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NHS Digital launches new mental health data hub and more digital health news briefs

NHS Digital introduces new mental health data hub, Babylon launches Healthcheck service, Health Data Research UK launches £3m funding competition

Medopad partners with Tencent and Parkinson's Centre of Excellence to develop AI for Parkinson's disease

Medopad teams up with Tencent and Parkinson's Centre of Excellence at King's College Hospital in London...

​HIMSS announces global launch of MobiHealthNews, established provider of information for the digital health community

HIMSS Media announces global expansion of MobiHealthNews

Accelerator launched for ‘high growth potential’ UK-based data-driven biomedical start-ups

Innovate UK launches accelerator for biomedical and data science start-ups, to be delivered by the Francis Crick Institute

TestCard secures £1.25m for digitally-enabled home urine test

TestCard already has a signed agreement to trial its solution at an NHS trust in Yorkshire

BLOG: Delivering better care through digital technologies

Professor Martin Severs, NHS Digital Chief Medical Officer and Caldicott Guardian, writes about this week's Clinical Informatics Congress...

NHS Digital appoints Chief Information Security Officer

Robert Coles has been appointed as Chief Information Security Officer at NHS Digital

Oxford VR lands £3.2m in funding

Oxford University spin-out secures £3.2m in funding, plans to use the new money to bring its technology to market.

Connecting Care goes live with Care Connect FHIR API in new initiative aiming to reduce drug-related deaths

Connecting Care goes live with a Care Connect FHIR API developed by NHS Digital and the INTEROPen group

Consumer-focused tech the 'new drive' in healthcare

Michael Dowling, CEO of Northwell Health, argues there is one key area the industry is behind on: consumer-focused technologies

Applications open for two NHS schemes accelerating spread of innovation

NHS England opens applications for the Innovation and Technology Payment 2019/20 and the 4th call of the Innovation Accelerator programme

Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust vows to Axe the Fax

Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust launches campaign to remove the outdated technology, dubbed Axe the Fax

Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust EPR to become a ‘key driver’ in delivering change

The decision to expand its Allscripts partnership is said to help Maidstone and Tunbridge Well NHS Trust adapt to meet ongoing challenges

Babylon set to double its London team and target chronic disease with £75m investment

Dr Ali Parsa, Babylon CEO and Founder, made the announcement at an event organised this week at Babylon's HQ in London...

BLOG: Embracing the clinical informatics revolution in healthcare

Dr Raj Kumar, NHS Digital Clinical Director and Responsible Officer, looks at the 'clinical informatics-fuelled' transformation of...


The importance of clinical engagement in healthcare’s digital age

Imperial College London's Naila Siddiqui Kamal says embracing digital in the delivery of healthcare services will underpin system-wide...

Linking primary care to population health: Behind the Primary Care Home model

Nav Chana, Chair of the National Association of Primary Care, speaks to HIMSS Chief Clinical Officer Dr Charles Alessi at UK e-Health Week

Varian Acquires Evinance Innovation, Inc.

Varian acquires Montreal-based clinical decision support software company to expand its portfolio.

GDE trusts light the way for NHS digital transformation at UK e-Health Week

Working with users, harnessing data, and learning from others were key takeaways from the GDE Zone at UK e-Health Week

BLOG: The power of data

NHS Digital Director of Data Daniel Ray gives an update on the agency's data science strategy...

Could GDPR scupper NHS plans for AI?

The race to see artificial intelligence ‘save’ the NHS needs to overcome the hurdle of GDPR.

New board to drive implementation of Scotland’s digital health and care strategy

Scotland's new digital health and care strategy sets out a series of commitments to improve the use of information and technology across the...

NHS data could be of ‘immense value’ to AI research, says Lords committee

House of Lords Select Committee on AI looks at the ethical, social and economic ramifications of AI adoption

NHS Wales Informatics Service partners with life sciences hub

The new partnership will be known as the Digital Health Ecosystem Wales network

‘The penny has dropped’ on the benefits of NHS data, says Health Minister

The NHS could improve care for patients and transform the life sciences sector if it leverages its data resource, Health Minister says

BLOG: How is AI transforming the nature of healthcare delivery?

Eleonora Harwich, Head of Digital and Technological Innovation at Reform, looks at the application of AI in healthcare in a new blog

Four Scottish health boards to link up health and social care data

The project will initially see the development of a shared care record across the North of Scotland


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secures £1.25m for digitally-enabled home urine test
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: "Healthcare has been phenomenally technologically advanced,” says CEO Michael Dowling. But…