Digital Well being Espresso Time Briefing ☕

Your morning abstract of digital well being information, data and occasions to learn about if you wish to be “within the know”.   

👇 Information  

🤝 AI Venture Hub, a number one multinational consultancy agency, has introduced its partnership with Domino Data Lab, supplier of the main Enterprise AI platform trusted by over 20% of the Fortune 100, to collectively ship options for quickly and responsibly scaling enterprise AI innovation throughout Life Sciences and different key markets. BIP will present skilled providers to assist Domino prospects quickly scale AI innovation for a aggressive benefit as a part of this collaboration. BIP can even ship pre-built templates and tasks targeted on accelerating life sciences use instances in Domino’s lately introduced AI Venture Hub.     

💊 Tens of thousands more women at increased risk of breast cancer could now benefit from a proven risk-reducing drug on the NHS, after it was licensed in a new use to help prevent the disease. Anastrozole, which has been used for a few years as a breast most cancers therapy, has immediately been licensed by the Medicines and Healthcare merchandise Regulatory Company (MHRA) as a preventive choice – which it’s hoped might assist stop round 2,000 instances of breast most cancers in England. The drug, which is off-patent, has been proven in trials to cut back the incidence of the illness in post-menopausal ladies at elevated threat of the illness by nearly 50%. 

📈 The digital well being market is estimated to be rising at a compound annual progress charge of round 25% from 2019 to 2025, with the sector capturing the eye of many buyers across the globe. In response to the CB Insights Healthcare Report Q3 2021, in Q1–3 2021 alone, US$40 billion went into digital well being worldwide, spanning throughout greater than two thousand offers and 33 new digital well being corporations who obtained unicorn valuation. The well being tech sector’s 2022 enterprise capital funding fell wanting 2021, dropping about 30% from US$39.3 billion in 2021 to US$27.5 billion in 2022. Nonetheless, 2022 investments had been nonetheless roughly 30% greater than in 2020, and greater than doubled from 2019. 

Eko Health Inc. (Eko), a frontrunner in AI know-how for coronary heart and lung illness detection, has introduced the regulatory approval (UKCA marking) and frontline deployment of the corporate’s AI-enabled know-how within the UK. TRICORDER, a National Institute for Health and Care Research (NIHR) funded implementation program led by researchers at Imperial College London, will deploy Eko’s AI-enabled know-how to major care practices throughout the UK. This novel implementation will help clinicians of their analysis of coronary heart failure (HF), valvular coronary heart illness (VHD), and atrial fibrillation (AFib), ultimately serving as an AI-enabled scientific choice help instrument for echocardiogram referrals. 

🏆 The IT digital automation staff at The Princess Alexandra Hospital NHS Belief has received a Network Designs Limited (NDL) Community Award and generous charitable donation in recognition of their dedication to boost affected person care and experiences. The staff had been nominated for his or her undertaking which targeted on streamlining affected person referrals, from their GP to attending their first hospital appointment, to make sure that their expertise was as simple as attainable. 

❓ Do you know that?

Over one in 25 GP appointments are unattended by sufferers, in accordance with research by medical negligence solicitors Minto Morrill. The analysis additionally discovered that over one in 25 sufferers are ready over a month for GP appointments and three in 20 GP appointments final below 5 minutes. The NHS areas with the very best proportion of “Did Not Attend” are North East London, Birmingham and Solihull, and South East London. 

📖 What we’re studying 

Ireland ranks worst in the developed world for digital health policies regardless that Irish folks have the third-highest stage of digital expertise, in accordance with an Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) report. 

🚨 This week’s occasions 

9 November, 11.00-12.30, The Well being Basis – What will the NHS look like at 100? REAL Problem annual lecture