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Google, Calm and Headspace Among Tech Companies Offering Advice During Mental Health Awareness Week

According to the National Alliance On Mental Illness, 18.5% of Americans will suffer from mental illness this year; 4% of them will suffer so acutely that it will substantially limit their ability to live their lives. Getty It’s Mental Health Awareness Week hosted by the Mental Health Foundation and this year’s theme is body image.… Read More »

3M picks up MModal's tech business for $1B

Dive Brief: Multinational conglomerate 3M has inked a definitive agreement to acquire the technology business of Pittsburgh-based MModal for $ 1 billion. MModal develops cloud-based, artificial intelligence-powered speech technology and clinical documentation tools aimed at improving the doctor-patient experience. Its technology business has annual revenue of about $ 200 million. MModal’s transcription, scribing and coding service… Read More »

Britain’s Storied National Health Service Is Chasing A Tech Upgrade

Cabinet Ministers Meet As Brexit Turmoil ContinuesGetty Images It’s hard to fathom the challenge of being Matt Hancock. Britain’s recently-appointed health secretary manages the country’s 70-year-old, state-run healthcare system. The British take enormous pride in their National Health Service (NHS), giving it a long spotlight at London’s dramatic 2012 Olympic Games opener. Get sick in Britain… Read More »