The rapid advancement of the Artificial Intelligence (AI) and computer science field have led some experts to predict that in the not so distant future (or maybe it’s already happening), several jobs, professions, or functions could be replaced by AI. The predictions also tend to never forget to mention the health-related professions as some which… Read More Is the AI going to replace me someday?
Whether you come from a medical background, engineering background, or business background – the word innovation will certainly come up in your field. Innovation can mean different things to people such as coming up with better solutions, being creative or invent something original that “breaks into” the market or society. Coming from a biomedical background, I have… Read More What does healthcare innovation mean to you?
Last decade has been marked by the explosion of mobile health applications (mHealth apps) developed and released into the market. By 2017, there have been more than 325.000 mHealth apps available in the several main application markets (1). How many of these that you use? Are you sure that you can put your trust in… Read More In App we trust
Not known to many that today, October 29th is the Internet Day. Named as such, because it was when the first internet transmitted message was sent. On October 29th, 1969, from the planned 5 letters of L, O, G, I, N (login) to be sent as the first message, only the L and O characters… Read More Happy Birthday, dear Internet!
One of the best advantages about studying Biomedicine at KI is getting the chance to attend conferences. During the summer, I received an email from my previous BSc course leader that they needed volunteers for the Nordic Life Science (NLS) Days conference. NLSDays is the biggest life science event in the Nordic region. It is… Read More My Nordic Life Science experience
Scientific writing has many rules, one could say it is almost like an algorithm. Well, some people did look at it as algorithms and 0-1 codes and came up with tools to aid scientists or generally people in the academia with writing. I will now list a few sites I have found helpful when trying… Read More Lost for words? Here are 15 sites to help you improve and accelerate your scientific writing!
I bet you’ve heard of iGEM by now! Yes? No? Or maybe you’re not aware that our own students have grabbed life by the horns by participating? Alrighty, no worries – we have a quick fix for that. Just last month, we published a dancing overview of this grandiouse competition where we lined out how students and… Read More Why should iGEM tickle your fancy? The story behind the world’s greatest synthetic biology competition which transforms our students into peak performers (Part 2 of 2)
Hey Everyone Last week we wrapped up Product Development in the Biomedical Industry. Although not technically part of the syllabus, our class got to take part in a 3D Print workshop during this course. 3D printing has been hailed as a ‘manufacturing revolution’ with ‘infinite possibilities’. Perfect topic for our class of bioentrepreneurs to use our… Read More 3D Printing Workshop
In what ways have the poster child for HI – electronic health record (EHR), and the likes of it impacted healthcare systems all over the globe? How has redefining the patient’s roles contributed to a shift of power in the doctor-patient relationship? What are some of the future trends in healthcare? In order to answer all… Read More 10 ways in which Health Informatics changed healthcare
Personal hygiene is one of the most serious problems that caregivers usually face when taking care of elderly people. There are many problems related to incontinence, inability to clean themselves or falling inside the bathroom. These issues not only affect the physiological well being of those people, but also their psychological state. Just imagine how… Read More Smart Home Visit III (Bathroom+Rest)