January 9, 2020
EIT Health. EU-backed healthcare collaboration network EIT Health announced in December that it awarded nearly €6 million in funding to startups working to improve the diagnosis and treatment of conditions including heart disease and Parkinson’s. Over 100 early stage companies and SMEs from 14 countries in Europe received a grant last year to further their growth through the EIT Health Headstart...
February 11, 2019
NHS Digital is launching a pilot to build the process that will enable partner services to connect to NHS login, providing a single way for patients in England to verify their identity and then use the login to access digital health and care services.
Patients will need to set up the NHS login - username and password - by using an email address and a mobile phone, according to NHS Digital, and...
October 2, 2018
The National Health Service (NHS) in England is introducing a new app that will allow patients to access NHS services on their smartphones and tablets, to be gradually rolled out across the country starting from December this year.
Developed by NHS Digital and NHS England, it will be available through the App Store and Google Play for patients aged 16 and over, who will be able to use the app to...
July 9, 2018
The UK's National Health Service (NHS) will launch a new wide-ranging app in December that allows all patients to book appointments, consult their medical records, and more, the government agency announced last week. Though many of the features are already available online, the new app will bring them together into one mobile access point.
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