Medicine

NHS partnership challenges in medical entrepreneurship 

We hear from Professor Tara Rampal, Consultant Anaesthetist, and Managing Director and Founder of QuestPrehab, a virtual prehabilitation service that prepares patients, mentally and physically, for major surgery or cancer treatment. Rampal tells us their...

Cloud-native SOPHiA GENETICS expands liquid biopsy offerings 

SOPHiA GENETICS, a cloud-native software company and a leader in data-driven medicine, announced an expanded suite of solutions under SOPHiA DDM for Liquid Biopsy. The range of solutions, including MSK-ACCESS powered with SOPHiA DDM and custom solutions,...

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,...

NHS staff call for ‘long overdue’ investment in HealthTech 

According to new research from BT, NHS staff have joined a chorus of voices calling for the rapid rollout of digital technology to tackle growing wait times for diagnosis and treatment, as concerns mount around existing targets to reduce hospital waiting...

Leading healthcare organisations unite to improve women’s health equity

Over 40 leading organisations, including Ferring, UCB, Roche, GE Healthcare, SAP, Salesforce, Tech Mahindra and Microsoft, have signed an open letter urging improved gender equity in global healthcare. The letter, which was shared at the World Economic...

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...

Warner Music Group announces partnership with MedTech company to trial ‘musical medicine’  

Warner Music Group, (WMG) the global music entertainment company, has announced a partnership with MediMusic, the British health tech start-up, to help trial ‘music as medicine’ to relieve pain, anxiety and stress.   Through the...

Oxford-led study shows how AI can detect antibiotic resistance in as little as 30 minutes 

Researchers supported by the Oxford Martin Programme on Antimicrobial Resistance Testing at the University of Oxford have reported advances towards a novel and rapid antimicrobial susceptibility test that can return results within as little as 30...

How can MedTech support VTE management in the Middle East? 

Venous thromboembolism (VTE) – also known as deep vein thrombosis (DVT) – is a significant and global health issue with rising prevalence in many regions, particularly the Middle East. In this article, Bernard Ross, CEO at Sky Medical...

Q&A: Dr John Quinn, Medical Director at VisitHealth  

Dr John Quinn, Medical Director at VisitHealth discusses their recently-opened West London clinic. Notably, this clinic is a Fujifilm UK reference site, boasting advanced medical technologies including a powerful MRI scanner, AI-enhanced ultrasound, and...

Confronting the pit latrine crisis in South Africa 

Robert Erasmus, Managing Director at Sanitech, discusses the challenges faced in South Africa and the opportunities and resolutions available to tackle the pit latrine crisis, specifically in school, in the region.  The presence of pit latrines in...

Thirty-foot robot to power e-prescription pharmacy expansion 

Pharmacierge, the leader in private e-prescription app and delivery services announces its forthcoming expansion within the heart of London’s healthcare district.  The expansion includes an extensive new 5,500 square foot dispensary equipped with...