Health Tech

AI Covid Pandemic Guest Post

The Importance of Space Management in Hospitals

The following is a guest post by Ainsley Lawrence, a freelance writer from the Pacific Northwest. She is interested in topics related to better living through education and technology. She is frequently lost in a good book. The trope of a “crowded hospital” is something no patient or healthcare professional wants to experience. If the […]

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Using a Data Lakehouse to manage hospital capacity in real time

Providence is using Databricks Lakehouse on Microsoft Azure to process large amounts of streaming data in real time. This critical data helps hospital employees manage patient care and avoid hospital overcrowding.

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How Aetion uses Databricks Lakehouse to derive insights that accelerate drug development

The Aetion Data Team uses real-world medical data, including electronic medical record data, to derive evidence used by life scientists and clinical researchers to inform decisions that will help develop effective medications and vaccines faster. With Databricks Lakehouse, Aetion is able to ingest large volumes of data in any format, use AI and analytics to […]

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Computer Vision Deep Learning

PyTorch and Monai for AI Healthcare Imaging – Python Machine Learning Course

Learn how to use PyTorch, Monai, and Python for computer vision using machine learning. One practical use-case for artificial intelligence is healthcare imaging. In this course, you will improve your machine learning skills by creating an algorithm for automatic liver segmentation. Code: Course Contents: (0:00:00) Introduction (0:02:11) What is U-Net (0:13:21) Software Installation (0:22:35) […]

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Covid Pandemic Data

X-RAIS: The Third Eye

The health emergency underway worldwide has highlighted the need to strengthen the surveillance and care of the sick at home, to avoid hospital overcrowding. X-RAIS is an AI tool, which as a third eye supports radiologists during the reporting phase of radiological images. Within this context, we extended X-RAIS capabilities with ALFABETO (ALl FAster BEtter […]

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Databricks Spark

Healthcare Claim Reimbursement using Apache Spark

Here’s an interesting video on using Databricks to increase the efficiency of healthcare claim reimbursements.

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Scientists Create the FIRST Living Robot

ColdFusion highlights a recent advancement in bio-engineering which created something entirely new. More information: Research Paper: GitHub Link:

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Data IoT

Real Time Blood Sugar Monitoring

In this Data Point, Frank shares his fascination with a new health tech device that has changed the game for his health. Press the play button below to listen here or visit the show page at

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Future IoT

The Scanner That Could Save Lives

BBC Click visits a children’s hospital using a new low-cost portable ultrasound scanner and see the latest gadgets from Japan’s CEATEC expo.  

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Azure API for FHIR

Michael Hansen joins Scott Hanselman to explain what FHIR is and how to get started with FHIR on Azure. Fast Healthcare Interoperability Resources (or, FHIR) is a new standard for representing and exchanging healthcare data. Developed by the HL7 community to address problems with interoperability, pieces of healthcare data are represented as resources in FHIR […]

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