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All posts tagged health services

Electroceuticals: pharmaceuticals test the pulse of a new technology Electroceuticals: pharmaceuticals test the pulse of a new technology

Are electroceuticals the pulse of a new health era?

Pharmaceutical companies are experimenting with a drug-free future. They’re not alone, teaming up with tech companies in the business of bioelectronics. Why is the industry looking to electroceuticals for its next health kick?

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Saving lives with technology

Saving lives and managing disasters with technology

Technology can’t stop natural disasters from happening, but it is proving essential when it comes to responding to them. Here are four life-saving developments in emergency management.

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The future of healthcare: Bringing patient data to life

The future of healthcare: Bringing patient data to life

Do hospitals need more doctors or data analysts? Is physical space more important, or digital real estate? We ask Vaughn Kauffman, head of PwC’s Health Services and New Entrants Advisory, for his prognosis for innovation in health services.

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Infographic: Wearing your health on your sleeve

Infographic: Wearing your health on your sleeve

Activity trackers have fed a growing interest in wearable technology. Fitness is just the start of the journey though, with big tech plans afoot for wearable health improvement.

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Medical results on screen - how does AI help healthcare?

From detection to diagnosis, the opportunities for AI in healthcare

The rise of artificial intelligence is empowering doctors and patients at every stage of the healthcare cycle, helping to turn old healthcare models on their head.

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Report: Would you let a robot replace your doctor?

A consultation with a doctor seems a necessary fixture of the medical world but new research from PwC suggests that patients are surprisingly receptive to the power of robotics and AI.

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Healthcare is keeping the fax machine alive

While the rest of modern society clamours to run big-data analyses on their jogging metrics, why do healthcare providers still use fax machines to transmit critical information?

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What health services can learn from retail

Customers won’t put up with long waiting times or clunky administration in other industries, so why is healthcare getting away with it? John Riccio looks at retail’s history to predict a transformative path for health.

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Healthcare and IoT at home

Beyond the smartwatch: How your home could be tracking your health

Visiting the doctor’s clinic could become a rarity as a new wave of connected devices bring healthcare and health monitoring into the home.

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mental health innovation

The secret link between innovation and wellbeing

To stay competitive, organisations must adapt to change like never before. Kate Eriksson argues that, by focusing on improving the mental health and experience of employees, companies could be opening a door to firm-wide innovation.

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