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Study: AI enhances tool used to predict heart failure among diabetes patients

BY Jeff Rowe | September 19, 2019

The new risk tool is considered an important step in the right direction to promote prevention of heart failure in patients with type 2 diabetes.

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Novant Health picks first partner for new AI innovation center

BY Jeff Rowe | September 18, 2019

The health system aims to leverage Jvion’s AI-enabled “Machine” to enable clinical staff to focus attention, resources, and individualized interventions on patients whose outcomes can be improved.

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The doctor is finally in: what AI could do for Africa

BY Jeff Rowe | September 17, 2019

In Africa, geography and economic restraints can limit access to healthcare for both rural and urban residents, but, if implemented appropriately, new AI could bring dramatic medical change to millions of people.

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FDA approves GE Healthcare’s AI-driven chest X-ray suite

BY Jeff Rowe | September 13, 2019

The device is aimed at reducing the time needed to process abnormal chest X-rays and and identifying patients at an increased risk of long-term mortality.

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Google teams up with Mayo Clinic for decade-long cloud and AI projects

BY Jeff Rowe | September 12, 2019

Google Cloud will securely store Mayo Clinic’s data, while also working with the health system’s clinicians to apply AI and machine learning to an array of medical research and virtual care projects.

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Panel experts urge caution and sound planning for AI implementation

BY Jeff Rowe | September 11, 2019

Part of the challenge when introducing new technologies such as AI, said one panelist, is presenting complex information to new end users in a way that is understandable and intuitive.

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How primary care is leading the charge with new AI

BY Jeff Rowe | September 05, 2019

AI should be invisible or in the background, helping human providers become more efficient and giving them more capacity for face-to-face time.

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Intermountain partners with AI service for new kidney treatment center

BY Jeff Rowe | September 05, 2019

Along with new AI algorithms, the Utah-based provider is implementing a predictive analytics model that will better identify the chronic kidney disease status of their population. 

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AI developer tackles mental health issues after personal struggles

BY Jeff Rowe | September 04, 2019

Another project in the works involves personalized forms of biofeedback to sonify and visualize body signals in order to reduce stress on a person’s mind/body connection.