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Catalan firm 8wires and Eurecat get €2.4 million from a European project to improve patient pre-op preparation

By |2020-12-10T15:05:40+00:00October 6th, 2020|E-Health, Notes de premsa|

The Catalan firm 8wires and the Eurecat technology centre have been chosen to take part in a European project designed to improve the preparation of patients over the age of 65 before undergoing surgery. The firm and the technology centre have each been allocated €1.2 million to develop in conjunction with medical staff two apps [...]

XPatient Barcelona Congress backs a cultural shift in the care model to enhance the patient experience

By |2021-03-09T09:53:39+00:00October 2nd, 2020|E-Health, Notes de premsa|

The 5th XPatient Barcelona Congress has endorsed a cultural shift in the care model encompassing the entire healthcare ecosystem to empower patients and caregivers and enhance their experience against the backdrop of the Covid-19 crisis. Organised by the Eurecat technology centre, Hospital Clínic de Barcelona and the TIC Salut Social Foundation with the support of [...]

New system is being developed to enhance neuromuscular disease monitoring using biomechanical sensors

By |2021-01-27T08:15:57+00:00September 4th, 2020|E-Health, Notes de premsa|

The Eurecat technology centre is coordinating the 6MWT+ project which has developed a new system to enhance monitoring of the evolution of chronic neuromuscular diseases. It does this by integrating biomechanical sensors into the 6 Minute Walk Test, one of the standard functional tests used in hospitals for assessing and measuring these diseases. The new [...]

Catalan consortium allocates €1.16 million to bringing artificial intelligence, 360º interactive video and EEG into neuropsychological rehabilitation

By |2020-12-07T14:39:57+00:00July 27th, 2020|E-Health, Notes de premsa|

The Eurecat technology centre is a partner in a Catalan consortium led by the Guttmann Institute which has brought new technologies such as artificial intelligence, interactive digital video and neuromodulation into rehabilitation treatments and cognitive stimulation for patients with brain damage. The project comes under the RIS3CAT Nexthealth Community sponsored by ACCIÓ, the agency for [...]

Pilot test begins to identify nodules indicating potential lung cancer in X-rays using deep learning technology

By |2020-10-19T08:23:55+00:00July 23rd, 2020|E-Health, Notes de premsa|

Researchers from the Parc Taulí Research and Innovation Institute (I3PT) and the Eurecat technology centre are to begin a three-month pilot test to identify nodules which may be indicators of potential lung cancer on X-rays using deep learning technology. The initiative is part of the LuCaDAlert (Lung Cancer CAD Alert) project which has developed algorithms that can detect lung cancer nodules in chest [...]

The first observatory using big data and artificial intelligence to identify and predict future epidemics opens in Catalonia

By |2020-10-19T09:09:22+00:00July 16th, 2020|Big Data, covid19, E-Health, Notes de premsa|

The Eurecat technology centre has today hosted the presentation of the first project using big data analysis and artificial intelligence to prevent epidemics by helping to predict, identify and mitigate their spread. Technical coordination will be provided by the Center for Innovation in Data tech and Artificial Intelligence (CIDAI). The project is to use advanced digital technology to deliver new mathematical [...]

The XPatient Barcelona Congress will address the learnings of patients and professionals during the COVID-19 health crisis

By |2020-10-20T14:21:07+00:00July 10th, 2020|E-Health, Notes de premsa|

The fifth XPatient Barcelona Congress, to be held online on 29-30 September, will address new technological solutions and success stories impacting the improvement of the patient experience and will underscore the learnings of patients and professionals during the COVID-19 health crisis. The health crisis caused by coronavirus has sped up the digitalisation of health, something that fosters [...]

The Sant Joan de Déu Health Park is to remotely monitor residents in its network of homes with mental health support using new Eurecat technology

By |2020-10-20T14:12:02+00:00April 16th, 2020|covid19, E-Health, Notes de premsa|

The Sant Joan de Déu Health Park in Sant Boi is to implement a remote monitoring solution developed by the Eurecat technology centre and called ekenku to monitor the 23 places in the programme for homes with mental health support managed by the health institution. This new technological solution will allow the team of psychologists [...]

Telemedicine to be prioritised and take a rapid five-year leap forward says Eurecat

By |2020-10-05T08:36:12+00:00April 6th, 2020|covid19, E-Health, Notes de premsa|

Telemedicine “will suddenly take a five-year leap forward in the wake of the coronavirus crisis and this will bring its real benefits up to the level of the potential it offers”, argues Felip Miralles, Director of the Eurecat technology centre’s eHealth Unit. He points to clinical process modelling, promoting prevention, monitoring and decision support as [...]

New telemedicine app monitors patients’ mechanical ventilation therapy

By |2019-07-19T07:26:39+00:00June 7th, 2019|E-Health, Notes de premsa|

The company OXIGEN salud, the Eurecat technology centre (a member of Tecnio) and the Lleida Biomedical Research Institute are developing a new telemedicine app dubbed MyVENT, which will allow for improved monitoring of patients’ mechanical ventilation therapy. The aim of the initiative is to improve the provision of healthcare resources to patients and provide support [...]

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