Digital and AI


EMR boost in Germany and Sweden

Sweden is looking to centralise more data – primarily to boost the efficiency of its electronic medical records (EMR). Meanwhile German health minister Karl Lauterbach is making the German patient medical records an opt-out system to boost uptake. HBI speaks to experts to find out how these developments will affect healthcare services.

Interview: Simon Miller, Headspace

HBI speaks to Simon Miller, Headspace’s international partner lead, about the company’s long-term vision to create a digital mental health platform offering a personalised service across a wide continuum of care. 

Reconciling payor-provider tensions

Relationships between payors and providers can be notoriously tricky. As attendees at the recent IFC conference in Cape Town, South Africa heard, the difference is often over how value is defined - and as providers grow, the balance of power is shifting.

Interview: Barry Mulholland, MBI Healthcare Technologies

Barry Mulholland is founding partner at MBI Healthcare Technologies, a UK digital health company that uses artificial intelligence (AI) to find and fix data inaccuracies in hospital administration systems. He tells us how he believes AI platforms can help solve the elective care crisis.

VC interest in digital health investment remains strong

Despite economic downturn and inflationary pressure, venture capital interest in healthcare, and specifically digital health, remains strong. HBI chats with UK investment company Albion VC to find out more.

Health care companies must learn to deal with cyber attacks

Cyber attacks on health care are on the rise, and operators focused on preventing attacks need to think more about developing resilience to ensure critical care is protected. HBI speaks to Trevor Dearing, director of critical infrastructure solutions at cybersecurity firm Illumio, to find out more.

Chris Toth, CEO, Varian, a Siemens Healthineers Company

In April last year, medical device giant Siemens Healthineers acquired Varian Medical Systems in one of the largest all cash MedTech transactions in history. HBI catches up with Varian CEO Chris Toth to find out more about the deal, and Varian’s plans for the future. 

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