Medical economics

Is medicine ready for artificial intelligence?

Artificial intelligence can help make medicine more efficient and safer. China is a forerunner in this field; we must not miss the boat, says Walter Karlen.

Attention deficit disorders

Decision support system improves ADHD diagnosis

(HealthDay)—Use of a clinical decision support module results in higher quality of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) diagnosis, according to a study published online Aug. 19 in Pediatrics.

Other

World first computer saving lives

Complex decision-making in the second-by-second handling of trauma patients in hospital emergency rooms is being aided by a world-first computer system at Melbourne's The Alfred Hospital.

Medical research

New framework for more effective vaccine vectors

Despite the development of new technologies for successful vaccination against contagious diseases and cancer, there is a lack of standard operation procedures (SOPs) and cross-comparison. European scientists built the framework ...

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