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New technology set to improve patient safety and staff efficiency

New technology set to improve patient safety and staff efficiency

Matt Hancock, Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, has highlighted the importance of technology in NHS improvements, saying: "Let this be clear: tech transformation is coming."
Dorset’s bowel cancer programme to screen more patients for quicker diagnosis

Dorset’s bowel cancer programme to screen more patients for quicker diagnosis

A county-wide bowel screening programme has fully rolled out an extended service that aims to diagnose bowel cancer at an earlier stage, helping save more lives.
New survey takes the temperature of diagnostic imaging community

New survey takes the temperature of diagnostic imaging community

The pace of innovation in medical imaging and the emergence of Artificial Intelligence (AI) as an enabler for improving radiological diagnosis and reporting are the most exciting opportunities in the UK radiology market right now according to a survey by Canon Medical Systems UK.
HealthTech Brexit contingency planning firmly underway

HealthTech Brexit contingency planning firmly underway

ABHI’s latest member Brexit survey has highlighted the significant contingency planning that is underway within the HealthTech sector.
Digitalising drug information results in time savings for clinicians

Digitalising drug information results in time savings for clinicians

A year on from its launch, a medical app is helping to reduce the time it takes for clinicians to prescribe drugs to patients.
Preparing for winter hospital pressures

Preparing for winter hospital pressures

A mobile ward with eight beds has arrived at Hereford County Hospital to help manage the increase in demands on hospital services.
AI-powered healthtech device gives a voice to the voiceless

AI-powered healthtech device gives a voice to the voiceless

A communication device for individuals with Locked-In Syndrome, has been launched in the UK, enabling patients to once again communicate with their loved ones and carers in a simple, intuitive, and innovative way.
Survey highlights risk to babies and children in intensive care units

Survey highlights risk to babies and children in intensive care units

A new survey published on Thursday 16 August 2018, highlights that variations in the practice of airway management in intensive care units across the UK are putting children, and particularly newborn babies, at risk.
Paramedic Science students to benefit from extra funded course places

Paramedic Science students to benefit from extra funded course places

University of Northampton has received funding to train extra paramedics, news welcomed by a graduate who is working in the profession just two years after starting his course.
Nanosonics unveils 'world’s most advanced ultrasound high level disinfection system'

Nanosonics unveils 'world’s most advanced ultrasound high level disinfection system'

The latest ultrasound probe high level disinfection innovation featuring an enhanced design, simple and fast workflows, plus digital recording keeping, has been launched by infection prevention specialist Nanosonics.
Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust to deploy Allscripts electronic patient record

Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust to deploy Allscripts electronic patient record

Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust has chosen Allscripts to deliver an electronic patient record and help it achieve its digital ambitions over the next 10years.
ABHI develops US support strategy for UK healthtech industry

ABHI develops US support strategy for UK healthtech industry

The Association of British HealthTech Industries (ABHI) is offering UK companies the opportunity to take part in a number of US-based activities designed to help them access the US market.
Epic step in patient record sharing

Epic step in patient record sharing

A digital innovation which enables GPs and community nurses to securely access clinical patient information directly from Cambridge University Hospitals (CUH) NHS Foundation Trust has gone live.
Clinicians tempt ‘IVF tourists’ to stay safe

Clinicians tempt ‘IVF tourists’ to stay safe

A clinic which fears couples may use unregulated overseas clinics for cut-price IVF treatment has created a package which it hopes will temp them to stay at home – and stay safe.
East Yorkshire Trust successfully implements fast-tracking system

East Yorkshire Trust successfully implements fast-tracking system

Hull and East Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust is to transform the way it manages patient records with the roll out of Idox Health’s iFIT logistics management platform.
AFC Bournemouth to support children's end of life care at Poole Hospital

AFC Bournemouth to support children's end of life care at Poole Hospital

AFC Bournemouth has chosen Gully’s Place at Poole Hospital as one of its charity partners for the 2018/19 season. It will support the charity through profile-raising player appearances, signed merchandise and club media support.
Research project to aid cancer surgery wins prize for QVH consultant

Research project to aid cancer surgery wins prize for QVH consultant

A research project which is hoped to improve the outcomes of head and neck cancer surgery by providing real-time analysis of the tissue as it is removed, has gained a prestigious prize for a consultant at Queen Victoria Hospital.
Rosie staff all of a Twitter on breastfeeding benefits

Rosie staff all of a Twitter on breastfeeding benefits

Staff at Cambridge’s Rosie Maternity Hospital are to harness the power of social media platforms like Twitter and Facebook to highlight the importance of breastfeeding.
Artificial heart transplant leads to donor eligibility

Artificial heart transplant leads to donor eligibility

The National Research Center for Cardiac Surgery (Astana, Kazakhstan) has confirmed the successful transplant of a donor heart in the first international patient implanted with the CARMAT heart in October 2017.
Merger ensures position as world’s largest independent hospital service provider

Merger ensures position as world’s largest independent hospital service provider

Althea is the world’s largest, vendor-independent managed service and maintenance provider for the acute healthcare sector, following the recent acquisition and integration of the TBS Group.

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