Digital and AI


Interview: Michal Tzuchman Katz, CEO and founder of Kahun

The possibilities of AI in medicine are seemingly boundless, with many talking about its labour saving potential. Yet concerns persist, particularly with Chat GPT, and its black box LLM (large language model) system which is designed to mimic conversation but is not always factually accurate nor able to spot signs of acuity. By their nature, black box systems also cannot explain the conclusions they reach.

Interview: Simon Bain, CEO of Omnilndex

How can patients, providers and researchers create records which are usable by patients, aid research, but also protect patient anonymity and protect from cyberattacks? HBI speaks to Simon Bain, CEO at data platform Omnilndex, to find out more.

Buy or bust for Babylon UK?

Digital health unicorn-turned-mouse Babylon could still have buyers for its UK business, despite its recent difficulties.

Interview – Ingeborg Oie, CFO and Chief Strategy Officer, Huma 

In this wide ranging interview we discuss the future of remote patient monitoring (RPM) software and government progress in ehealth. Through its RPM platform,  Huma claims to massively cut costs and improve outcomes for patients with chronic conditions.

Beleaguered Babylon searches for UK buyer, closes in the US

Under fire digital health company Babylon is shutting down its US operations and looking to sell its UK business. Plans to merge with Swiss digital neurotherapy company MindMaze and be taken private by creditors have collapsed and it is now on the brink of bankruptcy.

Ramsay teams up with Google Cloud to build data hub

UK-based hospital group Ramsay Health Care has announced its partnership with cloud computing service Google Cloud to build a centralised data hub as part of its 2030 digital transformation strategy. Ramsay will use Google Cloud’s AI and machine learning to give nurses, hospitals, and clinicians better access to patient data.

Interview: Dr. Nadine Hachach-Haram, CEO and Founder, Proximie

HBI catches up with Dr. Nadine Hachach-Haram, the CEO and founder of global health technology platform Proximie to hear about how MedTech can improve surgical education and performance, address variations in quality of care, and bring the operating theatre into the 21st century.

HBI 2023: Healthcare Data and the Emergence of Artificial Intelligence: What’s Next?

The hype around artificial intelligence may have reached a new high, but the tools certainly aren’t recent. At HBI 2023, L.E.K. Consulting’s digital health lead Klaus Boehncke and L.E.K. partner Guillaume Duparc shared their perspectives on concerns around privacy and the adoption of AI, as well as advice on how to leverage data effectively.

HBI 2023 Panel: This time it’s personal: rethinking patient pathways

When we talk about personalised medicine, we often hear about the therapy component, but less so about the service element of care. In an HBI 2023 panel entitled ‘This time it's personal: rethinking patient pathways’ speakers argued that's exactly where personalisation should be occurring.

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