Daily Archives: January 22, 2018


Medtech firms join forces to develop AI for healthcare

A newly established partnership could make predictive AI for healthcare a reality. Johns Hopkins University has signed a memorandum of understanding with UK medtech firm Medopad to explore new projects using its patient monitoring platform, artificial intelligence and machine learning capabilities. As part of the university’s global mHealth initiative and technology innovation center, the two organisations will also…


No cash, no staff: how can the NHS afford to digitise?

Tackling the real questions from NHS finance leads, IMS MAXIMS Leesa Ewing provides a commercial director’s honest reflections on recurring hurdles Ongoing news of an NHS ‘cash flow crisis’ has continued to appear in the media in recent weeks, despite new funding pledges from the government in November’s budget. Arguably a bold move from Number…


Jeremy Hunt’s best (and worst!) digital blunders

England’s ever divisive secretary of state for health and social care has once again come under fire – this time for tweeting about a hospital’s staffing levels. After a private visit to a hospital in Ipswich, Jeremy Hunt tweeted a picture of the technology the organisation is using to track staff levels. Really clever use…

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