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 …