Big data en kunstmatige intelligentie

The Cardiogram app can finally tap into Fitbit's heart rate sensors

Apple Watch and WearOS users already know all about Cardiogram's health and fitness charts and trackers, but now there's a new wearable brand getting in on the act. Beginning today, any Fitbit device with an optical heart-rate sensor can link with the Cardiogram app on their iPhone or Android phone.  Like Fitbit's smartphone app, Cardiogram uses the data collected by your fitness band to paint a visual picture of your health, including emotions and sleep.

EY, Sensyne Health and Guardtime to use AI and blockchain to link health care reimbursement and actual patient outcomes

LONDON, June 25, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- EY today announces plans to expand the current Health Outcomes Assessment platform through a collaboration with Sensyne Health and Guardtime.

'Unprofessional' Surgeons Hurt Patient Outcomes: Study

THURSDAY, June 20, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Before having that operation, you might want to ask your surgeon's colleagues about his behavior. A new study finds that patients whose surgeons have more complaints from coworkers about unprofessional conduct are at increased risk for complications during and after surgery. Researchers examined data on more than 13,500 adult patients in the United States who were operated on by 202 surgeons between 2012 and 2016.

[Comment] Blockchain in health care: hype, trust, and digital health

Affiliations Centre for Health Informatics, Division of Informatics, Imaging and Data Science, School of Health Sciences, Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health, University of Manchester, Manchester Academic Health Science Centre, Manchester, UK

Gronings ziekenhuis zet big data in tegen astma

Het Universitair Medisch Centrum in Groningen (UMCG) gaat samen met een bigdatabedrijf onderzoek doen naar astma en allergieën. Kunstmatige intelligentie die normaal wordt ingezet om fraude op te sporen, moet nu in erfelijk materiaal patronen opsporen."Een op de drie jonge kinderen heeft luchtwegklachten, maar lang niet alle kinderen hebben astma", zegt kinderlongarts Gerard Koppelman tegen RTV Noord. "Mogelijk kunnen we met deze techniek sneller iemand eruit pikken: 'Jij hebt astma'.

How global tech can drive local healthcare innovation in China

This article is part of the Annual Meeting of the New Champions With an ageing population rapidly increasing the rate of disease, China's healthcare system is ripe for innovation. From established corporations to fledgling startups, all recognize the potential for digital technologies, such as telehealth and artificial intelligence, to alleviate China's overstretched healthcare professionals and help provide better care.