How IBM Watson helps us find a cure for ALS

The last year has seen a growing number of fascinating breakthroughs in the use of AI to spot and diagnose disease.  One of the latest […]

Microsoft use machine learning to help eye care in India

Tech giants such as Google and IBM have made headlines in the last few years with their forays into healthcare, with a number of AI […]

Why med-tech startups need diverse teams

The med-tech industry seems to be awash with innovation at the moment, with most of the plethora of startups that have emerged in this space […]

IBM Mera and the use of robots in healthcare

Whilst it seems quite intuitive to imagine robots operating in rather impersonal settings such as factories and warehouses, a care home or hospital seems another […]

Using AI to deliver smarter HIV treatment

Researchers from Western University recently made a splash with news that a HIV vaccine (SAV001) has made its way through initial clinical trials, and will […]

Mobile health apps improve but do they help the neediest patients?

As digital tools advance fields such as education and healthcare, there is a risk that these tools create a digital divide.  This phenomenon, known as […]

How machine learning is supporting healthcare

The last few years have seen a number of fascinating case studies that have used machine learning to produce medical diagnoses.  There are a couple […]

Should older people be using digital to stay healthy?

There are a number of broad heuristics around healthy ageing, whether it’s keeping ones mind active, exercising or maintaining your social network.  A recent paper […]

Might blockchain herald a new age of connected healthcare?

Interconnectivity of IT systems in healthcare has been an issue for as long as I can remember.  I wrote earlier this year about the potential […]

Wearable device aims to predict heart failures a month in advance

A few years ago I wrote about an interesting new wearable device that aimed to detect if the user is having a heart attack and […]

Training external partners in the healthcare sector

What are the key objectives when training external partners? Reducing risks, improving quality of care, and engaging patients to cut costs. Healthcare sector: 3 key […]

My Robot Threw Up!

  Featuring Dr. Jon Aleckson and Ron Moen Dr. Jon Aleckson, Web Courseworks, and Ron Moen, CHEST, will come together to speak at ASAE Tech […]