Healthcare Innovation

Researchers from the Yale Center for Health and Learning Games are hoping they can keep some teenagers from vaping with an assist from virtual reality (VR).

Amazon Web Services (AWS) has announced a new AI-powered medical transcription service, Amazon Transcribe Medical, designed to improve clinical documentation for healthcare providers.

Virtual reality (VR) can help stroke survivors comply with home-based therapy and exercise programs, according to new research published in the Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. Multi-user (MU) VR sessions were found to be more effective than single-user (SU) VR sessions.

Amazon has partnered with Giant Eagle, a grocery chain with more than 200 locations throughout the United States, to help patients take their medications in a more timely manner.

The market for blockchain technology in healthcare could exceed $500 million by 2022, according to a new report. This includes an estimated compound annual growth rate of 61.4%.  

Virtual reality (VR) is being used more and more in healthcare. VR-based CPR training, however, remains inferior to face-to-face training, according to new research published in JAMA Cardiology.

Winterlight Labs, a Toronto-based healthcare technology company, has raised $5.6 million CAD ($4.2 million USD) in a new funding round led by Hikma Ventures.

After completing numerous dry runs on a 3D printed skull and in a virtual reality suite, Stanford neurosurgeons have performed the first-ever minimally invasive tumor resection in the brain of a small child.

Researchers working for the U.S. government have used deep learning to evaluate stem cell-derived tissue samples, sharing their findings in the Journal of Clinical Investigation.

At the Voice Preservation Clinic in Boston, researchers are now using AI technology to reconstruct the voices of patients at risk of losing the ability to speak.  

Would you allow AI-powered robotic systems to perform surgery on your young child?

Presagen, an Australia-based information technology company, has launched AI Open Projects, a new online platform that helps healthcare providers crowdsource the data they need to develop new AI solutions.