Ai to create legacy for ailing man
Artificial intelligence is helping to create an enduring legacy for a 24-year-old man with a rare skin condition that is likely to end his life prematurely, a London health technology event heard last week. Julian Blake reports. (more…)
Problems when health data is not used
Much is made of the risks to privacy and more of using health data. But, as research shows, opting not to use data carries serious risks both to health and healthcare providers. Kerina Jones reports.
Healthy outlook as Foundry turns one
Health Foundry, the digital health hub backed by Guy’s and St Thomas’ Charity, is a year old. Startup manager Sinead Mac Manus looks back at progress to date for the London space – and looks forward to what’s next.
Can machines stop suicide?
In a week when attention has turned to the often-overlooked issue of suicide, we’re reminded that it remains the biggest single killer of UK men under 45. Experts have been testing ways to use artificial intelligence and machine learning to identify and help the men who need help most. So could tech intervene to save lives? Julian Blake reports. (more…)
VR game for good spots dementia
Can virtual reality diagnose dementia? That’s a question the scientists behind a major new VR game for good – hope to answer positively, as the numbers in the UK with the disease doubles in the next two decades. (more…)