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Call for Nominations to the Henry Wallman´s Prize in Bio-Medical Engineering
14 January 2019
To the memory of Professor Henry Wallman, and the legacy of close cooperation between the clinical and the engineering sciences, Stiftelsen Medicin & Teknik (The Foundation for Bio-medical Engineering) at Chalmers has instituted an annual Innovation Prize in Bio-Medical Engineering.
Zero Vision Will Drive Pre-Hospital Innovation Work
12 December 2018
In order to develop pre-hospital healthcare into ambulatory care at Sahlgrenska University Hospital, PreHospen at the University of Borås and Prehospital ICT Arena at Lindholmen Science Park are working together to create a wide arena for collaboration. The guiding principle is a simple vision: no mistakes in pre-hospital assessment and prioritisation.
AI and Automation in Future Healthcare
7 December 2018
Inera's conference 'AI and Automation in Future Healthcare – when will 1177 Healthcare Guide become a robot?' spreads information about how artificial intelligence can be used in healthcare, among other things. Johanna Bergman from PICTA talked about how accuracy can be improved in the pre-hospital assessment of sepsis patients with the help of AI.
Mobile test bed creates unique possibilities for advances in healthcare
23 November 2018
By developing a mobile test bed for the prehospital healthcare chain, entirely new possibilities open up for research, tests, development and innovation of new products and working processes. A fully-equipped ambulance for simulations and sound and image recordings and a “plug and play” IT test environment are important components in this unique concept.
Post-crash – a new focus area for PICTA
11 October 2018
When a traffic accident has happened, how should you act to best handle the situation for everyone involved, so that lives are saved and injuries are minimal? Prehospital ICT Arena is now, together with SAFER, engaging in post-crash as a new focus area.
Innovation within prehospital eHealth to receive continued financing
4 October 2018
PICTA, Prehospital ICT Arena, at Lindholmen Science Park has received support from Region Västra Götaland to continue pursuing innovation and utilization within prehospital eHealth. Over the next three years, PICTA will receive SEK 5.7 million in core funding.
The first Henry Wallman-prize winner - Sabine Reinfeldt
21 September 2018
Sabine Reinfeldt has been awarded the newly established prize in medical technology, in the spirit of Henry Wallman, for her research on bone conduction, and for her ability to build bridges between disciplines. Sabine, Associate Professor and leader of the research group Biomedical Signals and Systems at Chalmers University of Technology, received the prize at a ceremony arranged by MedTech West on 19 September.
New CEO at Lindholmen Science Park AB
14 August 2018
Lindholmen Science Park’s new CEO, Tord Hermansson, will take office on October 1. “I am proud of and enthusiastic about this new opportunity, and I am looking forward to working to strengthen the power of Swedish innovation.”
AI will find more patients with sepsis while still in the ambulance
8 June 2018
The PreSISe project, being run by Prehospital ICT Arena at Lindholmen Science Park, is one of seven projects that has been granted funding in Vinnova’s “Artificial Intelligence for Better Health” call for proposals. Vinnova has awarded the project SEK 3.7 million in funding.
Engaging workshop into making AI useful in medical care
31 May 2018
There was a great deal of involvement at PICTA’s first — and fully-booked — workshop in the Clinical Decision-Making Support focus group. Over 30 participants discussed both future applications of AI in medical care and the challenges of making useful applications, regulatory issues and access to sufficient amounts of usable data.
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ICT in ambulances
News report about new ICT project
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