Healthcare Excellence Through Technology – designed for the healthcare industry -

HETT – designed for the healthcare industry

Healthcare Excellence Through Technology – designed for the healthcare industry. Matthew Gould to keynote as part of HETT’s unique programme designed by the healthcare industry for the healthcare industry – have you registered yet? HETT is the healthcare industry event to provide a unique platform for health and care professionals to share and solve the most pressing issues[…]

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AI Lab will ‘train’ algorithms and develop frameworks, Hancock says

AI Lab will ‘train’ algorithms and develop frameworks, Hancock says. The newly announced National Artificial Intelligence (AI) Lab will be used to “train” algorithms and develop “ethical” frameworks, Matt Hancock has said. Appearing via video at NHS Expo, the health secretary said the lab was part of a “major transformation” to improve digital health and patient experience. “[The[…]

The best emerging health technology for diabetes -

The best emerging health technology for diabetes

The best emerging health technology for diabetes. The top glucose monitors, insulin pumps, dosage management tools and dietary apps for diabetes sufferers. MaskotGetty Images According to the International Diabetes Federation’s last count in 2017, 425 million adults and over a million children are living with diabetes. A further 325 million people are at risk of developing[…]

Microsoft adds to health team with chief medical officer

Microsoft adds to health team with chief medical officer

Microsoft adds to health team with chief medical officer. Microsoft has increased its health team in the US with a new chief medical officer.  David Rhew, who had the same position at Samsung Electronics, joins a growing health team at Microsoft which includes Google Cloud’s former health lead, Greg Moore. Rhew will also serve as Microsoft’s[…]

Reasonable adjustment flags to be integrated with patient record systems.

Reasonable adjustment flags to be integrated with patient record systems

Reasonable adjustment flags to be integrated with patient record systems. NHS Digital is trialling the reasonable adjustment flag on patient records that alerts health and care staff if a patient has a learning disability and has specific requirements for care services. The reasonable adjustment flag is a national record that indicates whether adjustments are required for a[…]

Asthma app monitors children’s symptoms to reduce risk of attacks

Asthma app monitors children’s symptoms to reduce risk of attacks

Asthma app monitors children’s symptoms to reduce risk of attacks. A new app being trialled at Sheffield Children’s Hospital helps children manage their asthma as well as alerting parents to worsening symptoms. The Asthma+me App, a partnership between the hospital and Aseptika, allows the child, parent, or other family members to enter information about their[…]

AI standards need to be created to protect patient safety, experts warn

AI standards need to be created to protect patient safety, experts warn

AI standards need to be created to protect patient safety, experts warn. Appropriate methods and standards around artificial intelligence need to be created to protect patient safety, experts have said. Responding to the Government’s pledge of £250 million for a National Artificial Intelligence (AI) Lab, Matthew Honeyman, researcher at The Kings Fund, also said the NHS workforce[…]

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[…]

Tech companies renew pledge to support interoperability in health

Tech companies renew pledge to support interoperability in health. A number of tech giants have renewed their commitment to supporting interoperability in healthcare. Amazon, Google, IBM, Microsoft, Oracle, and Salesforce made the announcement in August 2018 and all signed up to take steps to advance data-sharing standards. A year later and the six companies have reaffirmed this[…]

Knowledge of 5G potential needs to be embedded into NHSX, report finds

Knowledge of 5G potential needs to be embedded into NHSX, report finds

Knowledge of 5G potential needs to be embedded into NHSX, report finds. Knowledge and experience on the potential of 5G needs to be embedded into NHSX in order for the benefits of the technology to be realised, a new report has found. But the potential for 5G to transform online consultations and remote care may[…]

Technology companies want your smart speaker to take on health care

Technology companies want your smart speaker to take on health care

Technology companies want your smart speaker to take on health care. Now that it’s upending the way you play music, cook, shop, hear the news and check the weather, the friendly voice emanating from your Amazon Alexa-enabled smart speaker is poised to wriggle its way into all things health care. Amazon has big ambitions for[…]

First Major Trial Of VR Therapy For Serious Mental Health Conditions Launches -

First Major Trial Of VR Therapy For Serious Mental Health Conditions Launches

First Major Trial Of VR Therapy For Serious Mental Health Conditions Launches. VR street environment. OXFORD VR The first large-scale trial of virtual reality therapy for serious mental health conditions has been launched in the U.K. Healthtech startup Oxford VR has teamed up with gameChange, a £4 million project funded by U.K. National Institute of Health Research,[…]

InsterSystems to make all FHIR profiles available to NHS customers

InsterSystems to make all FHIR profiles available to NHS customers

InsterSystems to make all FHIR profiles available to NHS customers. InterSystems, a provider of information technology platforms for health applications, has committed to making all NHS HL7 FHIR profiles available to NHS customers. FHIR is an international standard for exchanging information between systems, developed by HL7 International. It is being used alongside other standards in[…]

Charity tech ideas share £370,000 in funding

Charity tech ideas share £370,000 in funding

Charity tech ideas share £370,000 in funding. Eight organisations, including those supporting low-income families and survivors of domestic abuse, are to share £370,000 to develop tech ideas for good causes. The money is being handed out through Comic Relief and Paul Hamlyn Foundation’s Tech for Good Fund. Those to be awarded charity tech grants include Alexandra Rose Charity, which supports families[…]

Digital health start-up Livongo files to go public

Digital health start-up Livongo files to go public

Digital health start-up Livongo files to go public. Livongo’s founder Glen Tullman. –Livongo Digital health start-up Livongo filed its S-1 for its initial public offering on Friday. Livongo, which is one of the first companies to exit in the burgeoning health-technology sector, reported $68.4 million in revenue for the full year of 2018. But its revenue growth[…]

AHIP19 A Kaiser Permanente Ventures investors view of health techs future -

AHIP19: A Kaiser Permanente Ventures investor’s view of health tech’s future.

AHIP19: A Kaiser Permanente Ventures investor’s view of health tech’s future. The director of Kaiser Permanente Ventures offers several lessons learned as an investor on the future of health technology. (Getty/DragonImages) NASHVILLE, TENNESSEE—Buzz-generating new technologies from health tech startups are a dime a dozen. Want to stand out from the pack? Prove you’ve not only[…]

Dartford and Gravesham NHS Trust to be self-made digital exemplar with UK-first Alcidion partnership - The Mandatory Train

Dartford and Gravesham NHS Trust to be self-made digital exemplar with UK-first Alcidion partnership

Dartford and Gravesham NHS Trust to be self-made digital exemplar with UK-first Alcidion partnership. New partnership between Dartford and Gravesham NHS Trust and Alcidion will help realise the trust’s ambition to be a self-made digital exemplar through industry-leading product suite and support Dartford and Gravesham NHS Trust is to enhance its digital maturity through a[…]

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Paris conference aims to put European biotech on the map

Paris conference aims to put European biotech on the map. The first HealthTech Investor Days conference takes place Monday and Tuesday. The event will bring together 100 late-stage companies with investors, pharma companies and others. In 2017, the health technology sector raised more than three times as much money in the U.S. as it did[…]

New funding mandate for UK health tech to be introduced in 2020, says health minister Nicola Blackwood

New funding mandate for UK health tech to be introduced in 2020

New funding mandate for UK health tech to be introduced in 2020. A new funding mandate for health tech will be introduced in 2020, according to health minister Nicola Blackwood. Speaking at the Association of British HealthTech Industries (ABHI) conference in London yesterday (13 June), the Baroness said it was important to ensure the life[…]

Mental Health And Technology On Campus -- A Productive Combination - The Mandatory Training Group UK -

Mental Health And Technology On Campus — A Productive Combination?

Mental Health And Technology On Campus — A Productive Combination? TWEET THIS Technology does not have to be the demon in this story; rather, it can also be a key to addressing the devastating and costly effects of mental health issues among young adults. Each year, more than 20% of college students worldwide report a mental health[…]

How investment in connected technology can play a vital role in reducing preventable deaths 1

Investment in connected technology can play a vital role in reducing preventable deaths

Investment in connected technology can play a vital role in reducing preventable deaths. In July 2018, Secretary for Health and Social Care, Matt Hancock emphasised the importance of investing in connected solutions for achieving NHS goals “The patient safety agenda is important to me and I strongly believe properly integrated technology has the power further[…]

Femtech flourishing how women-led health technology is changing the sector for good - The Mandatory Training Group UK -

Femtech flourishing: how women-led health technology is changing the sector for good

Femtech flourishing: how women-led health technology is changing the sector for good. From kegels apps to feminist chatbots, digital solutions led by women aim to improve periods, pregnancy and mental health. The femtech boom is finally changing the face of the women’s healthcare industry. Photograph: lolostock/Getty We know that technology has historically been a field[…]

Patient outcomes improved by AI and technology - The Mandatory Training Group UK -

Patient outcomes improved by AI and technology

Patient outcomes improved by AI and technology. At the CogX the festival of artificial intelligence (AI) and emerging technology on 12 June 2019, Baroness Blackwood gave a speech about how the UK is busy implementing its plans for the NHS Healthtech.At the CogX the festival of artificial intelligence (AI) and emerging technology on 12 June[…]

GLOBAL HEALTH ACCELERATOR RETURNS TO UK

Global health accelerator returns to UK

Global health accelerator returns to UK. The Landing, MediaCityUK A global health accelerator has announced plans to return to the UK to search for up to 15 fast-growth start-ups and scale-ups within the health and medical sectors. The GM Future of Health Challenge accelerator – run by tech investment and accelerator specialists UP Ventures delivered[…]

TOP TECH AND HEALTH BRAINS CONVERGE ON AI-POWERED NHS FIXES - The Mandatory Training Group UK -

Top Tech and health brains converge on AI-powered NHS fixes

Top Tech and health brains converge on AI-powered NHS fixes. The programme is designed to develop tech-based ideas into pitches to be put before the NHS and big business. MedTechBOOST is a major collaboration between academics, business and the NHS A new programme has been launched to create AI-powered solutions to the UK’s biggest healthcare[…]

Leading the world in developing innovative technologies for patients - The Mandatory Training Group UK -

Leading the world in developing innovative technologies for patients

Leading the world in developing innovative technologies for patients. Baroness Blackwood spoke at the Association of British HealthTech Industries (ABHI) UK Market Conference. Good morning – it is brilliant to be here with you all today. I’m here to talk about something we all care about: healthtech. Because I know you all share my ambition[…]

Critical factors to fast-track digital health technology adoption - The Mandatory Training Group UK -

Critical factors to fast-track digital health technology adoption

Critical factors to fast-track digital health technology adoption. Digital health technologies, including mobile health (mhealth) and digital therapeutics (DTX), are developing at an increasing pace, providing the NHS with new opportunities to improve health and social care. Both the NHS Long Term Plan and the Health Secretary’s Tech Vision look to harness these new technologies. As a result, a[…]

Technology can help healthcare professionals work smarter -

Technology can help healthcare professionals work smarter

Technology can help healthcare professionals work smarter. The solutions in the interim people plan will take time to show results but in the meantime technology can help healthcare professionals work more effectively right now, argues Jonathan Patrick The staffing crisis in the NHS has been building for quite some time. Finally, though, the interim NHS people plan[…]