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The winner of the Henry Wallman prize 2020
20 June 2020
For the third year in a row, The Foundation for Bio-Medical Engineering will award the Henry Wallman Prize to a medical technology researcher or research group. We are proud to announce that the 2020 prize will be awarded to Associate Professor Emma Aneheim.
PICTA Reflects on the Past and Looks to the Future!
28 May 2020
The spring of 2020 has been unlike anything we are used to or have experienced before. Despite the major changes related to social distancing, remote work, etc., we have been operating at full capacity here in PICTA. Of course, clinic-related activities have dropped off substantially, and the Metis Forum originally planned for this spring has been pushed back, but at the same time we have been able to focus on other things, such as a strategies for the future, network development and the development of new projects. Naturally, this also involves reflection on what has been achieved thus far in PICTA's almost 9-year journey, and the choice of direction for the future. We would like to share some of those observations.
Lab with Live Scenarios when the Test Ambulance is Running
7 May 2020
With the development of a mobile test bed for the pre-hospital care chain, entirely new possibilities for research, testing, development and innovation of new products and work processes are created. Many user groups now see the potential in testing the ambulance for simulations together with PICTA and partners.
Comprehensive Mapping at the TEAPaN Project Kick-off
18 March 2020
The two-year collaborative project TEAPaN's kick-off and workshop for all of its partners took place in February. We asked project manager Stefan Candefjord from Chalmers three questions in order to find out more.
The app that alarms motorbike accidents by itself
12 March 2020
A new motorcycle accident alerting system is currently being tested on Swedish roads. Thanks to an algorithm developed at Chalmers University of Technology, information from the sensors in the motorcyclist’s mobile phone can be used to identify that an accident has occurred and automatically call for help via SOS Alarm.
Training in Augmented Reality for Emergency Medical Care
10 March 2020
Continuous development, and thus improved capabilities for more efficient care, within various areas of the pre-hospital care chain, is a common theme of the upcoming Metis Forum. One of the companies that will present its activities is called HeroSight. They specialise in the use of Augmented Reality in training for emergency medical care, among other things. We had three questions for Daniel Kindstrand, CEO and founder of HeroSight.
The Henry Wallman award winners 2019
19 December 2019
Yesterday, MedTech West had the great honor to facilitate the prize ceremony for the Henry Wallman Award, and these are the three winners; Rickard Brånemark, Kerstin Hagberg and Max J. Ortiz Catalán. The Henry Wallman prize is an innovation prize in medical technology awarded annually to researchers or graduate students who, in close collaboration between expertise in technology and health care, successfully have transferred new knowledge from academia to practical medical care.
A rolling research lab for mobile health care
6 December 2019
An ambulance with full IT equipment serves as a rolling test bed, where ambulance care, research and industry meet to develop and jointly try out technology and simulate work processes. Tools such as video conferencing and digital decision support enable mobile and efficient emergency care.
AI in Future Prehospital Care
22 November 2019
The collaborative conference 'AI in Prehospital Care' spread knowledge of how artificial intelligence can be used within prehospital medical care. Bengt Arne Sjöqvist and Hanna Maurin Söderholm from PICTA talked, among other things, about how accuracy can be improved in the pre-hospital assessment of sepsis patients with the help of AI.
Tests with medical data at the Data Factory accelerate research within Scapis
6 November 2019
A unique research study within medical image analysis of coronary/cardiac computed tomography angiography images from the Scapis study has been tested this autumn at AI Innovation of Sweden's Data Factory. By using the infrastructure that the Data Factory offers, it has been possible to dramatically increase efficiency in the research work.
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