Telehealth

VRx Health launches Xaia on Apple Vision Pro, combining spatial computing and AI for mental health support  

VRx Health, a company working on pioneering medical extended reality, has announced the launch of Xaia (eXtended reality Artificially Intelligent Ally), a first-of-its-kind app combining spatial computing with AI for personalised mental health....

Allied Digestive Health adopts Suki AI solution to improve gastroenterology work 

Suki, a provider of voice Artificial Intelligence-powered healthcare solutions, announced a partnership with Allied Digestive Health (ADH), the third-largest gastroenterology organisation in the US. Comprised of over 200 gastroenterologists, pathologists,...

How the onboarding of technology into UK’s pharmacies will support the wider healthcare ecosystem  

Santosh Sahu, CEO and Founder of Charac, The Pharmacy App, dives into the importance of technology in supporting UK pharmacies.  Today, the UK’s NHS system is overburdened and under-resourced. Across all divisions, there are issues of overwhelm...

2024 healthcare predictions  

As we kick off 2024, Wayne Miller, Director, EMEA Healthcare Practice, Zebra Technologies, tells us the biggest healthcare predictions for the year ahead.  1. The progression of the retail-isation of healthcare    When it comes to the...

Injury experts warn Dragons’ Den viewers to seek ‘professional advice’ before impulse buying on-screen healthcare products 

Following a contestant’s historical result on January 18th, receiving offers from six dragons, Action for ME addressed an open letter to the chairs of two House of Commons select committees regarding the contestant’s pitch. The BBC temporarily...

Searches for ‘enlarged prostate’ explode by 266% after King Charles’ prostate awareness announcement

Buckingham Palace announced in January, that 75-year-old King Charles requires treatment for an enlarged prostate. The King’s upcoming ‘corrective procedure’ has caused a surge in Google searches for prostate checks worldwide.  ...

At-home app launches as NHS reveals almost 2M hospitalised due to UTIs 

A revolutionary app has been launched to tackle the staggering number of UTI-related hospital admissions in the UK.   The Rightdose Self-Test & Treat App, in collaboration with Newfoundland Diagnostics, empowers individuals to test and treat...

What technology will make the PM’s ‘Smoke-free’ generation possible and what technology may prevent the objective? 

In October 2023, UK Prime Minister, Rishi Sunak, announced the new legislation to create a smoke-free generation.  The legislation will make it an offence to sell tobacco products to anyone born on or after January 1, 2009. In effect, the law will stop...

Q&A: John Klepper, CEO, Pipra 

Pipra AG has developed life-changing Artificial Intelligence to prevent postoperative delirium (POD), a condition prevalent in those over 60 who undergo routine surgery, however, a huge 70% of cases go undiagnosed. With our ageing population, more and more...

New women’s health and hormones monitoring gadget in development 

Heriot-Watt scientists are working on a portable device that will mean women can track and monitor their health and hormones on the go.   The project, which is funded by the Scottish Government, will help identify symptoms that could help diagnose...

Mercy launches AI-driven texting programme to prevent chemo-related hospitalisations 

Chemotherapy is a lifesaving treatment for many cancer patients, but the side effects can lead to hospitalisations. Named The Chen Chemotherapy Model after lead data scientist Jiajing Chen, the new AI-driven texting platform is proving valuable at keeping...

M42 announces new clinical LLM to transform the future of AI in healthcare 

M42, a global tech-enabled healthcare network, has unveiled an advancement in healthcare technology with the launch of Med42, a new open-access Clinical Large Language Model (LLM). The 70 billion parameter, generative Artificial Intelligence (AI) model is...