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Experts stress the significance of bringing together clinical and technological visions of the patient in order to address healthcare challenges

2023-05-18T14:30:00+02:00October 4th, 2022|E-Health, Events, Nutrition and Health, Press Notes|

At the XPAtient Barcelona Congress, experts underlined the importance of putting the patient at the centre of healthcare strategy as showcased by the solutions and technologies presented at the event which deliver a multidisciplinary approach and participatory methodologies. The congress has highlighted “the need to factor in the clinician and technologist visions to meet [...]

Healthcare and social robotics to ease transition from hospitals to homes

2023-05-18T14:32:49+02:00September 29th, 2022|Autonomous and professional robotics, E-Health, Events, Press Notes|

The XPAtient Barcelona Congress has today showcased in Barcelona the breakthroughs in healthcare robotics and underlined the significant role it will play in the coming years in social and healthcare centres and home care alike with the backing of robotic platforms which will ease the transition from hospitals to homes. The seventh edition of this [...]

Robots equipped with interfaces that will facilitate conversation with patients, a growing trend in health and social care

2022-10-17T14:48:37+02:00May 24th, 2022|E-Health, Events, Fires, Press Notes|

Robots equipped with multimodal interfaces in speech, conversation and other communicative elements that facilitate natural and empathetic patient interaction ‘will take on a growing role to complement both in-person and remote health and social care, making it sustainable’. This is how it was explained by Felip Miralles, the director of the Eurecat technology centre’s [...]

New digital platform powered by artificial intelligence to enable monitoring people’s mobility and the risk of falls

2022-04-17T22:51:20+02:00March 1st, 2022|E-Health, Fires, Health, Press Notes|

This week the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona is showcasing a digital platform developed by Ephion Health which will make it possible to tap artificial intelligence to monitor the functional state of patients in terms of mobility. It has a number of applications including assessing the risk of falls in elderly people with signs [...]

MWC showcases new app for home eye exams

2022-03-14T09:58:18+01:00February 28th, 2022|E-Health, Fires, Health, Press Notes|

At this year’s Mobile World Congress the Eurecat technology centre is showcasing a new app developed in conjunction with the Salut Empordà Foundation which can be used to conduct ophthalmological tests without visiting a specialist and find out the risk of developing a sight problem. The project is called eVisió and helps patients “to [...]

Hospital Universitari General de Catalunya and Eurecat reach agreement to pool resources in scientific research and technology development in healthcare

2022-04-17T17:41:38+02:00February 17th, 2022|Corporatiu, E-Health, Health, Press Notes|

Hospital Universitari General de Catalunya in conjunction with the Projects and Continuous Improvement department has inked a framework partnership agreement with the Eurecat technology centre for undertaking scientific research and technological development in healthcare. The accord provides for cooperation in running research projects and programmes and working together on technical and commercial aspects, including sponsoring [...]

New system powered by deep learning makes it possible to detect Covid-19 lesions by analysing CT chest scans

2021-12-02T10:21:10+01:00December 1st, 2021|E-Health, Health, Press Notes|

Researchers at the Eurecat technology centre, the Computer Vision Centre (CVC) and the University of Barcelona (UB) have developed an automated system that taps into deep learning technology to detect lesions caused by Covid-19 by reading computed tomography (CT) chest images. The study, conducted by researchers Giuseppe Pezzano, Vicent Ribas, Petia Radeva and Oliver Díaz, [...]

Eurecat, Sant Joan de Déu Hospital and The Collider set up Ephion Health, a pioneer in using artificial intelligence to monitor the progress of patients with diseases which impinge on their mobility

2022-04-18T00:09:12+02:00November 9th, 2021|E-Health, Health, Press Notes|

The Eurecat technology centre, Sant Joan de Déu Hospital and The Collider, the innovation programme of Mobile World Capital Barcelona (MWCapital), have set up Ephion Health. The company will market the first digital platform using artificial intelligence to monitor the progress of patients with diseases and conditions that impinge on their mobility, estimated to account for at least [...]

XPatient congress says Covid-19 is driving predictive and precision healthcare technology and a more active patient role

2022-07-14T11:11:07+02:00September 30th, 2021|E-Health, Events, Press Notes|

The Covid-19 crisis has triggered a change in the relationship between healthcare professionals and patients and made technology essential for prevention and precision in healthcare. That’s the message from the experts at the XPatient Barcelona Congress organised by the Eurecat technology centre, Hospital Clínic de Barcelona and the TIC Salut Social Foundation with the support [...]

Experts to address new technology to simplify and expedite healthcare processes as a result of Covid-19

2022-07-25T12:13:22+02:00September 17th, 2021|E-Health, Events, Press Notes|

This September, the XPatient Barcelona Congress will gather experts to discuss the opportunities afforded by new technologies, such as Artificial Intelligence and automation, to simplify and expedite healthcare processes as this is increasingly essential due to Covid-19. The congress will host a roundtable about the lessons learned from Covid-19 and the role of technology in helping [...]

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