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A new version of Epitweetr to be expected

Epitweetr is an R package including an interactive tool to help automated early detection of public health threats using Twitter data. Francisco Orchard, head of Epiconcept's Data Sciences business, and Esther Kissling, deputy director of the Department of Epidemiology, contributed to the project. A version 2 of the tool is currently under development, with a team completed by Lore Merdrignac, epidemiologist and biostatistician. It will propose in particular :  -…

e-SIS: Automatic Document Reading (ADR) for easy information processing.

e-SIS, Epiconcept's management system for cancer screening programmes, is now equipped with an automatic document reading function. This function enables information to be read and retrieved during the scanning of documents and data to be captured quickly (recognition of ticked boxes, barcodes and handwritten characters).  Developed with 3SI and its Scan'X solution, the ADR function is currently available for the cervical cancer screening module. ADR facilitates the retrieval of information…

Child respiratory health: Epiconcept contributes to the CRESPI project

Epiconcept is assisting Inserm and the Centre Scientifique et Technique du Bâtiment (CSTB), in collaboration with the Ecole de Hautes Etudes en Santé Publique, in the deployment of the first epidemiological study on the quality of indoor air and the respiratory health of children in nurseries. Named CRESPI, this innovative project is based on the setting up of a cohort of 1500 to 2500 children, from a sample of 100…