Around 4% of the population suffers from ‘amusia’ – a disorder affecting the perception and production of pitch in music. Understanding this phenomenon could help a seemingly unrelated group: people with autism.
An app developed by Google’s AI company saves nurses two hours a day. But so far it is free to use. An independent panel says DeepMind must clarify the business model, a stark illustration that as healthcare AI goes mainstream, the matter of who does what with patient data is coming into sharper focus
The era of prescription digital health has dawned with approval of an app assessed to the same standard of clinical evidence as a conventional drug. Now pharma companies and digital therapy pioneers are forging development and marketing deals, while EU regulators and payers flounder
Tough new data protection regulations arriving next month have big implications for how patient data from clinical trials, digital apps and ehealth are used in research and to drive improvements in Europe’s healthcare systems
An alliance with outcomes measurement body ICHOM intends to accelerate the push towards value-based care. The aim is to square the circle between the budget squeeze facing healthcare systems and paying for medical innovation coming through the pipeline
As procurement comes under the microscope at this week’s MedTech Forum in Brussels, Science|Business Healthy Measures looks at how the health service in Wales is planning to link what it pays for implantable lenses to good outcomes for cataract patients