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 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
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.
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.