The estimate was provided by the Department for Health and Social Care (DHSC), which reported that the NHS COVID-19 app has warned over 1.7 million users of potential exposure to the virus since its release in September.Continue reading
A predictive model, made in Italy, to calculate the risk of in-hospital mortality for Covid-19
A group of Italian researchers has developed a web app that is available free of charge. The results have been published in the journal Plos One.
A kit for diagnosing the Covid-19 yourself at home
The FDA has issued an Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) to a COVID-19 molecular diagnostic test that provides a result within 30 minutes.
A bracelet to avoid touching your face
Nudge is a wearable device that recognizes when you move your hand towards your face. It vibrates subtly and lights up to count the number of times it has happened.
Covid, we live the flop of twentieth-century anti-digital health care
The hospital-centric model, the organisational form of family medicine, the lack of multidisciplinarity in the CTS, the lack of self-criticism and planning of the NHS after the first lockdown, the emphasis on televisits and not on active remote surveillance: these are the mistakes that are costing us dearly and how to remedy them.
The UK drug agency will use IA to detect the adverse effects of vaccines for Covid-19
The Medicines and Healthcare Regulatory Authority (MHRA) held a tender to entrust the development of a system based on artificial intelligence.
CDSS to predict the course of patients during Covid-19
Two American studies reveal the effectiveness of these systems in determining the risk of complications and helping doctors plan treatments.
An app for Gemelli hospital’s cancer patients
The Gemelli ART (Advanced Radiation Therapy) of the Fondazione Policlinico Universitario Agostino Gemelli IRCCS has developed an application to monitor patients undergoing radiotherapy.
Diagnosing the Covid-19 through the breath
Breathonix, a spin-off from the National University of Singapore (NUS), is developing a device that can diagnose the virus in less than a minute.
Perfection or nothing: the attitude that holds back innovation
Even in crisis or emergency situations, such as the one we are experiencing for Covid-19, the habit of rejecting everything that is not 100% effective is not lost, emphasizing its limits and possible problems.