Tags: Healthcare

Medigate gets funding to secure medical devices

Medigate, another of the seemingly endless stream of Israeli cybersecurity companies, has announced $5.35 million in seed funding. The funding has come from YL Ventures and Blumberg Capital. The company is focused on securing medical devices on healthcare provider networks. The money will enable it to further develop its own technology platform. According to Jonathan…

NHS sets out data security and protection requirements

The NHS has published the 2017/18 Data Security and Protection Requirements. They are a direct response to recent incidents especially the WannaCry ransomware attack. They also address the ten data security standards recommended by Dame Fiona Caldicott, the National Data Guardian for Health and Care. All health and care organisations must take these steps before…

Making a difference in the NHS with analytics

Mridula Sori, Principal Analyst, development lead at NHS Improvement talks about how Alteryx has helped the NHS deliver an award winning solution in the NHS. Many of the challenges faced by the NHS are similar to those in complex businesses. There are disparate data sets and an array of external factors that can determine how…

Healthcare: How cloud could really take off in Germany

The digital transformation of healthcare is a global phenomenon. It is vastly seen as a means to making healthcare delivery more efficient, safer and more encompassing of patient needs as well as their involvement. Nevertheless, some countries are faster at embracing the changes and setting up a more favourable regulatory framework – often linking IT…

Salesforce lightning strikes Service cloud

Salesforce has announced the next generation of Salesforce Service Cloud. This latest release is created within the Salesforce Lightning component based framework. Salesforce make the claim that organisations are now able to deploy the customer service platform in a single day. Rebecca Wettemann, VP, Research, Nucleus Research seems to concur saying: “Every company recognizes the…

Infor strengthens HCM with ADP SmartCompliance

Infor has announced that it is strengthening its HCM solution with integrations to ADP solutions. Infor will initially integrate the ADP SmartCompliance and ADP Health Compliance solutions to its HCM solution to improve compliance. The announcement comes a week after Inforum and it is perhaps surprising that it was not announced there. Infor are by no means the…

Sluggish online growth raises questions for GPs servicing NHS England

The results of the NHS England’s latest GP Patient Survey are just out. Jointly published with Ipsos MORI the survey, conducted between January 2017 to March 2017, “provides information on patients’ overall experience of primary care services and their overall experience of accessing these services”. Given the focus on digital transformation we have witnessed in other…

Salesforce closes in on complete Health Cloud solution

Salesforce has announced two new features for Salesforce Health Cloud. It adds to the three announced in February. Salesforce is extending its CRM solution to deliver a complete business solution for healthcare organisations. The latest features are named Health Cloud Empower and Concurrent Care Plans. The former enables healthcare professionals to carry out tasks such as viewing care…