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21 years into the 21st century, the next step in the human evolution path is taking shape. It is now clear that evolution cannot take place by relying solely on the real world. Virtual reality and the digital world are increasingly taking over, driven by the human desire to have a faster and easier life. Technology is no longer a utility that a business may use to grow, it is an absolute priority. There is no way forward without the digital world, and the gradual shift may turn into a complete transformation in the near future. The healthcare industry has…


How can femtech enhance women’s special journey to delivery? How can it help them start that journey when they’re having difficulties in conceiving?

A common understatement that you may hear these days is that the world has been affected by the Pandemic. Let’s get something straight, the world has not merely been “affected” by the Pandemic, it has completely transformed, or let’s say, tele-transformed. …


Breaking down the ongoing disruption in diagnostics

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The lab today is a complex environment, with several verticals and specialties that make up the industry. Of course, different labs focus on different services, yet, it’s important to grasp the opportunities for innovation and imagination within each service offered to a patient.

We’ve also highlighted some of the most exciting players in the market today for each particular service. This allows us to identify opportunities for diagnostic labs to widen their offering, add value to their services and take part in the upcoming digital revolution.

01 Basic Testing

Considered the bread and…


Ethical, Transparent, and Inclusive: this is how Medicus applies international standards in AI development.

Article written by Tarek Turk, Medical Team Lead at Medicus AI.

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Artificial Intelligence (AI) has recently emerged as a valuable tool for healthcare. Interpreting big data and supporting patients’ and clinicians’ decision-making are some of the few challenges that can now be overcome with AI. Misuse of AI, however, can impose digital and physical risks. These risks have raised concerns worldwide. The World Health Organization (WHO) has addressed these concerns by issuing guidelines for developing AI products.

At MedicusAI, we have always believed that AI can…


New helpful learnings for shifting from leading a team to project management written by Nisreen Hassoun, Research Team Leader at Medicus AI.

Shifting to a new role is an exciting and overwhelming move as it encompasses taking on new challenges and having more responsibilities. My journey in shifting from leading a team to project management has been filled with new learnings that might be helpful for those who want to take on the challenge and rise up to be skilled project managers.

I started with MedicusAI at its early stages as a Research Team Lead where I worked with my…


SafePlay bis dato an 30 Standorten in 14 Städten in Deutschland im Routinebetrieb

Medicus freut sich mitteilen zu können, dass SafePlay, die neueste Lösung des Unternehmens zur Erleichterung von SARS-CoV-2 Testungen, mittlerweile mehr als 10.000 Tests am Tag abwickelt.

Die Lösung wurde in Zusammenarbeit mit Roche Diagnostics Deutschland und 21Dx, einem der größten Betreiber von SARS-CoV-2 Teststationen und mobilen Testteams in Deutschland, entwickelt. Seit dem Start am 25. November 2020 hat sich die Anzahl, der mit der Plattform durchgeführten Tests, jede Woche verdoppelt. Medicus ist für die Fortsetzung dieses Trends vorbereitet, die Lösung wurde für Kapazitäten entwickelt, die weit darüber hinausgehen.

Die digitale Testplattform wurde von Medicus als schnelle Reaktion auf den wachsenden…


SafePlay has been deployed at 30 sites to date in 14 cities across Germany

Medicus is pleased to announce that SafePlay, the company’s latest solution to facilitate Covid-19 testing is completing upwards of 10,000 tests daily at a rate that is growing fast. SafePlay has been developed and deployed in partnership with Roche Diagnostics Germany and 21Dx, one of the largest operators of coronavirus test stations and mobile test teams in Germany. Since the initial launch on November 25, 2020, the number of tests processed by the platform has doubled every week.

The technology-enabled testing platform was developed and launched by Medicus in rapid response to the growing need for wider testing in combating…


The national initiative will make digital healthcare records and partner apps available to all French residents by January 2022

Focused on data portability, a patient-first approach, and a holistic vision for health, this platform will contribute to the creation of France’s digital health ecosystem by publishing a catalog of health apps developed by public and private healthcare players and recommended for patients by the public authorities. Users will also be able to access their medical records as part of the Dossier Médical Partagé (DMP) which provides secure and accessible storage for their health data.

Medicus AI was selected from an application pool of over 150 applications, as one of only 30 partners, alongside Doctolib, Abbott, Elsan, APHP, and others.


If nothing else, 2020 has been an interesting year in words. With the COVID-19 pandemic continuing to dominate the headlines, hitherto-unfamiliar terms such as “R number”, “herd immunity”, and “incubation period” have forced their way into the vernacular. Yet behind the jargon lies a desire for clarity: in this fascinating Medicus Sunday Serial, Medicus AI’s Head of Marketing and Content Serene Touma and Research Team Leader Nisreen Hassoun discuss the need for better communication on both sides of the patient-doctor relationship. Later, they examine how digitization in healthcare is influencing the medical landscape.

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Serene:

Hello Nisreen, and thank you for taking the time to chat with me today about a topic I know we are both quite passionate about. Although we approach things from totally different sides, you, a pharmacist, and me, a writer, our work together has given me one of my most valuable working relationships at Medicus. It’s always great to discover that we can continue to learn from each other, and on a daily basis too!

That said, you’ve recently crossed over onto my territory: although you’re a pharmacist by profession and training, you recently launched an Instagram account and are…


Relocating to a new country for work is something that many of us dream about: a unique chance to see the world and get paid in the process. Despite the positives, uprooting your life and starting anew can be a daunting process, which is why a little well-placed advice can go a long way to ensuring the transition is as enjoyable as possible.

In this informative Medicus Sunday Serial, we discuss the experiences of two team members who have made the leap to work at our Vienna headquarters: Firas Ataya, Ninja Team Leader, who joined after a spell with our team in the UAE, and Faisal Dakkak, Senior Financial Analyst, who moved from London to start a new career with Medicus and a new life in Austria. Asking the questions, Head of Marketing and Content Serene Touma, who has gone through a relocation herself.

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Serene: Faisal, Firas, thanks for sitting down with me today to tell me about your move to Vienna.

With…

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