Author: Amy Archer-Williams

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Tampa Bay Wave opens applications for 2024 HealthTech|X Accelerator

Tampa Bay Wave, a tech startup support organisation based in Florida, has announced the opening of applications for its 2024 HealthTech|X Accelerator programme, aiming to “fuel innovation and support high-potential healthtech startups in Tampa and beyond”. The programme offers an “immersive” 90-day experience including one-to-one mentoring, pitch coaching and investment […]

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World Health Organisation announces launch of AI-powered digital health promoter prototype

The World Health Organisation has announced the launch of S.A.R.A.H (Smart AI Resource Assistant for Health), described as a “digital health promoter prototype with enhanced empathetic response powered by generative artificial intelligence”. S.A.R.A.H. has been trained to provide information across “major health topics” such as mental health and healthy habits, […]

an in-depth look at some of the progress, priorities and Available research on digital health in South Africa.
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South African Altron HealthTech and Dischem Oncology collaborate to standardise EHR data

South African companies Altron HealthTech and Dischem Oncology have announced that they are collaborating on a solution designed to provide clinicians with access to digital health advances, with the aim of “reducing the cost of digital health infrastructure while increasing access to approved treatment protocols and clinical workflows alongside interoperability, […]

In the US, Salesforce has announced the launch of new AI and data innovations for CRM, to "help make healthcare operations more efficient and personalized".
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Connecticut’s Jefferson Radiology introduces AI-powered tech for CT scanning

Jefferson Radiology in Connecticut has announced the introduction of Aidoc tech across its outpatient centers and hospital partnerships, with the aim of enhancing sub-specialized care and improving healthcare outcomes. Aidoc software is said to use “advanced” AI algorithms to support radiologists in diagnosing and prioritising CT scan cases. These algorithms […]

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US-based Mayo Clinic Platform launches digital health Solutions Studio

Minnesota-based Mayo Clinic has announced the launch of Solutions Studio, a new programme forming part of Mayo Clinic Platform designed to accelerate the development, validation and deployment of digital health solutions and ultimately integrate them into healthcare workflows. The studio will offer “clean, curated” and de-identified data from global regions […]

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Digital healthcare hub established in Singapore

German science and technology company Merck has established its first digital hub in Singapore with the aim of supporting advancements within healthcare. The hub is supported by the Singapore Economic Development Board (EDB), with the EDB’s senior vice president and head of healthcare Wan Yee Goh sharing hopes that the […]

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New Cancer Screening Research Network launched to evaluate tech for cancer care

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) have announced the launch of the new Cancer Screening Research Network which will focus on evaluating emerging technologies for cancer screening, and shared plans to launch a pilot study to establish “the feasibility of using multi-cancer detection tests in future randomized controlled trials”. This […]

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South Australian remote monitoring programme marks milestone

My Home Hospital, a South Australian service offering treatment for patients in Adelaide as well as the regions around Gawler, Mount Barker, and the Southern Fleurieu, has delivered care to 10,000 patients, with patients sharing that the service “made such a difference”. Delivered by Calvary and Amplar Health, the service […]