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Vendors aim to put real-world evidence from images on AWS

A new vendor partnership aims to bring real-world evidence related to medical images to Amazon Web Service’s AWS Data Exchange. The collaboration, between Life Image and Graticule is expected to make available a de-identified patient-level data set with information from natural language processing derived from Life Image’s data. The goal of the initiative is to… Read More »

What is palliative care, and who can benefit from it?

The American population is getting older and sicker. More Americans are facing life-threatening illness when approaching end of life. Palliative care has grown to meet the complex needs of this population. And yet, according to a 2017 article in the journal Palliative Care, many people living with a chronic life-threatening illness either do not receive… Read More »

General election 2019: Tory plan to attract more NHS staff from abroad

The Conservatives say they will make it easier for doctors and nurses from around the world to work in the UK after Brexit, if they win the election. The party would introduce an “NHS visa” as part of a promised “points-based immigration system”. But Labour said the policy was “full of holes,” with nothing to… Read More »

US airports have hired EBOLA screeners to test blood samples from travelers

US airports have hired EBOLA screeners to test blood samples from travelers coming to the US from countries plagued by the deadly virus Several agencies in the Washington, DC and Las Angeles, California areas recently put out quiet job postings for Ebola screeners  A representative of the Northern Virginia Emergency Medical Services Council confirmed that… Read More »