A San Francisco-based startup that uses a proprietary machine-learning platform to identify the care needs of covered employees has raised $205 million to “address fundamental health insurance service issues that plague U.S. consumers and employers alike.”
The American Medical Association is pushing for policies around AI in healthcare that don’t penalize physicians who avoid the technology while it’s still in a state of flux on so many fronts, from regulatory oversight to clinical usefulness.
Microsoft is launching a regional hub for AI, Internet of Things and data science in Louisville, Kentucky, according to Mayor Greg Fischer, with a focus on collaborating with partners in healthcare and manufacturing.
Whether or not its pending $68 billion purchase of Aetna gets finalized, CVS Health will pump big bucks into broadening its menu of healthcare services and personalizing them for consumers. And a key component of its plan is a data-analytics strategy steeped in AI.