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Siilo injects $5.1M to try to transplant WhatsApp use in hospitals – TechCrunch

Siilo injects $5.1M to try to transplant WhatsApp use in hospitals – TechCrunch Consumer messaging apps like WhatsApp are not only insanely popular for chatting with friends but have pushed deep into the workplace too, thanks to the speed and convenience they offer. They have even crept into hospitals, as …

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Femtech hardware startup Elvie inks strategic partnership with UK’s NHS – TechCrunch

Femtech hardware startup Elvie inks strategic partnership with UK’s NHS – TechCrunch Elvie, a femtech hardware startup whose first product is a sleek smart pelvic floor exerciser, has inked a strategic partnership with the UK’s National Health Service that will make the device available nationwide through the country’s free-at-the-point-of-use healthcare service …

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Snap40 raises $8M for its AI-powered patient monitoring solution – TechCrunch

Snap40 raises $8M for its AI-powered patient monitoring solution – TechCrunch Snap40, a Scottish startup that has developed an AI-enabled wearable device to help health professionals monitor patients either on the hospital ward or at home, has raised $8 million in seed funding. The round is led by ADV, with …

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Drone development should focus on social good first, says UK report – TechCrunch

Drone development should focus on social good first, says UK report – TechCrunch A UK government backed drone innovation project that’s exploring how unmanned aerial vehicles could benefit cities — including for use-cases such as medical delivery, traffic incident response, fire response and construction and regeneration — has reported early …

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UK report warns DeepMind Health could gain “excessive monopoly power” – TechCrunch

UK report warns DeepMind Health could gain “excessive monopoly power” – TechCrunch DeepMind’s foray into digital health services continues to raise concerns. The latest worries are voiced by a panel of external reviewers appointed by the Google-owned AI company to report on its operations after its initial data-sharing arrangements with the …

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Audit of NHS Trust’s app project with DeepMind raises more questions than it answers – TechCrunch

Audit of NHS Trust’s app project with DeepMind raises more questions than it answers – TechCrunch A third party audit of a controversial patient data-sharing arrangement between a London NHS Trust and Google DeepMind appears to have skirted over the core issues that generated the controversy in the first place. …

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