Digital and AI


Interview: Peter Fish, CEO, Mendelian

HBI chats with Peter Fish, CEO of Mendelian, a company which combines patient medical records with the most-up-to date academic data on risk factors, using big data to uncover the patterns that doctors are missing and find the undiagnosed sufferers of rare diseases.

Interview: Chad Walkaden, OnTracka

HBI speaks to Chad Walkaden, the founder of OnTracka, a multipronged digital platform which can run decentralised clinical trials, collect real-world data from patients, and provide patients with a digital service which helps them to get the most out of their medicinal treatments.

HBI 2022: Digital massively reduces costs

Digital health and AI are finally demonstrably making huge savings in healthcare delivery costs in many ways, said several speakers at HBI 2022, citing examples of 50% savings in primary care and counselling.

Kry self-reports Facebook data breach to Swedish authorities

Swedish telehealth provider Kry says it will co-operate with an investigation by the Swedish Authority for Privacy Protection (IMY) into the sharing of user contact information with Facebook - an 'error' which Kry has admitted to.

UK government launches digital health strategy

The UK government has launched a new strategy for the use of digital technology and data in the health and social care sectors. Health secretary Sajid Javid gave a speech at the HealthTech Summit in London on the day of the launch about how the strategy will shake up the sector.

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