When Atalmedial met AI Startup Lab

By |2021-05-20T00:00:00+02:0020 May 2021|News, News|

In what’s truly a match made in healthcare innovation heaven, one of the largest medical diagnostics laboratories in the Netherlands, Atalmedial, is currently collaborating with AI Startup Lab (an initiative by ACE) to streamline anaemia treatments. As the company explores the potential of AI to bring more value to their clients, the young student team confronts a real-world problem using a comprehensive anonymised data set. “This access to so much data is rare,” explains one of the AI team. “So, if there’s a signal there, we’ll find it.”

Young on Board has a say about health

By |2021-05-18T00:00:00+02:0018 May 2021|News|

How do we gain healthy years of life in vulnerable neighborhoods through better nutrition, more exercise, information and system change? The members of Young on Board recently addressed this question from a member of the Amsterdam Economic Board.

Zorg2025 meeting on health inequalities

By |2021-05-17T00:00:00+02:0017 May 2021|News|

At a time when we are pushing our way out of this social, Covid-related crisis, we are focusing on health inequalities. How do these - like their analysis and approach - relate to socio-economic status? And how can we make a positive change in this?

Democratize health data

By |2021-05-07T00:00:00+02:006 May 2021|News, News|

Data is crucial for the Amsterdam-based startup Clear. The company offers a personalized nutrition plan based on glucose readings from customers themselves. In this way, Clear hopes not only to contribute to a healthier Amsterdam Metropolitan Area, but also to the democratization of health data.

Innovation for Health: How data can shape future of healthcare

By |2021-04-26T00:00:00+02:0026 April 2021|News, News|

At Innovation for Health 2021, it became clear that an ambitious vision has crystallised over the last year of lockdowns. A unified data infrastructure backed by complementary collaborating parties can drive AI-backed innovation: not only to improve health and healthcare, but also to prepare us against future pandemics. “What would it cost in the Netherlands? Five hundred million euros is peanuts against what was lost in the last year.” Is it time for a Delta Plan for data?

Bridging the data gap to bring AI to the bedside

By |2021-04-15T00:00:00+02:0015 April 2021|News, News|

The Women in Data Science (WiDS) event in Amsterdam attracted a range of experts sharing their insights into applying artificial intelligence to improving health and healthcare. Everyone agrees: the potential is almost boundless. However, it will only happen with cleaner data streams and diverse teams that involve the end-users from the beginning – whether they are patients or healthcare professionals.

‘Clear will help millions of people’

By |2021-04-09T00:00:00+02:009 April 2021|News|

The Amsterdam start-up Clear wants to make a personalized diet accessible to everyone. The new network Council member ties in very well with the Board that believes that sensible applications of AI & Data sciences contribute to a healthier world and better medical care. That's how Board is working on a smart and healthier future.

The power of a unified data infrastructure: Covid-19 and beyond

By |2021-03-22T00:00:00+02:0022 March 2021|News|

The new COVID algorithm can predict which people are at the greatest risk of developing complications after contracting coronavirus. By vaccinating these people first, a study has shown that the risk of hospital intakes could be cut in half after administering just one million vaccinations – potentially saving lives. So, what’s required to scale this data system across the Netherlands? And how can these efforts work to inspire the Amsterdam Economic Board’s goal of creating a unified healthcare data infrastructure?

Data without Pizza #2 COVID-19, emergency care and the flexibility factor

By |2021-03-18T00:00:00+02:0018 March 2021|News, News|

The Data plus Pizza meetups are back: online and without pizza. For the second non-pizza edition, Amsterdam-based AI & healthcare researchers presented an infectiously inspiring range of models that work to save costs, cut antibiotic use, predict hospital occupancy levels and put deferred treatments back into the timetable. But how do you factor in flexibility?

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