Optical imaging is used extensively within many biomedical applications, however, it poses a challenge when imaging tissues at the centimetre depth with optic only systems.
The government aims to include the NHS in the digital revolution by introducing new technologies to the health service
Wearable technology has been around for a while now and more and more people are using gadgets like Fitbits and Apple Watches in their daily lives. As well as wearable tech, there’s also hearable tech – items like hearing aids and earbuds.
The use of remote access and communications platforms, also known as telemedicine, has been named as one of the three top areas for investment in the UK healthcare sector for a successful digital transformation.
There are many developments that are changing the way in which medical imaging is used and improving the impact it can have on medical professionals and patients alike.
Artificial intelligence (AI) used in conjunction with analysis from radiologists has resulted in breast cancer being diagnosed from medical images with approximately 90 per cent accuracy, according to a new study.
A new grant from the government’s Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council will help a team of experts at Imperial College London train algorithms to solve healthcare, manufacturing and energy problems.
The Prime Minister has announced £250 million will be invested in artificial intelligence (AI) technology for the NHS, which the government believes will revolutionise healthcare in the UK. However, as it relies on personal data, there is the risk that this information will be mishandled, particularly if staff are not trained properly to use the technology.