Connected Care

Aetna, in collaboration with Apple, launched a new health application to provide users with personalized health goals. Dubbed Attain, the app will be used in partnership with the Apple Watch to track daily activity levels, recommend healthy actions and incentivize actions taken to improve well-being.

Planned Parenthood is now offering an AI-powered, sexual health chatbot designed to reach more young people who visit its website, the organization announced Thursday, Jan. 24.

Productive communication between doctors and patients can be difficult to achieve. However, a team of researchers has proposed several ways in which AI can help.

Verily, a subsidiary of Google parent company Alphabet, has received FDA clearance for the electrocardiogram (ECG) feature in its Study Watch, the company announced.

Kaia Health, a digital therapeutics company based in Munich, Germany, has raised $10 million in a Series A funding round for its apps that use AI and motion-tracking technology to manage chronic back pain and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), according to a report by VentureBeat.

The HHS Office of the Chief Technology Office and President Innovation Fellows have completed a 14-week tech challenge that encouraged teams to create digital tools using federal data and emerging technologies—like AI—to help address several challenges in healthcare.

Healthcare, senior care and mental health diagnosis and treatment are among several industries expected to be “revolutionized” by AI, according to a report by Forbes.

A University of Vermont-led research team combined wearable and AI technology to quickly and accurately detect internalizing disorders, like anxiety and depression, in young children, according to a study published in PLOS One.

CarePredict, a Florida-based health technology startup, raised $9.5 million in funding for its platform that uses machine-learning-driven wearables to monitor the health and improve the quality of life for senior citizens, according to a report by VentureBeat.

A new feature for a personal diabetes management application leverages AI to predict the likelihood of a user experiencing a hypoglycemic event in the next one to four hours.

People throughout the United Kingdom now have access to an AI-powered app that aims to help people eat better, according to a report by UK Tech News.

Insurance company Cigna is using AI to predict whether patients might abuse and/or overdose on prescription opioids in an effort to reduce consumers from using the substances, according to a report by The Wall Street Journal.