Microsoft adds to health team with chief medical officer
David Rhew, who had the same position at Samsung, joins a growing health team at Microsoft which includes Google Cloud’s former health lead, Greg Moore.
Special Report: Cybersecurity
WannaCry put healthcare cyber security in the headlines and on local and national priority lists. But, two years later, have lasting changes truly been made? Or has the momentum been lost? Jennifer Trueland reports.
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Samsung unveils Bot Care health robot at CES 2019
The technology was revealed at the show in Las Vegas, which brings together a number of consumer technology companies to showcase latest products.
GOSH’s DRIVE unit to receive £1m from NHS Digital to get started
NHS Digital has described the multi-partner project as a ‘hot-bed’ for healthcare technology exploration as well as being a ‘launchpad’ for concepts.
Babylon and Samsung Health buddy up for ‘Ask an Expert’ service
The paid-for service allows users to book video appointments with doctors 24/7 to obtain medical advice, manage and order prescriptions online.
CES 2018: Health tech round up
This year’s Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas showcased a number of new technologies that could soon be hitting the market. Digital Health rounds up some of the most interesting pieces of health-related tech from the showroom floor.
More good days for home care
Carewatch provides high-quality home care to thousands of people throughout the UK, supporting its service users with everything from personal care and household chores to trips out and vital companionship. But slow, outdated paper-based systems and processes were having a serious impact on their services, affecting everything from staff efficiency to scheduling and the time it took to receive payments from local authorities.
Brighton does bed management
Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals NHS Trust’s electronic bed management system has reduced the time taken to log patient transfers and discharges from three days to around eight minutes.
Devon community does digital
Northern Devon community health staff are using mobile devices to electronically record more than 9,000 patient contacts a week.
Alder Hey trials ‘bring your own device’
Alder Hey Children’s and Liverpool Women’s NHS Foundation Trusts are trialling a series of tablet computers in a ‘bring your own device to work’ scheme.