Europe

Unlocking synergy: Integrating EPR systems and EDMS for enhanced digital healthcare in the NHS

Jon Pickering, CEO of Mizaic, explores the value of integrating an electronic document management system (EDMS) with electronic patient record (EPR) systems to enhance digital healthcare by addressing the challenges in historical data accessibility and...

Check Point issues warning to UK healthcare facilities to bolster cybersecurity posture  

Check Point Software Technologies, a leading AI-powered, cloud-delivered cybersecurity platform provider, has issued a renewed warning to the UK healthcare sector that cybersecurity must be at the top of the list of priorities. This comes in the wake of a...

First dental surgical navigation system to receive EU MDR certification 

X-Nav Technologies has announced that the X-Guide Dynamic 3D Surgical Navigation System is the first of its kind to receive certification under the European Union Medical Device Regulation 2017/745, commonly referred to as EU MDR.  The EU MDR is one of...

Socially assistive robots ease pressure on hospital staff and reassure patients  

Next-generation socially assistive robots have been successfully tested in a healthcare setting to assist patients, alleviate their anxiety and relieve pressure on nursing staff as part of a hospital trial co-conducted by researchers from the UK’s...

The NHS’ Digital Transformation legacy

Rodolphe Malaguti, Product Strategy and Transformation at Conga, tells us about the ambitions of leaders for digital change within the NHS and the diffcult reality of delivering effective change in the healthcare sector. In his 2024 spring budget,...

The London Clinic data breach prompts urgent review amid royal privacy concerns 

In response to alarming reports of a data breach at The London Clinic, the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has issued a statement confirming the initiation of an assessment into the matter. The breach allegedly involves unauthorised access to...

UK government launches initiative to combat ethnic and other biases in medical devices 

The government has announced action to tackle potential bias in the design and use of medical devices, as it accepts recommendations from a UK-first independent review into equity in medical devices.  The Department of Health and Social Care...

Scottish company makes key global breakthrough in robot-assisted heart surgery  

A Glasgow-based company has played a leading role in bringing the world’s first robotic aortic valve replacement through a tiny incision in the neck significantly closer to reality.    CardioPrecision – a specialist in less...

Get A Drip Pharma to distribute medical aesthetics, IV vitamin drips and vitamin injections to the private medical sector 

Get A Drip, a UK leading provider of health, well-being and diagnostics solutions and technologies, has expanded its services with the launch of Get A Drip Pharma – a dedicated pharmaceutical division specialising in seamlessly supplying, distributing...

Medtronic Diabetes announces world’s first approval for MiniMe 780G System with Simplera Sync disposable, all-in-one sensor 

Medtronic, a global leader in healthcare technology, received CE (Conformité Européenne) Mark approval for the MiniMed 780G system with Simplera Sync, a disposable, all-in-one continuous glucose monitor (CGM) requiring no fingersticks or...

Simulated learning using Virtual Reality recognised as example of best practice in nursing education 

Northumbria University’s innovative use of Virtual Reality and simulation technologies in nursing education has been highlighted as an example of best practice in the UK.  After investing in a new state-of-the-art Virtual Reality learning...

British technology company is selected by the White House-backed accelerator programme to half cancer deaths 

C the Signs, a British AI technology company founded by NHS Doctors at the forefront of early cancer detection, has been announced as part of the inaugural cohort of the White House CancerX Accelerator programme.  CancerX was unveiled by the White...