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How should the NHS prepare for AI?

Antonio Marino, consultant at healthcare policy and communications group, Incisive Health, looks at how the NHS can prepare for the rise of artificial intelligence technologies. In her speech in Davos last month, Theresa May became the latest senior politician to add her voice to the growing hype around the potential of artificial intelligence in healthcare…


Google acquires sensor using start-up Senosis Health

Google has acquired Senosis Health, a start-up that uses sensors in mobile phones to collect medical data and health information. Senosis has a range of apps that use certain features in smartphones to monitor lung health, haemoglobin counts and jaundice in newborns. The Seattle-based company was founded by Shwetak Patel, a professor at the University…


Digital Health Age: Weekly news roundup

Digital Health Age takes a look at some of the biggest stories that have emerged over the course of the week.   WannaCry continued Following on from the WannaCry attack that affected NHS hospitals across England and Scotland, DHA reached out to a number of digital health companies to see what they had to say…


Google Deepmind data deal with NHS “inappropriate”

The sharing of 1.6 million patient records between the Royal Free hospital and Google’s artificial subsidiary unit Deepmind has been criticised by the National Data Guardian, dame Fiona Caldicott. In a letter leaked to Sky News, Caldicott writes to medical director of the Royal Free Hospital, professor Stephen Prowis, stating that the transfer of 1.6…

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