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NHS begins new search for AI tools to save lives and improve care

Applications for the second round of the AI in Health and Care Award have opened today, it’s been announced by the NHS.Technology companies, researchers and developers are now able to bid …

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Care homes to benefit from tech to help residents keep in touch with loved ones

Care homes will be given free iPads to help residents stay connected to their loved ones this winteriPads will stop the spread of the virus by reducing unnecessary visits while sti…

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NHS AI Lab To Speed Up Cancer And Heart Care

NHS patients will be among the first in the world to benefit from new artificial intelligence (AI) technologies thanks to a £50m boost announced today.A range of AI-powered innovations whi…

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NHS Harnesses Coronavirus Forecasting Tech To Help Save Lives

NHS teams are being given access to cutting-edge predictive technology to help them save lives by forecasting coronavirus hospitalisations.As the Government eases lockdown, the new Joint Biosecurity …

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Landmark IT deal will provide access to digital tools and save hundreds of millions of pounds for the NHS

An agreement struck between NHSX, NHS Digital and Microsoft will save the NHS hundreds of millions of pounds and enable all eligible organisations in England to access Microsoft 365 digital tools.The…

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Thousands of patients to benefit from NHS At Home roll out

Thousands of patients with cystic fibrosis and dozens recovering from coronavirus are being given devices and apps so that medics can monitor their condition remotely, as part of the NHS drive to giv…

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Offers from internet providers to get care homes connected during COVID-19

NHSX and NHS Digital have negotiated offers with telecom companies to get more care homes and care providers connected to the internet during COVID-19.During COVID-19 care homes and care providers ne…

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Coronavirus test, track and trace plan launched on Isle of Wight

First published by the Department of Health and Social Care Isle of Wight residents will be the first to get access to a new contact tracing app as part of government action to minimise the spread of…

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Medical chest images key to new AI initiative in fight against COVID-19

The first centralised UK repository of chest X-ray, CT and MRI images is being established to help improve understanding of COVID-19 and support treatment of the disease.  Radiologists are being call…

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Better information sharing to help clinicians during COVID-19

Better information sharing to help clinicians during COVID-19GPs and authorised health and care professionals in the NHS will now be able to access primary care records for patient…

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