Monday, December 20, 2021

Wearable biosensors can help people with complex health conditions

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Wearables can provide insight into patterns of health-related behaviour and disease symptoms

By Media Relations

Remote monitoring of health-related behaviour with wearable sensor technology is feasible for people with complex health conditions, shows a recent University of Waterloo study.

Monday, December 13, 2021

Waterloo and NRC reaffirm partnership on future-facing technology

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The National Research Council’s continued support for AI, IoT and cybersecurity will help position Canada as a global leader

By Sam Toman University Relations

Monday, December 6, 2021

AI could help doctors make the best use of ICU beds during the COVID-19 pandemic

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New technology can predict the necessity of ICU admission based on more than 200 clinical data points

By Media Relations

New technology could help doctors make the most of limited resources during the COVID-19 pandemic by identifying patients who require intensive care unit (ICU) treatment.

Thursday, December 2, 2021

Improving perceptions of emerging technologies can help ease strain on health-care systems

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AI-driven symptom checkers have the potential to reduce unnecessary medical visits

By Media Relations

More attention must be paid to improving perceptions of emerging technologies like AI-powered symptom checkers, which could ease the strain on health-care systems, according to a recent study.

Monday, November 22, 2021

Health data is essential

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Fostering a clinical data ecosystem in Canada is more important than ever

By Natalie Quinlan, University Relations

The intricacies around collecting health data is nothing new to Canada’s medical communities, but the intensity on the subject has shifted since COVID-19.