The transformative potential of AI and Gamification in Healthcare

eLearningworld News At the summit on transformative artificial intelligence technologies in biomedical sciences and healthcare hosted by MIT, Robert Califf, the vice chancellor for health data science at Duke University and former FDA commissioner said the following: “Things have to change, but the fundamental that shouldn’t change is that you …

eHealth: Artificial Intelligence to support diagnosis of treatment

eLearningworld News Research from MIT’s Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL) shows promising results in exploring ways for AI to help doctors make better medical decisions. The machine learning approach is based on large amounts of data from 40 000 patients of intensive-care-units (ICU). This means analytics from past …

Latest News: Learning a new language improving health, research shows

eLearningworld News from Scotland Learning a second language at any age not only improves skills and cultural understanding. Research from Edinburgh University shows that second language learning also is improving thinking skills and mental agility. The effects can delay brain ageing and offset the initial symptoms of dementia. These findings …

Latest News: Enhanced digital skills to improve care workers job-environment

eLearningworld News from EU The CARER+ project is designed as a tailor-made technological environment for self- and professional development for care workers. The pedagogy is based on a blended-learning approach with peer-to-peer and intergenerational learning methodology. The programme that is funded by EU ICT Policy Support Programme was piloted in …

Latest News: Two new MOOCs on e-health and healthcare quality

eLearningworld News from Sweden Karolinska Institutet in Stockholm starts new MOOC on e-health in co-operation will edX. The course starts April 22 and focus on methods and techniques for collection, management and evaluation of medical information. The students will receive knowledge on secure and effective healthcare information management. You find course …

Latest News: Interactive Learning to fight bullying in the workplace

eLearningworld News from UK Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG) is launching a new practical and interactive eLearning resource on improving workplace behaviour. This resource is e-turorial/video-based and includes six interactive real-life scenarios. It aims to help healthcare professionals especially trainees and trainers to become more aware of the …