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 junior doctor in the U.K. is driving the development of a smartphone app that lets healthcare providers jettison their legacy pagers to communicate just as quickly but much more thoroughly and productively.
More adults are utilizing voice assistant devices powered by AI to help with their medication management, but not all devices are the same. According to new research published in Nature, Google Assistant outpaces its peers, including Amazon’s Alexa and Apple’s Siri voice assistants.
AI in healthcare and wearables are buzzy words in the sector, but not all patients are on board with injecting biometric monitoring devices (BMDs) into their daily lives. And that non-acceptance could prove problematic for the future of these devices and other AI-based tools, according to a recent study from French researchers with Université Paris Descartes.
A Berlin-based startup whose mobile health app uses AI to help people manage chronic digestive problems has raised $7 million in Series A funding. The company intends to spend the bulk of the money getting the app in the hands of gastrointestinal patients in the U.S.
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.