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Emerging Technologies in The Healthcare Sector

Posted by Anna Mielczarek on 15-Nov-2018 07:30:00

‘Consumers around the world are ready to embrace AI and robotics for their healthcare needs’ says Dennis Brown from PwC.

According to PwC research more than half of customers (54%) are willing to engage with Artificial Intelligence (AI) and robotics for their healthcare needs. Easier and quicker accessibility (34%) as well as faster and more accuracy (31%) are seen as the main advantages of using new technology in the healthcare, while ‘human touch’ (47%) and trust (38%) are the biggest challenges.  

As the healthcare industry is experiencing its most rapid pace of change and innovation, it comes as no surprise that people are finally ready to embrace emerging technologies, which, undoubtedly, have the potential to transform the healthcare, and make it faster, better, more accurate and accessible than ever.

But what are the emerging technologies and how exactly can they change, and improve the healthcare sector?

Let’s find out now!

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Topics: AR and VR, Healthcare, AI, Emerging Technology, Emerging Trends

5 Industries that will be immediately affected by IoT (3 minute read)

Posted by Fran Geddes on 07-Nov-2017 10:04:10

IoT, or the Internet of Things, is the power behind digital transformation. The applications and interconnectivity of devices could encourage a more efficient and costly way of running things, therefore, it is no wonder that Business Insider predicts that business spending will reach $6 trillion dollars by 2020. 

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Topics: Disruption and Change, Connected Cars, Healthcare, IoT, Digital Transformation

The Digital Disruption of Healthcare (5 Minute Read)

Posted by Fran Geddes on 24-Oct-2017 15:16:56

Emerging technologies have the potential to completely redesign healthcare. With the impending move towards smart cities, it only makes sense that our healthcare becomes smarter. Rapid developments within reality technologies and artificial intelligence have seen undeniable impact on sectors such as retail, sport, manufacturing and finance, but the possible usage of these technologies within healthcare could revolutionise the medical profession globally.

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Topics: AR and VR, Healthcare, AI

Are we safe from cyber attacks and how can we prevent them?

Posted by Fran Geddes on 31-Aug-2017 12:30:00

With businesses and services looking to transform their digital strategy and implement new technologies and software to improve their services, the cyber threat is becoming an evermore present threat to company and personal computers.

Criminals are no longer using the attacks to demand just money. Political statements and aims of disruption are behind some attacks, with healthcare and finance becoming a high profile target.

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Topics: Healthcare, Finance, Digital Transformation, General Tech News

How Has Mobile Technology Disrupted These Three Industries?

Posted by Andrew Floyd on 27-Apr-2017 12:00:38

Mobile technology has become hugely disruptive for an array of industries, it’s revolutionising our society and the way in which we work. Here are three industries which are at the cutting edge of digital transformation and where mobile has become a key disrupter.

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Topics: Disruption and Change, Healthcare, Finance

Unleashing the Digital Transformation Tide on the NHS

Posted by Alex Mills-Baker on 13-Feb-2017 14:20:13

Why is Digital Transformation so Slow in the Health Sector?

The NHS is unquestionably feeling the strain this winter. On a quick scroll through the BBC health homepage last week, hysterical headlines range from generalisations such as “10 charts that show why the NHS is in trouble“, to the heart tugging clickbait “NHS 'failed' spinal cancer death woman” through to the editorials such as “Growing waiting times threat to NHS” offering historical analysis but no insight as to a solution.

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Topics: Healthcare, Digital Transformation

How Will IoT Drive Brand Engagement?

Posted by Andrew Floyd on 31-Aug-2016 09:07:01

Marketers know the importance of connecting mobile and digital, thus leading to increased brand engagement. According to a new study from Forrester Research called “The Internet of Things Redefines Brand Engagement", it’s vital for brands to understand how the powerful connection of mobile and the IoT will drive brand engagement.

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Topics: Healthcare, IoT

5 Reasons Why Your Business Needs Wearable Technology

Posted by Andrew Floyd on 16-Feb-2016 09:26:49

Wearable Technology is still waiting for its big break. There’s no question that wearables will eventually take off, the real question is WHEN will they take off? Wearable tech has the potential to become a potent business tool within the enterprise and in a true Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) strategy, wearables need to be considered.

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Topics: Healthcare, Enterprise Mobility, Wearable Tech

The Big Fat Mobile Review of the Year!

Posted by Andrew Floyd on 15-Dec-2015 09:36:56

At the beginning of 2015, B60 made some bold mobile predictions for the year ahead. The time has come to review those predictions and to find out whether we were bang or on way off the mark!

Let’s take a look at the first of those 5 predictions…

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Topics: Healthcare, Wearable Tech, Predictions

Top 5 Mobile Fitness Apps

Posted by Andrew Floyd on 11-May-2015 13:40:00

Following the release of the Apple Watch last month, we’ve rounded up 5 of the best fitness apps available on your smartphones. You’ll be as fit as a fiddle in no time. Enjoy!

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Topics: Healthcare, General Tech News