Alphabet life science subsidiary Verily raises $1 billion to expand
Verily, a life science subsidiary of Alphabet, raised $1 billion in a recent funding round to support the business’s expansion.
The research group was founded in 2015 to improve precision health. Its primary objective is to use data from a wide range of clinical, social, and behavioural source... Read more
Consultancy firm WorkNest acquires Care 4 Quality
Consultancy firm WorkNest continues to expand by acquiring Care 4 Quality, a company that provides health and safety services to some of the largest care homes in the British Isles.
WorkNest offers several services to businesses, including HR, health & safety and employment law. The company... Read more
AI helps Dutch doctors discharge intensive care patients
The intensive care unit of Amsterdam UMC implemented an artificial intelligence solution to determine whether patients are fit to leave intensive care. "A world first", the organization said.
Artificial intelligence (AI) is gaining ground in healthcare. More and more organizations develop AI so... Read more
Amazon to stop offering its Amazon Care healthcare services
The move is just a blip in the tech giant's general push into the US healthcare market.
Amazon will stop offering its Amazon Care primary health-care services at the end of this year, according to an internal memo published by GeekWire. The company made the decision after determining that it was... Read more
IBM report reveals healthcare’s cybersecurity gap continues to grow
While businesses are increasing their cybersecurity investment, the cost and seriousness of breaches continue to climb. IBM's latest data breach study sheds light on why there is a widening disparity between company cybersecurity investment and data breach cost.
2022 is on track to set a new wor... Read more
Amazon acquires One Medical for €3.8 billion
Amazon acquired healthcare provider One Medical. The commerce giant wants to expand in the medical market.
Amazon will pay a total of €3.8 billion for One Medical. The deal includes the entire business, all data and debts. One Medical offers physical and virtual doctor services to customers. ... Read more
‘Medworq stored unencrypted patient information for years’
Medworq, a software provider for general practitioners in the Netherlands, has stored and shared unencrypted patient information for years. A whistleblower recently shared the news with Follow The Money, a platform for investigative journalism.
Medworq stored unencrypted patient information of ... Read more
‘Healthcare increasingly adopts multicloud environments’
Although the healthcare sector is increasingly using multicloud environments, we're years away from cloud adoption reaching maturity.
A global survey by Nutanix shows that the healthcare industry is catching up on multicloud adoptions. Although this industry is still in the early stages of mult... Read more
Data specialist Cascador Health gets financial injection
Healthcare data specialist Cascador Health raised 3.4 million euros in a recent investment round. The funds are intended for further expansion in Europe and Belgium, its country of origin.
The latest round was made possible by healthcare provider Hirslanden and investment funds Qbic, Volta Vent... Read more
Snowflake introduces data platform for healthcare
Snowflake is tailoring its data platform to healthcare providers. Snowflake Healthcare & Life Sciences Data Cloud should make it easier for healthcare providers to collaborate on data and analytics
The new Healthcare & Life Sciences Data Cloud platform allows healthcare organizations to ... Read more