Virtual operations platform Proximie cooperates with Vodafone Business
London-based healthtech platform Proximie has announced a partnership with Vodafone Business to improve access to surgical healthcare and education.
Proximie’s technology enables healthcare professionals to virtually learn, record and interact with any connected operating room in the world.
The collaboration will bring together Proximie’s connected surgical care software with technologies from Vodafone Business, including 5G, IoT and edge computing.
dr Nadine Hachach-Haram, Founder and CEO of Proximie said: “Building on our existing relationship will accelerate the launch of our platform in the UK and across Europe. We will be able to offer connected surgical care to a broader audience and continue to make an impact by sharing best clinical practice and ultimately saving lives.”
Benshi.ai uses AI to advance public health research in Ethiopia
Global non-profit organization benshi.ai uses artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning to improve public health research in Ethiopia.
The organization, funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, has signed a three-year Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Ethiopian Public Health Institute (EPHI).
It will work on building capacity for EPHI researchers in AI and using AI tools to generate research and evidence on public health nutrition issues.
dr África Periáñez, CEO and Founder of benshi.ai, said: “By combining our AI expertise with EPHI’s on-the-ground knowledge, we look forward to bringing a new level of data-driven understanding of the health of individuals, populations and the public to achieve health in Ethiopia. ”
Tech Accelerator calls for gut health startups in EMEA
Tech accelerator Founders Factory is calling on startups to apply for its Future Leaders of Gut Health initiative.
Innovators in EMEA have the opportunity to apply for an investment of up to $250,000 and receive mentoring, operational support and industry networking opportunities from Founders Factory and the Johnson & Johnson family of companies. Applications are possible until February 15th
The call for gut health leaders comes as recent statistics show that the global gut health market is expected to reach nearly $72 billion by 2027.
Isabella Chick, Chief Strategy at Founders Factory, said, “As a long-time investor and accelerator in the health and wellness space, we know there is an exciting opportunity for engineered solutions to transform the gut health market.”
ORCHA offers independent DTAC assessments for digital health providers
The Organization for the Review of Care and Health Apps (ORCHA) has announced that it can now conduct independent assessments against the Digital Technology Assessment Criteria (DTAC) for health and social care.
Digital health providers and innovators will be guided through the DTAC process, which is the UK’s new national baseline criteria for digital health technologies to be incorporated into the NHS and social care.
Upon successful completion, ORCHA provides certification recognized by NHS trusts, allowing suppliers to invest their time in product development, working in partnership with NHS customers and delivering results.
The software company Loftware acquires PRISYM ID
Global software company Loftware Inc. announced the acquisition of PRISYM ID, a provider of regulated content and label management solutions focused on clinical trials, medical device and pharmaceutical labeling.
The acquisition expands Loftware’s offering of enterprise labeling solutions for the medical device and pharmaceutical industries, and adds clinical trial labeling and regulated content management to Loftware’s end-to-end cloud-based labeling platform.
Robert O’Connor Jr., President and CEO of Loftware said, “This acquisition builds on the experience of Loftware and PRISYM ID and brings together the best talent in today’s medical device and pharmaceutical labeling industries.”