The Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) is looking to “transform” electronic health records (EHRs) by leveraging voice and AI technology to allow EHRs to naturally interact with physicians to find relevant information and hopefully enhance patient care.  

Researchers at Georgia Tech have developed a new AI-based app, MyPath, that adapts to each stage of a patient’s cancer journey with personalized resources and recommendations on everything from side effects to insurance and more.

Thanks to an increasing demand of AI technology for research and drug development, the AI in healthcare market size is expected to exceed $13 billion by 2025, according to a report by Global Market Insights.

Researchers from the Imperial College London and the University of Melbourne created a new AI algorithm that is four times more accurate in predicting survival rates among ovarian cancer patients. The tool was also able to determine the most effective treatment for patients who exhibit ovarian cancer. Research findings were published in Nature Communications.

Flagler Hospital, a 335-bed community hospital based in St. Augustine, Florida, is projected to save more than $20 million after AI technology helped it reduce costs, average length of stay and readmissions for pneumonia patients. 

Medical device company Sight Diagnostics has raised $27.8 million in funding to expand its system that uses AI to analyze blood tests, according to a report by VentureBeat.

IBM Watson Health is partnering with the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard to use AI and genomics to help clinicians better predict the onset of serious cardiovascular diseases, the company announced Feb. 13.