The CQC rated the South Doc Services Limited as ‘outstanding’ in a report on 11 July. The service operates virtual primary care services for the MyHealthcare GP federation, functioning at several hubs across Birmingham with more than 47 GP practices under its umbrella catering to around 300,000 registered patients. The report praised how the “service used technology to improve treatment and to support patients’ independence”.
Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust and Teesside University researchers helped organize a ‘hackathon’ on 4 and 5 July 2018 at Brunel University in London with an aim to develop virtual reality (VR) tools for patients.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved the first autonomous artificial intelligence diagnostic system, IDx-DR and the University of Iowa Healthcare has become the first healthcare organization to implement it.
Appthority, the mobile app security firm revealed that a security threat affecting more than 3,000 mobile apps exposes around 4 million protected health records such as prescription details and sensitive chat messages.
This app uses a smartphone camera, computer vision algorithms and machine learning tools to assess bilirubin levels in the white part of the eye named sclera since jaundice is considered as one of the earliest symptoms of pancreatic cancer. The eyes and the skin become yellow colored due to the accumulation of bilirubin in the blood caused by jaundice.
The latest in digital health news is that Amazon would be acquiring a virtual pharmacy named PillPack. Amazon’s website which is famous for online shopping is planning to expand by also including prescription medication.
Scientists from the University of Texas have developed a way to sense dangerous chemicals, a basic model consisting of a smartphone and a box made from Lego bricks, which could help scientists to identify deadly and difficult-to-detect nerve agents such as sarin and VX. The new approach combines a chemical sensor with photography to notice and recognize different nerve agents.
A research team from the University of California, Los Angeles, United States has revealed that deep learning (a form of AI) can distinctively increase microscopic resolutions in photos taken via smartphones.
Babylon’s system initiates with a conversation and continues into an AI-assisted telemedicine visit. Apart from physician’s conversation with the patient, the system generates visit notes for the physicians. Even the patient’s facial expressions were analyzed and reported to the doctor. Babylon is working on the Alexa app, which would be released by the end of August.
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