Samsung, Bayer and a few other firms have invested $90 million into Ada Health, the company behind the popular health app Ada. Bayer is also looking to form a strategic partnership with Ada Health.
A new UK-based consortium led by Skyfarer is setting out to create national infrastructure by 2022 that will enable the delivery of medical supplies such as blood for blood transfusions by drone.
Ericsson is working with Telia and Sahlgrenska University Hospital to build AI models that allow the hospital to receive COVID-19 patients in a more prepared manner, ensuring enough supplies.
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Google has rolled out a new app that's meant to help medical researchers better understand human health by reaching a diverse population of Android users that can contribute enough data to research.
In order to help ensure safe and secure distribution of COVID-19 vaccines approaching FDA approval, Microsoft has provided guidance regarding key elements for vaccine management platforms.
In a sternly worded letter, Microsoft has urged world leaders to unite and take action against cybercrime groups from North Korea and Russia, among others, which are attacking healthcare institutions.
iPhone users in the UK and Canada can now have a central repository of all their medical health information with the launch of Apple's Health Records feature within the Health app.
The healthcare industry is experiencing an accelerated transformation. Microsoft Cloud for Healthcare, the company's first industry-specific cloud, will be available at the end of October.
With a five-year extension having been put into effect, Microsoft and Allscripts' extended alliance will focus on further development and delivery of cloud-based health IT solutions.
With Azure set to become the John Hopkins inHealth precision medicine initiative's preferred cloud platform, JHM will be looking to advance its medical research with Microsoft's assistance.
Fitbit announced today the rollout of a COVID-19 symptom tracking service that provides guidance to employees in order to help them decide whether they should go back to work or stay at home.
Microsoft Cloud for Healthcare combines features from Microsoft 365, Dynamics, the Power Platform, and Azure. The solution is available in preview starting today, with GA slated for later this year.
Microsoft has made note of the fact that doctors in the UK's NHS service have been using its Teams service to obtain coronavirus test results directly to their phones in a much more efficient manner.
The documentation guide details the dimensions, design blueprints, fabrication methods, and materials needed for Apple's face shield. However, it is intended for trained personnel only.
Seeing the global spike in the demand for ventilators, Marco Mascorro built a low-cost ventilator using Raspberry Pi and easy-to-source components. Its testing will commence in Colombia.
In an effort to support the worldwide response to COVID-19, Apple has delivered over 20 million masks via its global supply chains and is making face shields to help medical workers.
Using aggregated, anonymized data, Google has released the COVID-19 Community Mobility Reports detailing how the movement of people has changed in 131 countries after the pandemic.
In addition to donating money, the company says it is donating millions of masks to healthcare professionals in the U.S. and Europe. A program permits Apple Card owners to skip March payments.
By working on only de-identified mammograms, Google's machine learning model surpassed individual experts in accurately identifying breast cancers despite working with lesser information.
Amazon has introduced new Alexa capabilities that will allow you to create reminders for when you would like to take your medication and request prescription refills using only your voice.
Google allegedly has been using data shared by Ascension without knowledge of patients and doctors. Shared data includes lab results, diagnoses, records and other personal information.
Having been designed to facilitate the electronic exchange and management of healthcare data, FHIR support is now generally available on Azure, enabling customers to work in the data format natively.
Microsoft has reaffirmed its commitment to healthcare interoperability, along with other cloud providers like Amazon, Google, and IBM. This collaboration initially began almost a year ago.
Microsoft will be collaborating with Providence St. Joseph Health to introduce new healthcare tech services that leverage the power of artificial intelligence and the tech giant's Azure cloud.
NextGen Health is Microsoft's newly released podcast series, essentially focusing on 'what's next', in the future of healthcare. Six episodes have currently been released, with plans for more.
DeepMind, Google-owned London based AI research firm announced today that it's moving its health arm, DeepMind Health, including its Streams app's teams under the newly-formed Google Health division.
Microsoft has struck at three-year deal with NHS Scotland which will see the healthcare body use Windows 10 E5 for up to five years. Microsoft said this will make the NHS more efficient.
Intel has conducted a survey into artificial intelligence use in the U.S. healthcare sector. While it found that the technology will have a positive impact, professionals still had some doubts.
In an effort to create what it calls a "universal blood test" and thus enable better treatment and detection of disease, Microsoft has partnered with Seattle-based Adaptive Biotechnologies.
Apple is pivoting the Watch as a serious medical device, according to a new report. The company is said to be working on including an EKG monitor on future models of its smartwatch.
The UK's National Audit Office has released a report about the WannaCry malware attack which struck the NHS earlier this year. The NHS responded to the report with a list of measures it would take.
Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt is set to announce the coming of the National Health Service app that will offer a range of services for patients and apparently be ready by the end of 2018.
A secret team dubbed 1492 and based in Seattle may be working on Amazon's future attempt to enter the healthcare sector. The team is said to be working on both software and hardware projects.
With the digital revolution in full swing, hospitals have started rolling out iPads to their patients as a measure to increase productivity and as a way to give more data access to its patients.
The UK's NICE, which informs NHS guidelines and practices, now relies on Microsoft-powered algorithms that can sift through mountains of data and present scientist with concise results.
Microsoft has launched HealthVault Insights for iOS, Android, and Windows phones for patients to discover trends, correlations, and patterns about their health. The app is available in US and UK only.
Microsoft has partnered with Stryker so that its technology will now be used to design operating theaters in hospitals. HoloLens allows surgeons and designers to work together for better results.
Through an initiative it calls Healthcare NExT, Microsoft along with its partners aims to use AI and cloud infrastructure for the betterment of the healthcare system as a whole.
In an attempt to change how people approach their healthcare, a startup from San Francisco is offering mostly preventive medicine in a subscription form, with unlimited access to doctors.