FT Health: Innovation in Healthcare

Japan’s sleep-deprivation problems; NHS tries to incorporate health innovations; how smartphones can extend healthcare to remote areas; finding the optimal delivery platform for medical marijuana; marketing healthcare advice in Africa; using AI for drug research; and ‘social prescribing’ in support for therapy

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A Tokyo business is offering to give its workers a bonus if they can prove sufficient bed rest

Mobile phones, home hubs and sensors can extend the reach and quality of care

Companies experiment to find the optimal application method

Delivering the right health advice to the people who matter has been one man’s mission

The UK health service is attempting to incorporate rapid advances

Billions are being bet to find the next revolutionary drug

Patients are seeing the benefit of clubs and hobbies in treating disorders

IMI brings groups together, extends their reach beyond Europe and helps prepare for digital disruption