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UnitedHealth targets mid-March to restore Change Healthcare systems following ransomware group cyber attack 

UnitedHealth Group confirmed a threat actor gained access to its tech division Change Healthcare last month, which supports pharmacies and hospitals across the US. The company updated the market yesterday to note that it expects to restore Change Healthcare’s systems by mid-March. The company said that once they became aware of […]

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Interview: “Machine learning can help us re-conquer compassion and humanisation of healthcare” Ricardo Baptista Leite, HealthAI and UNITE Parliamentarians Network for Global Health

We recently sat down for a chat with Ricardo Baptista Leite about the potential and considerations for artificial intelligence, key learnings from his career and his thoughts on the digital health landscape in Portugal. Along with his background as a medical doctor, Ricardo has experience in a number of settings […]

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Australian government publishes National Healthcare Interoperability Plan 2023-2028

The Australian Government has published their national interoperability plan for 2023 – 2028, highlighting five priority areas with actions including researching UK practice around national minimum standards for health technologies, and developing a national digital health standards catalogue. The plan begins by noting the “fundamental building blocks” required to establish […]

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BenevolentAI announces restructure and strategic focus

BenevolentAI, a clinical-stage AI-enabled drug discovery and development company, has published its strategic plan for a “new era in AI”. The company has outlined its focus to prioritise high-potential products to value inflection points, develop new products to capitalise on the “vast potential of AI”, and progress a proposed headcount reductions […]