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Healthcare technology is any technology, including medical devices, IT systems, algorithms, artificial intelligence (AI), cloud and blockchain, designed to support healthcare organizations. It is used to improve the quality, efficiency, and accessibility of healthcare. IT Reseller news relating to Hospital & Healthcare Technology, Healthcare IT / Infrastructure, Managed Services, Cloud Computing, Pharma Technology, Pharmaceutical Supply Chain.

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Why focusing on benefit realisation is key to NHS digitisation

1 Why focusing on benefit realisation is key to NHS digitisation

In the Spring Budget, the government announced that there would be a £3.4 billion injection into NHS digitisation - effectively doubling the national investment in order to “modernise NHS IT systems so they are as good as the best in the world”.

Robotic therapy developed by GIST researchers improves daily activities

2 Robotic therapy developed by GIST researchers improves daily activities

Individuals with neurological disorders often experience tremors, posing various challenges. To address this, researchers from Korea developed SPINDLE, a robotic rehabilitation system.

Is bias deterring women from health & safety careers? AI reveals ‘pale, male, stale’ image

3 Is bias deterring women from health & safety careers? AI reveals ‘pale, male, stale’ image

Images of health and safety professionals generated by AI are exclusively white, male and around middle age, despite the wealth of job opportunities health & safety offers to women.

Global market for healthcare chatbot to total US$ 12.2 billion by 2034 – Future Market Insights Report

4 Global market for healthcare chatbot to total US$ 12.2 billion by 2034 – Future Market Insights Report

The healthcare chatbot market is on the brink of reaching a substantial valuation, projected to reach US$ 1.4 billion by 2024.

While connected products are increasingly being adopted, 65% of consumers would prefer one interface to enable interoperability across devices

5 While connected products are increasingly being adopted, 65% of consumers would prefer one interface to enable interoperability across devices

Connected devices have become an integral part of life for consumers according to the Capgemini Research Institute’s latest report ‘Connected products: Enhancing consumers’ lives with technology’.

Research finds less than 1 in 10 European clinics/hospitals are adequately protected against phishing

6 Research finds less than 1 in 10 European clinics/hospitals are adequately protected against phishing

A new survey of European-based clinics and hospitals has revealed less than one in ten institutions have correctly implemented basic phishing and spoofing protection. The new research by email security provider EasyDMARC reviewed the security policies of 2000 clinics and hospitals based in Europe.

Bee Health benefits from AddParts innovative 3D printing solutions

7 Bee Health benefits from AddParts innovative 3D printing solutions

A Bridlington-based manufacturer of nutritional supplements has solved a complex production problem with the help of an on-demand digital spares service.

Cradlepoint enables Turning Point to connect with patients through secure 5G networks

8 Cradlepoint enables Turning Point to connect with patients through secure 5G networks

Cradlepoint has been appointed by health and care social enterprise, Turning Point, to provide rapid cellular networking for its local services and offices. Through the deployment of 5G connectivity, Turning Point has been able to support multiple sites that previously had faced challenges installing broadband....

Arcserve survey: Healthcare industry's ransomware defences need more preventive action

9 Arcserve survey: Healthcare industry's ransomware defences need more preventive action

Arcserve has released findings from its annual independent global research focusing on the healthcare sector's approach and experience of data protection, recovery, and ransomware readiness.

The findings reveal gaps, vulnerabilities and misconceptions in the healthcare sector......

Make UK and the British Healthcare Trades Association join forces to drive innovation in the UK healthcare manufacturing sector

10 Make UK and the British Healthcare Trades Association join forces to drive innovation in the UK healthcare manufacturing sector

Make UK, the UK organisation for the manufacturing and engineering sector, and the British Healthcare Trades Association (BHTA), the trade association for the healthcare and assistive technology sector, have announced their new partnership, aimed at fostering collaboration and growth for UK healthcare manufacturing companies.

Healthcare Technology

Healthcare technology is any technology, including medical devices, IT systems, algorithms, artificial intelligence (AI), cloud and blockchain, designed to support healthcare organizations. It is used to improve the quality, efficiency, and accessibility of healthcare.

Some of the most common healthcare technologies include:

  • Medical devices: These devices are used to diagnose, treat, and monitor patients. Examples include pacemakers, MRI machines, and insulin pumps.
  • IT systems: These systems are used to store and manage patient data. Examples include electronic medical records (EMRs) and hospital information systems (HIS).
  • Algorithms: These are mathematical formulas that are used to analyze data and make predictions. Examples include algorithms that are used to identify patients at risk for disease or to recommend treatment options.
  • Artificial intelligence (AI): This is a field of computer science that is concerned with creating intelligent agents, which are systems that can reason, learn, and act autonomously. AI is being used in healthcare to develop new diagnostic tools, improve the accuracy of treatment, and personalize care.
  • Cloud and blockchain: These technologies are used to store and share data securely. Cloud computing is a way to access computing resources, such as servers, storage, and applications, over the internet. Blockchain is a distributed ledger technology that is used to record transactions in a secure and transparent way.

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