Technology can help in dealing with mental health issues -

Technology can help in dealing with mental health issues

Technology can help in dealing with mental health issues. Technology offers new ways of helping individuals cope with depression and other mental health issues. Photo: AFP Depression is widespread in Hong Kong, especially in these days of unrest. A recent study by a research team from the University of Hong Kong faculty of medicine has described[…]

Babylon calls for financial ‘incentives’ for digital providers in primary care -

Babylon calls for financial ‘incentives’ for digital providers in primary care

Babylon calls for financial ‘incentives’ for digital providers in primary care. Digital providers should be offered financial “incentives” to encourage them to “maximise their offerings”, according to Babylon. The digital-first provider also called for primary care IT infrastructure to be updated to allow Babylon GP at Hand’s technology to work seamlessly with existing systems. This[…]

Hundreds of patients wrongly told they had cancer due to ‘IT error’

Hundreds of patients wrongly told they had cancer due to ‘IT error’

Hundreds of patients wrongly told they had cancer due to ‘IT error’. Hundreds of patients in Scotland were wrongly told they had serious conditions – including cancer and endometriosis – after an “IT error” caused incorrect discharge letters to be sent out. NHS Forth Valley confirmed to Digital Health News that the glitch occurred after[…]

Hedge funds are dumping tech stocks for health care -

Hedge funds are dumping tech stocks for health care

Hedge funds are dumping tech stocks for health care. Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. Spencer Platt | Getty Images. Key Points: Health care has become the biggest sector exposure for hedge funds at 18% by the end of the second quarter, Goldman says. “Funds took the policy-driven decline of Health[…]