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Scienmag: Admitting patterns of junior doctors may be behind ‘weekend effect’ in hospitals, study suggests

A new study links the ‘weekend effect’ of increased hospital mortality to junior doctors admitting a lower proportion of healthy patients at the weekend compared to weekdays. “There has been previous research on how physician-level factors influence patient care, but…

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Admitting patterns of junior doctors may be behind ‘weekend effect’ in hospitals, study suggests

Study led by University of Cambridge researchers links the ‘weekend effect’ of increased hospital mortality to junior doctors admitting a lower proportion of healthy patients at the weekend compared to weekdays. The "weekend effect" of increased hospital mortality has been…

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Funding for rare diseases startup

Healx, a company that seeks breakthroughs for rare diseases through artificial intelligence, said it had secured $56 million in Series B financing, led by venture capital firm Atomico and joined by Intel Capital, Global Brain and btov Partners. All previous investors…

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Funding for rare diseases startup

Healthcare leadership

Primary Care Innovation Academy Programme is launched by Cambridge Judge Business School and Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG). An innovative 10-day leadership programme for emerging primary care leaders in medicine, jointly organised by Cambridge Judge Business School and…

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Healthcare leadership

AI in healthcare

Razvan Ionasec (EMBA 2018) has been a computer buff since his childhood in Romania. His team at Siemens has now developed an artificial intelligence-based assistant to help radiologists evaluate medical scans. Razvan Ionasec had been working for several years on…

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Artificial intelligence in smart healthcare hospital technology concept.

Learning to lead

As more and more is demanded of leaders in a complex and unpredictable world, what should you bear in mind as you develop your own leadership style? We asked a member of faculty, an alumnus, an MBA candidate and a…

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Cambridge Independent: MedTechBOOST competition to target healthcare challenges using AI

An ambitious competition designed to tackle two major healthcare challenges using artificial intelligence will run at the Bradfield Centre. Expert guidance and mentoring will be offered by sponsor Cambridge Judge Business School Entrepreneurship Centre, as well as AstraZeneca, ARM, Guy’s…

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AI and health

The Entrepreneurship Centre at Cambridge Judge supports new programme that uses artificial intelligence to tackle major NHS challenges. The Entrepreneurship Centre at Cambridge Judge Business School and the Eastern Academic Health Science Network (Eastern AHSN) are sponsoring a new programme…

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Business Weekly: Cambridge brains bid to revolutionise UK healthcare by maximising AI technology

The Entrepreneurship Centre at Cambridge Judge Business School and the Eastern Academic Health Science Network (Eastern AHSN) are sponsoring a new programme that brings together the health sector, universities and the tech industry to use artificial intelligence to tackle major…

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Separate and concentrate

Mortality rates would decline if hospitals had separate units for routine and complex procedures along with more effective routing of patients, says a new study co-authored by Professor Stefan Scholtes of Cambridge Judge based on 250,000 patient episodes at 60…

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Three surgeons at work operating in surgical theatre. Resuscitation medicine team wearing protective masks saving patient. Surgery and emergency concept.

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