Mindstrong Health raises USD 31 million
Mindstrong Health has increased its Series B investment round with an additional $31 million, led by General Catalyst.
Alex Guest Fri, 04/01/2019 - 11:31
SOPHiA GENETICS raises USD 77 million to build US business
SOPHiA GENETICS has closed a $77 million funding round led by Generation Investment Management, with participation from Idinvest Partners, alongside existing investors including Balderton Capital and Alychlo.
Alex Guest Fri, 04/01/2019 - 10:52
AI in healthcare market projected to grow at 50% year on year from 2018 to 2025

The AI in healthcare market is expected to grow from $2.1 billion in 2018 to $36.1 billion by 2025, according to a new report from Research and Markets. The main drivers of that growth are increasing healthcare costs, and the growing availability of large and complex data sets. 

Alex Guest Thu, 03/01/2019 - 10:05
AI drug trials to scale up in 2019
Predictions are two a penny at this time of year, and no one will hold those who make the predictions to account. Tractica, a market intelligence agency, has put out a white paper with predictions on Artificial Intelligence in 2019. Amongst them is an expectation of advancement in AI-enabled drug trials.
Alex Guest Tue, 01/01/2019 - 13:46

UK maternity services to be redesigned and expanded, says government

The UK government has announced new measures to improve quality of care for mothers and new-born babies. The plans involve redesigning neonatal services, and hiring more expert neonatal nurses and specialists. There will be improved accommodation for critically ill newborn babies; wider availability of physiotherapy for mothers; and the delivery of an evidence-based infant feeding programme.