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By Sara Mageit 04:58 am July 08, 2020
The Oxford University spin-out is also calling on the government to review what data it is collecting on the COVID-19 crisis by ethnic groups.     

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By Sara Mageit 08:35 am July 07, 2020
Medicspot has announced a partnership with Asda to offer in-store GP video-consultations in the latest expansion of digital primary care services.

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By Ahmed El Sherif 09:30 am July 03, 2020
The smart device, a prototype by Fab Lab Bahrain, reportedly uses UV-C light that kills or inactivates a range of microorganisms by disrupting their DNA or RNA.
By Sara Mageit 07:40 am July 03, 2020
Local authorities are to be given access to postcode-level data on people testing positive for coronavirus in their areas. 

(Top row: left to right) Dr Charles Alessi, HIMSS, Dr Peter Gocke, Charité in Berlin (Germany)

(Bottom row: left-right) Dr Afzal Chaudhry, Cambridge University Hospitals (UK), Dr Jan Kimpen, Philips (Netherlands)

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By 10:45 am July 02, 2020
The value of involving clinicians in digital tool development and the power of data sharing were major themes of a HIMSS Digital Dialogue webinar, held in collaboration with Philips, where European healthcare leaders shared their pandemic experiences.
By Lynne Minion 01:28 am July 02, 2020
The response by the New Zealand government to the COVID-19 pandemic has brought the crisis there under control. HIMSS Insights spoke to Shayne Hunter, deputy director general of data & digital at the New Zealand Ministry of Health, about their strategy.
By Sara Mageit 06:57 am July 01, 2020
Five of Sheffield’s labour MPs have written to the prime minister, Boris Johnson, and health secretary, Matt Hancock, to seek support for the building of the Child Health Technology (CCHT) on the Sheffield Olympic Legacy Park.  

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By Ahmed El Sherif 10:31 am June 30, 2020
The project aims to optimise cost management, doctor performance, inventory management, and the hiring of top talent, amongst others.
By Lynne Minion 07:01 am June 30, 2020
When Paul Roseworn flew out on holiday to Ireland and the UK in February to watch the Six Nations Rugby, he didn’t realise he would be caught up in a global pandemic.

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By Sara Mageit 04:34 am June 30, 2020
Leader in AI-powered cancer diagnostics, Ibex Medical Analytics and provider of digital pathology services in the NHS, LDPath, have announced the UK’s first rollout of clinical grade AI application for cancer detection in pathology.