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Enabling healthcare innovation through interconnection

Digital transformation is impacting every organisation in the world, from banks to bakeries, and the healthcare sector is no exception. Healthcare is an incredibly data-intensive industry. According to IBM, medical data doubles every three years. By 2020, it will be doing so every 73 days. The $7 trillion healthcare industry in its current state is…

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GP Data Hub gets updated

The second phase of the GP Data Hub has is now complete, NHS Digital has announced. The GP Data Hub offers individuals access to an online archive of statistics about individual GP practices across England. Information includes the number of staff and patients at a practice, measurements on how well the practice is coping with…

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Bupa suffers health insurance data breach

Bupa has been hit by a data breach after one of its employees released customer insurance information from the company. Managing director for Bupa Global, Sheldon Kenton, detailed what the breach contained in an online video. He said around 108,000 health insurance policies have been affected and the data doesn’t include any financial or medical data….

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Possible Mobile discusses digital health, data and its work with GSK

Digital Health Age chats with Ben Reubenstein, CEO of app development company Possible Mobile. Possible Mobile has been involved in the creation of apps across multiple sectors including sport, photography and healthcare. The company recently worked alongside pharmaceutical company GSK (GlaxoSmithKline) to develop an app using Apple’s ResearchKit. Possible Mobile developed the PARADE app for…

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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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