A former executive from payment platform PayPal has launched a new deep learning health intelligence platform, Global Care Analytics, to provide claims-and-cost clinical data and predictive analytics for healthcare companies.

 

Over the last six years, Dell Technologies Capital has plunked down more than $600 million to invest in startups focused on accelerating the “reinventing work” evolution. Microsoft’s M12 venture fund has shown similar enthusiasm.

Often lost in discussions about AI’s unfolding impact on healthcare is its uncertain effect on patient-physician relationships. The authors of an opinion piece published July 15 in JAMA take up a key question underlying this lack.

Three distinguished thinkers who think a lot on the future are asking some big questions about AI.

Uber Health, the healthcare subsidiary of rideshare company Uber, has granted access of its American fleet to a blockchain startup. The relationship establishes blockchain and cryptocurrency in the healthcare space.

A technology company that uses AI to precisely match medical interventions with individual patients has received a $23 million infusion.

Most physicians rightly laugh off talk of their profession’s coming demise at the hands of AI. But more than a few are taking the blossoming technology into account when making career decisions.

A graduate-level program that will award certificates on the ethical use of AI across various spheres, including healthcare, is set to launch next month at San Francisco State University.

Healthcare AI has been slow to gain a firm foothold across Europe for two reasons, according to a report published in Science|Business July 1.

While Google has ventured into the healthcare field with various technologies and tools, it is also collecting vast amounts of healthcare data through these tools and through deals with healthcare stakeholders.

Hospital operating rooms hoping to keep up with their competition during a forecasted $2.5 billion spending spree need to invest in integrating robotics to improve precision, virtual reality to inform pre-surgery planning and AI to analyze risks.

Mount Sinai Health System, a New York-based hospital network, is working on a series of digital news segments with Discovery’s Science Channel to reveal innovations in science and medicine, including AI.