This winter’s NHS crisis in the UK will pass the private hospital sector by with little effect say sources, though new entrants could benefit from desperate consumers, and the lack of reform.
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An African temporary medical staff agency, international telepathology for diagnosing cancer and a cloud-based HR service are among the new projects from Corvus Health, the new for-profit business launched by Katherine Tulenko, an American with 15 years experience in health care services in emerging markets. She is a speaker at HBI 2018, April 10-11, 2018 in London. We explore the projects.
January 17, 2018
Artificial intelligence is not yet cutting costs in imaging despite 7,000 hospitals with access to market leader Zebra Medical Vision’s software.
January 4, 2018
So far computers, no matter how much we ask them, have stubbornly refused to diagnose disease. Should we believe Ada Health, then, which claims to have persuaded them to do just that?
December 5, 2017
French medical appointment bookings platform Doctolib has raised $42m (€35m) in its second round of funding in 2017. We speak to co-founder and CEO Stanislas Niox-Chateau about the deal and how he will grow his platform, as well as how this deal values his company.
December 1, 2017
Which groups are likely to be for for sale and when? Here is our short-list.
November 28, 2017
The company to offer the first thousand dollar genome claims it will soon have a monopoly in genetics to rival that of Amazon in retail. In doing so, could Veritas Genetics finally deliver on the false promises of the industry and revolutionise healthcare as a whole?
November 23, 2017
We talk to Andre Schmidt, CEO of Median, the largest inpatient rehab group and a major player in psychiatric conditions about digital health and outpatient. In 2017 the pension fund payors approved a legal framework which allows them to pay providers for ehealth and for sessions delivered remotely.
November 20, 2017
Telehealth provider babylon has launched the first NHS funded telehealth primary care service which is open to all patients, with a 'GP at hand' app that promises NHS tele-consultations within two hours and face-to-face appointments within a day. Now and Evergreen are also working with the NHGS but offer more limited options. We talk to babylon.
November 6, 2017
UAE and India-based healthcare operator Aster DM is set to launch a network of at-home telehealth services for its patients in Dubai.