Tag: health care analytics

Analytics
Greg Horne 0
Is telemedicine the future of medicine?

I first used telemedicine (the remote diagnosis and treatment of patients by means of telecommunications technology) in the mid-90s when I was working as an on-call CT technician in the UK. We used a modem to transfer head trauma scans to the local neurology center for assessment so that the

Advanced Analytics | Artificial Intelligence | Machine Learning
Mark Bakker 0
From concept to value — the machine learning curve

Advanced analytics is an important part of artificial intelligence (AI). Machine learning, or the ability of computers to learn from data, rather than through programming rules, means that more complex problems can be addressed than would otherwise be possible. It is significantly easier to supply lots of data and examples

Advanced Analytics
Antibiotic resistance is rising to dangerously high levels

The use of antibiotics is growing rapidly. Excessive or inappropriate prescriptions of antibiotics and lack of follow-up on treatments results in antimicrobial resistance. The antimicrobials become resistant, and therefore they do not act on antibiotics as expected. This makes treatment ineffective, and already now 20-50 percent of all antibiotic prescriptions