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A pioneer in medical technology has been awarded the IET’s Faraday Medal, as part of the institution’s Achievement Awards. Professor Christofer Toumazou invented and commercialised “lab-on-a-chip” technology that can decode a patient’s DNA in under 30 minutes, enabling testing for genetic disease and drug... read more...
Posted by Gemma Hadley on IET Healthcare Technologies Network Nov 25, 2014 4:57 GMT
The Healthcare Technology Network's 2014-15 program commences this month but first I would like to take the opportunity to look back over the events that the network has supported this summer. One of our aims as a network has been to produce quality content from our supported events and I am pleased to say that we have achieved this with the events... read more...
Posted by Gemma Hadley on IET Healthcare Technologies Network Oct 15, 2014 3:48 GMT
IET Advocates the Speeding up of Medical Informatization to Improve Medical Service Levels September 26, 2014, Beijing, China - The IET International HealthTech Conference 2014 was held in Beijing today, during which more than 100 experts from domestic and foreign enterprises, academic circles, government agencies, charity organizations and... read more...
Posted by Gemma Hadley on IET Healthcare Technologies Network Oct 12, 2014 8:16 GMT
The 8th International conference promoting access to healthcare through technology took place from 17 - 18 September 2014 in London. This two day conference brought together healthcare technologists, clinicians, researchers and public bodies from around the world to explore effective engineering solutions to meet the healthcare problems in... read more...
Posted by Gemma Hadley on IET Healthcare Technologies Network Oct 12, 2014 6:31 GMT
The Healthcare Technologies network was proud to sponsor the London Critical Data Marathon which took place over the 6th and 7th September 2014 alongside parallel events in Paris, France and Massachusetts, USA. The event ran over the course of the whole weekend and brought frontline healthcare providers and data scientists together to answer... read more...
Posted by Gemma Hadley on IET Healthcare Technologies Network Oct 12, 2014 4:04 GMT
Hospitals – designing in sustainability and efficiency Joint event with London LN , 11 June 2014 The Healthcare TPN recently held a talk at the prestigious venue of the Royal Institution, jointly promoted with Central London group, which attracted around 70 delegates. The evening started with a welcome tea and coffee at 6pm for a 6:30pm start. ... read more...
Posted by Mark Larsen on IET Healthcare Technologies Network Aug 8, 2014 1:22 GMT
Join us on Tuesday, 24 June 2014 from 17.30 – 18.30 as DG CONNECT hosts an online discussion on "Ensuring the safety of health and wellbeing apps". The speakers who will lead the discussion are:  Mr Robert Madelin - Director General of the Commission's DG Communications Networks, Content & Technology  Mr Stefan... read more...
Posted by Zena Tunbridge on IET Healthcare Technologies Network May 29, 2014 2:35 GMT
The 12th Staffordshire Conference on Clinical Biomechanics (SCCB-2014) was held at the Ashley Conference Centre, Staffordshire University, Stoke-on-Trent, UK on Friday 2nd and Saturday 3rd May 2014. The conference theme this year, was “The Diabetic Foot”, and the technical programme was very focussed towards this, with... read more...
Posted by Zena Tunbridge on IET Healthcare Technologies Network May 29, 2014 2:30 GMT
The  12th SCCB conference is taking place at Staffordshire University in Stoke on Trent 2-3 May. Please see a full press release below: New research could prevent foot amputations among diabetic patients.   Four out of five foot amputations among diabetic patients could be prevented according to scientists at Staffordshire... read more...
Posted by Gemma Hadley on IET Healthcare Technologies Network May 2, 2014 10:36 GMT
This upcoming event organised by the EPSRC IRC in Early Warning Sensing Systems for Infectious Diseases (i-sense) and the Infectious Diseases Research Network (IDRN) looks to be a very interesting one day workshop on the epidemiology of influenza. New Frontiers in Digital Technologies for Influenza: Big data and Mobile-Phone Connected... read more...
Posted by Gemma Hadley on IET Healthcare Technologies Network Apr 22, 2014 4:02 GMT