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The UK government just announced it will pledge £250m (roughly $304m) to be invested in a national artificial intelligence (AI) research lab for the NHS. The announcement was made by Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Wednesday, who claimed that with this new investment AI will be able to transform care and cut waiting times in […]

Artificial intelligence (AI) is not going to solve all the issues the healthcare sector is facing, a new report by the Academy of Medical Royal Colleges has warned. The Artificial Intelligence in Healthcare paper, which was commissioned by NHS Digital, analysed the clinical, ethical and practical problems concerning AI in the health and social care system in […]

Five new AI (artificial intelligence) centres are set to open next year across the UK, backed by £50m in government funding, the gov.uk site announced on Tuesday. The centres will be based at universities, and NHS facilities in London, Glasgow, Oxford, Leeds and Coventry and are expected to be up and running at some point […]

A new artificial intelligence (AI) system can now identify 50 different types of eye conditions as accurately as a doctor, according to a new research published on Nature Medicine’s website. Developed by Deepmind, one of Google’s AI companies, the system is the result of the research partnership with Moorfields Eye Hospital in London over the […]

Alphabet-owned Artificial Intelligence laboratory DeepMind is bankrolling NHS research, Business Insider has revealed. The London-based company has provided Moorfields Eye Hospital’s trust with £110,000 in funding since July 2016— when the two organisations kick-started a partnership to test DeepMind’s new technology to diagnose eye diseases. The collaboration had already sparked controversy, as over one million patient […]

Alphabet-owned DeepMind has struck a deal with  Taunton and Somerset NHS Foundation Trust, which will now start using the AI lab’s healthcare app Streams in Musgrove Park Hospital. The contract follows similar, controversial partnerships with the Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust and the Royal Free NHS Foundation Trust, which have adopted Streams to spot signs of […]

Google DeepMind has struck a five-year deal with the Royal Free NHS Trust, which will grant it access to the medical data of 1.6 million patients, through its healthcare app. DeepMind— the London-based, Alphabet-owned Artificial Intelligence company— will roll-out the Streams app among the employees of the Royal Free in early 2017. Streams will notify healthcare […]

A London-based startup aiming to make it easier to obtain repeat prescriptions has raised a £1.8 million Seed Round led by LocalGlobe VC. Global Founders Capital was also among the backers. Founded in 2015 by two frustrated patients and officially launching today, Echo allows patients to order medicines via a specific app that asks a […]

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