Imagining quite where technology will take healthcare is far from a straightforward task. But when Claire Read visited exhibiters in the innovator zone at last week’s Health and Care Innovation Expo, a few key themes emerged: predictive AI, self-care apps and tech, and e-referrals among them.
The use of artificial intelligence in UK healthcare should be increased, e-prescribing made mandatory, and researcher access to national datasets simplified, a government-commissioned report has suggested.
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Machine learning is starting to show its potential in multiple fields. According to Gareth Baxendale, head of technology for the NIHR Clinical Research Network, clinical trials are no exception. He explains how machine learning holds the promise of faster and more effective trials – at every step of the process.
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This months’ healthcare IT round-up includes various healthcare organisations entering into contracts with suppliers and about a trust’s new check-in kiosk.
The company behind Dr Now and Now GP, Now Healthcare Group, has landed a multi-million pound investment to develop its artificial intelligence (AI) side.
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This month’s mobile and app news in brief takes a look at AI, patient controlled records, and explores various health app comparison sites – an area NHS England is also getting into with its recently launched App Library.
Digital healthcare company, Babylon Health, have raised about £50 million to create an artificial intelligence (AI) diagnosis tool.
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A research partnership has been given £250,000 to create a GP avatar that can help with minor ailments and alleviate pressures on GP practices.
The world’s most famous AI company, Google DeepMind, is making plenty of friends in the NHS. But what does the company want with our health service and should we be worried? Laura Stevens reports.