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British Society of Gastroenterology's endoscopy reporting software implemented in Levy Mwanawasa University Teaching Hospital, Zambia.
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Endoscopy reporting software implemented in Levy Mwanawasa University Teaching Hospital, Zambia

Endoscopy reporting software funded by the British Society of Gastroenterology (BSG) has been implemented in Levy Mwanawasa University Teaching Hospital, Zambia, to support auditing and the uploading of information to electronic medical records. Nimzing Ladep, consultant hepatologist and software developer, and Mel MacCallum, endoscopy sister and international BSG committee chair […]

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Auckland University of Technology launches new pathway for paramedicine students

Auckland University of Technology has launched a new pathway for paramedicine students created in collaboration with Health New Zealand | Te Whatu Ora, which is set to enable newly graduated students to move straight into studying to become an anaesthetic technician. The pathway is to provide an additional pipeline into […]

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Spain’s Mediktor acquires San Francisco-based provider Sensely

Spanish digital healthcare company Mediktor has announced the acquisition of San Franciso-based Sensely, provider of an “empathy-driven” conversation platform designed to support hospital systems and insurance services with member management. The merger of the two companies reportedly helps to develop “one of the largest global AI-based solution providers in the […]

WHO releases technical brief on the role of AI in sexual and reproductive health
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WHO releases technical brief on the role of AI in sexual and reproductive health

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has published a technical brief on the role of AI in sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR), outlining uses and risks across health education, screening, diagnosis, care management, and more. As well as recognising the opportunities for digital innovations to “improve access to and […]

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HIMSS recommendations on diverse engagement for system design

Healthcare Information and Management Systems (HIMSS) has delivered a series of recommendations on how to engage “diverse and underserved communities” in the design, development and validation of health IT tools and systems, including prioritising design thinking and scalable frameworks. The recommendations follow the Office of the National Coordinator’s (ONC) concept […]