Protecting patients’ data in a digital NHS

A digital NHS promises widespread benefits for clinicians and patients, but only if personal data can be protected at a time of increasing cyberattacks

What can we expect from the NHS’s Long-Term Plan?

‘A clear vision for the system that filters down to local level is vital’

Four ways AI has transformed patient care

In spite of mixed feelings among NHS workers, the government says artificial intelligence could transform and future-proof healthcare in the UK

Machine-learning will revolutionise heart health

Applying the power of machine-learning to diagnosing heart conditions is being hailed as revolutionary

Imagining the perfect healthcare system

In an ideal world, what would the perfect healthcare system look like to treat heart disease?

The healthcare case for sharing medical data with blockchain

Health services need to improve data-sharing for better patient care, treatment and research outcomes, but whether blockchain is the right facilitator remains to be seen

The rise of artificial intelligence in fighting cancer

X-ray laboratory

Enlisting artificial intelligence to fight cancer raises the hope of winning the prolonged war against this despised disease