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eHealth innovations in Western Europe

Healthcare in Western Europe is changing radically as a result of varying demographics, rise of chronic diseases and mounting financial pressure on health systems to control overall healthcare expenditure. Over the last decade, healthcare digitisation initiatives have been playing a pivotal role in expanding access to quality healthcare in the Western Europe through strategic investments…


The machine will see you now: AI & mental health

Dean Withey, CEO at ubisend writes of the growing trend of AI and its potential benefits in engaging with mental health patients.    Would you be willing to discuss your medical concerns with an intelligent machine? Well according to Censuswide research, over two thirds (68%) of UK citizens would. So, with the recent passing of Mental Health…


Next steps for healthcare standards

The Next Steps on the Five Year Forward View reiterated the need for integrated care. The NHS and the healthcare IT industry know that integrated care demands integrated data, if safe consistent patient care is to be provided.  Andrew Meiner, managing director of integrated care records provider Stalis, says that’s not happening. To change things,…


Digital transformation in healthcare and its effects on patient and network security

Eileen Haggerty, Senior Director Enterprise Business Operations, NETSCOUT Healthcare is changing the way it does business. Organisations today, not unlike other enterprises, are more and more dependent on technology. The benefits of digital transformation (DX) have been steadily introduced and aid in delivering high quality patient care, as well as greater business efficiency. Healthcare providers…

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