Saudi Arabia

By Cara Dartnell-Steinberg 04:39 am August 5, 2019
The Saudi Arabian crown prince plans to invest in the NHS chatbot maker Babylon Health through the Public Investment Fund, it was announced last week. The backing is part of a $550m Series C round that, according to TechCrunch and others, puts the company at a valuation of more than $2bn. WHY IT MATTERS This investment is part of Babylon Health’s recent fundraising to expand in North America, the...
By Laura Lovett 10:16 am May 15, 2019
Digitizing medicine has become a priority all over the world. Driven by needs, budget and priorities, each country and region takes its own approach to integrating these tools.   “Our national agenda is very much digitizing everything. Even if you want to renew your driver’s license you cannot do that at a desk,” Dana Kassissieh, senior director for governance and patient experience at Cleveland...