healthcare IT

Google Signs Healthcare Deal With US Firm Ascension

Privacy worry? Search engine giant Google to gain access to health data on millions of Americans

9 months ago

Orangeworm Gang Stealing Healthcare Data Since 2015

Healthcare trojan found on X-ray and MRI machines after three year campaign by Orangeworm gang, Symantec warns

2 years ago

Barts Health Trust Cancels Operations Due To IT Failure

A 'major' computer failure beginning on 20 April has led to a number of systems being inaccessible to clinical staff

3 years ago

Scientists Develop Safer Child-Friendly Battery Coating

Scientists invent coating to prevent visits to hospital A&E departments due to battery ingestion

6 years ago

Micro Robots To ‘Swim’ Through Human Body

Doctors in the future could make use micro robots swimming through your body to deliver medicine

6 years ago

Jawbone UP3 Device Enters Fitness Race

'Advanced' UP3 band monitors sleep cycle and workouts thanks to new “state-of-the-art” sensors

6 years ago

Microsoft Enters Wearables With Fitness Band

Microsoft Band targets the health and fitness market, and is compatible with Apple, Android and Windows Phone

6 years ago

Google To Develop ‘Nanoparticle’ Pill For Cancer Detection

Search engine giant lends its R&D prowess to tackle health problems including cancer and heart attacks

6 years ago

Facebook To Launch Healthcare Services

Support communities and Facebook fitness apps among offerings rumoured to be on the way

6 years ago

NHS Develops Backbone With Upgraded IT

The NHS Spine is used by more than 20,000 organisations that provide health care across England

6 years ago

IBM Puts Watson To Work In Research, Analytics

The cognitive computing technology is used to develop better drugs, faster

6 years ago

Hacked US Hospital Operator Thought To Be Victim Of Heartbleed

TrustedSec says hackers got into Community Health Systems database through unpatched Juniper equipement

6 years ago

US Healthcare Provider Hacked, 4.5 Million Patient Records Stolen

Mandiant suspects the involvement of the Chinese hackers

6 years ago

Intel Uses Wearables And Big Data To Help Study Parkinson’s

Intel announces a partnership with the Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research, uses smartwatches to track symptoms of the…

6 years ago

Apple Reports Point To Deeper Health Focus For iWatch

New hires and other reports indicate that Apple may be laying ambitious health care-related plans around its rumoured iWatch

7 years ago

Google Tests Connected Contact Lenses For Monitoring Diabetes

Google's experimental research facility is testing contact lenses with miniature sensors that could keep track of diabetes patients' blood sugar…

7 years ago

Sharing Your Healthcare Data Is The Ethical Thing To Do

The NHS wants to share your healthcare data. Gayna Hart tells us that the scheme is safe - and it…

7 years ago

English GPs To Start Sharing Anonymised Patient Data

The Department of Health hopes the scheme, starting in March, will help inform better choices

7 years ago

US Health Portal Rakes In £4m Investment

Human resources platform developer Maxwell Health will use the financing to meet growing demand

7 years ago

Oracle, Google, Red Hat Engineers Help Fix Crashing Obamacare Site

Government and private sector personnel have been called in to help fix Healthcare.gov, the crash-prone web portal created under the…

7 years ago

Nick Clegg Opens Social Enterprise Accelerator Wayra UnLtd

Telefonica launches another start-up accelerator, but will it see any massive successes in London any time soon?

7 years ago

Tech Success Awards: The NHS Trust That Trusts In Analytics

Orlando Agrippa got an NHS Trust from Colchester into business analytics, and won our Public Sector Project Of The Year…

7 years ago

Opera Uses Big Data To Fight US Health Insurance Fraud

Opera Solutions is working with the US federal government to detect fraud in the country's new health insurance exchanges using…

8 years ago

ThanksDoctor Offers Unlimited Access To Doctors By Email

A new subscription service lets you ask a qualified GP for advice, anytime and anywhere

8 years ago

The Cloud Will Manage Our Health And Work By 2025: Video

Don't stress about super-crowdsourcing, printed medication and the ubiquitous workplace, says Virgin Media Business

8 years ago

NHS Claws Back What It Can From CSC, As NPfIT Ends

The government claims £1 billion savings as parts of NPfIT live on

8 years ago

Giant NHS Project NPfIT Lives Beyond The Grave

CSC may still get paid to implement Lorenzo records system

8 years ago

Disability Rights Website Blocked

BT customers were unable to acess Black Triangle's website for six months

8 years ago

IBM Helps Leicester Tigers Predict Their Game

Predictive analytics will be used to help the team reduce number and severity of injuries

8 years ago

Hack Attacks Warning On Medical Implants

Insulin pumps and pacemakers can be turned off by radio control warn researchers

8 years ago