NHS turns to deep learning to fight heart disease

The NHS is using deep learning technology to help hospitals fight against coronary heart disease (CHD) as part of its Innovation and Technology Payment (ITP) programme. Across the country, 13 hospitals are using the HeartFlow Flow Analysis to evaluate patients’ blood flow to the heart and diagnose CHD. The technology uses deep-learning and data processing…


Docman becomes first supplier to integrate with NHS eRS

Electronic document management provider, Docman, has become the first company to integrate its technology with the NHS e-Referral Service (eRS), following the government’s recent funding to help Trusts go paperless. The news comes after health and social care secretary Matt Hancock announced that £75 million will be available to help Trusts replace paper-based systems with…


World’s first contraceptive app gets FDA approval

The world’s first contraceptive app has gained FDA approval even after months of controversy regarding how effective it is. The app, Natural Cycles, contains an algorithm that informs women on which day of the month they will be fertile based on daily body temperature readings and menstrual cycle information. Women take their temperature from underneath…

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