Chronic Diseases


Using Data to Improve Diabetes Care ➜

Summary
Large population data analysis provides useful clinical feedback to healthcare providers and national organisations, which aids the wider communication and understanding about changing healthcare demographics. …



Frailty Assessment Research – Potential Data Sources ➜

For my Frailty Assessment research, I am planning to incorporate the development of a tool that enables frailty assessment in different care settings with the …



Lotte Dinesen – Clinical Research Fellow in E-health and Telemedicine ➜

I’d like to take this opportunity to introduce myself. My name is Lotte Dinesen, I’m a consultant in General Internal Medicine, and currently a Clinical …



Using Hadoop for Lung Volume Calculation from Computed Tomography ➜

This post outlines an initial investigation into distributed image analysis with Hadoop. The investigation focuses on an imaginary case study – the calculation of lung …



Dr Foster Hospital Guide 2012: Improved management of chronic disease should be a priority for the NHS ➜

Hospitals are under pressure as increasing numbers of elderly people, a report by experts suggest.
Dr Foster’s Hospital Guide 2012, launched last week, is the latest …



Global targets bring new hope for collaborative working to tackle NCDs ➜

There has been a sharp focus on non communicable diseases in the past year. Last year’s UN high-level meeting on non-communicable diseases [NCDs] formally recognised …



Diabetes, Discovery and the Kuwait-Scotland eHealth Innovation Network ➜

As part of the Kuwait-Scotland eHealth Innovation Network [KSeHIN] team, we have been working closely with the University of Dundee, NHS Tayside and the Dasman …