Thursday 17 June 2021

*UKHotViewsExtra* AI Award funding gives boost to AI in NHS

NHS X logoThe use of artificial intelligence in health and care in the UK got another boost this week as Health and Social Care Secretary Matt Hancock announced the winners of the second wave of NHS AI Lab’s AI in Health and Care Award. In this phase, 38 innovative projects will share £36m in funding and, importantly, be supported to test and deploy their solutions in the NHS. 

The advantages of using AI in healthcare are increasingly well understood, and as the NHS comes through the pandemic, rather than return to old ways, the emphasis from the centre is – to quote Sir Simon Stevens, CE of the NHS - on “supercharging a more innovative future.” More….

Posted by Tola Sargeant at '10:56' - Tagged: nhs   funding   AI   healthcare