AI tool can identify risk of heart attack ‘years before it strikes’
The CaRi-Heart tool, based on research funded by the British Heart Foundation (BHF), predicts possible heart attacks using routine heart scans.
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Artificial intelligence ‘predicts fatal heart attacks up to 5 years in advance’
Experts at the University of Oxford have developed a “fingerprint” using machine learning, which highlights red flag signs of potential heart attacks.
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Royal Liverpool taps Deontics AI smarts for heart attack treatment support
Royal Liverpool and Broadgreen University Hospitals NHS Trust is to implement a cognitive computing-based decision support solution system to help improve the treatment of patients who have suffered a heart attack.
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Mobile health and apps news in brief
This month’s mobile health and apps roundup sees a prescription delivery app crowned Best British Mobile Startup 2018 at Mobile World Congress, and covers Uber’s launch of a healthcare platform for non-emergency medical transport in the US.
New self-test service for heart patients in Manchester
Patients with long-time heart conditions can now monitor themselves at home by using a handheld device.
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Taunton and Somerset Foundation Trust help create vital signs app
Taunton and Somerset NHS Foundation Trust has helped develop a vital signs app which alerts staff to a patient’s deterioration before it becomes life threatening.
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MHRA issues alert over QRisk2 calculator in TPP
The Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency has launched an investigation into the QRisk2 calculator used by some GPs using TPP’s SystmOne to assess the risk of cardiovascular disease in patients.
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