Its Elastic Inference and SageMaker platforms provide health systems with scalable and powerful ways to process large datasets, while the new Comprehend Medical tool delves into unstructured data.
KLAS sized up 10 vendors and found that the technologies are maturing and improving clinician’s workflow.
Matt Hancock has told NHS IT suppliers his endorsement of GP at Hand has helped its competitors, even as he faces fresh criticism for supporting the digital GP practice.
In this podcast, we speak with Harvard professor and Cyft CEO Len D'Avolio about the wide gap between artificial intelligence in real-world healthcare, and how it's often depicted in sci-fi [...]
Barry Rassin on polio, nutrition and hunger, scorpion-milking robots
Most of the excess deaths occurred in women and people over 85, Office for National Statistics data shows.
Campaigners are calling for more research into how many children may be affected by Foetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder.
Your essential update on health for the week.
More than 400 people have been hit in eastern DR Congo, where rebel attacks have hampered operations.
The NHS could save more than £18m by reducing follow-ups for oral surgery and increasing the proportion of wisdom teeth removals done as outpatients procedures, a new report has found.
A former hospital boss and NHS England director has been appointed the chief executive of the UK arm of international insurance firm Centene.
A recent article from China Daily stated that IT investment in the country’s hospital system will reach 65.7 billion yuan ($9.47 billion) in 2022, surging 53.5 percent from 2017 and [...]
More than 40 million UK patient records will be shifted onto Amazon Web Services, as part of a wider upgrade by the dominant NHS GP IT supplier.
A candid assessment of the health system across Kent and Medway has concluded the sustainability and transformation programme has not unified the system, is dominated by providers and little [...]
A diet of soups and shakes that can reverse type 2 diabetes is to be trialled by the NHS in England.
Cedar View Rehabilitation also has seen a 6 percent decrease in readmissions because it has been able to coordinate care better with external providers.
There were 110,000 measles related deaths last year, a worldwide report shows.
Rebekah Vardy's photo has prompted women to have smear tests, a cervical cancer charity has said.
Lloyd Russell-Moyle reveals he has been HIV positive for nearly 10 years, in a World Aids Day debate.
A Labour MP revealed he has been HIV positive for nearly 10 years, as the Commons debated World Aids Day.
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has announced the winners of a new challenge to develop software for identifying and reporting safety and usability issues in EHRs in a way that [...]
BlackBerry will help hospitals use INFRAM to assess vulnerabilities and identify options for strengthening their infrastructures, the companies said.
The HSJ Partnership Awards are closing for entries this Friday, 30 November. HSJ launched these awards in 2018 in order to champion the often-under-valued contribution to patient outcomes, [...]
He Jiankui shocked the world by claiming he had created the first genetically edited children.
Two hospital trusts have submitted a proposal that would stop a neighbour selling land worth hundreds of millions and relocating.
When Keely Favell's was asked when her baby was due, she thought she was "just fat".
Scorpion venom can be used to help detect and cure diseases
Almost 40 NHS providers are now forecasting to miss their financial plans in 2018-19, as regulators reported another deterioration in the sector’s finances.
A woman whose daughter was born disabled believes the pregnancy test drug Primodos hurt her child.
A mother who took the hormonal pregnancy test still feels guilt for taking the tablets she believes harmed her child.
Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital Trust has been rated “inadequate” by the Care Quality Commission following months of concerns over the safety of the trust’s accident [...]
Growth in private income at a small number of London trusts offset a decline across the rest of England last year, HSJ analysis has found.
Hayley, 25, describes her dad as being a different person since he was diagnosed two years ago.
Last week, Calvary Mater Newcastle Hospital in New South Wales (NSW), Australia became the 17th Intensive Care Unit (ICU) across the state to replace paper charting with Electronic Record for [...]
Inspectors say emergency and maternity services at Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital Trust are unsafe.
HIV diagnoses are falling in the UK as public health experts say prevention efforts are working.
Parents naturally worry if their child swallows a small object but this experiment means they can relax a little.
As Scotland launches its first drugs strategy for a decade, we speak to friends and family of "street valium" victims.
Maternity leave is often seen as an idyllic time but the reality is much harder, says BBC presenter Emma Barnett.
The maker of Coco Pops and Corn Flakes will start to roll out new nutritional labelling in January.
Thirteen NHS trusts in England providing a mixture of acute, mental health and community services will receive a share of £16m to speed up implementation of e-prescribing.
A billing vendor, AccuDoc Solutions, told the health system in October that a third-party had gained access to its data for about a week in September.
The draft plan addresses physician concerns around usability, regulation and note bloat, and aims to help vendors improve their designs to improve productivity and user satisfaction.
Mycroft is pitching its new platform as more secure and customizable than voice assistants currently on the market.
Karen Smith said her husband was "desperate" after hearing of a five-week wait for treatment.
Since the new discharge platform was introduced at Bon Secours Charity Hospital, it has cut the amount of time case managers need to prepare from a daily average of 35 minutes to eight.
The NHS long-term plan will not “definitively” deal with staff training, capital or public health – and the government still has no “durable answer” for social [...]
The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital Trust has called off plans to shut Telford's A&E overnight.
The NHS must develop leaders who will foster a “learn not blame” culture, the health and social care secretary Matt Hancock said today.
Norfolk and Suffolk Foundation Trust is facing calls to be put into the NHS failure regime after being kept in special measures and rated “inadequate” again following a Care [...]
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A new 120m2 primary DC helping clinicians and staff deliver the highest standards of careLondon, 28 November 2018 – Secure I.T. Environments Ltd, one of the UK’s leading design and [...]
He Jiankui shocked the world by claiming he had created the world's first genetically edited children.
Inspectors say patients were repeatedly failed as a charity calls for the government to intervene.
A woman who suffered PTSD from a traumatic birth shares her story, as experts warn about misdiagnosis.
Charlie, 11, became an aspiring ballerina when she took it up to build up her strength after chemotherapy.
“Bullying and discrimination” are “prevalent and accepted” in NHS leadership, according to an official review by a former top hospital boss.
A school says attendance has risen after providing pupils with free menstrual products.
The marketplace will enable imaging centers to monetize their data while providing a centralized place for radiologists to browse for specific AI algorithms.
CIO Mike Zahigian says moving to the cloud will enable Amgen to create innovative apps for serving patients.
Each integrated care system should have just one clinical commissioning group, according to one of the NHS’s most influential figures.
Chances of making money with a sugar pill are greater than a carbon capture plan
Matt Hancock wants to take “mid career business leaders and turn them into top tier NHS trailblazers”, under plans for health service leadership today he is due to announce today.
Third annual recognition honors experts setting an example for everyone when it comes to advancing health information and technology.
More than 60 percent of hospitals have yet to embrace enterprise resource planning, but they're going to need it for value-based care.
Noel Conway said he was "extremely disappointed" as his court battle for assisted dying ends.
A trust in special measures has delayed a board discussion on plans to move cancer patients to a neighbouring hospital 40 miles away, amid patient safety concerns from senior clinicians.
A network of one stop shop diagnostic centres for the rapid diagnosis of suspected cancer should be established across England, according to a report written by Sir Mike Richards.
NHS Improvement will stop foundation trusts from creating subsidiary companies if it considers the plan too “high-risk”, according to new guidance.
A former Department of Health and Social Care permanent secretary has called on the government to put more emphasis on an “innovation rich and technology rich NHS” in order to [...]
New Zealand’s Northern Region simulated a major cyberattack on its health system, saying it is a case of “when, not if” an attack will eventually occur.
The proportion of cancers being diagnosed at an early stage has dropped in several areas across England, according to recently released data.
Healthwatch England is to be given “significant investment” from NHS England and NHS Improvement.
NHS England’s drive to cut length of stay this winter could have damaging patient safety consequences without appropriate checks and balances, one of the country’s leading [...]