Daily Archives: August 2, 2017


Connected teams providing better care at North West hospitals

A patient record system is helping healthcare professionals at hospitals in the North West of England change the way they view and diagnose patients. Morecambe Bay and Lancashire hospitals are using software from Swedish firm Sectra to integrate technologies with each other. The technology is being used to support teams across diagnostic departments and frontline clinical…


UK universities to lead NHS Digital Academy

Two universities across the UK have been selected to lead the NHS Digital Academy, set up to provide specialist IT training to 300 senior clinicians and health managers. A £4million contract was awarded to Imperial College, Edinburgh University, in partnership with the Harvard Medical School to help introduce the NHS Digital Academy. The institutions will help…


Doctor warns against world’s first contraceptive app

A fertility app has become the world’s first, regulatory sanctioned app, to be approved for contraception. Natural Cycles, a fertility tracking app that women can use to help pinpoint their fertility, was approved as a class IIb medical device by worldwide regulatory body, Tüv Süd. The app works by identifying a woman’s ovulation and fertile window…

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