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Private Health Company Investigated After Poor Patient Data Storage Procedures

Up to 10,000 patients may have been affected after a Birmingham based private health company called Diagnostic Health saved unencrypted NHS patient details onto Google Drive, allowing access across staff members using a singular password. The NHS used Diagnostic Health to refer patients for ultrasound scans.


Technology Gives Amputees A Hand Towards Independence

After $40 million of research funded by the US Defence Advanced Research Project Agency (DARPA), a new robotic arm named Deka has been designed for those with amputated arms, whether it be from shoulder, upper or lower arm. The new robot arm has been approved by the US medical authorities […]