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Tag: Healthcare Tech

Applications Are Now Open in the UK for the AWS Healthcare Accelerator Programme

The United Kingdom (UK) healthcare system’s acceleration of innovation in service delivery, along with its increased adoption of digitally-enabled, secure, and compliant solutions through the Covid-19 crisis has brought about great benefit for patients. Embracing digital health innovations has enabled the NHS to deliver a world-leading vaccination programme showing their inherent talent and collaborative, patient-centric capacity to transform at pace. Now, their focus moves to tackling backlogs in elective care, continuing to implement the NHS Long Term Plan, and focusing on transformation of services to support NHS resilience. To support both high-potential healthcare startups and the UK healthcare system’s demand for these types of solutions, we are excited to announce the launch of the AWS Healthcare Accelerator programme in the UK.

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Onkolyze: Leveraging ML to Offer Personalized Cancer Treatment

The fight against breast cancer has made progress over the past two decades thanks to advances in treatment and screening. But while mortality rates from the disease have fallen for women over 50, they remain frustratingly steady for younger women. Onkolyze, a startup based in Singapore, is hoping to help solve just that problem by applying high-powered AWS GPUs and ML, making early detection much easier.

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The Untapped Potential of Cloud Computing for Healthcare and Life Science Startups in Germany

The amount of healthcare data globally is increasing at a rapid scale. Germany has missed much of this revolution and lags behind other countries with regard to electronic health records and e-prescriptions, but it’s starting to open up. To ensure the country is not further hampered by a lack of digitization experience, providers, payers, patients, pharma companies and startups should look to cloud computing technology to help bridge the gap.

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