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Outgoing NHSX director of digital development Dr Sam Shah has been ranked fourth in the #IB100, a list of the top 100 most influential BAME leaders in the tech sector. 

By Piers Ford 06:38 am November 13, 2019
Outgoing NHSX director of digital development Dr Sam Shah has been ranked fourth in the #IB100, a list of the top 100 most influential black, asian and minority ethnic (BAME) leaders in the tech sector produced by executive search agency Inclusive Boards in partnership with the Financial Times.

Above: Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Finance, Heng Swee Keat announcing the National AI Strategy at the the SFF X SWITCH (SingaporeFinTech Festival and Singapore Week of Innovation and TeCHnology) Conference. Credit: SFF

By Dean Koh 01:51 am November 13, 2019
In the next three years, Selena+, a system which analyzes retinal photographs across the nation for diabetes screening will be deployed.
By Bill Siwicki 01:11 pm November 12, 2019
The University of Tennessee Medical Center’s cath lab uses secure clinical communication technology to cut follow-up appointment scheduling wait times – from as long as a day to less than 30 minutes.
By Mike Miliard 12:15 pm November 12, 2019
While face-to-face visits are still preferred by many, 90% of healthcare organizations polled by HIMSS Media say they're using or piloting remote care services to boost care coordination, manage at-risk patients and broaden pop health efforts.
By Tammy Lovell 10:10 am November 12, 2019
An online survey from the Open Data Institute and YouGov published today, found that 59% of the British public trust the NHS and healthcare providers to use their personal data ethically.

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By Leontina Postelnicu 03:41 am November 12, 2019
The findings were published by the Dutch health technology giant earlier this month.
By Mike Miliard 04:50 pm November 11, 2019
With the initiative, reportedly called Project Nightingale, the health system and tech giant have been collecting and analyzing detailed medical records, including names and birth dates, according to the Wall Street Journal.
Providers, payers and pharma must work together to thwart cyber criminals
By Bill Siwicki 01:45 pm November 11, 2019
Sharing of threat information across stakeholders helps create situational awareness – not just for individual organizations but for the healthcare industry as a whole, says one expert.
By Nathan Eddy 11:20 am November 11, 2019
A team of scientists trained a neural network to evaluate electrocardiograms to predict which patients were likely to develop an irregular heartbeat.
By Susan Morse 08:40 am November 11, 2019
Tyson headed Kaiser for six years and was there for over 30, managing all major aspects of the integrated health system.

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