Digitization of patient files and aggregation of public insurance data has led to an explosion of data. Big Data is revolutionizing the healthcare industry, improving the access and quality of patient care.
Assistant Volunteer, a project of Nable Solutions, was born during the HackCoronaGreece online hackathon to better coordinate the efforts of volunteers. Today, Assistant Volunteer’s platform is part of the Greek Ministry of Health’s official response to eradicating the pandemic. This year, online hackathons have proven to be a great source
Hacking Health Berlin, Charité University Hospital Berlin, the Berlin Institute of Health, Data Natives and Vision Health Pioneers brought together 164 participants, and 20 hacking teams that produced 14 community-sourced tech solutions to meet the COVID-19-related needs of Germany’s leading clinicians and researchers. Let’s take a look at the results.
From a shortage of medical equipment to caring for patients remotely, Data Natives’ global community tackled the most pressing problems Greece is facing due to COVID-19 during HackCoronaGreece online hackathon. Some weeks ago, here in Europe, we were looking at the news headlines about the coronavirus outbreak in China and
According to WHO, it took more than 3 months to reach the first 100,000 confirmed cases of coronavirus worldwide, but only 12 days to reach 200,000, 4 days to reach 300,000, 3 days to reach 400,000 and another 5 to reach 700,000. China’s cases rocketed in the early weeks of
Five experts went live with educational sessions at our community site DN Club and told us about technology in times of coronavirus. Where are we heading in the crisis and how can the tech community contribute to finding solutions? Even though we are moving towards difficult times, there might be
The promise of artificial intelligence (AI) is finally being realized across a wide variety of industries. AI is now viewed as a crucial technology to adopt for enterprises to thrive in today’s business environment. Healthcare, in particular, has been one of the industries that AI advocates expect to be revolutionized
In just one day, the HackCorona initiative gathered over 1700 people and 300 selected hackers came up with 23 digital solutions to help the world fight the COVID-19 outbreak during the 48-hour long virtual hackathon by Data Natives and Hacking Health. Here are the results. HackCorona was created on March 17th
COVID-19 is still spreading exponentially throughout the world. Some people who get it require hospitalization for respiratory failure for multiple weeks. The hardship falls on elderly people, medical personnel as well as the healthcare system in general. Identifying the main pain points in the current health crisis situation, Data Natives
On March 19th at 6PM CET, we are going live with an educational session on “How can Data Science help in the times of a pandemic”. In particular, how can data science help manage facts vs fiction in the current situation? Will the public listen to scientific advice and implement
Disclaimer: This article was originally posted on Dataconomy.com in 2014 covering the spread of the Ebola With the Ebola threat still looming large, widespread efforts are being made to identify, quarantine and treat possible carriers. BigMosaic, a big data analytics program developed by the Centers for Disease Control in collaboration