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By Jonah Comstock June 25, 2018
Working with digital diabetes prevention program (DPP) provider Omada Health — and combining that intervention with lab and biometric screenings — lab company Quest Diagnostics reduced risk for diabetes in one-third of a 107-employee cohort. "Many employers are eager to implement employee wellness programs that drive better health and cost outcomes, but are unsure of how best to achieve these...
By Babyforyou.net.ua June 22, 2018
HIMSS announced that it is now accepting speaker proposals for the upcoming HIMSS19 Global Conference. “HIMSS seeks topics that focus on the good and not so good organizational experiences that highlight the similarities in global transformative healthcare practices,” HIMSS Vice President of Professional Development JoAnn Klinedinst wrote on the association’s website. Specifically, HIMSS is...
By Laura Lovett June 21, 2018
This morning Wildflower Health, a digital health platform that helps patients navigate benefits and connect to resources, announced that it is acquiring Circle Women’s Health platform, a startup from the Providence St. Joseph Health Systems incubator.   “This has been in the works for a while. For Wildflower Health, our background as a company was on the health plan market and we have a great...
Doctor looking at mobile device
By Leontina Postelnicu June 19, 2018
Politicians and policymakers should draft a ‘comprehensive strategy’ to ensure the NHS and social care system harnesses technology and innovation at pace, a final report from the Lord Darzi Review of Health and Care warns. It calls for a 'digital first' approach and asks the system to leverage the use of innovative apps and devices, with an increased focus on prevention and promoting healthy...
A model of the proposed facility
By Leontina Postelnicu June 19, 2018
A ground-breaking facility that will harness Artificial Intelligence to develop new drugs for clinical testing within weeks is to be opened through investment from the new £103m Rosalind Franklin Institute (RFI). Funded by the government through UK Research and Innovation, the RFI will use advanced technologies such as AI and robotics to transform the drug discovery process and create new...
By Laura Lovett June 19, 2018
This morning Vitals, maker of online healthcare transparency resources for patients, announced that it would be creating a data analytics division called Vitals 360. The new division will be dedicated to looking at data, quality, and predictive analytic technologies in an effort to expand Vital’s cost and engagement services. Specifically, the division will work with health plans to help build...
Network illustration.
By Leontina Postelnicu June 10, 2018
UK Prime Minister Theresa May has outlined ambitions to position the UK ‘at the forefront’ of the Artificial Intelligence revolution in healthcare.  The comments were made during a speech in London today, marking the announcement that NHS England’s budget would increase by an average of 3.4% each year until 2023/24 to ‘keep pace with growing pressures’, ahead of its 70th anniversary, in a deal...
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By Leontina Postelnicu June 6, 2018
Health Data Research UK (HDR-UK) will lead the delivery of a new Digital Innovation Hub programme that will allow the industry to develop innovative solutions and treatments to diagnose diseases earlier by using real-world evidence from the health service. Sir John Bell’s Life Sciences Industrial Strategy from August 2017 set out a vision to create up to five hubs covering regions of three to...
Rachel Dunscombe, Director of Digital for Salford Royal Group, and Afzal Chaudhry, CCIO of Cambridge University Hospitals
By Leontina Postelnicu May 22, 2018
HIMSS TV interviews two NHS leading figures, and members of the HIMSS UK advisory board, in an attempt to discover what benefits the global digital exemplars (GDEs) can bring to the NHS. Dunscombe, also Chair of the HIMSS UK Advisory Board, hopes that GDEs will "bring a blueprint and apply an agnostic level of pathway or business process to what we do". Learn more about the what the standouts can...
DNA
By Leontina Postelnicu May 21, 2018
The NHS, health charities and the wider tech sector should use Artificial Intelligence (AI) and data to transform diagnosis of cancer and other diseases, Prime Minister Theresa May is to say. In a speech in Macclesfield today, Mrs May is to outline plans that will prevent 22,000 cancer deaths every year by 2033 through the deployment of advanced technologies extracting knowledge from NHS data,...