Criminals target sensitive data left unencrypted after digital transformation initiatives
ALTEN Calsoft Labs launches blockchain clinical trial platform in partnership with clinical research organisation Clinlogix
MedCrypt, a medical device cybersecurity software provider, has closed a Series A round of $5.3 million, led by Section 32, with participation from Eniac Ventures and Y Combinator. The funds will be used for sales and marketing, and for product development.
The World Health Organisation (WHO) has published a guideline for the use of digital health interventions to strengthen health systems.
Redox, which enables healthcare data exchange, has closed a $33 million Series C funding round, led by Battery Ventures.
The Gustave Roussy Institut, a cancer centre in France, is to deploy blockchain in data-sharing applications for oncology research. The technology will be built in partnership with Embleema, a developer of a healthcare blockchain network, and will be used to improve transparency, patient safety and patient engagement in clinical trials.
The European Commission is launching a new online knowledge-sharing platform to support better diagnosis and treatment for more than 30 million Europeans living with a rare disease.
The UK's Department for Health is launching NHSX, a new unit with responsibility for setting national policy and developing best practice for NHS technology.
At HIMSS19, one theme seems to filter through all the buzz and activity: delivering value-based, patient-centred care.
DNAnexus, the bioinformatics company, has closed a $68 million financing round from a combination of existing investors, including GV, Foresite Capital, TPG Biotech, WuXi NextCODE and Claremont Creek Ventures, and debt and equity from Innovatus Capital Partners.