The £21m AI Diagnostic Fund is to be split between 64 NHS trusts to speed up the diagnosis of lung cancer and how quickly patients can access treatment.
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This morning’s briefing includes news that the UK government has reached its target to open 160 community diagnostic centres a year early.
A new mission announced by the Prime Minister will accelerate the use of AI in life sciences to tackle the biggest health challenges of our generation.
The Department of Health and Social Care said it will invest £30 million in innovative technology for the NHS to help cut waiting lists and speed diagnosis.
NHS England has announced it will be expanding virtual wards to include children across the UK – bringing hospital-level care to their homes.
The government’s £21 million funding boost for AI can help reduce the burden on the NHS and guarantee the sustainability of the health service.
The DHSC has announced a £21m AI Diagnostic Fund to allow NHS trusts to bid for funding for Artificial intelligence-powered diagnostic tools.
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The new NHS mandate prioritises EHR targets, development and delivery of the federated data platform and transformation of the NHS app.
The UK government will protect money for health technology from budget cuts, Secretary of State for Health Steve Barclay said on Thursday.
In an exclusive column for Digital Health News, Health Secretary Steve Barclay says the government’s investments in AI can help show the value of new technologies while accelerating their use in the NHS.