Researchers have demonstrated the use of an AI tool that can accurately identify or rule out prostate cancer on digitized pathology slides from core needle biopsies.

The FDA has OK’d the sixth medical AI application developed by Israel-based Zebra Medical Vision. The latest iteration helps breast-specialized radiologists by flagging questionable lesions appearing in 2D mammograms.

The COVID crisis could close the gap between what healthcare AI can do in clinical research settings and how it can contribute to actual patient care.

The vast majority of patients with suspected melanoma—94%—would welcome the use of AI as an augmenter of their dermatologist’s diagnostic skills. And more than 40% would trust their diagnosis to a standalone AI system.  

Cross-Atlantic researchers have developed two AI models that are fast and accurate at screening for COVID-19, offering hospitals potential options when lab testing is backed up or unavailable.

Researchers have used AI-powered risk prediction to accurately screen the entire inpatient population of a community hospital for sepsis, enabling early treatment of the stricken.

The Mayo Clinic’s flagship campus in Minnesota is installing an AI-powered patient triage and prediction platform.

AI-aided physicians are better at diagnosing real-world skin cancer than either AI or physicians alone, and the least-experienced clinicians derive the most benefit from the algorithmic assist.

One of the biggest imaging OEMs is offering healthcare providers using its radiography systems a third party’s AI toolset for detecting lung abnormalities.

Harvard researchers have demonstrated a way to cut through tangles of irrelevant information in electronic health records (EHRs) while applying machine learning to spot patterns indicative of specific disease markers.

The device can also test for malaria and already has CE Mark approval as well as regulatory greenlights in India and Ghana.

The FDA has cleared an AI startup based in Israel to market its predictive-analytics product to ICUs during the present pandemic.