Wednesday, August 4, 2021

IBM Reportedly Retreating from Healthcare with Watson 

By John P. Desmond, AI Trends Editor   Reports surfaced last week that IBM is contemplating a sale of Watson Health, representing a retreat from the market of AI applied to healthcare that IBM had pursued...

Startup: Mojo Vision Eyes a Future in Smart Contact Lenses 

Wearable technology, including smart electronic devices in clothing or implanted in a user’s body, is a rising market first spurred by fitness tracking and more and more now by health concerns. The market is...

With New Healthcare Tech Relying on Data Sharing, Trust is Required 

By AI Trends Staff   On the verge of a new era of healthcare in which AI can combine with data sharing to deliver many new services, healthcare organizations need to earn the trust of patients...

Google Move Into Healthcare Leveraging its AI Getting More Pronounced  

By John P. Desmond, AI Trends Editor   Google is making a more pronounced move into healthcare, leveraging its power to acquire companies and to use AI technology to disrupt the industry.   From an investment point of...

How AI is Helping with COVID-19 Vaccine Rollout and Tracking 

By John P. Desmond, AI Trends Editor   AI has been employed since the early days of the COVID-19 pandemic to track the spread of positive cases, to crunch through thousands of scientific papers to search...

Startup Cognoa Seeks FDA Approval for Device with AI to Help Diagnose Autism 

By John P. Desmond, AI Trends Editor   Dennis Wall is a doctor who started a software company to pursue a noble cause.   He is working to apply machine learning to the diagnosis of autism at an...

Internet of Medical Things is Beginning to Transform Healthcare 

By AI Trends Staff   The Internet of Medical Things (IoMT) market is expanding rapidly, with over 500,000 medical technologies currently available, from blood pressure and glucose monitors to MRI scanners. AI poised to contribute analysis...

Forecasting for Fall Uncertainties 

By Scott Lundstrom, Analyst, Supply Chain Futures  Over the last several months, the supply chain planning community has been faced with the question of how to deal with increased uncertainty as we enter the fall. While...

Update: Pandemic Driving More AI Business; Researchers Fighting Fraud ‘Cure’ Posts 

By AI Trends Staff   The impact of the coronavirus pandemic around AI has many shades, from driving higher rates of IT spending on AI, to spurring researchers to fight fraud “cure” claims on social media,...

AI Tools Assisting with Mental Health Issues Brought on by Pandemic 

By Shannon Flynn, AI Trends Contributor   The pandemic is a perfect storm for mental health issues. Isolation from others, economic uncertainty, and fear of illness can all contribute to poor mental health — and right now,...




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