Are we ready for radiologists powered by AI, and mistakes?

Anton Dolgikh, head of AI at DataArt considers whether we are ready for artificial radiologists, and their mistakes, as solutions are sought to lighten the load on the workforce.  “We are at a crossroads,” these are the words that have become synonymous with the healthcare revolution over the last few years. During this time, advancements…


Q&A: How mobile technology is succeeding pagers care homes

Following the announcement from health secretary Matt Hancock that pagers are to be banned from the NHS by 2021, Ian Bolland caught up with Jonathan Papworth, co-founder and director of Person Centred Software, which provides mobile communication solutions in a care home environment. They discuss the challenges when using technology in hospital and care home…


Why China‘s new legal framework will be a magnet for digital health

Nick Beckett, managing partner and co-head of CMS Life Sciences & Healthcare Group writes about China’s approach to attracting global pharmaceutical and digital health companies. China is the world’s second largest healthcare market and it’s growing at a rapid rate. It could become a $1 trillion industry by 2020, according to McKinsey. As a developing…


Report highlights approach necessary to support medtech

The AHSNs in partnership with the Association of British HealthTech Industries (ABHI) has launched a report of the medtech landscape aimed at accelerating the entry, adoption and spread of innovations for the benefit of patients and commercial success. The report has identified that in addition to securing finance and supporting policy there is a need…


AI: is it fake news for health and social care?

By Ian Jackson, medical director and clinical safety officer at Refero The Department of Health and Social care has refreshed its code of conduct for the use of artificial intelligence (AI) within the NHS. Standards and regulations are good, but I’m one of the growing number of healthcare technologists concerned by the frequency and misuse…

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