Last fall CMS whittled a field of 300-something entrant teams in its AI Health Outcomes Challenge to 25 semifinalists. This week the agency revealed seven finalist entities, one of which will claim the grand prize of up to $1 million next spring.
A little more than a year after inking a 10-year pact on digital healthcare development, Mayo Clinic and Google Health have launched their first major research project together. Interestingly, it directly involves AI.
The novel coronavirus has shown a nasty penchant for targeting the kidneys, and physicians can’t always tell which patients will need dialysis until they do. By then it’s often too late to save a life.
The bytes are accumulating far too fast for any human effort to connect whatever dots might be hiding in the massive muddle. Enter 40 researchers at 11 sites armed with AI and almost $18 million in new NIH funding.