healthcare

EC Gathers Feedback On Microsoft’s Nuance Buy, Despite US Approval

European antitrust regulators are gathering competition data on Microsoft's purchase of Nuance ahead of 21 December decision deadline

8 hours ago

Texas Governor Bans Vaccine Mandates

Over 4 million cases of Covid in Texas and 66,000 thousand deaths, does not stop Texas governor from banning vaccine…

2 months ago

Google Health Disbanded; Staff Sent To Other Divisions

The dedicated health unit at Google has been disbanded, with its 570 staff sent to different divisions within the Alphabet…

4 months ago

Neuralink Rival Synchron Wins FDA Approval For Brain Interface Trial

Elon Musk's Neuralink business faces competition, after Synchron gains approval for a second trial with humans for its implantable brain…

4 months ago

UK’s Most Powerful Supercomputer, Cambridge-1, Targets Healthcare

Nvidia's Cambridge-1 is now the UK's most powerful supercomputer, and will offer research capabilities for healthcare and AI

5 months ago

Microsoft Focuses On Healthcare With $20bn AI Buy

Microsoft's purchase of speech recognition pioneer Nuance Communications gives it leading cloud AI tools that are widely used in healthcare…

8 months ago

Pandemic Sees Surge In Healthcare Ransomware Attacks

Attackers turn to ransomware-as-a-service for easy access as pandemic creates opportunity to pounce on vulnerable healthcare IT

10 months ago

Amazon Enters Wearables With Halo Band

Health market entry for e-commerce giant after it unveils the Amazon Halo Band, which can track a user's sleep and…

1 year ago

Hospitals At Risk Due To Outdated Operating Systems

Palo Alto Networks has warned in a new report that the healthcare sector is in 'critical shape' due to its…

2 years ago

Researchers Use AI To Find New Type Of Antibiotic

MIT researchers use machine learning to pinpoint molecule capable of killing drug-resistant bacteria in approach said to usher in a…

2 years ago

Governmenet Invests £40m To Reduce NHS Staff Log-In Times

Investment seeks to introduce single sign-on technologies across the NHS, where staff must currently log into up to 15 separate…

2 years ago

Regulators Investigate Google Over Ascension Health Data Deal

Probe begins of Google, after deal that gives it access to healthcare data about millions of Americans

2 years ago

Google Signs Healthcare Deal With US Firm Ascension

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

2 years ago

Study: NHS ‘Remains Vulnerable’ To WannaCry-Style Cyber-Attacks

The NHS requires 'urgent' investment into cyber-security, with security built into new technologies from the beginning, say Imperial College London…

2 years ago

Next Generation Networks: The Promise of 5G

Is 5G the transformative network technology that will revolutionise every industry it touches? We assess the current state of 5G…

2 years ago

Kheiron Begins NHS Trials For Breast Cancer Diagnosis AI

The tests, involving historic patient records in Leeds and the East Midlands, are the latest to probe the use of…

3 years ago

Public Ranks Digital NHS Services Last In Spending Study

Cancer care, staff retention and mental health considered most important for budget increase spending, with access to digital services at…

3 years ago

DeepMind Diagnostic AI ‘More Accurate’ Than Human Eye Specialists

DeepMind's algorithm outperforms human doctors in initial tests, but questions hang over the use of AI in clinical practice

3 years ago

Amazon Buys Online Pharmacy In Health Care Move

The purchase of US pharmacy PillPack is seen as a notice of Amazon's intent to establish itself in the healthcare…

3 years 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

4 years ago

NHS Fixes Defaced Data Website

The defaced NHS England page had been displaying a hacker message for several days

4 years ago

Innovate UK To Invest £6m Into Digital Health Projects

The UK's public innovation agency is to fund trials of digital technologies with the potential to 'significantly' improve healthcare

4 years ago

Microsoft’s Life Sciences Push Continues With Parexel Partnership

Parexel International will use Microsoft Azure to accelerate clinical trials and enhance patient engagement

4 years ago

Bupa Global Admits Data Breach Of Health Insurance Information

Firm admits employee action resulted in breach of customer data including names and date of births

4 years ago

Royal Society: UK ‘Needs’ New Data Protection Watchdog

The Royal Society and the British Academy argue a new level of oversight is needed in a data protection landscape…

4 years ago

Taunton And Somerset NHS Trust Turns To Google DeepMind For Mobile App

Google-owned DeepMind signs up yet another NHS Trust as a partner

4 years ago

Nokia Goes Big On Digital Health With Connected Portfolio

New products include a Wi-Fi connected BMI scale and a blood pressure monitor

4 years ago

AI Discovers Drug That Could Slow Down Motor Neuron Disease

BenevolentAI's technology demonstrated the benefit if AI in healthcare

5 years ago

UKCloud Targets Health Sector With New Division

The public-sector cloud provider says shifting NHS trusts, private health companies and research institutions to the cloud can boost 'appropriate'…

5 years ago

AI Doctors On The Rise: British Startup Babylon Health Secures £50m For iOS & Android App

The startup looks to combine machine learning, with image and video conversations to create the perfect doctor

5 years ago