Emergency room entrance to a hospital

AI in healthcare to reinforce drug discovery and MedTech applications

During the COVID-19 crisis, digital forces like artificial intelligence have assisted the healthcare industry to focus on patient care while achieving improved efficiency during treatments. At Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, physicians made use of AI-improved microscopes, in order to scan blood samples for harmful bacteria, such as staphylococcus or E. coli, at a faster pace than manual scanning. (MedTech Intelligence, April 27, 2021)

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Mother-to-newborn transmission of COVID-19 is rare, study finds

In a study published in JAMA Network Open, physician-researchers from Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, including Asimenia Angelidou, MD, PhD, and other local hospitals investigated how the virus impacts the health of pregnant women and newborns. (Becker’s Hospital Review, April 26, 2021)

Lin Chen, Director of the Travel Medicine Center at Mount Auburn Hospital, shares things to consider for travelling at this time during the COVID-19 pandemic.