Accenture, a global professional services company, has teamed up with Stockholm Exergi, one of Sweden’s largest energy suppliers, to put AI to the test in a new project aimed at addressing loneliness among seniors.
Options are increasing for healthcare consumers looking to check their symptoms with an AI digital platform for self-diagnosis. However, research into the use, accuracy and regulation of these technologies is woefully scant.
Blockchain technology is already expected to have a major impact in the healthcare space, and the wearables sector could do with an injection of the technology, as well, writes Lucas Mearian for ComputerWorld.
A machine-learning algorithm has surpassed four commonly used methods for catching sepsis early in hospital patients, giving clinicians up to 48 hours to intervene before the condition has a chance to begin turning dangerous.
Ablacon, a Colorado-based company leveraging AI to develop an advanced mapping system to aid in the treatment of atrial fibrillation, has raised $21.5 million in a Series A funding round, the company announced.
Healthcare technology moves at lightning speed, with AI and machine learning at the forefront of innovation. Right alongside these new discoveries is blockchain technology, which was popularized through the rise of cryptocurrency, and is seeing its own emergence in healthcare.