Government announces £50m diagnostic products under National AI Lab -

Government announces £50m diagnostic products under National AI Lab

Government announces £50m diagnostic products under National AI Lab. The government has announced a further £50million for artificial intelligence technologies to benefit NHS patients. A range of AI tools that can accurately analyse breast cancer screening scans and assess emergency stroke patients will be tested and scaled under the National AI Lab. Take-home technology could also[…]

Government pledges £50m for AI to improve diagnosis of deadly disease -

Government pledges £50m for AI to improve diagnosis of deadly disease

Government pledges £50m for AI to improve diagnosis of deadly disease. The government has pledged £50 million for further investment in artificial intelligence to improve diagnostics across the NHS. The investment aims to speed up the diagnosis of deadly diseases like cancer through delivering digital upgrades to pathology and imaging services across the country. It[…]

New £11m programme to explore AI in lung cancer diagnosis -

New £11m programme to explore AI in lung cancer diagnosis

New £11m programme to explore AI in lung cancer diagnosis. More than £11 million is set to be invested in an Oxford-led artificial intelligence programme to improve the diagnosis of lung cancer. The funding, from UK Research and Innovation and Cancer Research UK, will be used to accelerate pathways for earlier diagnosis of the disease[…]

Skin cancer apps ‘cannot be relied upon for accurate results’, study finds -

Skin cancer apps ‘cannot be relied upon for accurate results’, study finds

Skin cancer apps ‘cannot be relied upon for accurate results’, study finds. Smartphone apps designed to detect the risk of skin cancer are poorly regulated and “frequently cannot be relied upon to produce accurate results”, according to a new analysis. Researchers based in the University of Birmingham’s Institute of Applied Health Research, in collaboration with[…]

Legal considerations when it comes to robotics in surgery -

Legal considerations when it comes to robotics in surgery

Legal considerations when it comes to robotics in surgery. Robotics in surgery is on the rise with a key development being the use of the technology during minimally invasive procedures. Hamza Drabu, a partner at DAC Beachcroft, who leads their Medtech team, considers some of the main legal considerations associated with contracting for the technology[…]