September news round-up

As September was such a busy and successful month across Birmingham Health Partners, we’re bringing you a round-up of the month’s top stories. The power of understanding the patient: Health minister visits Birmingham Health Partners Thursday 26 September saw Baroness Blackwood, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Innovation at the Department of Health and Social … Continue reading “September news round-up”

BHP Professor wins European Journal of Endocrinology Award 2020

University of Birmingham Professor Davide Calebiro will be the recipient of the European Journal of Endocrinology Award 2020. The¬†Award is one of the major Laureate Awards of the European Society of Endocrinology. It is awarded on an annual basis to a scientist less than 45 years of age who has contributed significantly to the advancement … Continue reading “BHP Professor wins European Journal of Endocrinology Award 2020”

Health minister visits Birmingham Health Partners

Thursday 26 September saw Baroness Blackwood, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Innovation at the Department of Health and Social Care, visit Birmingham Health Partners for a broad introduction to our work. On the agenda were our new Health Data Research Hubs, expertise in patient-reported outcomes research and the critical global challenge of women’s and … Continue reading “Health minister visits Birmingham Health Partners”

What if the scale of the problem provides the solution?

Professor Alastair Denniston, INSIGHT Health Data Research Hub Lead, writes for HDR-UK on the scale of the UK’s eye health problem – and how the INSIGHT hub will tackle it: The eye is unique. Stunningly beautiful, and fascinatingly complex, it has two critical functions for our health and well-being. Firstly, it allows us to see … Continue reading “What if the scale of the problem provides the solution?”

AI could be as effective at diagnosing disease as health professionals

Artificial intelligence (AI) appears to detect diseases from medical imaging with similar levels of accuracy as healthcare professionals, according to research led by two BHP founder members. The research, the first systematic review and meta-analysis synthesising all the available evidence from scientific literature, was published today (Sept 24th) in The Lancet Digital Health. But the … Continue reading “AI could be as effective at diagnosing disease as health professionals”