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The Technology Future of Healthcare – Part I

While there has been much rhetoric from the authorities regarding the digital revolution in the NHS, the reality is that healthcare has been rather slow to move with some innovations. For example, while the financial services sector has embraced blockchain and artificial intelligence, and this has significantly revolutionised operations within these fields, healthcare has been...

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Machine Learning and the Healthcare System – Part II

In this second part of our analysis of machine learning and its impact on the healthcare industry, we look at the future of this developing technology. It is largely accepted that machine learning will play an increasingly important role in healthcare, but even those who are most positive about the potential of such artificial intelligence...

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Machine Learning and the Healthcare System – Part I

Artificial intelligence is becoming increasingly important and prominent. The recent achievement of the Google’s DeepMind program of beating a world-class Go player underlines the potential of this technology. And an attendant technique that will become increasingly commonplace in healthcare circles in the coming years is machine learning. Machine learning simply refers to the ability of...

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Google NHS Expansion Prompting Further Privacy Concerns

The relationship between Google and the NHS has been well documented in recent months, and reports indicate that this collaboration is even growing. Privacy campaigners are extremely concerned about the potential consequences of inviting the mega-corporation into this jewel in the crown of British public services. Can patient privacy really be maintained, and why is...

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The App Will See You Now – How Apps are Changing Relationships

As early as 2014, it was confirmed that there were more mobile devices in circulation than people, according to data collated by digital analysts at GSMA Intelligence. Already two years ago, 7.2 billion forms of mobile technology had been manufactured and were in usage by the human race. This number is expected to increase by...

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