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Interview: How health tech is being healed through collaboration Special

Healthcare technology has a general problem with a lack of interoperability. As a result, patients and their caregivers face expensive consequences, such as hospital readmissions. The Chicago-based healthcare incubator MATTER Health is challenging this.

Amazon drops plan to sell bulk pharmaceuticals

Amazon Business, which is the bulk products arm of Amazon, appears to be dropping its plan to become a major distributor of pharmaceutical and medical devices products. This follows on from indications last year that Amazon was to enter the fray.

Emerging technologies for pharma accounting and finances

The financial world is being affected by different technologies, and major companies need to develop such technologies to remain competitive. An example with accounting and financial reporting, which is being disrupted according to a new study.

Data-driven analysis of healthcare cyber risk insurance claims

A new report into data-driven analysis of cyber risk insurance claims in the healthcare sector assesses the types of organizations and institutions that are most vulnerable to attack and which represent the greater insurance risks.

Healthcare needs AI for improved business intelligence

As with other businesses, healthcare has discovered the imperative of linking artificial intelligence capabilities with human activities in order to boost competitiveness.

Digital hub aims to improve youth mental health

Belfast - Mental health issues remain on of society’s major, and sometimes overlooked, issues, especially among younger people. A U.K. government backed scheme aims to tackle some mental health concerns using digital technology.

State of play: One year on from WannaCry ransomware outbreak

The one year anniversary of the WannaCry ransomware outbreak, which severely impacted global healthcare organizations, edges closer. A new report assess how well hospitals and healthcare facilities have respond in terms of new technology and systems.

U.S. health companies launch blockchain pilot

The expansion of blockchain technology has extended to healthcare. Five U.S. based health organizations have launched a pilot scheme, designed to determine if blockchain technology can improve security.

Interview: Medication non-adherence is a growing problem Special

Medication non-adherence is a growing problem in the U.S. More than half of all hospitalizations are the result of patients failing to take their prescribed medications. A solution comes from Danish startup Klikkit.

Applying e-learning to pharma and healthcare: Interview Special

E-learning carries many advantages for companies, including delivering training remotely and with minimum disruption. One area of increased take-up is pharma. To understand how such training can be delivered, Laura Guardi of Pharmig explains.

A.I. assistive and rehab solutions: Interview Special

State-of-the-art technology like artificial intelligence and robotics are changing the way healthcare clinics and professional medical services operate. Bionik CEO Dr. Eric Dusseux provides an overview of recent developments.

Essential Science: New risk of high salt intake and food raised

The risks of a diet with too great a sodium content are well-documented. What has been less certain is whether a generally healthy diet can off-set consuming levels of sodium above recommended allowances. New research sheds light on this.

Africa new frontline in anti-tobacco fight: activists

Cape Town - Africa and other developing regions are becoming increasingly significant battlegrounds in the effort to combat the spread of smoking, an anti-smoking campaign group warned on Thursday.

Michael Bloomberg to launch $20mn anti-tobacco watchdog

Cape Town - Philanthropist Michael Bloomberg announced on Wednesday that he will spend $20 million (16.13 million euros) to launch a watchdog to detect and expose deceptive practices by the tobacco industry.

Michael Bloomberg to launch $20mn anti-tobacco watchdog

Cape Town - Philanthropist Michael Bloomberg announced on Wednesday that he will spend $20 million (16.13 million euros) to launch a watchdog to detect and expose deceptive practices by the tobacco industry.

Google announces new cloud APIs for healthcare services

Google's announced an expanded set of cloud services aimed at the healthcare sector. The company wants to organise medical data by addressing "significant" interoperability challenges. It will use AI and new analytics APIs to assist medical teams.

HP launches first sanitizable notebooks for use in healthcare

HP has announced a new range of computing devices aimed specifically at healthcare users. The company has developed notebooks which can be sanitized, making them ideal for frontline healthcare workers in hospitals. Security is also a high priority.

Girding for new battles in the war against Big Tobacco

Paris - Some 3,000 anti-tobacco experts and policy makers convening this week in Cape Town, South Africa confront an industry flush with profits and determined to expand the market for its deadly product.

Microsoft launches new AI-powered healthcare services

Microsoft has announced a set of new service launches from its Healthcare NExT research group. It includes a new platform for studying genomics data and an AI-powered assistant that can take notes during patient interviews.

What changes can an Amazon-backed healthcare company make? Special

Amazon made waves when it announced that it was planning to disrupt American healthcare the same way it’s disrupted so many other industries. But what changes can an Amazon-backed healthcare company actually make?

How to reduce the risk of healthcare data loss: Interview Special

The amount of data flowing in and out of hospitals is massive, and this puts it at risk from cyberattack. MediaPro’s Colleen Huber, Director of Cyber Education Strategy looks at what healthcare organizations can do to protect themselves.

Italy's country doctor making house calls on horseback

Verduno - Through vineyards stretching as far as the eye can see and shrouded in fog, the thud of hooves pounding the loose earth grows louder. A man on horseback gallops into view.

Interview: Health technology can transform healthcare industry Special

The company Health2047 is working in partnership with the American Medical Association to use technology to solve some of the biggest challenges in healthcare. Dr. Jack Stockert tells Digital Journal how this works.

Amazon and Co. set to disrupt U.S. healthcare

Healthcare insurance in the U.S. is set to undergo a significant reduction with news that major companies Amazon, Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway and JP Morgan are to come together to launch a type of health insurance plan.

Amazon, Warren Buffett join forces to tackle health care

Washington - Retail behemoth Amazon has joined forces with two other titans of American business -- Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway and JP Morgan Chase -- to tackle one of the most enduring problems in the country: quality affordable health care.

New healthcare technology to reduce diabetes costs: Interview Special

Many employers and health plans are looking to integrate coverage for innovative healthcare technology solutions. One platform is provided by WellDoc, which has partnered with a leading analytics company to address diabetes management and costs.

Interview: New network-as-a-service platform for healthcare Special

The company Akiri recently launched a network-as-a-service platform to the entire healthcare industry, called the Akiri Switch, a subscription-based data network. Digital Journal speaks to Akiri CEO, Adriaan Ligtenberg.

New AI system for lung cancer and heart disease

Artificial intelligence is gradually being adopted by health services to assist medics with the diagnosis of serious diseases. In one new development, scientists in Oxford, U.K. have launched an AI system for heart disease.

Lithuanian doctors rally for pay rise to halt exodus

Vilnius - A thousand young Lithuanian doctors rallied in Vilnius on Thursday demanding faster wage growth that would stop their exodus from the Baltic eurozone state to richer western European nations.

Internet-testing for sexually transmitted infections success

London - For those worried about the possibility of having contracted a sexually transmitted disease but worried about a visit to a clinic, a digital service might be the answer. Such services are proving increasingly popular.
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