NHSX publishes AI buyers guide to ensure safety and efficiency for Covid-19 -

NHSX publishes AI buyers guide to ensure safety and efficiency for Covid-19

NHSX publishes AI buyers guide to ensure safety and efficiency. NHSX has published a buyers checklist to aid trusts and healthcare providers in the procurement of artificial intelligence solutions. The Buyer’s Checklist for AI in Health and Care is designed for procurement teams, chief finance officers, service transformation and commissioning leads, data scientists and analysts,[…]

Augmented reality predicted to edge out VR in healthcare stakes -

Augmented reality predicted to edge out VR in healthcare stakes

Augmented reality predicted to edge out VR in healthcare stakes. The falling cost of augmented reality (AR) hardware and the growing possibilities it proposes to healthcare means it will succeed the popularity of virtual reality (VR) in the next 10 years, according to a new report. GlobalData’s ‘Virtual/Augmented Reality in Healthcare’ report forecasts the AR[…]

EMIS cites ‘huge increase’ in patients registering for Patient Access -

EMIS cites ‘huge increase’ in patients registering for Patient Access

EMIS cites ‘huge increase’ in patients registering for Patient Access. EMIS Health has cited a “huge increase” in patients using online GP services after registrations for Patient Access rose by a third in just over 12 months. According to EMIS, its Patient Access service has seen sign-ups increase from six million to eight million since[…]

Digital solutions ‘should be encouraged’ to ease pressure on GPs

Digital solutions ‘should be encouraged’ to ease pressure on GPs

Digital solutions ‘should be encouraged’ to ease pressure on GPs. Future policies need to encourage the adoption of digital solutions to ease patient demand on GPs, the director of the Digital Healthcare Council has said. Simply “peddling faster” to keep up with demand is unsustainable, Graham Kendall told Digital Health News. Instead, smarter solutions like[…]

Thousands to benefit from digital tools to tackle Type 2 diabetes

Thousands to benefit from digital tools to tackle Type 2 diabetes

Thousands to benefit from digital tools to tackle Type 2 diabetes. Thousands of people at risk of Type 2 diabetes will receive digital interventions after a successful pilot. They will receive wearables that monitor their levels of exercise, access to health coaches and educational content, online peer support groups and the ability to set and[…]