The latest figures from NHS Monitor indicate that the NHS is on course for a deficit of almost £3bn. Without effective financial planning the cost pressures will grow and services will become out-dated, argues Mark Smith at CACI.
With its ability to ingest huge amounts of unstructured data and to see patterns, IBM’s Watson machine learning platform has the potential to revolutionise medicine. Martin Cooper AMBCS meets its makers and reports.
Are health wearables fit-for-purpose? Gareth Baxendale FBCS CITP, Head of Technology for the NIHR Clinical Research Network, Vice Chair of the BCS Health Executive and an editor of the Journal of Innovation in Health Informatics, investigates.