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March 14, 2020

The International Conference on Service Science and Innovation (ICSSI), being held October 15-17 2020 at National TsingHua University in Hsinchu, Taiwan, has announced two keynote speakers.

Jim Spohrer, who directs IBM’s open source Artificial Intelligence (AI) efforts,...

October 1, 2019

JMIR mHealth and uHealth (JMU, ISSN 2291-5222; Impact Factor 4.301) is a sister journal of JMIR, the leading eHealth journal. JMIR mHealth and uHealth is indexed in PubMed, PubMed Central, Scopus, MEDLINE and Science Citation Index Expanded (SCIE), and in June 2019 rec...

July 1, 2019

As a Medical Informatics Researcher, Division of General Internal Medicine & Primary Care, Brigham and Women's hospital, Michal has joined Dr. David M  Levine's long term control trial of telemedicine to examine its impact on cost, safety and quality of treatment....

December 26, 2018

This interdisciplinary study develops a hybrid classification method that integrates qualitative analysis with classifier design for text and image analysis of online behavioral big data, which we call Qualitatively Augmented Text Classifier Algorithms (QATCA). This me...

May 3, 2018

Having a severe allergic reaction without an EpiPen on hand is a life-compromising nightmare: Without immediate medical attention, a person suffering from a nut allergy or a bee sting or some other intense intolerance could go into anaphylactic shock—which occurs in 1...

Israeli researchers have teamed up with Magen David Adom (MDA), Israel’s emergency medical service, to create an app that can provide immediate help to patients having an acute allergic reaction. The app is the first patient-centric social network of its kind for the d...

Many allergy patients, including children, neglect or forget to carry their medication with them at all times. This app can help.

Researchers have developed a smartphone application that can save the lives of highly allergic people during an emergency, using a patient-c...

November 7, 2017

With deaths due to opioid overdose continuing to reach record levels in the United States, a new technology-based intervention has the potential to help in emergency overdose situations.  An international research collaboration led by Stephen Lankenau (Drexel Universit...

June 1, 2017

Japan's Sakigake Incubator interviews Prof. David Schwartz about startups in Israel, entrepreneurship at the Bar-Ilan University Business School, research activities of the Social Intelligence Lab, and more.  In Japanese.

http://sakigake.tokyo/archives/3986 

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January 27, 2017

The problems created by supply shortages of medicines have been widely reported by healthcare professionals and patients over recent years, and acknowledged by the European Medicines Agency and European Commission. The cited causes are multifaceted ranging from product...

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