Thursday, August 6, 2020

Royal Cornwall NHS Trust chooses Navenio’s location tech as part of e-transformation project

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NHS Trust selects Navenio’s infrastructure-free Intelligent Workforce platform to support radiology portering teams Navenio’s impact will be assessed for application in further areas such as patient wayfinding Oxford, UK. August 4th, 2020: Navenio, the UK healthcare scale-up, has announced that the Royal Cornwall NHS Trust has selected its location-based AI platform to...

How to create and maintain a productive, secure home work environment

Collaboration tools are undergoing drastic version updates and feature overhauls on a very frequent basis, which force security departments to keep a close eye to determine whether their standards will still be met. Remote working was a growing trend among American businesses long before the COVID-19 pandemic of 2020 struck. As technology has continued to...

Pfizer, BioNTech score deal to supply 120M Covid-19 vaccine doses to Japan

The entrance to a Pfizer office in Cambridge, Massachusetts Days after announcing the start of their late-stage clinical trial of a vaccine to prevent Covid-19, a U.S. drugmaker and its German partner are supplying a large number of doses of vaccine to Japan. New York-based Pfizer and Mainz, Germany-based BioNTech said Friday that they would...

The Africa Medical Supplies Platform, Africa’s united continental supply chain response to COVID, expands to African hospitals and CARICOM countries, and secures lifesaving COVID-19 medical treatment to benefit nearly...

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Johannesburg/Cairo/Addis Ababa, 22 July 2020 – Following a successful launch of the Africa Medical Supplies Platform (AMSP) by the Chairperson of the African Union, His Excellency, the President of the Republic of South Africa, Cyril Matamela Ramaphosa on the 18th of June 2020, the AMSP has gained traction in sourcing...

The real time health system: adapting healthcare to the new normal

Right now, in the midst of a pandemic, our healthcare system is struggling with uncertainty – some might even say chaos – as it tries to stem the tide of infections that are sweeping across the nation. The COVID-19 pandemic demonstrates, vividly, that our healthcare system is unsuited to delivering systemic services to...

At-home care startup Heal plans expansion with $100M investment from Humana

Heal, a startup offering telemedicine and in-person visits, raised $100 million in funding, led by Humana. Photo credit: Heal Home healthcare provider Heal plans to expand its footprint with $100 million in new funding from Humana. The Los Angeles-based startup offers in-home primary care visits and telemedicine visits, and more recently added teletherapy. It...

VisionID Launches A New Social Distancing & Contact Tracing Service for Irish Businesses

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Irish company’s new service enables businesses to help employees observe social distancing and provides real time and accurate contact tracing VisionID’s new service combines: An Ultra-Wide Band wristband or lanyard that alerts employees when they breach social distancing that is accurate up to 10 centimeters A secure contact tracing portal, providing an...

Will Google win over regulators with pledge to not use Fitbit health data?

The clock is ticking as Google negotiates its planned $2.1 billion acquisition of Fitbit with European antitrust regulators. The European Commission, which is reviewing the deal and its implications for consumers, has until August 4 to make a decision. The deal would give Google access to Fitbit’s wearable devices, as well as its trove...

RIVIAM Digital Care is awarded funding from Innovate UK to enhance its new social prescribing platform used in Bath and North East Somerset to transform the way health, social...

22nd July 2020 – RIVIAM Digital Care has been awarded £48,450 funding by Innovate UK to enhance its new social prescribing platform.RIVIAM transforms care delivery during Covid-19RIVIAM’s Wellbeing platform is currently used in Bath and North East Somerset (BaNES) by Virgin Care, BaNES Council and many third sector organisations, including...

Failing states of health – How broader collaboration can bring us closer to the future of health

While the COVID-19 pandemic has seen some countries respond well to the ongoing health crisis for their own populations, it has also – despite decades of increasing and accelerating globalisation – shown how quickly countries can turn inwards. As countries around the world entered states of emergency and enacted extraordinary measures to contain the spread of COVID-19, they have in many instances also reverted to a ‘city-state’ logic, strictly limiting...
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