Healthcare industry has also been changing with the technology to ensure the quality care in the face of change. To drive better patient outcomes, to increase access to information this industry adopts or follow the technology trends.
Picture this: a day when the hub of healthcare delivery is no longer the hospital or clinic, but the home. In this new world, an intricate network of apps, sensors, and wearable devices yields an abundance of patient-generated health data – helping care teams to better manage chronic diseases, modify treatment plans, and keep patients out of acute care environments.
There are a multitude of factors that make up the healthcare system. Information comes from hundreds of sources and combines to make up one person’s medical data. The more of this information the doctor knows, the better they can diagnose and treat their patients.
Artificial Intelligence is the ability of a computer to exhibit the intellectual behaviour characteristics of human thinking i.e. to understand and communicate in natural spoken language, to read and absorb knowledge etc. In medical applications, artificial intelligence improves the efficiency of treatment and reduces the risk of false diagnosis. Continue reading “Proven ways how artificial intelligence changing healthcare”
Robotic surgery has long been dominated by Intuitive Surgical which has placed more than 3,600 of its da Vinci machines in hospitals around the world. Nevertheless, an increasing number of new players are entering the marketplace.
In their global resolutions, the World Health Organization (WHO) and the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) have been encouraging countries to develop their national eHealth strategies. Given that the European Commission and the European Federation of Pharmaceutical Industries and Associations (EFPIA) established the Innovative Medicines Initiative (IMI) in 2008 to accelerate the transformation of healthcare systems in the European Union, and allocated five billion euro to see it through, one can rightly state that the future of healthcare is here to stay. Some countries have gone further in that development, while others are just starting out.