Government announces £500,000 to bolster healthcare cyber security
It comes as the National Cyber Security Centre identified a heightened cyber threat to the UK health sector during the pandemic.
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Digital immunity passports part of government’s plans to ramp up testing
Under the plans digital immunity passports will be used to allow people who have tested negative for the virus to return to work and travel.
AI will ‘under deliver’ at first but ‘blow our minds’ in the future
Speaking at London Tech Week Ali Parsa said the NHS is doing “fantastic” work in the field of AI but must not be afraid to participant in new technologies.
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Scotland launches UKs second Covid-19 contact-tracing app
The Protect Scotland app is designed as an “extra tool” to support the manual contact-tracing already in place under NHS Scotland’s Test and Protect system.
NHS Covid-19 contact-tracing app to be launched in England and Wales
The contact-tracing app offers QR code check-in capability, allows users to book a free test and has an isolation countdown timer.
Hampshire and Isle of Wight to deploy population health platform
Cerner has been selected by the Hampshire and Isle of Wight Integrated Care System to implement a population health management platform for the area.
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Mobile health apps news in brief
This month’s mobile apps round up features news that design company Sigma has partnered with app evaluation company ORCHA.
Hyland continues acquisition spree with Alfresco deal
Content services provider, Hyland, has signed an agreement to acquire Alfresco later in the year, subject to closing conditions and regulatory approvals.
‘Technical error’ left suppliers ‘omitted’ from remote monitoring framework
The framework is designed to expand access to remote monitoring services once Attend Anywhere’s contract expires in March 2021.
Special Report: Cloud
The coronavirus pandemic has meant a number of NHS trusts have had to quickly adapt to new ways of working. Jennifer Trueland investigates how Covid-19 has brought home the benefits of cloud.