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Infographic: Overcoming hazards in connected healthcare

05 Feb 2016 1 minute

In the race to develop connected healthcare devices, the depth of adequate security can vary wildly. This infographic looks at the how plugging medical devices into the internet of things can pose a threat to patients, sales and reputation.

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Article

Winning hearts: How new healthcare entrants are making their mark

09 Nov 2015 7 minutes

From tech startups to electronics giants, the global healthcare landscape is becoming increasingly diversified. And with everyone eyeing off opportunities in this industry, Nikhil de Silva explores the new healthcare entrants making their mark and how they are winning the hearts of patients and consumers alike.

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Infographic: Healthcare startups shaping the future of the industry

05 Nov 2015 2 minutes

With multiple industries ripe for disruption/evolution/innovation, this week’s infographic focuses on healthcare startups that are identifying problems, developing solutions and defining the future of the industry.

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Article

How the connected consumer is defining healthcare

14 Sep 2015 6 minutes

Digital technology has powered a wave of healthcare innovation – with the connected customer demanding an experience to match that of any other service.

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Infographic

Infographic: Use of mobile devices in healthcare

10 Sep 2015 1 minute

A 2015 survey of healthcare organisations reveals that 90% are deploying mobile devices to engage patients. But how effective has this technology proved so far?

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Article

New IBM buyout is a bold step for digital health

19 Aug 2015 4 minutes

IBM’s acquisition of Merge Healthcare points to the ways in which data analytics is shaping the future of digital health.

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Article

Crowdfunding injects record-breaking finance for healthcare wearable

20 May 2015 3 minutes

A healthcare device to monitor patients with Parkinson’s disease wins $1.5 million investment via crowdfunding – a route to technology finance that looks set to grow with government support.

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Podcast

Podcast: GSISS 2015 – The internet of things is changing healthcare

Thomas Sonderegger 10 Apr 2015 1 minute

The internet of things will introduce tremendous benefits for healthcare organisations and consumers. It is also set to create a new world of security risks, which PwC’s Global State of Information Security Survey (GSISS) reveals are not being fully tackled by the majority of providers. Thomas Sonderegger and Nikhil de Silva discuss the issues.

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Podcast: GSISS 2015 – Cyber security risks for health insurers

Thomas Sonderegger 27 Mar 2015 1 minute

Detected cyber security incidents in healthcare are rising at double the rate of other industries. Thomas Sonderegger and Nikhil de Silva discuss the Global State of Information Security Survey (GSISS) 2015.

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