Articles by Ian Bolland


Child-friendly patient app recognised at M&K Awards

A child-friendly patient engagement app has been recognised after winning third place in the IT & Communication category at M&K Awards 2019. KidPro, developed by global technology consultancy DataArt – who designed, develop and support software solutions – features an animated, interactive squirrel cartoon to increase compliance in paediatric patients undergoing treatment or participating in…


AI and cybersecurity to feature at Medtec Live

The entire medical technology value chain will be represented at the Exhibition Centre Nuremberg for the international MedtecLive exhibition and the MedTech Summit Congress from 21-23 May. The event is expected to attract about 400 exhibitors, with two exhibition halls and a lecture programme. Alexander Stein, director MedtecLive at NürnbergMesse, said: “From a standing start, MedtecLive…


VR and AR company selected on NHS Innovation Accelerator Programme

Education technology company Virti has been selected to join the NHS Innovation Accelerator programme. Virti uses virtual and augmented reality combined with artificial intelligence to transport users into realistic, hard-to-access environments and assesses them under pressure to reduce anxiety; and improve human performance and outcomes regardless of geographical boundaries. The system enables cost-reduction and scaling of…


Analytics firm becomes SME partner for Medical Imaging & AI Centre

Neuroscience data analytics company IXICO has been chosen as a small-to-medium enterprise (SME) partner in the newly established London Medical Imaging & Artificial Intelligence Centre for Value-Based Healthcare. Led by King’s College London, the new Centre will develop and train sophisticated artificial intelligence (AI) algorithms from NHS medical images and patient data to provide tools…

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