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NHS joins forces with tech firms to stop the spread of COVID-19 misinformation

The NHS is working with Google, Twitter, Instagram and Facebook to provide the public with accurate information about COVID-19 and prevent the spread of “fake news”. Google will provide easy access to verified NHS guidance when someone searches for information on the virus, while both Twitter and Facebook are directing users to the NHS website.… Read More »

RTLS tech, and changes learned from it, save hospital $1 million per year

Operating rooms typically account for a significant portion of a hospital’s expenses, not to mention as much as 70% of its revenue. This was certainly true at Adventist Health White Memorial. THE PROBLEM When the hospital looked at its data, however, it found that unused operating rooms might be creating a strain on finances and… Read More »

Alphabet-backed One Medical files for IPO as money-losing tech companies struggle on public market

Amir Rubin, new CEO of One Medical One Medical One Medical, a chain of primary care clinics that touts a “technology-powered model” and has raised money from Alphabet, just filed to go public on the Nasdaq.  Founded in 2007, One Medical provides care at facilities in nine metropolitan markets throughout the country, with three more on… Read More »

“Almost perfect” hearing for deaf with new tech

New technology can improve sound quality for hearing implant users by a life-changing amount. New technology can improve sound quality for hearing implant users by a life-changing amount. * Current technology sounds metallic – music sounds like “a crash”* Audio quality of new system is 90-100% of original signal – ie almost perfect hearing* Multiple stored versions mean high… Read More »