BioMind: AI Challenges Human and Wins

06-08-2018 by Dmitri Koteshov

It’s official: on June 30th, 2018, a custom-built AI service with an intriguing name BioMind beat some of the best Chinese doctors in a competition held in Beijing. The system was developed to diagnose and predict brain tumors and hematoma expansion. It seems like its developers did a really good...
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How Robots Are Putting A Fresh Face On Healthcare

05-07-2018 by Dmitri Koteshov

From construction and farming to banking and transportation, robots are seeping into every aspect of our lives. And healthcare is no exception. Oristep Consulting, a market research and analytics company, puts the future of healthcare robotics under the spotlight. Over 200 tech companies are already building specialized robotic devices for an...
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Health IT: What Patient-Centered Care Is All About

04-07-2018 by Svetlana Yurkevich

The modern healthcare has seen a transition from disease-centered to patient-centered care, and this change is part of the National Quality Agenda in the United States. Also called family- or user-centered, individualized or personalized care, it means putting patients and their relatives at the heart of medical decision-making and regarding...
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How Big Data is Transforming Healthcare

27-06-2018 by Dmitri Koteshov

The potential of data stored in EHRs, EMRs, patient portals, genetic databases, mobile apps, and other health-related sources has been untapped for too long. But now, big data technology makes it easier for healthcare organizations to gather and analyze that valuable health data while fighting fraud, improving care, and reducing...
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MHealth – Two Major Challenges And Steps To Address Them

18-06-2018 by Svetlana Yurkevich

With the potential to enhance patient engagement and care quality, mHealth is advancing by leaps and bounds. To wit, the global digital health market is expected to reach $200 billion by 2020 — with the mHealth market's compound annual growth rate of around 41 percent.  Still, there is a flip...
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AI in Healthcare: High Hopes, Reality and Future

16-05-2018 by Dmitri Koteshov

There’s a lot of buzz around artificial intelligence these days. It’s been a matter of casual conversations in Silicon Valley for the past few years, and now the technology is being discussed in higher circles as Washington sees opportunities for AI to improve efficiency and increase economic growth. As for...
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Orangeworm Or How To Protect Your Healthcare Data Like A Pro

02-05-2018 by Dmitri Koteshov

What do you know about worms? Or, more precisely, orange worms? Before you start thinking “Why on Earth am I reading this on a tech blog?”, let me provide you with an explanation.   Monday, April 23rd was a really bad day for the healthcare industry as general public around...
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Decentralization Of Care With Telemedicine: Trends And Considerations

03-05-2018 by Svetlana Yurkevich

A lot of myths and prejudice surrounds the concept of telemedicine. People refer to it as the dehumanization of care, “uberization” of health or simply discounted consultation in front of a display of a computer. In fact, telemedicine is a new way of bringing patients and caregivers together in a...
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VR: The Changing Face of Healthcare

23-04-2018 by Dmitri Koteshov

For the time being, the overwhelming majority of new technologies are used in the entertainment industry. A vivid example of such innovations is virtual reality. When hearing about VR, most people would be thinking about movies, gaming, VR helmets and glasses which plunge users into the worlds of phantasy. However,...
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Clinical Trials Digitalization: How Technology Affects The Quality Of Research

20-04-2018 by Svetlana Yurkevich

How is a new pharmaceutical product developed? It goes through a slow and expensive clinical trial process to check for effectiveness and safety. Those R&D organizations who used to stick to the traditional non-digital approach, have spent a lot of time and money while relying on paper diaries and obsolete...
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Wireless Technology: the Future of Healthcare

09-04-2018 by Dmitri Koteshov

We’re living in the Tech Age, and just like any other industry, the healthcare domain is going through a technology evolution. As the speed of innovation is sometimes higher than expected, what seemed to be futuristic ten years ago is now a reality. That is why it’s crucial to getting...
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Clinical Workflow Automation: How To Integrate Multiple Processes Into A Single System?

03-04-2018 by Svetlana Yurkevich

With growing standards of patient care, ever more clinics across the world are driven to change the way they manage their activity. However, nation-wide requirements and regulations, such as Affordable Care Act, are not the only motivation for clinical workflow automation. The core incentive lies in consumers who demand the...
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How Modern Technology Changes the Healthcare Industry

22-03-2018 by Dmitri Koteshov

Have you ever wondered how do lifespan and innovations in healthcare correlate? The answer is kind of obvious, but numbers speak louder than assumptions. Let’s check the statistics: in the first decade of the 20th century, the average human lifespan was about 45 years. Today, the median is 78, thanks...
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Blockchain In Healthcare: Unleashing The Potential To Transform The Industry

26-01-2018 by Andrei Novolaev

Blockchain comes as one of the most misunderstood phenomena in the tech world, and if you still associate it with Bitcoin and cryptocurrency, you’ll be surprised by learning how various industries use the technology to streamline their processes. Healthcare industry is one of the early adopters of the blockchain. Medical...
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