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Mar 15, 2019
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Oct 05, 2017
The 100 coolest people in UK tech

Business Insider has sorted through the biggest names in UK tech to find the 100 coolest people in 2017.

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Oct 02, 2017
Revolutionising healthcare: What part does tech and industrial design play?

The healthcare industry is taking some big hits at the moment, with huge cuts, not enough staff and facilities meaning we can’t always look to humans for the answers, but can we rely on tech?

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Oct 01, 2017

Advances in medical technology can be painfully slow. But, Natasha Loder argues, we are on the verge of a transformation in health care that will render visiting the doctor a thing of the past.

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Sep 11, 2017
ROBO DOC: When will the NHS medical advice smartphone app launch, what services will it offer and what other NHS apps are there?

A NEW app using virtual doctors to diagnose patients to reduce pressure on our overwhelmed hospitals.

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Sep 11, 2017
NHS will 'join the digital age' by 2018

Your health service on your smartphone.

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Sep 11, 2017
Feeling Sick? Consult Your AI Chatbot

Artificial intelligence won't replace human nurses and doctors just yet, but it can help provide healthcare in remote locations and maybe even bring down costs in developed countries.

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Sep 08, 2017
The best health apps that put a doctor in your pocket

Author and journalist Jon Stock discusses the benefits of health apps that can improve wellbeing and fitness.

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Sep 08, 2017
The NHS must embrace digital services or risk being left behind

Online services are challenging our model of primary care – the NHS must find a way to incorporate new approaches into the mainstream.

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Sep 08, 2017
Startup Weekly: A new HealthTech accelerator cohort, WeWork’s The Creator Awards UK finalists and more

DigitalHealth.London has unveiled the 30 London startups that are joining its HealthTech accelerator, which is designed to transform London’s NHS.

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Jul 04, 2017
Top 10 tech startups lighting up London

Huge cities mean medical research facilities. Tie those in with high tech and you get companies like babylon Health working to disrupt medicine. Babylon does it with Artificial Intelligent chatbots to start the query process, followed by mobile phone video chats with specially trained doctors any time night or day. Prescriptions follow, sometimes directly to your door.

Marketing Week
Jun 26, 2017
AstraZeneca at Cannes: Healthcare delivery's speeding away from pharma's marketing model

John McCarthy, AZ’s global digital VP, last week went behind the scenes of that partnership to show how healthcare might shift under pharma’s feet. In a presentation at Cannes Lions Health, McCarthy and Babylon CEO Ali Parsa demonstrated Babylon’s artificial intelligence health app, a sort of virtual triage nurse combined with personal health tracker and telemedicine provider.

Jun 15, 2017
25 Technology Companies to Watch

The Wall Street Journal ranks 25 emerging leaders in hot corners of the tech industry.

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Jun 09, 2017
Marketing Week's 100 Disruptive Brands for 2017

These are Marketing Week’s 100 Disruptive Brands 2017, the young brands that could be disrupting your world. Intended as a resource of insight and inspiration, the companies chosen are innovative in their use of technology, imaginative in adapting to societal shifts and employ structures and models that break convention.

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Jun 08, 2017
Sony Mobile: Inside Innovators

The babylon digital healthcare app provides 24/7 medical advice and fast, easy access to doctor appointments wherever you are in the world. The app uses a blend of artificial intelligence as well as video and text consultations with real doctors.

Jun 08, 2017
The 6 Hottest Startups in Healthcare

These startups are changing the way we think about health and wellness. London-based Babylon Health, which has raised a total of $85 million, started as a telemedicine company, enabling doctors to make diagnoses via video and allowing patients to rate the quality of each interaction.

Marketing Week
Jun 08, 2017
Meet the healthcare disruptors treating patients like demanding consumers

babylon aims to connect patients to doctors in a fast and seamless way through a range of services including a health advice chatbot, GP video chat function, prescription delivery service and health tracker. The idea is to cater for patients in a 24/7 on-demand world where the traditional doctor-patient relationship no longer works.

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Jun 05, 2017

Matt Gooderick looks at the potential for the use of artificial intelligence in the health sector, including initiatives by IBM Watson, BenevolentAI and Babylon.

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Jun 01, 2017
The Tech Toys And Tools That Excite Top Entrepreneurs

These days, time is Annette King’s rarest commodity, So anything that can save the Ogilvy & Mather UK Group chief executive some of it for her gets the thumbs up. “My favourite piece of technology right now is the babylonhealth app,” she says.

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May 22, 2017
Interbrand announces Breakthrough Brands of 2017

The company's annual list looks at startups and early players in emerging markets like mobility tech, AI, the future of work and more, and babylon's on the list!

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May 16, 2017
See How Artificial Intelligence Can Improve Medical Diagnosis And Healthcare

A digital health company from the UK wants to change the way a patient interacts with a doctor through the creation of an artificial intelligence (AI) doctor in the form of a AI chatbot.

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May 13, 2017
Is Babylon’s AI Chatbot the Future of Healthcare?

London-based Babylon Health raised $60 million in a Series B last month to continue development of its AI chatbot.

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Apr 25, 2017
Signs of Growth in Telemedicine

babylon's investment was made into the AI platform the underpins their technology and aims to support medical diagnosis and predict personalized health outcomes globally. 

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Apr 25, 2017
Babylon Health raises further $60M to continue building out AI doctor app

babylon, the U.K. startup that offers a digital healthcare app using a mixture of artificial intelligence (AI) and video and text consultations with doctors and specialists, has raised $60 million in new funding.

Financial Times
Apr 25, 2017
babylon raises $60m to build AI doctor to diagnose illnesses

UK tech group says new funding will help its software predict future health problems.

Business Insider
Apr 25, 2017
Investors backed an AI startup that puts a doctor on your smartphone with $60 million

UK artificial intelligence (AI) startup babylon has raised $60 million (£47 million) for its smartphone app which aims to put a doctor in your pocket.

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Apr 25, 2017
babylon Health raises further $60M to continue building out AI doctor app

babylon Health, the U.K. startup that offers a digital healthcare app using a mixture of artificial intelligence (AI) and video and text consultations with doctors and specialists, has raised $60 million in new funding.

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Mar 27, 2017
AI Chatbots Are Shaking Up the Workforce in Some Unexpected Ways

This January, the United Kingdom's National Health Service launched a trial with Babylon Health, a startup developing an AI chatbot. For six months, Babylon will offer a triage service on its app as an alternative to dialing the U.K.'s 24 hour non-emergency telephone number.

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Mar 22, 2017
25 interesting European AI start-ups to watch in 2017

babylon is a digital doctor app that enables GP video calling and AI diagnoses, revolutionising the world of healthcare.

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Mar 17, 2017
A GP Behind The App

Dr Hannah Allen of babylon health, explains what it is like to work behind the app.

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Mar 10, 2017
New Startup Claims Its AI-Powered Chatbot Can Diagnose Illness Better Than Any Doctor

U.K.-based health startup babylon is so confident that its chatbot-based app will be able to pinpoint exactly what’s wrong with you that in January, it partnered with the NHS in a pilot program that allows patients to be diagnosed via smartphone.

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Mar 08, 2017
Forget your GP, robots will 'soon be able to diagnose more accurately than almost any doctor'

Dr Parsa said it was not a question of robots replacing medics – but of providing doctors with the best support. “If you think of the game of chess – no person can beat the machine – but the best games come when chess players are assisted by machine,” he said. “We would not accurately forecast the weather without a computer – we need to be giving this support to our doctors.”