Healthcare

Varian and Google to co-develop AI-based cancer diagnostic platform
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artificial intelligence (AI)

Varian and Google to co-develop AI-based cancer diagnostic platform

The platform will address organ segmentation challenges in radiation oncology
12 Apr 2021
CNA Financial suffers extensive network disruption following cyber attack
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ransomware

CNA Financial suffers extensive network disruption following cyber attack

The Chicago-based insurer took down its website and systems to mitigate potential damage from the attack
24 Mar 2021
How NHS Bedfordshire is building a paperless hospital
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digital transformation

How NHS Bedfordshire is building a paperless hospital

Xerox has helped the Trust cut down its use of paper records, unlocking benefits for doctors and clinicians
19 Mar 2021
80% of medtech firms suffered a cyber attack in the past five years
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Internet of Things (IoT)

80% of medtech firms suffered a cyber attack in the past five years

Survey finds that just 18% of organizations believed their medical device security was strong
8 Feb 2021
Health care organizations are unprepared for cloud migration
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cloud computing

Health care organizations are unprepared for cloud migration

Study reveals rapid migration to the cloud may pose significant security risks for HCOs
4 Feb 2021
The IT Pro Podcast: Technology in healthcare
The IT Pro Podcast: Technology in healthcare
chief technical officer (CTO)

The IT Pro Podcast: Technology in healthcare

Now, more than ever, IT is essential for transforming the medical sector
29 Jan 2021
Microsoft launches Azure Health Bot
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Microsoft Azure

Microsoft launches Azure Health Bot

Azure Health Bot succeeds Microsoft's AI-based Healthcare Bot
8 Jan 2021
Health care organizations under siege from Ryuk ransomware
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ransomware

Health care organizations under siege from Ryuk ransomware

As hospitals bravely cope with Coronavirus, hackers sense an opportunity to cash in
5 Jan 2021
Researchers find 45 million medical images exposed online
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cyber security

Researchers find 45 million medical images exposed online

Google crawled images containing sensitive patient metadata
17 Dec 2020
Amazon launches big data service focused on health care
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Amazon Web Services (AWS)

Amazon launches big data service focused on health care

Data lake promises to keep health care organizations' information secure
10 Dec 2020
Eceptionist launches self-service COVID-19 vaccine management tool
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software as a service (SaaS)

Eceptionist launches self-service COVID-19 vaccine management tool

New tool will help automate and organize COVID-19 vaccine distribution
4 Dec 2020
The IT Pro Podcast: Supercharging healthcare with data
The IT Pro Podcast: Supercharging healthcare with data
Data & insights

The IT Pro Podcast: Supercharging healthcare with data

How a robust data strategy can transform community health and medicine
4 Dec 2020
AI-based reminiscence pilot aims to stimulate recall in memory care patients
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telepresence

AI-based reminiscence pilot aims to stimulate recall in memory care patients

Program will connect patients and their families to their legacies
19 Nov 2020
Outcomes4Me raises $4.7M for its AI-powered breast cancer care app
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communications

Outcomes4Me raises $4.7M for its AI-powered breast cancer care app

The free mobile app will better inform patients about treatment options and clinical trials
18 Nov 2020
VectorCare expands offerings to meet surging mobile health care demands
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software as a service (SaaS)

VectorCare expands offerings to meet surging mobile health care demands

COVID-19 has created a surge in mobile and home-based health care demands, and VectorCare’s new tech can help
15 Oct 2020
Biofourmis lands $100M in Series C funding round
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communications

Biofourmis lands $100M in Series C funding round

The Company will use funding to bring new digital therapeutic solutions to market
3 Sep 2020
Google and Amwell team up to boost telehealth services
Cloud

Google and Amwell team up to boost telehealth services

Google will buy a $100 million stake in Amwell during its IPO
25 Aug 2020
Infermedica raises $10.25 million in Series A funding
communications

Infermedica raises $10.25 million in Series A funding

Funding will be used to enhance platform features and clinical decision support analysis
6 Aug 2020
Robots are supposed to steal our jobs – so why haven’t they during the coronavirus crisis?
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artificial intelligence (AI)

Robots are supposed to steal our jobs – so why haven’t they during the coronavirus crisis?

Robots are already making some progress in healthcare settings, but they need more support if they're to make a real difference
13 Jul 2020
Crowdfunded investment company launches $100M pandemic fund
Technology

Crowdfunded investment company launches $100M pandemic fund

OurCrowd, an Israel-based venture investment platform, to invest in coronavirus fight
3 Jun 2020
How AI can improve medical diagnosis
artificial intelligence (AI)

How AI can improve medical diagnosis

While your flesh and blood doctor isn't about to be replaced by a robot, artificial intelligence can support them in their job
15 Jan 2020