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Munich-based start-up launches new AI app in the UK proven to reduce back pain by 40%

German start-up Kaia Health launches a new app in the UK that uses AI to tailor treatment programmes tackling low back pain.

Healthy.io secures FDA clearance for smartphone camera-based home urine test

Startup secures FDA clearance in the US for home-based urinalysis kit that is currently available in the UK through a 'virtual renal clinic' launched by Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust...

More apps should be used in the NHS, says new health secretary

Health and Social Care Secretary Matt Hancock reaffirms his commitment to improve the use of technology in the NHS.

Cerner announces plans to expand Dublin-based R&D hub and create 50 new jobs

Cerner unveils plans to expand its Dublin research and development hub through a new partnership with IDA Ireland as a new KLAS report finds that, with fewer new EPR deployments, the company is increasing its focus on the HealtheIntent and Health Information Exchange solutions.

Drones could soon transport blood and medical tests between London hospitals, report says

New findings from Nesta's Flying High programme indicate that drone deliveries could become a reality for NHS hospitals in London, but further testing is needed before the technology can be used in the capital's airspace...

London start-up creates groundbreaking AI system for surgical teams

Experts predict that AI supported surgery will become ‘common practice’ in the next five years as a London start-up deploys an Artificial Intelligence Platform set to act as a ‘navigational system’ for healthcare professionals.

AI and associated technologies to create one million jobs in healthcare, PwC analysis suggests

New PwC research indicates that one million jobs could be created in health and social work by 2037 due to AI, but warns that the impact will eventually be determined by how citizens, businesses and the government engage with the new technologies.

Government responds to damning Lords report on Life Sciences Industrial Strategy

The Department of Health and Social Care and the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy respond to the House of Lords Science and Technology Select Committee's report on the Life Sciences Industrial Strategy...

PwC invests in Perfect Ward to accelerate adoption of innovation across health and social care

PricewaterhouseCoopers invests in Perfect Ward, a digital health start-up that offers an innovative tool to carry out real-time inspections, currently being used in a variety of healthcare settings in the UK.

Topol calls for input on digital NHS workforce needs

The Topol Review’s interim report invites the health tech community to share insight on what the NHS workforce needs to deliver its digital future.

Yorkshire and Humber and Thames Valley and Surrey join Local Health and Care Record Exemplar programme

Yorkshire and Humber and Thames Valley and Surrey will each receive up to £7.5m during the next two years to drive shared care records initiatives through a new exemplar programme.

Pfizer announces winning pitches for start-up innovation competition

Three digital health start-ups will receive a share of a £50,000 grant through the Pfizer Healthcare Hub: London programme.

UK Space Agency offers innovators £4m to bring space tech to the NHS

Innovators will be able to apply for new funding from the UK Space Agency to find medical applications for space technology.

Apple taps RapidSOS to help emergency responders pinpoint iOS users' locations

Apple enters partnership with RapidSOS in the United States, which provides a platform that links various devices and data sources directly to 911 responders during an emergency.

Twelve councils to receive funding for digital innovation in social care

Twelve councils will explore the role that technology could play in transforming social care, taking into account local challenges.

What to expect from the digital health world? Patents hold clues about Apple, Amazon, Google and Microsoft plans for healthcare

New report sheds light on the hundreds of patents filed by tech giants in relation to health IT.

Cutting-edge facility to use AI and develop new drugs for clinical testing within weeks

The new Rosalind Franklin Institute is investing £6m in ground-breaking initiatives that will disrupt the drug development process.

Digital mental health platform Healios raises £2.2m

Healios will now use the money to grow the scale of its operations and enable the platform to be used more widely in the NHS.

BLOG: NHS70 Innovation

In a new blog, NHS Northern, Eastern and Western Devon Clinical Commissioning Group Chief Information Officer Nick Hopkinson calls for greater efforts to encourage innovation in health and care.

Inside Apple's integration with Medisafe, the first test of the Apple Health Records API

Apple unveils Health Records API and announces integration, in the first instance, with medication tracking and adherence app Medisafe.

Clanwilliam Group acquires Informatica Systems

Investment group Clanwilliam acquires Informatica Systems in its latest expansion push.

Brighton rocks patient-centred health innovation

Putting patients at the heart of health and care is being put into a practice with a Brighton project that delivers the technology that citizens want.

PM urges NHS & wider tech sector to use AI in the ‘fight against disease’

Prime Minister Theresa May is expected to say that AI and data could save thousands of lives if used to improve diagnosis of cancer and other diseases, but experts warn that the ‘right infrastructure’ needs to be in place to underpin these developments.

Dictate.it launches next generation medical speech recognition to entire NHS Primary Health Care Network

Dictate.it launches next generation medical speech recognition to the entire NHS Primary Health Care Network - ‘Dictate IT Live’ - with a two months no-cost, no-commitment free trial.

Varian Acquires Evinance Innovation, Inc.

Varian acquires Montreal-based clinical decision support software company to expand its portfolio and become a global leader in multi-disciplinary integrated cancer care solutions.

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