Information Technology Tags: Featured Philips Business and Industry Source Type: news

A New Way to Watch Brain Activity in Action
It's a neuroscientist's dream: being able to track the millions of interactions among brain cells in animals that move about freely, behaving as they would under natural circumstances. New technology developed at The Rockefeller University represents a big step toward realizing that goal. (Source: eHealth News EU)
Source: eHealth News EU - May 7, 2018 Category: Information Technology Tags: Featured Research Research and Development Source Type: news

Siemens Healthineers Fully on Track to Meet the Targets
Siemens Healthineers AG has posted good business figures in the first quarter following its successful initial public offering on March 16, 2018. Year-over-year revenue was up four percent at EUR 3.2 billion on a comparable basis. Despite continuing negative currency effects, the profit margin adjusted for non-recurring effects increased by 90 basis points to 17.4 percent, while adjusted profit was stable at EUR 560 million compared to the second quarter of 2017. (Source: eHealth News EU)
Source: eHealth News EU - May 4, 2018 Category: Information Technology Tags: Featured Siemens Business and Industry Source Type: news

Gait Assessed with Body-Worn Sensors may Help Detect Onset of Alzheimer's Disease
Body-worn sensors used at home and in clinic by people with mild Alzheimer's to assess walking could offer a cost-effective way to detect early disease and monitor progression of the illness. A pilot study involving Newcastle University, UK, has revealed low-cost wearable devices could improve clinical trial efficiency and encourage research investment. Identification of clinical biomarkers, such as changes in walking characteristics and behaviours, are known to be important factors when looking at early warning signs of dementia. (Source: eHealth News EU)
Source: eHealth News EU - May 3, 2018 Category: Information Technology Tags: Featured Research Research and Development Source Type: news

R & D Digital Lead
Location: London, UK Job Type: Full-Time Employer: GlaxoSmithKline As the R&D Digital Lead, you will be responsible for partnering across all GSK Consumer Health categories to develop a strategic pipeline of digital healthcare innovation. This will include pioneering new, creative approaches to develop intuitive digital diagnostics and therapeutics, as well as evaluating digital devices/sensors/apps either marketed or in various stages of development. You will be a key contributor to the R&D innovation strategy to deliver digital innovation including: devices, wearables, s...
Source: eHealth News EU - May 2, 2018 Category: Information Technology Tags: Featured Jobs Source Type: news

Computers Equal Radiologists in Assessing Breast Density and Associated Breast Cancer Risk
Automated breast-density evaluation was just as accurate in predicting women's risk of breast cancer, found and not found by mammography, as subjective evaluation done by radiologists, in a study led by researchers at UC San Francisco and Mayo Clinic. Both assessment methods were equally accurate in predicting both the risk of cancer detected through mammography screening and the risk of interval invasive cancer - that is, cancer diagnosed within a year of a negative mammography result. (Source: eHealth News EU)
Source: eHealth News EU - May 1, 2018 Category: Information Technology Tags: Featured Research Research and Development Source Type: news

Consultation: Transformation Health and Care in the Digital Single Market
The present report provides an analysis of the results of consultation activities carried out by the European Commission in preparation of a Communication on the Transformation of Health and Care in the Digital Single Market. The main findings show that over 93% of over 1400 respondents to an online questionnaire believe that "Citizens should be able to manage their own health data". Furthermore, 83% of all respondents either agree or strongly agree with the statement that "Sharing of health data could be beneficial to improve treatment, diagnosis and prevention of diseases across the EU". The overwhelm...
Source: eHealth News EU - April 30, 2018 Category: Information Technology Tags: Featured Publications Download Source Type: news

Data in the EU: Commission Steps Up Efforts to Increase Availability and Boost Healthcare Data Sharing
The European Commission is putting forward a set of measures to increase the availability of data in the EU, building on previous initiatives to boost the free flow of non-personal data in the Digital Single Market. Data-driven innovation is a key enabler of market growth, job creation, particularly for SMEs and startups, and the development of new technologies. (Source: eHealth News EU)
Source: eHealth News EU - April 26, 2018 Category: Information Technology Tags: Featured Development Research and Development Source Type: news

Novartis Launches FocalView App, Providing Opportunity for Patients to Participate in Ophthalmology Clinical Trials from Home
Novartis announced the launch of its FocalView app, an ophthalmic digital research platform created with ResearchKit. FocalView aims to allow researchers to track disease progression by collecting real-time, self-reported data directly from consenting patients. By adapting the design of clinical trials to suit the daily routine of patients, the app may reduce barriers to participation, leading to a more nuanced understanding of ophthalmic diseases and potentially accelerating the development of novel treatments. (Source: eHealth News EU)
Source: eHealth News EU - April 26, 2018 Category: Information Technology Tags: Featured Industry Business and Industry Source Type: news

How to Build GDPR and HIPAA Compliant Health Apps
The adoption of cloud and mobile technologies in healthcare is disrupting the services delivery models, and responsibilities and risks for involved actors. By their very nature, eHealth applications collect and manage health sensitive data and, therefore, need to comply with security and privacy requirements defined by data protection laws such as the EU GDPR or US HIPAA. With the delivery model based on cloud and mobile technologies, developers are responsible for compliance with such laws, and this represents a huge challenge for them. For developers this transition and dealing with health data is an extremely painful, c...
Source: eHealth News EU - April 25, 2018 Category: Information Technology Tags: Featured Publications Download Source Type: news

Philips Partners with the Medical University of Vienna to Provide Asthma and Allergy Sufferers with a Pollen Forecast
This World Allergy Week (April 22 - 28) and World Asthma Day (May 1), Royal Philips (NYSE: PHG, AEX: PHIA), a global leader in health technology, is helping parents take charge of their children's asthma and allergy symptoms through awareness initiatives in more than 20 countries worldwide. (Source: eHealth News EU)
Source: eHealth News EU - April 24, 2018 Category: Information Technology Tags: Featured Philips Business and Industry Source Type: news

Nanomedicine: Drugs can be Made 'Smarter'
A new method has been developed to make drugs 'smarter' using nanotechnology so they will be more effective at reaching their target. Scientists from the University of Lincoln, UK, have devised a new technique to 'decorate' gold nanoparticles with a protein of choice so they can be used to tailor drug to more accurately target an area on the body, such as a cancer tumour. (Source: eHealth News EU)
Source: eHealth News EU - April 23, 2018 Category: Information Technology Tags: Featured Research Research and Development Source Type: news

Detailed Images of Tumor Vasculature
The new technology has been developed jointly by teams headed by Prof Dr Georg Schmitz at the Chair for Medical Engineering at Ruhr-Universität Bochum and by Prof Dr Fabian Kiessling at the Institute for Experimental Molecular Imaging at the University Hospital Aachen. They published their report in the journal Nature Communications from April 18, 2018. (Source: eHealth News EU)
Source: eHealth News EU - April 19, 2018 Category: Information Technology Tags: Featured Research Research and Development Source Type: news

Digital Remains should be Treated with the Same Care and Respect as Physical Remains
From live-streaming funerals to online memorial pages and even chat-bots that use people's social media footprints' to act as online ghosts, the digital afterlife industry (DAI) has become big business. Our internet activity, commonly referred to as digital remains, lives on long after we die. In recent years, as firms such as Facebook and experimental start-ups have sought to monetize this content by allowing people to socialise with the dead online, the boundaries around acceptable afterlife activity and grief exploitation, have become increasingly blurry. (Source: eHealth News EU)
Source: eHealth News EU - April 18, 2018 Category: Information Technology Tags: Featured Research Research and Development Source Type: news

Focus on the Digital Transformation - A Wide Range of Topics at conhIT 2018
17 - 19 April 2018, Berlin, Germany. How is the digitalisation of the healthcare system affecting the relationship between patients and doctors? What new innovations and solutions does the health IT industry have to offer? What new plans does the federal government have for eHealth? These are just some of the questions that conhIT - Connecting Healthcare IT will be asking in Berlin. (Source: eHealth News EU)
Source: eHealth News EU - April 17, 2018 Category: Information Technology Tags: Featured Events Conferences and Events Source Type: news

Deep Learning Transforms Smartphone Microscopes into Laboratory-Grade Devices
Researchers at the UCLA Samueli School of Engineering have demonstrated that deep learning, a powerful form of artificial intelligence, can discern and enhance microscopic details in photos taken by smartphones. The technique improves the resolution and color details of smartphone images so much that they approach the quality of images from laboratory-grade microscopes. (Source: eHealth News EU)
Source: eHealth News EU - April 16, 2018 Category: Information Technology Tags: Featured Research Research and Development Source Type: news

conhIT 2018: The stage is Set for Dialogue and Innovations from the Health IT Industry
17 - 19 April 2018, Berlin, Germany. Finding out about and supporting all aspects of the digital transformation of the healthcare system: that is what this year's conhIT, Europe's largest event for the health IT industry, is all about. From 17 to 19 April, in addition to the exhibitors who will present their products and solutions on the Berlin Exhibition Grounds, leading politicians, authors and experts will actively contribute to the debate on transforming healthcare. (Source: eHealth News EU)
Source: eHealth News EU - April 13, 2018 Category: Information Technology Tags: Featured Events Conferences and Events Source Type: news

Call for Application Experiments Based on Advanced Microelectronics & Smart System Integration Targeting Health, Agrifood, and Manufacturing
The EU-funded network of digital innovation hubs DIATOMIC will distribute EUR 1.5 M to European SMEs, midcaps and Competence Centers. DIATOMIC is looking to accelerate development and adoption of new products/processes based on smart electronics and smart systems in health, agrifood, and manufacturing sectors. The call for applications is open from 15 March to 15 June. (Source: eHealth News EU)
Source: eHealth News EU - April 12, 2018 Category: Information Technology Tags: Featured Open Calls Source Type: news

FDA Permits Marketing of Artificial Intelligence-Based Device to Detect Certain Diabetes-Related Eye Problems
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today permitted marketing of the first medical device to use artificial intelligence to detect greater than a mild level of the eye disease diabetic retinopathy in adults who have diabetes. Diabetic retinopathy occurs when high levels of blood sugar lead to damage in the blood vessels of the retina, the light-sensitive tissue in the back of the eye. (Source: eHealth News EU)
Source: eHealth News EU - April 11, 2018 Category: Information Technology Tags: Featured Industry Business and Industry Source Type: news

Digital Penicillin Production
For thousands of years, micro-organisms have been used to facilitate chemical reactions - in beer brewing, for example. However, biochemical processes are incredibly complex, with a multitude of reactions taking place simultaneously and influencing one another. There are countless parameters that play a role, not all of which can be directly measured. (Source: eHealth News EU)
Source: eHealth News EU - April 10, 2018 Category: Information Technology Tags: Featured Research Research and Development Source Type: news

Imitation is the Most Sincere Form of Flattery, Unless You Are an App Developer
For every two mobile apps released, one is a clone of an existing app. However, new research published in the INFORMS journal Information Systems Research shows the success of the original app is not always adversely affected by the creation of clone apps. In fact, the study, which was conducted by Carnegie Mellon University researchers, found that whether the copycat app increases or decreases the number of downloads of the original is dependent upon the quality of the copy. (Source: eHealth News EU)
Source: eHealth News EU - April 9, 2018 Category: Information Technology Tags: Featured Research Research and Development Source Type: news

Smartphone 'Scores' can Help Doctors Track Severity of Parkinson's Disease Symptoms
Parkinson's disease, a progressive brain disorder, is often tough to treat effectively because symptoms, such as tremors and walking difficulties, can vary dramatically over a period of days, or even hours. To address this challenge, Johns Hopkins University computer scientists, working with an interdisciplinary team of experts from two other institutions, have developed a new approach that uses sensors on a smartphone to generate a score that reliably reflects symptom severity in patients with Parkinson's disease. (Source: eHealth News EU)
Source: eHealth News EU - April 6, 2018 Category: Information Technology Tags: Featured Research Research and Development Source Type: news

New Camera Gives Surgeons a Butterfly's Eye View of Cancer
Cancer lurking in tissue could be more easily found when looking through a butterfly's eye. Researchers at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and Washington University in St. Louis have developed a surgical camera inspired by the eye of the morpho butterfly. The tiny camera, connected to the goggles a surgeon wears, sees infrared signals given off by tumor-binding dyes so that the surgeon can find and remove all of the cancerous tissue. (Source: eHealth News EU)
Source: eHealth News EU - April 5, 2018 Category: Information Technology Tags: Featured Research Research and Development Source Type: news

Pitch for Smarter Healthcare at the Roche Innovation Summit
The European Innovation Council (EIC) SME Instrument and Roche invite you to pitch your ideas and breakthroughs on healthcare tech at the Roche Innovation Summit on the 19th and 20th of June in Basel, Switzerland. On a yearly basis, Roche organises an internal Innovation summit, to inspire, connect, develop and advance their organisation. (Source: eHealth News EU)
Source: eHealth News EU - April 4, 2018 Category: Information Technology Tags: Featured Industry Business and Industry Source Type: news

Smartphone App Performs Better than Traditional Exam in Cardiac Assessment
A smartphone application using the phone's camera function performed better than traditional physical examination to assess blood flow in a wrist artery for patients undergoing coronary angiography, according to a randomized trial published in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal). (Source: eHealth News EU)
Source: eHealth News EU - April 3, 2018 Category: Information Technology Tags: Featured Research Research and Development Source Type: news

Philips Research-led Big Data Consortium Receives EU Funding to Improve Healthcare Outcomes
Royal Philips (NYSE: PHG, AEX: PHIA), a global leader in health technology, together with its consortium partners, today announced that it has received funding from the EU's Horizon 2020 program to pilot big data solutions to achieve better patient outcomes in healthcare at a lower cost. (Source: eHealth News EU)
Source: eHealth News EU - March 29, 2018 Category: Information Technology Tags: Featured Philips Business and Industry Source Type: news

Call for Abstracts: European Telemedicine Conference 2018 (ETC18)
27 - 29 May 2018, Sitges, Barcelona, Spain. The European Telemedicine Conference 2018 (ETC18) is an interdisciplinary forum for healthcare professionals, directors, managers, and researchers with the intent of bringing together governmental leaders, healthcare delivery organizations, and academic research initiatives. ETC18 highlights research and operational evidence from innovative healthcare solutions. (Source: eHealth News EU)
Source: eHealth News EU - March 28, 2018 Category: Information Technology Tags: Featured Conferences and Events Source Type: news

Merck Partners with Medisafe to Help Improve Medication Adherence for Cardiometabolic Patients
Merck, a leading science and technology company, today announced a new collaboration with US-based Medisafe to help its cardiometabolic patients better manage medication intake and adhere to prescribed treatment regimens. In the countries of scope Merck patients will have access to a customized version of Medisafe's mobile platform that could combine reminders, motivation and support systems, targeted content, coupons and interventions in their local language. (Source: eHealth News EU)
Source: eHealth News EU - March 27, 2018 Category: Information Technology Tags: Featured Industry Business and Industry Source Type: news

Portable Device Detects Severe Stroke in Seconds with 92 Percent Accuracy
A new device worn like a visor can detect emergent large-vessel occlusion in patients with suspected stroke with 92 percent accuracy, report clinical investigators at the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC), Mount Sinai, the University of Tennessee Health Sciences Center and elsewhere in an article published online on March 6, 2018, in the Journal of Neurointerventional Surgery. Patients with large-vessel occlusions can then be routed to a Comprehensive Stroke Center with endovascular capabilities. (Source: eHealth News EU)
Source: eHealth News EU - March 26, 2018 Category: Information Technology Tags: Featured Research Research and Development Source Type: news

Philips Collaborates with Two Leading Academic Medical Centers in the U.S. to Advance Digital Pathology Adoption
Royal Philips (NYSE: PHG, AEX: PHIA), a global leader in health technology, announced Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) and Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH), both members of the Partners HealthCare network, will implement the Philips IntelliSite Pathology Solution [1] to enable research and support clinical diagnosis. (Source: eHealth News EU)
Source: eHealth News EU - March 23, 2018 Category: Information Technology Tags: Featured Philips Business and Industry Source Type: news

NHS Staff Punished as 500,000 Rely on WhatsApp, Facebook Messenger and other Apps
WhatsApp, Facebook Messenger and other unauthorised instant messaging (IM) apps are being used by approximately 500,000 NHS staff at work, as a growing number turn to consumer tools to communicate with colleagues and even patients, a new report has revealed. (Source: eHealth News EU)
Source: eHealth News EU - March 22, 2018 Category: Information Technology Tags: Featured Industry Business and Industry Source Type: news

Iris.ai Closer to Creating the World's First AI Science Assistant
Iris.ai, the artificial intelligence tool which helps researchers find relevant scientific papers and journals, today announced the launch of version 4.0. The launch adds the Focus tool, an intelligent mechanism to refine and collate a reading list of research literature cutting out a huge amount of manual effort. (Source: eHealth News EU)
Source: eHealth News EU - March 22, 2018 Category: Information Technology Tags: Featured Industry Business and Industry Source Type: news

Global Digital Brand Manager
Location: Basel, Switzerland Job Type: Full-Time Employer: Abbott In this role you define and manage the business/marketing strategy and improve continuously the results of our digital brands and products, ensuring the marketing plan and tactics are implemented and responsively adapted to the competitive landscape with full buy-in and collaboration of the affiliates, leading to the commercial success of our digital brands and products. (Source: eHealth News EU)
Source: eHealth News EU - March 21, 2018 Category: Information Technology Tags: Featured Jobs Source Type: news

Blackpool Teaching Hospitals Triggers Digital Transformation with MAXIMS go-live
Blackpool Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust has laid the foundations for an ambitious digitisation programme, by deploying IMS MAXIMS technology in its emergency department. The go-live is already helping staff to better manage patients over the busy winter period. (Source: eHealth News EU)
Source: eHealth News EU - March 20, 2018 Category: Information Technology Tags: Featured Industry Business and Industry Source Type: news

Cybersecurity in Hospitals: Critical Infrastructure Directive Improves Security Standards
17 - 19 April 2018, Berlin, Germany. The digital transformation of the healthcare system has resulted in cyberattacks growing too. Many will be able to recall the WannaCry attack on UK hospitals in May 2017. Only recently in Latvia the electronic health system, which among other things generates paper-free prescrptions, fell victim to a DdoS attack on its website. What does that mean for hospitals in the future? (Source: eHealth News EU)
Source: eHealth News EU - March 19, 2018 Category: Information Technology Tags: Featured Conferences and Events Source Type: news

Mayo Clinic's Clinical Trial Matching Project Sees Higher Enrollment in Breast Cancer Trials through Use of Artificial Intelligence
Mayo Clinic and IBM Watson Health (NYSE: IBM) have unveiled results from early use of the Watson for Clinical Trial Matching, an IBM cognitive computing system. Use of this system in the Mayo Clinic oncology practice has been associated with more patients enrolled in Mayo’s breast cancer clinical trials. (Source: eHealth News EU)
Source: eHealth News EU - March 16, 2018 Category: Information Technology Tags: Featured IBM Healthcare Business and Industry Source Type: news

Is Your Smile Male or Female?
The dynamics of how men and women smile differs measurably, according to new research, enabling artificial intelligence (AI) to automatically assign gender purely based on a smile. Although automatic gender recognition is already available, existing methods use static images and compare fixed facial features. (Source: eHealth News EU)
Source: eHealth News EU - March 15, 2018 Category: Information Technology Tags: Featured Research Research and Development Source Type: news

Machines See the Future for Patients Diagnosed with Brain Tumors
For patients diagnosed with glioma, a deadly form of brain tumor, the future can be very uncertain. While gliomas are often fatal within two years of diagnosis, some patients can survive for 10 years or more. Predicting the course of a patient's disease at diagnosis is critical in selecting the right therapy and in helping patients and their families to plan their lives. (Source: eHealth News EU)
Source: eHealth News EU - March 14, 2018 Category: Information Technology Tags: Featured Research Research and Development Source Type: news

New Regional Portal to Integrate Health and Social Care Data Across North Scotland
By early 2019, clinicians across the North of Scotland will have access to an integrated digital view of a patient's health and social care data through a new web-based portal provided by Orion Health. Jointly commissioned by four boards in the North of Scotland, the new health and social care portal will see information shared from providers in NHS Highland, NHS Grampian, NHS Orkney and NHS Shetland. (Source: eHealth News EU)
Source: eHealth News EU - March 13, 2018 Category: Information Technology Tags: Featured Orion Health Business and Industry Source Type: news

Nominations Open for 2nd HIMSS-Elsevier Digital Healthcare Award in Europe
Elsevier, the information analytics company specialising in science and health, and HIMSS, the Healthcare Information and Management System Society, jointly announced that nominations are open for the second HIMSS-Elsevier Digital Healthcare Award in Europe. (Source: eHealth News EU)
Source: eHealth News EU - March 12, 2018 Category: Information Technology Tags: Featured Industry Business and Industry Source Type: news

New Blood Pressure App and Hardware Rivals Arm Cuff Accuracy
Cuff devices for blood pressure measurement are inconvenient, and mobile device apps for blood pressure measurement that are now being introduced may lack accuracy. To solve this problem, a team of Michigan State University scientists has created a new app and hardware for smartphones to measure blood pressure with accuracy that may rival arm-cuff devices. (Source: eHealth News EU)
Source: eHealth News EU - March 9, 2018 Category: Information Technology Tags: Featured Research Research and Development Source Type: news

Novartis Expands Alliance with Science 37 to Advance Virtual Clinical Trials Program
Novartis has announced an additional strategic alliance with Science 37, a leader in decentralized clinical trial technology and design, to initiate up to 10 new clinical trials over the next three years. The studies will blend virtual and traditional models, with increasing degrees of decentralization towards a mostly "site-less" model. (Source: eHealth News EU)
Source: eHealth News EU - March 8, 2018 Category: Information Technology Tags: Featured Industry Business and Industry Source Type: news

HIMSS Europe 2018 & Health 2.0 Conference
27 - 29 May 2018, Sitges, Barcelona, Spain. HIMSS Europe and Health 2.0 are collocating the most influential digital health conference of 2018. The HIMSS Europe 18 & Health 2.0 Conference will be held in the beautiful coastal Spanish town of Sitges, located just 25 minutes away from Barcelona. The conference will include sessions which will address the whole spectrum of the digital health ecosystem with the aim to reach key audiences in the sector: (Source: eHealth News EU)
Source: eHealth News EU - March 7, 2018 Category: Information Technology Tags: Featured Conferences and Events Source Type: news

Allscripts Launches Industry's First Machine Learning EHR
Allscripts Healthcare Solutions (NASDAQ:MDRX) unveiled its new electronic health record (EHR), AvenelTM, at the annual HIMSS conference today. Mobile-first and cloud-based, Avenel creates a community-wide shared patient record, uses machine learning to reduce time for clinical documentation and is designed to work like an app instead of traditional software. (Source: eHealth News EU)
Source: eHealth News EU - March 6, 2018 Category: Information Technology Tags: Featured Industry Business and Industry Source Type: news

Philips Introduces Next Generation of IntelliSpace Cardiovascular Informatics Platform at HIMSS 2018
Royal Philips (NYSE: PHG, AEX: PHIA), a global leader in health technology, today announced the launch of IntelliSpace Cardiovascular 3.1, its next-generation cardiovascular image and information management system. Designed to help streamline workflow and improve operational performance throughout the cardiovascular service line, the latest version features enhanced security and enterprise protocols, seamless access to Philips' QLAB and TOMTEC software tools, and the addition of browser-based reporting of stress echocardiogram (stress echo) tests. (Source: eHealth News EU)
Source: eHealth News EU - March 5, 2018 Category: Information Technology Tags: Featured Philips Business and Industry Source Type: news