The UK government has allotted £30m ($36m) to the NHS for medtech innovation ahead of winter. The investment is aimed at modernising technology, reducing waiting times, speeding up diagnosis, and enhancing patient treatment, including cybersecurity. However, the manner in which this fund will be distributed remains a concern, particularly due to the NHS’s annual funding cycle and rapid procurement, which often doesn’t lead to strategic acquisitions.
Health Tech | Safeguarding health: Navigating the complex landscape of cybersecurity in healthcare | News
The integration of technology in healthcare, while beneficial, has increased the sector’s vulnerability to cyber threats. Cybercriminals target healthcare data due to its high value,