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A European Commission perspective on digital transformation in healthcare

Marco Marsella, Head of Unit, Directorate-General Communications Network, Content and Technology (DG Connect), European Commission, speaks to OAG about AI and digital transformation in healthcare.
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New NHS innovation to reduce hospital delays

The new NHS tool ActNow is an e-learning platform for health service and care staff to reduce hospital delays.
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WHO expert panel creates plan for digital tech use

The World Health Organization have launched a plan on digital tech use to meet global public health needs.
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Artificial intelligence hesitancy could hinder healthcare innovation

Public's ‘artificial intelligence hesitancy’ could hinder healthcare innovation and boost health inequalities, University of Westminster-led study finds.

Delivering patient-centric delivery models

Martin Taylor, Deputy CEO of Content Guru, highlights how Commissioners are shifting from organisational-focused to patient-centric, outcome-driven models to deliver digitally-connected health.
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Amazon’s Alexa to provide NHS-verified health advice

The NHS has announced that it is collaborating with Amazon to provide NHS-verified health advice from its website through Alexa
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Towards mobile healthcare with medical-internet of things (IoT) devices

A move towards mobile healthcare with medical-internet of things (IoT) devices is placed under the spotlight here in an insightful piece from Prof D. Chen-Yi Lee from Department of Electronics Engineering, at the National Chiao Tung University in Taiwan.
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Cyberattacks are putting lives at risk

Karl Lankford, for BeyondTrust, explores previous attacks to industry and draws on findings from an access threat report: Cyberattacks are putting lives at risk via administrative back doors left open.
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£9 million funding for digital health technology

Patients to benefit from AI, machine learning and hand-held devices as newly-funded digital projects by pioneering companies point to future of healthcare.
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Metabolic data key to individualise diabetes therapy

Peter Robins, from Metabolic Health Solutions (MHS), describes how a new clinical management tool can help individualise treatment of obesity and Type 2 diabetes.
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A global biomedical ecosystem: Improving the world’s supply chains

Genevieve Leveille, Venture Partner of BioLife and Co-Chair of the TechUK DLT Working Group explores how current advances in DLT will improve the world’s biomedical supply chains when it comes to life sciences health care
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Personalised medicine in Estonia: Breaking down healthcare silos

Riina Sikkut, Minister of Health and Labour of the Republic of Estonia offer her thoughts on personalised medicine and how this is breaking down healthcare silos
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Can current suppliers survive the coming revolution?

Ethical Healthcare Consulting asks if current suppliers can survive the coming revolution as the company looks to the future of the Electronic Patient Record (EPR).
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New health secretary pledges £475 million digitisation fund in first speech

Matt Hancock, the new health secretary, has unveiled a £475 million digitisation fund to help the NHS invest in technology
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More than half of diabetics are treated for mental health problems, study reveals

A study commissioned by Ieso Digital Health shows that over half of those living with type 1 and 2 diabetes are affected by mental health problems.
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A strategy for digital healthcare in France

M Warrender highlights the strides made on digital healthcare in France and outlines what Health Minister Marisol Touraine is doing to secure its future Digital healthcare in France has evolved immensely over the last decade. New technology and innovations are leading the way to help to reduce the burden of...
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Remote patient monitoring to enhance follow-up management

Digital solutions are opening the door to remote patient monitoring, as Nouveal e-health’s e-fitback app demonstrates Over the past few years, several issues have been raised in the health sector: Rising expenses, saturated healthcare centres, avoidable readmissions, patients getting more involved in their care, and healthy ageing. The European Union...
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How can digital hospitals help provide better care?

Elisabetta Zanon, Director of the NHS European Office, describes how digital hospitals can deliver better care whilst improving productivity and efficiency Hospitals across Europe share the same challenge of improving standards of care and moving to a better patient-centred approach, while at the same time improving their productivity and efficiency...
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Be Food Smart app to help with healthier choices for kids

The Be Food Smart app, Public Health England’s latest Change4Life campaign, aims to help parents make healthier food and drink choices for their children Following a survey that showed kids consume half the daily recommended sugar intake before school, Public Health England has launched the Be Food Smart app as...
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Telehealth – empowering patients

Nichola Arathon, Principal Programme Lead at NHS Dorset Clinical Commissioning Group describes how telehealth has the potential to transform healthcare  NHS England’s ambition through the Technology Enabled Care Services (TECS) programme is to ‘create the right commissioning environment that supports and encourages the innovative use of technology to improve health outcomes...

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