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The one-minute healthtech roundup
This week: Can we make better decisions on EPR programmes? Is digital health too hard to actually access? And a game of ‘elephant or healthtech innovation?’
News Bites 🥪
✏️ Schools sign up to adrenaline pen subscription service – A subscription-model for adrenaline pens could save lives, as rates of anaphylaxis appear to have doubled, and often pens expire, aren’t replaced or simply aren’t there when needed.
🐘 German healthtech Nelly closes €15M funding for digitalising medical administration – Nelly’s packed her trunk, said goodbye to the circus and bagged a cool $15m to expand her fully digital administration platform into new markets and verticals. Not bad for an elephant. 10/10 for effort.
🤝 Industry Spotlight: KPMG launches EPR Alliance to aid digital transformation – Ever spent millions of pounds on a multi-year implementation programme that fell flat? No? Consider yourself lucky, it’s something that NHS organisations face everyday. KPMG have entered the fray, hoping to guide EPR planning and decision-making before the point of no-return.
🔓 Are digital UK health services too hard to access? – Data, metrics, exclusion, a lack of communication. Ada Lovelace Institute and The Health Foundation’s report on access to digital health services doesn’t cast the digitisation of healthcare in the greatest of lights. Importantly though, it’s fixable….and there’s some practical recommendations on how.
♠️ In a Maturing Digital Health Market, Players Must Adapt Their Game Plan – Healthtechs, We’re not in kansas anymore! (if you are in Kansas, welcome to Pigeon, we hope you like our round up of healthtech news). As funding dries up and big players fall, how does a digital health company adapt their approach?
🤖 Oracle announces new generative AI services for healthcare organisations – when one EPR developer announces generative AI integration, you can be sure the others aren’t far behind. Case in point, Oracle, who have just announced their intention to bring similar capabilities to those announced by Epic and Microsoft.
⚙️Decoding Women’s Health: Artificial Intelligence Revolutionizes PCOS Diagnosis – A new study finds that AI has valuable role to play in diagnosing a commonly mis- or under-diagnosed condition that is one of the most common experienced by women.
🧑💻 Yes Really – AI Is Even Worse For Medical Help Than Your Search Engine – Hands up if you’ve asked ChatGPT for medical advice? That’s really a ‘you’ problem, but still the experts at AsdaDoctor have done the research to find out whether the advice you’re getting is any good.
What to listen to 🔊
🐦 Healthtech Pigeon - Nelly’s Big Score - Join James and Jessica as they take a deep dive into the week’s healthtech news and views.
🔊 The Healthtech Podcast #322 From patient to founder: redefining cancer care with Vann CEO Ani Haykuni - James is joined by Ani Haykuni, an engineer by background, a two-time cancer thriver and founder and CEO of Vann. Ani developed Vann after her second cancer diagnosis to help unite people affected by cancer from around the world and help improve cancer care and research.themselves.
Healthtech Meetup: What should AI’s role be in healthcare? - Sifted Summit x Healthtech Pigeon
🕣 October 4, 12.40-1.40
📍 Sifted Summit, Magazine London
MedFIT - Fostering Innovation in Medtech
🕣 October 10, 8.30am-6.15pm
📍 Strasbourg Convention Centre, France
MedTech World Summit
🕣 19-20 October
📍 Valletta, Malta
Use the code ‘FlyingtoMedTechMalta’ for 25% off your ticket.
The Healthtech Podcast Live
🕣 9 November
💡 Senior Director, Digital Health Innovation, GSK — The Pharma industry’s love in with digital health continues, as GSK goes on a hunt for a pharma/healthcare expert with a business mind and a knack for storytelling.
🧑💻 Research Fellow (Digital Health and Clinical Decision Support), Imperial College — Researcher interested in digital health the clinical analytics and their role in electronic health records? You’re perfect for this.
👷♀️ Senior C# Software Engineer, Meddbase — meddbase are the builders of a SaaS platform that offers an all bells-and-whistles framework for medical management. Want to help them keep building? Apply now!
🌾 Ecosystem Manager, The Macular Society – Join the Macular Society research team and get involved in growing the sight loss technology research, development and innovation ecosystem. If you love the application of technology and startup acceleration this could be the role for you!
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