Category Archives: Blog – Medical & Healthcare

US FDA calls on medical device makers to focus on cybersecurity

The topic of IT security and medical devices is a topic that draws my attention and this article from Networkworld did exactly that. I am going to quote the entire article before I continue with my post; Medical device makers should take … Continue reading

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Web-based tool charts disease, risk factors around the world

I would like to share an article from the Washington Post, on the utilisation of Data collected via web-based tools, to track disease and risk factors over the world (Public Health). Do you see a trend here? Interactive graphics showing how causes … Continue reading

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Salford PhD student develops revolutionary elderly care robot

While the concept of having robots help in elder care isn’t a new one, this particular project at the University of Salford caught my attention – because the robot can tell jokes! Antonio Espingardeiro, who is studying in Salford Business School … Continue reading

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Sensor Network to Protect the Elderly

Applied Technology in Geriatric Care is an interest of mine (so much so that I went on and completed a Post Graduate Diploma in Geriatric Care last month) and this morning, an interesting article arrived in my inbox – Marge Skubic from University of … Continue reading

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Ramblings: Carestream Digital Seminar 2012, Thailand

I was in Bangkok, Thailand last week, as the only invited speaker for a Carestream Digital Seminar titled “An affordable solution with big performance. What a brilliant combination.” The topic I delivered is titled “Workflow Exploitation Via Architecture Optimization“, which … Continue reading

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EastWest Institute Proposes Public Health Model For Internet Cybersecurity

I came across an article that is in-my-humble-opinion,  rather interesting. The article starts off with the following paragraph; Just as computers get viruses, cybersecurity professionals should consider establishing a framework to surveil and monitor networks’ health worldwide based on a … Continue reading

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Australia to launch one-stop online gateway for aged care

I got this piece of news from FutureGov. Seems that the Aged Care market is indeed the next ‘big thing’. The Australian Government is launching an internet portal tracking aged care services, while streamlining access to information about nursing homes, … Continue reading

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