Daily Archives: July 10, 2019


MedTech Europe endorses European Commission plan with interoperability call to action

MedTech Europe has released a call to action towards digital health interoperability, endorsing the European Commission‘s Electronic Health Record Exchange Format released on 6 February 2019. The statement also called on European national and regional health authorities, payers and procurers, and adjacent industries, to do the same. The largest medical technology industry trade association in Europe…


The data challenge facing the NHS

Mark Frankish, data scientist, SAS UK, writes about the challenges the NHS must overcome before reaping the benefits of new technologies. New technologies promise to achieve what no politician has yet managed in the 70-year history of the UK’s National Health Service: improving patient care while simultaneously saving money. In the Government’s ten-year-plan announcement, far-reaching…


To truly help the NHS, healthtech companies must collaborate

Dr Anas Nader, NHS Doctor and CEO of Patchwork Health, writes about the need for healthtech firms to work together to benefit the NHS. In May, NHSX announced plans to stop adding new features to their flagship NHS app. Instead, they hope to open the door to further innovation by allowing companies to ‘plug into’ and…

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