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Gustave Roussy Institut to use blockchain for data in cancer drug trials

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.

HIMSS19 focus on value-based care

At HIMSS19, one theme seems to filter through all the buzz and activity: delivering value-based, patient-centred care.
DNAnexus raises $68 million to develop multiomics platform
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.
Alex Guest Thu, 07/02/2019 - 08:59

UK government to tackle suicide with predictive AI

The UK government today published its first suicide prevention plan, with a focus on the use of social media and predictive analytics to identify those most at risk of suicide.

President Clinton recognises lives saved through healthcare technology

Former President of the US Bill Clinton presented the keynote address at the World Patient Safety, Science & Technology Summit this weekend, drawing attention to the lives saved through the work of the Patient Safety Movement, and highlighting the importance of healthcare technology.