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  1. UK MP faults continuing use of technology susceptible to cyber-attack in NHS

    Responding to an answer in parliament by junior health minister, Labour’s shadow Cabinet Officer minister Jo Platt warned the government of the dangers of the 2,300 NHS computers which still run on Windows XP.
  2. Yale, Mayo Clinic to use biometric data from wearables to improve drug development for heart failure

    Researchers are working with digital therapeutics specialist Biofourmis, using machine learning technology and the Apple Watch to analyze dozens of physiology biomarkers.
  3. NHSX to manage commercial deals for patient data, MedTech Europe calls for 'an interoperable data ecosystem for digital health' and more news briefs

    Also: French academic hospital CHRU de Nancy announces 10-year enterprise informatics agreement with Royal Philips, former NHS England director Sir Bruce Keogh joins messaging app firm and others. 
  4. Safety concerns raised about software used to triage NHS 111 calls

    Coroners have called for action to prevent further fatalities linked to the NHS Pathways system following 11 patient deaths.
  5. Resident Guide app piloted at NZ’s Wellington Hospital

    Capital and Coast District Health Board (DHB) in New Zealand is piloting the Resident Guide app for onboarding junior doctors. The six-month pilot begins in mid-August and involves all resident medical officers (RMOs) at Wellington Hospital.