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Ethical Guidelines for COVID-19 Tracing Apps

29 May, 2020 | 03:18h | UTC

Ethical guidelines for COVID-19 tracing apps – Nature

 


A Deep Learning Algorithm to Detect Chronic Kidney Disease from Retinal Photographs

29 May, 2020 | 03:02h | UTC

A deep learning algorithm to detect chronic kidney disease from retinal photographs in community-based populations – The Lancet Digital Health

Commentary: Opportunistic deep learning of retinal photographs: the window to the body revisited – The Lancet Digital Health

 

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Perspective: In Pandemic, Many Seeing Upsides to Telemedicine

26 May, 2020 | 09:52h | UTC

Part I: In pandemic, many seeing upsides to telemedicine – CIDRAP

Part II: COVID-19 reveals telehealth barriers, solutions – CIDRAP

 


Analysis of Traumatic Brain Injury Lesions on Head CT Using Deep Learning

26 May, 2020 | 09:23h | UTC

Multiclass semantic segmentation and quantification of traumatic brain injury lesions on head CT using deep learning: an algorithm development and multicentre validation study – The Lancet Digital Health

Commentaries: Deep learning: a turning point in acute neurology – The Lancet Digital Health

AI successfully used to identify different types of brain injuries – University of Cambridge AND Deep learning automatically measures key features of TBI – Health Imaging

 


Review: Artificial Intelligence and the Future of Global Health

21 May, 2020 | 09:11h | UTC

Artificial intelligence and the future of global health – The Lancet (free registration required)

 


Predicting Conversion to Wet Age-related Macular Degeneration Using Deep Learning

19 May, 2020 | 04:11h | UTC

Predicting conversion to wet age-related macular degeneration using deep learning – Nature Medicine (link to abstract – $ for full-text)

Commentary: Using AI to predict retinal disease progression – Deep Mind

 


Virtual Care: New Models of Caring for Our Patients and Workforce

14 May, 2020 | 09:58h | UTC

Virtual care: new models of caring for our patients and workforce – The Lancet Digital Health

 


Telepsychiatry and the Covid-19 Pandemic

13 May, 2020 | 02:02h | UTC

Telepsychiatry and the Coronavirus Disease 2019 Pandemic—Current and Future Outcomes of the Rapid Virtualization of Psychiatric Care – JAMA Psychiatry

Related: Opportunities From the Coronavirus Disease 2019 Pandemic for Transforming Psychiatric Care With Telehealth – JAMA Psychiatry

 


A Pandemic Benefit: The Expansion of Telemedicine

13 May, 2020 | 02:00h | UTC

A Pandemic Benefit: The Expansion of Telemedicine – The New York Times

Related: COVID-19: Rapidly Converting to “Virtual Practices” (several commentaries on the subject) AND A digital embrace to blunt the curve of COVID19 pandemic – npj Digital Medicine

 


Study: Smartphone-based App for Tracking Self-reported Symptoms to Predict Potential COVID-19

12 May, 2020 | 03:25h | UTC

Real-time tracking of self-reported symptoms to predict potential COVID-19 – Nature Medicine

Commentaries: New AI diagnostic can predict COVID-19 without testing – King’s College London AND Expert reaction to study looking at possibility of using real-time tracking of self-reported symptoms to predict potential COVID-19 without testing – Science Media Centre AND Coronavirus: research reveals way to predict infection – without a test – The Conversation AND Loss of smell and taste may actually be one of the clearest signs of COVID-19 – Science News

 


Ethics and Governance for Digital Disease Surveillance

12 May, 2020 | 03:23h | UTC

Ethics and governance for digital disease surveillance – Science

 


[Abstract Only] Feasibility of Blood Testing Combined with PET-CT to Screen for Cancer and Guide Intervention

30 Apr, 2020 | 04:00h | UTC

Feasibility of blood testing combined with PET-CT to screen for cancer and guide intervention – Science (link to abstract – $ for full-text)

Commentaries: DNA blood test spots cancers in seemingly cancer-free women, but also produces false alarms – Science AND First study of multicancer blood test to screen for cancer guide intervention – Johns Hopkins Medicine

 


Low-cost, Easy-to-build Non-Invasive Pressure Support Ventilator for Under-resourced Regions: Open Source Hardware Description, Performance and Feasibility Testing

23 Apr, 2020 | 09:26h | UTC

Low-cost, easy-to-build non-invasive pressure support ventilator for under-resourced regions: open source hardware description, performance and feasibility testing – European Respiratory Journal

Commentary: Low-cost, easy-to-build ventilator performs similarly to high-quality commercial device – European Lung Foundation

 


Perspective: Virtual Health Care in the Era of COVID-19

15 Apr, 2020 | 03:18h | UTC

Virtual health care in the era of COVID-19 – The Lancet

Related: Rapidly Converting to “Virtual Practices”: Outpatient Care in the Era of Covid-19 (several texts on the subject)

 


Apple and Google are Launching a Joint COVID-19 Tracing Tool for iOS and Android

13 Apr, 2020 | 00:08h | UTC

Apple and Google are launching a joint COVID-19 tracing tool for iOS and Android – TechCrunch

See also: Will We Accept Being Monitored Via Our Smartphones As A Way Out Of The Pandemic, And Will We Have Any Say In The Matter? – Forbes AND Apple and Google team up in bid to use smartphones to track coronavirus spread – The Guardian AND Apple, Google Bring Covid-19 Contact-Tracing to 3 Billion People – Bloomberg AND How Apple and Google Are Enabling Covid-19 Contact-Tracing – Wired AND How Apple And Google’s COVID-19 Tracing Works While Still Protecting Your Privacy – Forbes AND Apple and Google Team Up to ‘Contact Trace’ the Coronavirus – The New York Times AND Coronavirus: UK confirms plan for its own contact tracing app – BBC

News Release: Apple and Google partner on COVID-19 contact tracing technology – Google

 


Google COVID-19 Community Mobility Reports

6 Apr, 2020 | 01:34h | UTC

Google COVID-19 Community Mobility Reports – See how your community is moving around differently due to COVID-19

Commentary: New Google site shows where people in a community are taking social distancing seriously — and where they’re not – CNBC AND Google data shines light on whether coronavirus lockdowns worldwide are working – Reuters

 


COVID-19: Rapidly Converting to “Virtual Practices”

6 Apr, 2020 | 01:31h | UTC

Rapidly Converting to “Virtual Practices”: Outpatient Care in the Era of Covid-19 – NEJM Catalyst

Related: Telemedicine in the Time of Coronavirus – Journal of Pain and Symptom Management AND The rise of telemedicine: How COVID-19 is fundamentally changing healthcare for all of us – Medium AND Telemedicine is essential amid the covid-19 crisis and after it – The Economist AND Virtually Perfect? Telemedicine for Covid-19 – New England Journal of Medicine AND Doctors and Patients Turn to Telemedicine in the Coronavirus Outbreak – The New York Times AND Telemedicine Arrives in the U.K.: ‘10 Years of Change in One Week’ – New York Times AND The Coronavirus Outbreak Could Finally Make Telemedicine Mainstream in the U.S. – TIME (free)

 


COVID-19 Contact Tracing Apps

3 Apr, 2020 | 04:09h | UTC

 


Study Evaluates Sensitivity and Specificity of New Multi-Cancer Detection Test

2 Apr, 2020 | 03:56h | UTC

Sensitive and specific multi-cancer detection and localization using methylation signatures in cell-free DNA – Annals of Oncology

 


Artificial Intelligence vs. Clinicians: Systematic Review of Design, Reporting Standards, and Claims of Deep Learning Studies

27 Mar, 2020 | 03:14h | UTC

Artificial intelligence versus clinicians: systematic review of design, reporting standards, and claims of deep learning studies – The BMJ (free)

Commentary: Claims AI outperforms doctors ‘exaggerated’ – OnMedica (free)

 


Covid-19: A Remote Assessment in Primary Care

26 Mar, 2020 | 01:45h | UTC

Covid-19: a remote assessment in primary care – The BMJ

 


Study: Using Artificial Intelligence to Analyze CT Scans may Better Predict Cardiovascular Risk than Established Clinical Parameters

18 Mar, 2020 | 09:45h | UTC

Automated CT biomarkers for opportunistic prediction of future cardiovascular events and mortality in an asymptomatic screening population: a retrospective cohort study – The Lancet Digital Health (free)

Commentaries: Artificial intelligence-derived imaging biomarkers to improve population health – The Lancet Digital Health (free) AND Artificial Intelligence Predicts Heart Disease Risk from CT Scans – NIH Research Matters (free)

 


[Abstract Only] Study: Machine Learning for Early Prediction of Circulatory Failure in the Intensive Care Unit

18 Mar, 2020 | 09:43h | UTC

Early prediction of circulatory failure in the intensive care unit using machine learning – Nature Medicine (link to abstract – $ for full-text)

Commentary: Circulatory failure is predictable – ETH Zurich (free)

 


Perspective – Can You Sue an Algorithm for Malpractice? It Depends

10 Mar, 2020 | 10:19h | UTC

Can you sue an algorithm for malpractice? It depends – STAT (free)

 


Systematic Review: Computerized Cognitive Training May Have Small Benefits of Uncertain Clinical Importance for Maintaining Cognitive Function in Cognitively Healthy People in Late Life

3 Mar, 2020 | 07:46h | UTC

Computerised cognitive training for 12 or more weeks for maintaining cognitive function in cognitively healthy people in late life – Cochrane Library (free)

Summary: Computerised cognitive training for maintaining cognitive function in cognitively healthy people in late life – Cochrane Library (free)