A healthcare startup whose AI-powered symptom checker lets users check symptoms against other patients’ experiences has begun a partnership with Mayo Clinic and raised a fresh $42 million to advance its telehealth platform.
A new AI tool can accurately separate the patients who would do better getting restorative sleep till morning from those who, due to unstable condition, really need their vital signs checked overnight.
Last fall CMS whittled a field of 300-something entrant teams in its AI Health Outcomes Challenge to 25 semifinalists. This week the agency revealed seven finalist entities, one of which will claim the grand prize of up to $1 million next spring.
Early this month CMS agreed to reimburse hospitals for using the first AI software to qualify for Medicare’s NTAP mechanism. Healthcare AI watchers have been unpacking the intricacies of the development ever since.