Sheba and GE Healthcare partner to advance precision medicine
Israel’s Sheba Medical Center and GE Healthcare signed a memorandum of understanding to collaborate on innovation in the areas of data-driven cardiology, remote pregnancy monitoring and molecular imaging. The partnership will leverage their combined strengths in research, development and clinical skills.
Clinicians at Sheba’s Accelerate Redesign Collaborate (ARC) Innovation Center will have access to tools and support to improve patient-centered care and advance the practice of precision medicine.
Professor Eyal Zimlichman, Chief Innovation Officer (CIO), Sheba Medical Center and CEO, ARC, said: “This collaboration is based on our shared commitment to four guiding principles: digital health, open innovation, international healthcare ecosystem; and building innovation infrastructure.
Better wins EPMA Hereford and Worcestershire Health and Care NHS Trust contract
Herefordshire and Worcestershire Health and Care NHS Trust (HWHCT) engaged Better to deliver its Electronic Prescribing and Medication Administration (EPMA) solution in the Trust’s Mental Health Recovery Units and Community Hospitals.
The procurement will fulfill the last of the Trust’s obligations as a global digital example and marks an important milestone in its digital transformation.
Adrian Aggett, Client Director, Better UK and Ireland, said: “We look forward to working with Herefordshire and Worcestershire Health and Care NHS Trust to help improve the safety and effectiveness of the care they provide through the benefits of the use of Better Meds.
Healthware Group acquires Argon Global Healthcare Network
Healthcare consultancy Healthware Group has announced the acquisition of healthcare agency network Argon Global Healthcare.
The organization, now renamed Healthware Global Network, said the purchase will strengthen its ability to serve global life sciences customers, particularly within its go-to-market and consulting services division, with a extended reach in 25 countries.
Massimo Vergnano, CEO and Partner of Argon Global Healthcare, said: “Digital transformation is universally recognized as a factor that will revolutionize the healthcare industry. Our network of independent agencies will act as a powerful springboard for spreading Healthware’s transformational technology and advisory assets around the world, delivering a superior level of service to customers.
Technology and digital tools to support faster diagnosis of rare diseases in the UK
A rare disease action plan was launched to enable faster diagnosis of conditions such as muscular dystrophies and Huntington’s disease in the UK.
The plan includes improvements in newborn screening, a digital tool “GeNotes” allowing healthcare professionals to access information on rare diseases and a toolkit to improve virtual consultations.
In addition, the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) BioResource will receive £40 million to continue its work on rare diseases.
Health Secretary Sajid Javid said: “This action plan will speed up diagnosis and care and enable our fantastic workforce to better support patients, drawing on science and technology. leading edge of the UK.”
Dedalus will upgrade its customers to the next generation of ORBIS EPR
International healthcare software solutions provider Dedalus Group announced ORBIS_you such as its strategic new electronic patient record (EPR) clinical solution for the UK and Irish market.
Existing Lorenzo Clinicals customers will be upgraded to ORBIS_you platform, with the work program led by former IT director of health and care in England, Will Smart.
Smart said: “It is clear to me that the digitalization challenge set out in the NHS long term plan and Sajid Javid’s ambition to bring 90% of secondary care organizations to a basic level of digital maturity will require considerable effort from all providers. on the market “.