Monthly Archives: October 2020

Gather Knowledge in Data Management for Digital Health

In the past month, the coronavirus pandemic influenced all our lives on a daily basis. At the same time, advances of digital health solution become more and more visible. If you are keen to extend your knowledge about data management for digital health, you should have a look at our lecture “Data Management for Digital Health”. We are happy to announce that our lecture in the winter 2020/21 will be open for interested people from all over the globe as an online lecture held in a synchron format. Please feel free to circulate the information and get in touch with us if you have any open questions.

Scope of the lecture

Welcome to the online class: we are very excited that you are interested in learning more about the foundations data management for digital health. A very relevant topic not only in times of worldwide COVID-19 pandemic. In this lecture, we will provide you specific examples from the field of digital health to understand where and how data is acquired, what are the challenges with these specific types of data, and how to handle them with latest technology advances. We will link to latest worldwide developments in fighting the COVID-19 pandemics and provide you with a better understanding of the latest decisions and developments, where applicable. 

After participating in the course, you will be equipped with the ability to:

  • assess requirements of selected real-world use cases from the medical field,
  • select latest technology building blocks to create viable healthcare software solutions, and
  • analyze requirements for data analysis and processing, e.g. for machine learning.

In the course, we will have invited guest speakers sharing their real-world experience with you in a brief presentation. You will also have the chance to raise your questions and discuss with them in the course of the lecture.

nCoVStats: A summer with COVID19

We have prepared just another animation visualizing the latest developments of Coronavirus spread. It shows  the dramatic worldwide perspective of how fast new hotspots arise, e.g. countries of South America and India. For further details and in-depth analyses, you are invited to use our COVID-19 data analysis tool.

COVID-19 worldwide situation from Mar 15 to Oct 1, 2020:

Worldwide development of Coronavirus spread from Mar 15, 2020 to Oct 1, 2020

The summer with #COVID19 released some pressure in many countries, e.g. in Europe and Asia. However, many new challenges arise in USA, Brazil, and many South American countries. With the beginning of the summer season (on the northern hemisphere), numbers were down, but after vacation times expected rise in new infections became reality. India became a new hotspot after wide testing was implemented.

Top 5 countries in the beginning of Oct are:

  1. #USA 🇺🇸,
  2. #India 🇮🇳,
  3. #Brazil 🇧🇷,
  4. #Russia 🇷🇺, and
  5. #Peru 🇵🇪.