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Behavioural change software aims to tackle obesity

A behavioural change technology company has unveiled its software at the Health 2.0 conference in Santa Clara, California.  The company, Klue, was selected as one of 12 companies selected to be part of Health 2.0’s Launch! Panel at the Fall Conference. Klue’s CEO and co-founder Katelijn Vleugels demonstrated Klue’s software which recognises subtle hand movements…


How are health apps affected by medical device rules?

First published in our sister title Medical Plastics News – Lorna Brazell and Piet Weinreich, Osborne Clarke examine the issue surrounding software and when it may or may not fall under medical device regulations. It is widely known that in some circumstances, software may fall within the category of medical device and so have to…


GP booking platform relaunches with new look

An online platform which healthcare professionals use to book their own shifts has rebranded and relaunched as a medical workforce management software company.  Lantum, formerly known as Network Locum, was rebranded to reflect the company’s growing ambitions. The company launched in 2012 as a solution for locum GPs to book their own shifts. The company…


120 PCs disposed of by NHS every day

NHS trusts are getting rid of 120 PCs every day, according to a freedom of information request by memory and storage experts, Crucial. Information, provided by 197 NHS trusts, revealed that since 2013 trusts have disposed of 219,232 laptops and computers.  More so, during this period NHS trusts spent £260,246 on 384,714 PCs. Crucial argue…


Software developed to aid in the detection of colon cancer

World leader in applied research, Fraunhofer ISS, has developed software to aid the detection and visualisation of adenomas in the form of polyps, found in colorectal cancer. The “KoloPol” project has helps doctors with software that automatically detects polyp-like regions during colonoscopies. This can make screening for colorectal cancer potentially more and efficient and effective….

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