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Mobile Sensors
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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…

News-Update
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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…

Data-Sharing
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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…

Medical-Data
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NHS deal with DeepMind criticised over use of patient data

A deal between Royal Free trust and Google’s artificial intelligence subsidiary DeepMind, has been criticised in an academic paper for its lack of transparency regarding its use of patient data. The two companies first started working together in 2016 on a project that would help patients suffering from acute kidney injury (AKI). The project involved…

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