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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. […]


Finnish AI software improves cancer patient care

Radiotherapy plays an important role in cancer treatment. For each cancer patient receiving radiation treatment, a detailed treatment plan is compiled to determine where and how radiotherapy is delivered. Factors to consider in a treatment plan include the size and location of the tumour, as well as possible metastases. Thus far, a physician has had […]


Atos boosts genome sequencing in Spain with its supercomputer

Atos, a global leader in Digital Transformation, has announced that the Centro Nacional de Análisis Genómico (CNAG-CRG) in Barcelona has chosen an Atos supercomputer to support its work in large-scale DNA sequencing and analysis. To support the vast process and calculation demands needed for this analysis, CNAG-CRG worked with Atos to build this custom-made analytics […]


Arxan extends leadership position in medical device app security

Arxan Technologies, a trusted provider of application protection solutions, has announced that BSI Group American Inc. has certified the company to the latest ISO 13485 Certification, the global standard for medical device quality management systems (QMS). The updated certification is assurance that Arxan meets all of the major global medical device quality system regulatory requirements […]


Gateshead Health NHS Trust reduces management reporting burden

Yellowfin BI, the analytics company that helps businesses get to the why faster, has announced that Gateshead Health NHS Foundation Trust, a provider of hospital services to 201,600 local people, has deployed Yellowfin technology to reduce data processing delays to help meet clinical targets in an ongoing effort to improve patient care. The Gateshead Health […]


NHS banned from buying fax machines in bid to improve cybersecurity

Plans for the NHS to ‘axe the fax’ to improve cybersecurity and patient safety have been welcomed by industry experts. The NHS has been banned from buying fax machines as part of plans for trusts to invest in new technology to replace outdated systems. The ban takes effect from January 2019 and fax machines are […]


East Suffolk and North Essex NHS Trust employs virtual workers

As the NHS looks for ways to consolidate and digitise health services, it has rolled out initiatives to enhance patient outcomes. Alongside this, the ‘Paper switch off’ programme started on October 1, 2018, meaning all healthcare services within the UK have had to switch all GP referrals to be processed via the Electronic Referral Service […]


CyberArk expert on securing the paperless health service

The increased use of electronic personal information, coupled with rapid advances in healthcare technology, has created complex healthcare delivery networks that are target rich environments for cyberattackers. David Higgins, Director of Customer Development at CyberArk, tells us how healthcare organisations should update their security environment to face the current threat landscape and increasingly tight regulations. […]


Bolton NHS Foundation Trust selects Vectra to expose hidden attackers

Vectra, a leader in AI-powered cyberattack detection and threat hunting, has announced that Bolton NHS Foundation Trust selected its Cognito cyberattack detection and threat-hunting platform to expose hidden attackers inside its network. The Cognito platform, which automates threat detection and secures against hidden attackers, utilises Artificial Intelligence and always-learning threat behaviour models to mitigate security […]


Kaspersky Lab reveals research on future threat of memory hacking

Kaspersky Lab has warned that the cyberattackers of the future may be able to exploit memory implants to steal, spy on, alter or control human memories. And while the most radical threats are several decades away, the essential technology already exists in the form of deep brain stimulation devices. Scientists are learning how memories are […]


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