Search Tag: NHS

Executive Health Management

Vendor-Driven Standards for Interoperability

2019 02 Oct

David Hancock, the healthcare executive advisor at InterSystems, was recently elected vendor co-chair of INTEROPen, a UK collaboration that promotes open standards for interoperability in the health and care sector. HealthManagement.org spoke to David about why he wants INTEROPen to be vendor-led and how this approach will help both suppliers and... Read more

Executive Health Management

Brexit: Wreaking Havoc in Healthcare?

2019 02 Oct

The date is set (we think!) - on October 31st the United Kingdom is to leave the European Union (EU). Since the 2016 referendum on membership of the EU bloc, when 51.9% of British voters opted for an exit from the European Union, the Brexit negotiations have been erratic and dramatic with no resolution about the form the exit will take. Trade deals,... Read more

IT Management

DeepMind AI Lab Founder Goes on Leave

2019 23 Aug

It has recently been reported that the co-Founder of London-based Google AI Lab, Mustafa Suleyman will be taking a leave of absence amid controversy surrounding the company.   Mr Suleyman has led the healthcare initiatives at DeepMind and has generally been known as the public face of the company since it was founded in 2010 alongside co-Founder ... Read more

Executive Health Management

2019 03 Jun

RAIN Radio Frequency ID (Passive UHF RFID) technology has transformed various industries over the past two decades, yet the limitations of fixed readers in both accuracy and range have constrained deployment, leaving many organisations reliant on the more accurate but resource draining manual handheld readers or very expensive RFID active tags systems.... Read more

Executive Health Management

Health GB 2019

2019 30 Apr

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IT Management

Report warns of AI healthcare limitations

2019 12 Feb

Artificial intelligence (AI) is seen driving what is regarded as the new phase of automation. Advocates say it is hard to think of any area of our lives that will not be affected by this nascent data driven technology. AI is already in healthcare too; for example, Google’s Deep Mind has taught machines to read retinal scans with at least as... Read more

IT Management

Mental health and early cancer detection aims of NHS and space tech collaboration

2018 19 Sep

The deadline is approaching for submissions to a multi-million-pound initiative for innovative ideas using space tech to solve healthcare problems. To celebrate the 70th anniversary of the UK National Health Service (NHS), the UK Space Agency has launched a 4-billion-pound joint initiative with the NHS for healthcare innovators who can demonstrate... Read more

Health Management

Why I became a radiology whistleblower

2017 19 Sep

Whistleblowers who raise concerns continue to be at risk of losing their jobs. Sharmila Chowdhury speaks the truth behind the life of a whistleblower and the severe consquences she continues to face after being dismissed by the NHS.   I had worked in the UK National Health Service (NHS ) since 1980 and qualified as a radiographer in 1983. I... Read more