February 26, 2021
For decades, investors, startups and a broad host of established players have viewed healthcare as ripe for innovation. However, the industry has been challenged by the momentum of the status quo – the scale, complexity, volume and ingrained practices that all need to change to wring out some much-needed efficiency.
As we were taught in physics class, the more momentum something has, the more...
July 20, 2020
A South Korean artificial intelligence (AI) medical software solution is making its way to Saudi Arabia, it has been confirmed.
Dr. Answer – a government-supported tool designed to “offer doctors accurate medical diagnosis by identifying abnormalities in body fluids and tissues” – will undergo clinical trials in the Kingdom. According to a Korean government spokesperson, it is the first time Dr....
May 5, 2020
Digital triage tool eConsult has helped some GP practices to reverse their usual ratio of face-to-face/remote patient consultations since the COVID-19 pandemic hit the UK, with one multi-site practice estimating that 90% of its digital consultations are now completed remotely. Previously, up to 45% would usually lead to a face-to-face appointment.
Dr Mark Harmon, an urgent care consultant and...
December 24, 2019
Internet-enabled cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) provider, Ieso Digital Health is providing a new online therapy service to NHS patients with mild to moderate mental health conditions.
After officially launching its low intensity ‘step two’ CBT service in September, it rolled out a beta trial across a number of NHS Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs).
Patients receive treatment remotely via...
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May 16, 2019
Without codesign some of the best technologies can be ineffective, or at least not meet their full potential, according Clifford Goldsmith, chief medical officer and national director of US providers at Microsoft Health and Life Sciences.
During the Cleveland Clinic Patient Experience: Empathy and Innovation Summit, put on in partnership with HIMSS, Goldsmith gave the example of wearables. More...
February 13, 2019
Mendelian, a UK healthtech startup, has received a £500,000 grant from Innovate UK to build platforms that will help GPs to identify NHS patients with potentially rare or hard-to-diagnose conditions and diseases more quickly.
The two-year £940,000 project is based on Mendelian’s specialised screening system, which provides augmented and automated data analysis to assist with the accurate...
November 8, 2018
GetWellNetwork — a company offering tools to drive patient engagement and support clinical care teams — has acquired the digital engagement platform HealthLoop, the companies announced this morning. The deal was closed on November 6.
While the terms of the acquisition remain under wraps, GetWellNetwork CEO and founder Michael O’Neil told MobiHealthNews that his company plans to keep on, and...