digitisation

Doctolib joins ranks of French digital health unicorns

Doctolib, the French digital health startup, has closed a €150 million funding round at a valuation of over €1 billion. The round was led by General Atlantic, with the participation of Bpifrance, Eurazeo, Kernel and Accel. 
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

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.