A large number of medical equipment and devices are used daily by clinicians, nurses, and other hospital staff with a lack of location tracking. Mobile equipment is for example lent to another department and not returned or its location is changed to assure its availability... Read more
The Spanish Agency of Data Protection (AEPD) has awarded the initiative HealthData 29 that facilitates the sharing of health data for research, whose legal design has been inspired by the outstanding work developed in BigMedilytics by Professor Ricard Martínez, director of the Universitat de València... Read more
Despite efforts to develop models for extracting medical concepts from clinical notes, there are still some challenges, in particular, to be able to relate concepts to dates. The high number of clinical notes written for each single patient, the use of negation, speculation, and different... Read more
The BigMedilytics project held virtually the fifth consortium meeting on the 10th of December 2020 to review the progress and achievements of the project so far and align on the next tasks during this upcoming period.
Despite the many challenges of the last year, the 35... Read more
Stroke care, particularly in ischemic (thrombotic) events, is time-sensitive. Early identification and appropriate management in the initial hours after the event are associated with lower morbidity and mortality as well as a reduction in healthcare costs.
According to the European Heart Network, the annual economic costs of... Read more
Randomised controlled trials (RCT) in chronic heart failure (CHF) usually have a select patient population, where women and those with multi-morbidity are often underrepresented. Therefore, the use of big data is becoming increasingly more popular in epidemiological research to better cover the heterogeneity. Health insurance... Read more