Edison Award recipients include some high-tech healthcare innovators

The nonprofit Edison Universe has named the winners of the 2019 Edison Awards, recognizing innovations of various sorts in industries of all kinds. Some of the best breakthroughs involve high tech in healthcare.

Entrepreneur has a tidy rundown of the 50 gold winners.

Among the healthcare advances to crack the top 50 are a pattern system that uses AI to cut lab time on infection diagnosis from two days to two hours, a virtual patient-care assistant that heads off human error and a flexible robotic endoscope that safely scopes out the furthest reaches of the lungs.

Edison’s complete list includes silver and bronze winners. Click below for Entrepreneur’s coverage of the best of the best as Edison Universe sees it.