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17.09.2021 | Short Communication

Analysis of digital fences against COVID-19

This paper examines individual policies against the covid-19. The number of deaths due to COVID-19 can be divided by the population (in million) to score the performance of individual policies. 19 countries were investigated. Although many experts …

17.09.2021 | Original Paper

Classification of breast cancer types, sub-types and grade from histopathological images using deep learning technique

Breast cancer is an invasive tumor that develops in the breast tissue. It is the most common cancer and also the leading cause of cancer mortality among women worldwide. Survival from breast cancer can be increased through advances in screening …

14.09.2021 | Original Paper Open Access

Use and self-perceived effects of social media before and after the COVID-19 outbreak: a cross-national study

To (i) examine the use of social media before and after the COVID-19 outbreak; (ii) examine the self-perceived impact of social media before and after the outbreak; and (iii) examine whether the self-perceived impacts of social media after the …

09.09.2021 | Original Paper

Collaborative networking and support for medical physics development in low and middle income (LMI) countries

Medical physics is one of the key aspects of contemporary medicine, primarily focused on the safe and effective use of medical imaging and radiotherapy equipment. The number of medical physicists and their activities are directly related to the …

06.09.2021 | Original Paper

Blockchain as an enabling technology in the COVID-19 pandemic: a systematic review

The impacts caused by the unprecedented transmission of COVID-19 have given rise to new challenges that are shaking the structures of humanity. Several enabling technologies are currently being used as key strategies in creating improvements and …

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The journal constitutes an information platform connecting medical technology and informatics with the needs of care, health care professionals and patients. Thus, medical physicists and biomedical/clinical engineers are encouraged to write articles not only for their colleagues, but directed to all other groups of readers as well, and vice versa. By its nature, the journal presents and discusses hot subjects including but not limited to patient safety, patient empowerment, disease surveillance and management, e-health and issues concerning data security, privacy, reliability and management, data mining and knowledge exchange as well as health prevention. The journal also addresses the medical, financial, social, educational and safety aspects of health technologies as well as health technology assessment and management, including issues such security, efficacy, cost in comparison to the benefit, as well as social, legal and ethical implications. This journal is a communicative source for the health work force (physicians, nurses, medical physicists, clinical engineers, biomedical engineers, hospital engineers, etc.), the ministries of health, hospital management, self-employed doctors, health care providers and regulatory agencies, the medical technology industry, patients' associations, universities (biomedical and clinical engineering, medical physics, medical informatics, biology, medicine and public health as well as health economics programs), research institutes and professional, scientific and technical organizations. Health and Technology is jointly published by Springer and the IUPESM (International Union for Physical and Engineering Sciences in Medicine) in cooperation with the World Health Organization.

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