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LifeScan drives innovation with move to cloud

LifeScan, a blood glucose monitoring provider, moved to Oracle Cloud to ensure the successful divesture from J&J in six months. Lifescan partnered with Oracle Consulting to migrate JD Edwards to OCI and implement Cloud Procurement and Financials.


How mobile-first technology is putting the care back into healthcare

Leigh Moody, UK Managing Director at SOTI, discusses the need for a mobile-first approach to better manage patient care and operations within the healthcare system. It’s been well documented that the UK’s National Health Service (NHS) is struggling. The strain it’s being put under by an ageing and increasing population, and the ever-tightening purse strings […]


Sectra delivers digital solution for more efficient cancer care to Swedish healthcare region

The Swedish healthcare region, Skåne, has gone live with a digital pathology solution from the international medical imaging IT and cybersecurity company, Sectra. The solution is an extension of Region Skåne’s existing IT solution for handling medical images. The region’s four pathology departments will now have a fully digital workflow for reviewing tissue samples, without […]


NHS Digital accelerates rollout of digitally-enabled care with VMware Cloud on AWS

VMware, a leading innovator in enterprise software, has announced that NHS Digital, the national information and technology partner for the UK’s health and care system, has made VMware Cloud on AWS available across the NHS to help accelerate digitally-enabled care. Part of its multi-cloud, cloud-first approach, NHS Digital is now migrating VMware vSphere workloads to […]


Dutch Deventer Hospital selects Sectra as its imaging IT vendor

International medical imaging IT and cybersecurity company Sectra has signed a 10-year contract to install its solution for handling radiology images, Sectra PACS, across the radiology and nuclear medicine departments at Deventer Hospital in the Netherlands. The solution will support increased reading efficiency through its performance and comprehensive tool set, thereby improving patient outcomes. “It was important […]


Infoblox reveals top cybersecurity challenges in healthcare

Almost two years since WannaCry, the ransomware attack that brought the NHS (National Health Service) in the UK to a halt, healthcare IT professionals now feel more confident in their ability to respond to a cyberattack. That’s according to new research from Infoblox, a leader in secure cloud-managed network services. As healthcare providers continue to […]


NHS hospitals and GP practices to get fibre optic Internet

Health Secretary, Matt Hancock, has announced plans to upgrade every hospital, GP practice and community care service to full fibre connectivity. Almost 40% of NHS organisations are using slow and unreliable Internet supplied through copper lines, which restricts the ability to offer digital services to patients. The announcement supports ambitions in the NHS Long Term […]


Pure Storage unveils NVIDIA solutions for AI initiatives

Partnered with industry leaders, Pure Storage announces a portfolio of solutions for AI-at-Scale: Hyperscale AIRI powered by NVIDIA DGX and FlashStack for AI Fuel real-world AI pioneers.  Pure Storage, the data solutions leader that helps innovators build a better world with data, has announced the industry’s first complete portfolio of solutions for any AI initiative, […]


Embracing Digital Transformation for greater improvements in healthcare

There is always room for improvement when it comes to technology and particularly within the healthcare sector as it is relied upon indefinitely. Andrew Hockenhull, Global Healthcare Business Development Manager – Healthcare Technologies at CHG-MERIDIAN, discusses how hospitals can improve their service offering for customers by embracing Digital Transformation initiatives. The healthcare industry is never […]


Lundbeck selects solution to improve data integration and access

Elsevier, the information analytics business specialising in science and health, has announced that Lundbeck, the global pharmaceutical company specialising in brain diseases, has selected Elsevier’s Reaxys and Reaxys Medicinal Chemistry (RMC) to support the ambitions of its Research organisation and accelerate data sharing and mining. The current implementation will provide Lundbeck scientists with integrated access […]


Top disruptive tech trends to transform business in 2019 revealed

Virtusa xLabs, an innovation practice within Virtusa, has identified the 10 most influential technology trends that industry, business and tech leaders need to know as they strategise their investments over the next 12 months. Virtusa xLabs collaborated with senior technologists and business leaders to identify the most influential technology trends that will help businesses to […]


Matt Hancock: Email must replace paper in the NHS

The NHS must stop relying on pen and paper and should use modern, secure forms of communication instead, Health and Social Care Secretary Matt Hancock has said. Email is as secure and cheaper than communicating through paper and fax machines, the Health and Social Care Secretary said in a speech at an NHS England conference. […]


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