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Clinic room designs must fit care models | Canadian Healthcare Network "Innovative clinic room design can (and should) advance

blog post image Clinic room designs must fit care models | Canadian Healthcare Network "Innovative clinic room design can (and should) advance the practice of collaborative thinking and decision-making in medicine by abolishing the "doctor behind the desk" phenomenon. The round table makes an appearance in rare instances...

Acute care toolkit 15: Managing acute medical problems in pregnancy: Pregnant women can present to any acute hospital service

blog post image Acute care toolkit 15: Managing acute medical problems in pregnancy: Pregnant women can present to any acute hospital service at any time during their pregnancy or the postpartum period, which is up to 12 months post-delivery.

How To Kill Ideas: We were asked last week by the Disruptive Innovators Network, 'How long should you spend on an idea?'

blog post image How To Kill Ideas: We were asked last week by the Disruptive Innovators Network, 'How long should you spend on an idea?' "In the early days of Bromford Lab we had a 12 WEEKS MAX rule. If we couldn’t get an idea up and running within that time – it should be killed. We soon realised the error of our...

Researchers "Translate" Bat Talk. Turns Out, They Argue—A Lot: A machine learning algorithm helped decode the squeaks

blog post image Researchers "Translate" Bat Talk. Turns Out, They Argue—A Lot: A machine learning algorithm helped decode the squeaks Egyptian fruit bats make in their roost, revealing that they “speak” to one another as individuals.

Change in clinical practice is slow even when it is obvious change should occur. Changing to a generic drug took 8 months

blog post image Change in clinical practice is slow even when it is obvious change should occur. Changing to a generic drug took 8 months and it was 18 months for adopting a guideline on UTI. "Substantial variation was observed in the speed with which individual NHS general practices responded to warranted changes...

College students who go off Facebook for a week consume less news and report being less depressed: When users stop getting

blog post image College students who go off Facebook for a week consume less news and report being less depressed: When users stop getting news from Facebook, they don't necessarily start getting it somewhere else.

Benefits and harms of exercise programmes for people with ankylosing spondylitis. Cochrane review. "We found moderate- to

blog post image Benefits and harms of exercise programmes for people with ankylosing spondylitis. Cochrane review. "We found moderate- to low-quality evidence that exercise programmes probably slightly improve function, may reduce pain, and probably slightly reduce global patient assessment of disease activity, when...

Lift Weight, Not Too Much, Most of the Days. “Greasing the groove, as Tsatsouline explains it, means not working your

blog post image Lift Weight, Not Too Much, Most of the Days. “Greasing the groove, as Tsatsouline explains it, means not working your muscles to the point of failure. A common idea in weightlifting is that you should lift until you can’t do another rep, purposely damaging muscle tissues so they grow back bigger....

So What's the DEAL?: An Interview with Springer Nature's Dagmar Laging: An interview with Springer Nature's Dagmar Laging

blog post image So What's the DEAL?: An Interview with Springer Nature's Dagmar Laging: An interview with Springer Nature's Dagmar Laging about the emerging transformative open access agreement with Germany's Projekt DEAL.

A Gentle Introduction to Joint, Marginal, and Conditional Probability: Probability quantifies the uncertainty of the outcomes

blog post image A Gentle Introduction to Joint, Marginal, and Conditional Probability: Probability quantifies the uncertainty of the outcomes of a random variable. It is relatively easy to understand and compute the probability for a single variable. Nevertheless, in machine learning, we often have many random variables...

Smart Identification of Psoriasis by Images Using Convolutional Neural Networks: A Case Study in China. - PubMed - NCBI

blog post image Smart Identification of Psoriasis by Images Using Convolutional Neural Networks: A Case Study in China. - PubMed - NCBI

Artificial Intelligence Takes On Earthquake Prediction | Quanta Magazine

blog post image Artificial Intelligence Takes On Earthquake Prediction | Quanta Magazine

Could deep learning AI be used to screen TIA clinic referral letters? Possibly. Stroke prevention clinics (TIA or Transient

blog post image Could deep learning AI be used to screen TIA clinic referral letters? Possibly. Stroke prevention clinics (TIA or Transient Ischaemic Attack) clinics are an important aspect of urgent care. A TIA is a risk factor for future stroke. Medical treatment needs to be started quickly and surgical options, if...

Four Key Barriers to the Widespread Adoption of AI: There is a lot of buzz about the promise of artificial intelligence

blog post image Four Key Barriers to the Widespread Adoption of AI: There is a lot of buzz about the promise of artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning—from self-driving cars to predicting heart attacks, AI is spreading like wildfire across industries, triggering a massive investment in talent as businesses...

Five management strategies for getting the most from artificial intelligence (AI). "To find out more about what contributes

blog post image Five management strategies for getting the most from artificial intelligence (AI). "To find out more about what contributes to successful AI adoption, we helped lead a survey by the McKinsey Global Institute of 3,000 C-level executives across 10 countries and 14 sectors. From that research, we identified...

Communication Strategies for Sharing Prognostic Information With Patients—Beyond Survival Statistics: This Viewpoint discusses

blog post image Communication Strategies for Sharing Prognostic Information With Patients—Beyond Survival Statistics: This Viewpoint discusses the challenges of communicating uncertain prognosis to patients and offers a framework and language that go past mortality statistics—addressing range of time left, loss...

AI Evidence Mapping. Developing a fully automated evidence synthesis tool for identifying, assessing and collating the evidence.

blog post image AI Evidence Mapping. Developing a fully automated evidence synthesis tool for identifying, assessing and collating the evidence. “Here, we describe a fully automated evidence synthesis system for intervention studies, one that identifies all the relevant evidence, assesses the evidence for reliability...

Cloud computing services transform our economies while economic measurement struggles to keep up with the new technology.

blog post image Cloud computing services transform our economies while economic measurement struggles to keep up with the new technology. Gone are the days when servers used to live in the office basement since now more technology is moving to 'the cloud'. "As the inexorable rise of cloud computing services continues...

Are there automation-resistant intelligences? The question we all want to ask is 'will my job be taken over by a robot?'

blog post image Are there automation-resistant intelligences? The question we all want to ask is 'will my job be taken over by a robot?' "Our model predicts that most workers in transportation and logistics occupations, together with the bulk of office and administrative support workers, and labour in production occupations,...

Building SMILY, a Human-Centric, Similar-Image Search Tool for Pathology. Advances in machine learning (ML) have shown great

blog post image Building SMILY, a Human-Centric, Similar-Image Search Tool for Pathology. Advances in machine learning (ML) have shown great promise for assisting in the work of healthcare professionals, such as aiding the detection of diabetic eye disease and metastatic breast cancer. Though high-performing algorithms...