October 21, 2020
Yesterday, Level Ex, a recently acquired company best known for its selection of specialist education video games, unveiled a new multi-user surgical training product that runs inside of a mobile or desktop web browser.
Called Virtual Technique Guides, the simulation software allows users on separate devices or different locations to collaboratively run through surgical scenarios via cloud-based...
August 3, 2020
Israeli "digital X-ray" startup Nanox filed a Form F-1 with the SEC on Friday that outlines plans to raise $125 million in an IPO.
The company has applied to list its shares on the Nasdaq exchange as "NNOX," and according to a representative has entered its quiet period prior to the IPO.
Nanox, which has raised $110 million from investors since November 2019, is building a two-part offering...
July 28, 2020
Israeli "digital X-ray" startup Nanox has secured another $59 million from unnamed "global investors."
The company now pegs its round total at $110 million, after combining today's news with investments announced since November of 2019. Contributors to those incremental raises included Foxconn, Fujifilm and SK Telecom.
WHAT IT DOES
The Israeli company is developing a two-pronged offering...
April 14, 2020
NHS Digital have reached an agreement with Isosec to accelerate the funding and deployment of their Virtual Smartcards across NHS organisations that need them. The enhanced availability of the smartcards, a form of clinician authentication, will help NHS workers to remain connected and able to work securely and efficiently throughout the COVID-19 crisis.
WHY IT MATTERS
Access to Virtual...
January 23, 2020
Nanox, the maker of a so-called “digital X-ray device” and an accompanying software platform, has raised $26 million in a new round of funding, bringing its total to roughly $55 million. The company highlighted the participation of its newest strategic investor Foxconn, as well as the support of previous backers such as Fujifilm and SK Telecom.
WHAT THEY DO
The Israeli company is developing a two...
July 9, 2019
Cloud-based computing could offer major benefits to pharmaceutical companies in the area of drug development as they grapple with rising costs and avalanches of data that need to be collected, analyzed and shared.
In particular, the technology could help streamline operations and develop business cases as to whether a drug is likely to be needed — or financially viable.
“If you’ve got big pots of...
April 5, 2019
China Maternal and Child Health Care Association and Wuhan University Landing AI Cytology Diagnostic Centre recently launched a cervical cancer screening AI cloud diagnostic platform. The platform can be accessed worldwide as of April 1, 2019 and women, especially those from countries along Belt and Road Initiative, will be able to benefit from a high-quality, low-cost cervical cancer screening...
February 15, 2019
It’s always hard to pin down one theme for a conference as large and multifaceted as the HIMSS global conference, which wrapped up today in Orlando, Florida. But this year one theme did stand out above the rest: interoperability.
Of course, interoperability and data sharing have been a conversation topic at HIMSS for a number of years. But this time there was a sense that all the effort that’s...
Intermountain CISO Karl West speaks on a panel at the HIMSS Healthcare Security Forum. (Photo by Donis Perkins).
October 22, 2018
As healthcare shifts towards consumerization, a related shift is happening in healthcare information security. The change is from a perimeter model to an identity model and from an emphasis on compliance to one on maturity, Karl West, chief information security officer at Intermountain Healthcare, said in a talk last week at the HIMSS Privacy and Security Forum.
“At Intermountain, 80 percent of...
October 15, 2018
In the last few years, cloud computing has moved from an option for healthcare providers to, increasingly, a business necessity. By outsourcing data management to a cloud services company, hospitals can free up their own technical staff to do more work closer to their core competencies.
“Microsoft coming along with a public cloud infrastructure, once upon a time, seemed like an unlikely...