24 March 2020 Analysis
UK secretary of state for health and social care Matt Hancock plans for the NHS to start offering genome sequencing at birth alongside routine health checks. Genomics England is running...
2 March 2020 Analysis
Digital technology is continuously becoming more accessible, driving the growth of internet and social media users at about 9% year-over-year. People are turning to social media as a way to...
29 October 2019 Analysis
In July, the UK National Health Service announced it has teamed up with Amazon to make NHS-verified health information searchable by voice on the company’s Alexa home assistant. The move...
19 September 2019 News
Google has now absorbed the health division of DeepMind, the UK-based artificial intelligence (AI) company it acquired in 2014, sparking concerns over the implications for patient data privacy.
11 July 2019 News
The Amazon Alexa voice assistant is now offering UK users expert NHS health advice, with the aim of improving the quality of public health information and reducing demand on the...
17 June 2019 News
The introduction of laws like the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) can complicate the operations of scientific journals and funding bodies, according an Uppsala University-led study presented at the...
13 February 2019 Analysis
The NHS Long Term Plan commits the UK’s health service, alongside other elements, to an enhanced focus on integration of technology and data into its day-to-day operations. Colin Henderson and...
1 February 2019
31% of business leaders do not trust their own organisation to effectively comply with GDPR, according to research published today by Dell Technologies.
28 November 2018
Sunday marked six months since Europe’s General Data Protection Regulation came into force. Since the 25 May, there have been a number of high-profile data breaches that have reinforced the...
15 November 2018
There is a growing awareness of consumers to the value and misuse of their personal data. This in part led to the development of the GDPR in Europe, and KPMG...