Tonya Stewart

November 14, 2018
One of the most popular keynotes at HIMSS’ annual Impact event in Potsdam, just outside Berlin, Germany last month was Dominic King’s AI-enabled healthcare: potential and challenges, which emphasised AI’s wide-ranging potential in revolutionising everything from imaging to oncology – underlining in particular its revolutionary potential for detecting eye conditions early.  The AI research firm’s...

Babylon’s GP at Hand smartphone app.

August 22, 2018
The roll out of a controversial smartphone app in Birmingham — the UK’s second largest city — is still being blocked this week despite the publication of a report that shows that the software “advances equality of access to GP services.” The GP at Hand app claims to reduce pressure on primary care and hospitals, yet is being blocked from expanding in the city following concerns about patient...
Patient using a health app.
July 4, 2018
UK Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt has announced a new NHS app that will put patients in control of their healthcare and will be available to everyone in England in December 2018. The new NHS app, which was a key feature of Hunt’s speech to NHS Expo last year, will give patients access to their GP record, enable them to order repeat prescriptions, and access 111 online. Patients will also be able to...