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[…]

England’s chief nursing officer on the hunt for NHS App ambassadors -

England’s chief nursing officer on the hunt for NHS App ambassadors

England’s chief nursing officer on the hunt for NHS App ambassadors. Nurses, midwives, allied health professionals and doctors are being called on to become the face of the NHS App on social media and in their communities. England’s chief nursing officer (CNO), Ruth May, launched the drive to find ten NHS ambassadors to help advocate[…]

Manchester LHCRE to invest £14.3m in integrated care tech -

Manchester LHCRE to invest £14.3m in integrated care tech

Manchester LHCRE to invest £14.3m in integrated care tech. The Local Health and Care Record Exemplar (LHCRE) programme in Manchester is investing over £14m in new tech to support integrated care and people living with long-term conditions. The Greater Manchester Combined Authority (GMCA) is contributing up to £6.8m as part of the project, with a[…]

The 4 NHS Digital foundations enabling today’s innovative health care -

The Four NHS Digital Foundations Enabling Today’s Innovative Health Care

The 4 NHS Digital foundations enabling today’s innovative health care. The UK’s National Health Service is helping health providers use machine learning and automation to detect skin cancer using a mobile app. But the emerging tech being used today required a strong digital foundation, years in the making and built on the scrapheap of a[…]

How to ensure funding for healthtech in the NHS -

How to ensure funding for healthtech in the NHS

How to ensure funding for healthtech in the NHS. Shane Tickell, CEO, IMS MAXIMS, writes about innovative ways to ensure funding for healthtech in the NHS. New prime minister Boris Johnson has generated headlines in recent weeks by promising a relatively small investment in 20 hospitals. He’d be better investing the same kind of money[…]

Mobile app helps increase detection rate of acute kidney injury - The Mandatory Training Group UK -

Mobile app helps increase detection rate of acute kidney injury

Mobile app helps increase detection rate of acute kidney injury. Detection of one of the biggest killers in the NHS has been cut from hours to minutes at the Royal Free Hospital in London thanks to the introduction of a new mobile app. That is one of the key findings of an evaluation of Streams[…]

DirectTrust alliance developing standard for trusted healthcare instant messaging

DirectTrust alliance developing standard for trusted healthcare instant messaging

DirectTrust alliance developing standard for trusted healthcare instant messaging. DirectTrust a non-profit, vendor-neutral alliance initially created by and for participants in the Direct communications standard, has announced the development of Trusted Instant Messaging, or TIM+, an industry-first standard to enable real-time communication of health information that incorporates trust network concepts to ensure secure transmissions between known, trusted entities[…]

Healthcare Technology Shapes Employee Benefits -

Healthcare technology shapes employee benefits

Healthcare technology shapes employee benefits. One of Alexa’s most recent upgrades included HIPAA-compliant healthcare skills, which allow users to complete tasks like booking appointments, accessing hospital post-discharge instructions, checking on the status of a prescription delivery and more. As technology becomes more equipped to simply the healthcare consumer experience, the employee benefits industry changes along[…]

Change Healthcare rolls out new AI tech to help reduce denials

Change Healthcare rolls out new AI tech to help reduce denials

Change Healthcare rolls out new AI tech to help reduce denials. Change Healthcare The tool can help health systems optimize submissions and better predict potential issues with claims, the company says, giving recommendations to help mitigate denials before they’re submitted. Change Healthcare, developer of analytics technology for value-based care, has launched a new AI-powered tool[…]

Digital health platform XEALTH adds $3 million to its series a round -

Digital health platform XEALTH adds $3 million to its series a round

Digital health platform XEALTH adds $3 million to its series a round. Healthcare technology startups are flourishing and healthcare organizations are adopting new tools, like Xealth’s platform, which offers security and simplicity to providers looking to manage digital health platform solutions. The digital health company, founded in 2017 as part of an incubator program at Providence St. Joseph[…]

Nano Healthcare Technology For Medical Equipment Market to Undertake Strapping Growth During 2016 – 2022

Nano Healthcare Technology For Medical Equipment Market to Undertake Strapping Growth During 2016 – 2022. Nanotechnology is expected to potentially transform healthcare industry, especially in the medical devices field in the coming years. The global market for Nano healthcare technology for medical equipment has been witnessing a rising growth path since 2012. Till 2016, this[…]

3D Printing likely to revolutionise healthcare procedures, says expert panel

3D Printing likely to revolutionise healthcare procedures, says expert panel. Dubai – MENA Herald: Dubai Science Park (DSP), a science- and healthcare-focused business community, hosted the seventh edition of its Advance Health networking event. Under the theme ‘How 3D Printing  Transforming Health’, the forum brought together industry experts to explore the potential that 3D printing can create[…]

Echo, the medication management app, has been acquired by LloydsPharmacy-owner McKesson - The Mandatory Training Group UK -

Echo, the medication management app, has been acquired by LloydsPharmacy-owner McKesson

Echo, the medication management app, has been acquired by LloydsPharmacy-owner McKesson. Echo, the U.K. startup that offers an app to help you manage your medication and order repeat prescriptions for delivery, has been acquired by healthcare company McKesson, owner of LloydsPharmacy. Terms of the deal remain undisclosed. However, I understand the buyout sees all of[…]

NHS data is worth billions – but who should have access to it - The Mandatory Training Group UK

NHS data is worth billions – but who should have access to it?

NHS data is worth billions – but who should have access to it? Members of clinical staff work at computers in the A&E department of the Royal Albert Edward Infirmary in Wigan. Photograph: Oli Scarff/AFP/Getty Images Tech and drug firms including Google parent Alphabet want to use records of 65 million people The NHS is a valuable[…]

Patient care in UK hindered by outdated digital technology systems, says Computacenter study -

Patient care in UK hindered by outdated digital technology systems, says Computacenter study

Patient care in UK hindered by outdated digital technology systems, says Computacenter study. Image: Computacenter location at Hatfield Business Park, England. Photo: courtesy of Jack Hill/Wikimedia Commons. A survey from Computacenter involving over 100 IT decision-makers in the UK healthcare sector says that outdated digital technology systems in the country are limiting patient care. The[…]

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[…]