Dedalus Iberia plans to expand its staff by 10% this year

The company specialized in solutions digital health and clinical diagnosisDedalus Iberia, plans to increase its workforce by close to 10% during 2023, focusing on attracting and developing young talent.

In the words of Marisa Felipe, general director of Dedalus Iberia, “Dedalus includes in its growth strategy the ability to attract and attract the best young talent so that they can grow and develop in our company, with the aim of undertaking future projects successfully and continuing to add value to the healthcare ecosystem with the design and deployment of digital solutions that help promote the healthcare of the future and improve the health outcomes of each citizen”.

First datathon in digital health

Within the framework of the D-Academy program, whose value proposition is to bring the business world closer to emerging talent in the educational system, and which is aimed at attracting and developing young talent, Dedalus has promoted the first Digital Health datathon in Madrid in collaboration with the Polytechnic University of Madrid, after the success of its editions in Catalonia and Andalusia.

It is an open competition aimed at undergraduate and postgraduate students in disciplines related to computing, analysis, engineering and data architecture, bioinformatics, telecommunications, biomedicalinformatics, computer systems, Big Data and Artificial Intelligence in health.

For 10 days, virtually, the more than 70 participants have worked on the development of ideas and digital solutions with the aim of responding to real challenges posed around the stay and monitoring of patients admitted to the ICU, resulting in 15 technological solutions, presented on April 21 before the jury.

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ICU patients

The team The Innkeepers of the ETSI Computer Systems of the Polytechnic University of Madrid and the team Datarunners from the ETSI Telecomunicacion de la Universidad Politécnica de Madrid, were the winners respectively of the first and second prize linked to the first challenge for their predictive models to estimate the stay of a patient admitted to the ICU to help users of a remote control center to better plan the resources of hospitals in the region, and to refer patients in ambulance transit to the nearest hospital with less pressure in the ICU.

On the other hand, the Beat4Bit team of the ETSI Telecomunicación of the Polytechnic University of Madrid and The Pylots team of the ETSI Sistemas Informáticos of the Polytechnic University of Madrid respectively received the first and second prize linked to the second challenge, for their video wall applications for the monitoring of patients admitted to the ICU remotely in a control center where information related to occupancy, information on those admitted, pending care, etc. will be observed, as well as identified early alerts that users of the control center will use to assess the current situation and be able to take actions and/or decisions in real time, and in a preventive manner.

The awards have been granted by a jury made up of professionals and personalities from the Ministry of Health, the Health Department of the Community of Madrid, the Quironsalud Hospital Group, the Gregorio Marañón General University Hospital, the Infanta Leonor University Hospital, the Polytechnic University of Madrid, AWS and thimbles.

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