Blogs & News

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 ... Read more ➜

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 ... Read more ➜

The Genomics Revolution ➜

The recent Guardian article on genomics calls for “support from the NHS and better data collection” if the UK is not to lose out in ... Read more ➜

The NHS Mandate is a big step forward for technological innovation and collaboration in the UK. ➜

When health secretary Jeremy Hunt unveiled the NHS mandate – the first ever ‘contract’ between the government and the NHS Commissioning Board – last week, ... Read more ➜

We’ve been nominated in the Times Higher Education Awards 2012 ➜

It was time for a little celebration today here at Aridhia HQ when we found out that Aridhia, along with our partners in the Kuwait ... Read more ➜

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 ... Read more ➜

Faster, Cheaper, Better – Decoding Cancer with Whole Genome Sequencing ➜

The idea of personalised medicine still has an air of science fiction about it, but times are changing: we look at how whole genome sequencing ... Read more ➜

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 ... Read more ➜