Virgin Media O2 Business has switched on the UK’s first 5G-connected hospital with South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust.
The Covid-19 pandemic created a potential crisis for the NHS during the winter of 2020-21, as infections began to peak, hospitals were inundated with Covid-19 patients and vaccinations had just been approved for use.
Blockchain-based fitness platform Global Fit Club is set to launch an immersive ecosystem that pays members for working out, promising to benefit fitness enthusiasts globally.
Fitcoin is a new mobile app that rewards users for participating in physical activities, earning money while burning off some extra calories.
Google and Samsung are collaborating to help developers sync health and fitness data between Android apps across devices. The platform, called “Health Connect”
Apple has entered the water bottle industry and launched a new water bottle called HidrateSpark, which can be synced to Apple Health via Bluetooth.
The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has approved Microsoft's acquisition of speech recognition company Nuance.
The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) are opening an investigation into Microsoft's acquisition of speech recognition company Nuance.
Apple Fitness+, the first fitness service built entirely around Apple Watch, is introducing Collections and Time to Run on January 10.
As part of its ongoing efforts to support the NHS during the COVID-19 pandemic, nursing apprentices in Kent and Oxfordshire have been supported with £144,000 in training funds from O2 .
Following a request from ministers to UK mobile networks, every mobile phone owner in the UK will be sent a text message on Boxing Day urging them to get a booster jab if they have not already done so,
The Office of The National Broadcasting and Telecommunications Commission (NBTC), Siriraj Hospital, and Huawei have jointly launched the “Siriraj World Class 5G Smart Hospital”
Virgin Media has has completed one of the UK’s largest ever mobile defibrillator roll out programmes, through its life-saving initiative with the British Heart Foundation.
Apple Fitness+, the first fitness service built entirely around Apple Watch, is introducing a new way to work out or meditate together with people in other locations with SharePlay, starting today.
A recent study published in the leading medical journal Frontiers in Neurology has shown that blood pressure monitoring on Galaxy Watch could help patients with Parkinson’s Disease (PD) effectively manage orthostatic hypotension
Apple Fitness+, the first fitness service built entirely around Apple Watch, will introduce guided Meditation, a simple way to practice mindfulness anywhere, anytime, and Pilates, a new low-impact, body-conditioning workout type, on September 27.
ibex and Wixcorp have formed a strategic partnership to enhance the patient financial experience across the healthcare vertical. The movement toward patients as healthcare consumers, COVID-19-driven digital transformation, and sharp financial declines have accelerated the need for digital experiences that combine outsourced billing support with self-pay options that make the patient experience simple and easy.
Proximie has teamed up with Vodafone to pilot the role of 5G in increasing the connectivity and performance of remote assistance and training in cancer care. The trial will be used in the diagnosis and treatment of colon cancer, and in colonoscopy training.
Frost & Sullivan has named BlackBerry an innovator in its latest US Healthcare Cybersecurity Market report, studying over fifty companies and the top cyber threats as the basis for its report.
Apple Fitness+ is introducing even more ways to make fitness welcoming and inclusive to all with brand new workouts geared specifically toward pregnancy and older adults, as well as several new Yoga, High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT), and Strength workouts for beginners.
Microsoft and Nuance Communications have entered into a definitive agreement under which Microsoft will acquire Nuance for $56.00 per share, implying a 23% premium to the closing price of Nuance on Friday, April 9, in an all-cash transaction valued at $19.7 billion, inclusive of Nuance’s net debt.
O2 has joined a consortium, led by drone logistics operator Skyfarer, created to enhance the pathology network in the UK by potentially speeding up patient response and sample turnaround times and make drone delivery of blood for lifesaving transfusions a reality.
Drones are transporting key medical supplies, such as COVID-19 testing samples and kits, in the remote Argyll & Bute region of Scotland as part of a three-month trial.
Engineers and IT experts from BT have played a vital role in helping the NHS deliver the biggest vaccination programme in its history, by bringing high-speed fibre and Wi-Fi connectivity to more than 110 vaccination centres across England and Wales.
More than two million NHSmail mailboxes have been moved to Exchange Online, a part of Microsoft’s Azure Cloud, as part of the UK government’s programme to adopt a fully connected cloud-driven health service.
John Bell & Croyden pharmacy – which has remained open through two world wars and the Spanish Flu – has today opened its doors to its first patients as part of the NHS’ vaccination programme rollout.
Samsung's Health Monitor app – which helps you monitor your health – will be available in the UK from February 22nd 2021. Galaxy Watch3 and Galaxy Watch Active2 users can utilise blood pressure and electrocardiogram tracking benefits via the Samsung Health Monitor app.
Apple has launched Fitness+, an online workout service that is built around its Apple Watch, which will include a range of different workouts – 10 in all, from high intensity interval training to “mindful cooldown” – all of which can be streamed onto iPhones or Apple TVs.
Apple Watch users can now view their cardio fitness level in the Health app on iPhone, and receive a notification on Apple Watch if it falls within the low range.
The Android CommonHealth app, which enables users to access and share their health records, such as COVID-19 and lab tests, is now connected to 230 US health systems, with more than 340 health systems due to to be connected by the end of the month.
Apple is extending its partnership with (RED) to not only fight HIV/AIDS but also to fight against the current COVID-19 pandemic.
The NHS has released an update to its official contact tracing app in England and Wales bringing a fix to the issue where a problem with unsupported languages caused some users to be unable to access it.
London’s King’s College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust has chosen cloud communications software and solutions provider IMImobile to help it advance its ‘digital by default’ strategy and support its recovery from the pandemic.
Healthcare institutions in the UK and Canada can now offer iPhone Health Records to their patients, enabling users to securely view and store their medical records within the Health app on iPhone.
ZEISS Group and Microsoft have signed a multi-year strategic partnership to accelerate ZEISS’ transformation into a digital services provider that is embracing a cloud-first approach. By standardizing its equipment and processes on Microsoft Azure as its preferred cloud platform, ZEISS will be able to provide its customers with enhanced digital experiences, address changing market needs more quickly and increase its productivity.
The University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), Fortanix, Intel, and Microsoft Azure have formed a collaboration to establish a confidential computing platform with privacy-preserving analytics to accelerate the development and validation of clinical algorithms.
After months of delays, the NHS has finally launched its official contact tracing app in England and Wales. The NHS Covid-19 app will ask users who have been near someone with a positive coronavirus test result to self-isolate for fourteen days.
Electrocardiogram (ECG) readings came to Galaxy Watch3 and Galaxy Watch Active2 in the US today, as Samsung's Electrocardiogram Monitoring App recently gained U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Clearance.
The Royal Hospital for Neuro-Disability (RHN) in Putney has enlisted BT and start-up firm Microshare to introduce a smart Internet of Things (IoT) solution to help automate routine tasks to enable staff to spend more time with patients, and residents, and to reduce energy costs.
Smartphone users across Scotland are being urged to download NHS Scotland’s new contact tracing app - Protect Scotland - to help suppress the spread of COVID-19. Supported by a dedicated Protect Scotland website, the app is an extra tool complementing existing person-to-person contact tracing.
Canada has launched a nation-wide exposure notification app to help inform Canadians when they may have been exposed to COVID-19, part of a broader effort to contain the virus as businesses and public spaces reopen across the country.
L-Spark has opened applications for a new MedTech accelerator program in partnership with Telus, BlackBerry, Solace, and the Canadian Internet Registration Authority (CIRA).
The Linux Foundation has launched a new initiative to use open source technologies to help public health authorities (PHAs) around the world combat COVID-19 and future epidemics.
While several countries in Europe have already released contact tracing apps using Apple-Google technology, Canada has announced that it has developed a new national contract tracing app that will also use the Apple-Google Exposure Notification API.
Samsung has launched the Samsung Health Monitor application has in South Korea, following its clearance by South Korea’s Ministry of Food and Drug Safety (MFDS) earlier this year. From today, Galaxy Watch Active2 users in Korea can access the Samsung Health Monitor app.
The Electrocardiogram (ECG) function of the Samsung Health Monitor app has been cleared by South Korea’s Ministry of Food and Drug Safety (MFDS).
Apple has released iOS 13.5, which includes improved Face ID recognition of protective masks and support for the Exposure Notification API that it co-created with Google to support public health authorities in their contact-tracing efforts to combat COVID-19.
Apple and Google have started the release of their COVID-19 Exposure Notifications system that could allow governments across the globe to help track the spread of COVID-19 with smartphone apps
Italian companies Partitalia and SensorID have launched "Close-to-me" and "Vita", two wearable personal safety devices in the time of Covid-19.
Three UK has launched zero-rating on NHS video consultations provided by Attend Anywhere, so that customers can attend virtual outpatient appointments without eating into their data allowance.
The UK Government has announced the infrastructure for a contract tracing app has been put in place, and has been undergoing testing with a view to rolling it out on a large scale "within weeks".
Healthcare IT security company Imprivita, is providing free-of-charge licences to the UK NHS and other healthcare organisations in Europe and around the world during the COVID-19 pandemic
Healthcare Communications, the healthcare division of IMImobile, has launched its eClinic software to NHS trusts for free for a year.
Zencargo and DHL have announced a collaboration with doctor-founded crowdfunding campaign Masks For NHS Heroes, creating a brand new supply chain for procuring life-saving Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) for frontline NHS staff.
Apple and Google are teaming up to enable the use of Bluetooth technology to help governments and health agencies reduce the spread of the virus, with user privacy and security central to the design.
Recently, HUAWEI CLOUD worked with Huazhong University of Science & Technology and Lanwon Technology to develop and launch an AI-assisted quantitative medical image analysis service for COVID-19.
Huawei has donated its Telemedicine Video Conference Solution to Thailand hospitals and Disease Control Department, to support Thailand people's fight against the Coronavirus (COVID-19).
InterSystems is partnering with Imprivata to give clinicians secure access to patient and clinical data. Healthcare providers using InterSystems TrakCare will be able to select their preferred method of user authentication from the options of ‘tap and go’ proximity cards, swipe card or biometric authentication.
Digital identity company for healthcare, Imprivita, has today announced the extension to its Identity and Access Management (IAM) solutions with Imprivata Identity Governance, is now available in the UK.
Apple has removed all 181 vaping apps from its App store. While Apple never allowed the sale of vaping related equipment from apps, there were apps that helped users customise their vape pens, let users control the temperature and lighting on their vape pens, as well as delivering news and other vaping related stories.
Novartis has founded the Novartis AI innovation lab and by selected Microsoft as its strategic AI and data-science partner for this effort.
Samsung and O2 have teamed up to build connected 5G ambulances for the NHS. The two companies will begin testing the next-generation ambulances later this month. Eight ambulances from the East of England Ambulance Trust will be equipped with new technologies including support for real-time video and field data collection.
Apple today announced three new medical studies, in partnership with leading academic and research institutions, that will reach more participants than has ever been possible.
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.
Apple has released watchOS 5.2 to all compatible Apple Watches, bringing the ECG app and irregular rhythm notification to the UK and 19 other markets including Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Hong Kong, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Romania, Spain, Sweden and Switzerland.
BlackBerry has teamed up with Optus Business in the deployment of BlackBerry Workspaces, for medical research organisation, Melanoma Institute Australia (MIA).
The Mackenzie Innovation Institute (Mi2) is exploring security and connectivity between the BlackBerry Spark platform and its 'smart' healthcare technology vision. Mi2 helps drive innovation in healthcare through research, education and training while enhancing healthcare practices, treatments, service delivery models and more.
BlackBerry will be using its renowned carrier-grade network operation center (NOC) to power a blockchain digital ledger, provided by ONEBIO, to create an ultra-secure global ecosystem for the storing and sharing of medical data.
MetaMe will potentially be the world’s first crypto-complete wallet and universal personal data marketplace, helping build online communities by paying individuals to share metapods (or mPods).
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Melanoma Institute Australia and BlackBerry are collaborating as part of a security software trial to enable approved sharing of clinical data, reduce data leakage risk, improve patient outcomes, meet regulatory requirements and accelerate research efforts.
NnBU Holdings has announced it is set to raise €15million in an ICO for the world’s first neonatal birth unit, using blockchain technology, which will help deliver healthy outcomes for babies born by elective Caesarean-section (also known as C-section).
At the BlackBerry Security Summit in London today, in addition to launching a new cybersecurity consulting services aimed at enabling the enterprise GDPR compliance,
SAP today announced the planned release of its new job analyzer functionality embedded within the SAP SuccessFactors Recruiting Management solution to help organizations craft effective, competitive job descriptions
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As part of its continued commitment to secure the Enterprise of Things, BlackBerry today announced that it has expanded its licensing strategy beyond smartphones to secure additional endpoints.
BlackBerry and Appdome have announced they have enhanced capabilities to enable developers and enterprises to apply rich app-level security controls of BlackBerry Dynamics to existing apps without writing a single line of code.
Intel is set to ship a groundbreaking modem that will deliver data transfer rates many times faster than most wired internet connections.
BlackBerry has announced that the National Association of Business Resources has named the company a winner of the 2016 National Best and Brightest In Wellness Award, through its Best and Brightest in business program.
BlackBerry has officially announced BlackBerry 10.3.3 for Government Release, targeted at users in government and other highly-regulated industries.
Microsoft has renewed its Affordable Access Initiative grant fund for a second year. The fund assists companies working to bring internet access and new technologies, services and models to underserved markets.
SAP SE announced it is a founding partner and customer of Thrive Global, a corporate and consumer well-being platform launched today by Arianna Huffington.
New research from Telsyte shows BlackBerry is the leading MDM vendor in Australia and New Zealand; reveals two in three businesses in Australia are concerned about employees storing company data on personal clouds.
BlackBerry today announced that In Practice Systems (INPS) has upgraded to BES12 to securely manage its multi-platform mobile fleet. INPS has successfully migrated to BES12 to "infinitely increase" mobile workforce productivity.
BlackBerry today announced that AtHoc, a division of BlackBerry, has released a new version of its market-leading crisis communications platform.
NantHealth today announced that it has publicly filed a registration statement on Form S-1 with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) relating to a proposed initial public offering of shares of its common stock.
Nokia has announced plans to acquire Withings S.A., a pioneer and leader in the connected health revolution with a family of award-winning digital health products and services.
SAP SE today announced general availability of SAP HANA VoraÃ¢â€žÂ¢, an in-memory query engine that brings powerful contextual analytics across all data stored in Hadoop, enterprise systems and other distributed data sources.
BlackBerry announced on Wednesday that it had acquired U.K.-based cyber security consultancy Encription to kick off their new Professional Cybersecurity Services practice.
BlackBerry today announced an expansion of its partnership with Sharecare, a leading digital health and wellness engagement platform, to provide consumers with better and more secure insights into their health.
BlackBerry's new India managing director Narendra Nayak says his first task is to win back customer confidence while rebuilding the business.
AtHoc, a division of BlackBerry, has captured a $20 million contract with US Veterans Administration. The US Department of Veterans Affairs must function both as a critical government agency as well as a one of the nationÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s largest healthcare organizations.
BlackBerry have announced DTSec, a medical device cybersecurity standard created and managed by an international, non-profit consortium, led by the BlackBerry CHACE team.
Based on its recent analysis of the mobile enterprise productivity market, Frost & Sullivan has recognized Google with the 2015 North American Frost & Sullivan Award for Visionary Innovation Leadership.
There is a media trend happening at BlackBerry and it is not a good one. Invariably, BlackBerry CEO John Chen will make a statement, the media will report on what he says, and John Chen will take to the BlackBerry Blogs in an attempt to clarify what he initially said.
BlackBerry today announced at CES 2016 a partnership with Sharecare, a leading digital health and wellness engagement platform, to provide consumers with better and more secure insights into their health.
Samsung announced today that it will showcase at CES 2016 its new Creative Lab (C-Lab) projects Ã¢â‚¬â€œ WELT Ã¢â‚¬â€œ a smart wearable healthcare belt, rink Ã¢â‚¬â€œ a hand-motion controller for mobile VR devices and TipTalk.
SAP today announced SAP Foundation for Health and the SAP Medical Research Insights solution. Built on the SAP HANA platform, the new solutions reveal the value of patient data.
Microsoft today announced plans to deliver the Microsoft Cloud, including Azure, Office 365 and Dynamics CRM Online from two new datacenter regions, located in Magdeburg and Frankfurt am Main, Germany.
BlackBerry today announced BlackBerry Audit and Archiving Service (BAAS) for BBM Protected, an on premise solution that delivers new archiving features.
BlackBerry are hosting another product demo of WatchDox. Join BlackBerry for a product demonstration of WatchDox by BlackBerry
BlackBerry today reported financial results for the three months ended August 29, 2015 (all figures in U.S. dollars and U.S. GAAP, except where otherwise indicated).
Samsung has announced the launch of the next generation of their S Health app, bringing more interactive and easy-to-use health functions and compatibility with non-Samsung Android devices.
On July 23, Cornerstone Hospital Medical Center will host an interactive reveal of the InTouch RP-Vita, a state-of-the-art robot fondly known as Bentley.
Spectralink Corporation announced today that PIVOT:S is now available to order in North America, EMEA, and Australia.
Mackenzie Health continues to advance its Innovation Strategy with the launch of Phase Two of the Innovation Unit.
Today at the eHealth Conference, BlackBerry announced that Grand River Hospital has chosen BBM Protected and BES12 to enable secure communications for their clinicians and staff.