Amazon is preparing to enter the healthcare space with a product designed to save hospitals and medical centers time and resources, by scanning digitized patient records and extracting useful or relevant data and information.
DeepMind has announced that the team behind Streams, a healthcare app for managing patients using its powerful artificial intelligence, is joining Google to create an "AI-powered assistant for nurses and doctors everywhere."
Locum's Nest, a London-based startup which has developed an online platform that helps locum doctors find work, has raised GB pound 3 million ($3.9 million) in funding from Albion Capital and IDO Investments.
About 60% of life sciences and pharmaceutical companies are experimenting with blockchain, compared to 22% who were asked about this emerging technology last year, according to new research from non-profit Pistoia Alliance.
Innovate UK, the public body charged with stimulating business-led innovation, has announced it will invest GB pound 400,000 into the creation of KQ Labs, a new accelerator program for early-stage startups in the biomedical and data science sectors, in order to improve the state of healthcare technology as the UK's population grows and ages.
Amy Turner, Head, Digital Content, KNect365 TMT, 6/14/2018
Tech TV welcomed 2018 "change maker" and the director of digital development for NHS England, Dr Sam Shah, to TechXLR8, as a keynote speaker across both Digital CX World and the London Tech Week Headliners Stage.