Mobile Dermoscopy For The Early Detection of Melanoma & Other Skin Cancers

by The DermEngine Team on Nov 28, 2018

Skin cancer is a problem that affects us all. In spite of the widely recognized importance of skin cancer early detection, rates continue to increase. Overwhelmed, dermatologists are starting to empower patients with mobile dermoscopes to take skin cancer imaging into their own hands.

MetaOptima Prepares For Phase 1 Of The Canadian Technology Supercluster’s Project

by The DermEngine Team on Nov 27, 2018

The Canadian Digital Technology Supercluster is a nationwide initiative aiming to fund technological projects across the country. Today marks the official launch of Phase 1, where MetaOptima will collaborate with partners in the execution of the Dermatology Intelligent Imaging Network project.

4 Major Flaws Of Fax Machines In Healthcare

by The DermEngine Team on Nov 26, 2018

Research shows that healthcare workers can't seem to move past the fax machine. Part 1 of this article summarized the 4 main reasons behind this decision. In part 2, each of these points are examined in greater detail to uncover their negative consequences on the healthcare system and its patients.

What Does Dermatology Owe To Technology?

by The DermEngine Team on Nov 23, 2018

Technology is driving the many changes that the healthcare field has been witnessing in recent times. Dermatology has seen the implementation of many advancements as much in hardware as in software systems for the improvement of service quality for doctors and patients alike.

Why Are Doctors Still Using Fax Machines?

by The DermEngine Team on Nov 22, 2018

Fax machines have long held a place within healthcare. In spite of the many technological advancements such as artificial intelligence and teledermatology this hardware is still used by 75% of respondents. This is quickly becoming a problem as practices struggle to upgrade while staying connected.

The Complementing Nature Of AI In Dermatology

by The DermEngine Team on Nov 21, 2018

AI is driving the latest advancements in many fields, including dermatology. Despite the great ability of AI algorithms to perform complex tasks with similar accuracy as professional experts, the emotional and relational elements of human interaction render patient-doctor relationships imperative.

Skin Cancer Action Week: Empowering Patients & Doctors

by The DermEngine Team on Nov 20, 2018

It's National Skin Cancer Action Week in Australia. With 2 in 3 Australians diagnosed in their lifetime, it's important to educate people on the importance of skin cancer early detection. But where exactly are patients turning to seek medical support, and most importantly, are they receiving it?