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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...

November 6, 2016

The key mHealth participation challenges of the Emergency Response Community initiative are explored in a forthcoming article co-authored by David Schwartz of the Social Intelligence Lab, Abdelouahab Bellou of BIDMC and Harvard Medical School, Luis Garcia-Castrillo of...

September 1, 2016

Results of the first live-data simulation of the Emergency Response Community Effectiveness Modeler (ERCEM) will be presented at this year's World Allergy Association Scientific Conference (WISC).  The results, to be presented by Social Intelligence Lab researcher Mich...

June 22, 2016

A paper reporting some results from a new study by Social Intelligence Lab researcher Yoav Achiam, and co-authored by Inbal Yahav and David Schwartz, has been accepted for presentation at the forthcoming IEEE/ACM International Conference on Advances in Social Networks...

June 19, 2016

Focusing on S&P 500 companies in the Consumer Discretionary GICS (Global Industry Classification Standard) sector, we study the benefits of using Twitter as a social CRM tool. Benefits include reaching large numbers of followers (customers), the types of followers that...

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