Tuesday, May 21, 2019

GE Healthcare Unveils New Applications Built on its Edison Intelligence Platform

GE Healthcare has announced new applications and smart devices built on Edison – a platform that helps accelerate the development and adoption of Artificial Intelligence (AI) technology and empower providers to deliver faster, more...

AI Making Gradual Advance into Pharmaceutical/Biotech Industry

The healthcare industry is not immune to software and technological advancements. In fact, the use of emerging technologies like artificial intelligence (AI) has gradually begun to revolutionize research activities in the industry. Major advances...

IBM Watson ups the healthcare market ante with $2.6 billion acquisition of Truven

Healthcare is one of the most logical domains for cognitive computing. The stakes are high: outcomes are often a matter of life or death. It has well organized, extensively tagged information sources. And healthcare/pharmaceutical...

Researchers develop AI-powered systems to make pathologic diagnoses more accurate

Pathologists have been largely diagnosing disease the same way for the past 100 years, by manually reviewing images under a microscope. But new work suggests that computers can help doctors improve accuracy and significantly...

Catalia Health Tries Free Interactive Robots to for In-Home Patient Care

A little more than three-and-a-half years ago, Cory Kidd founded Catalia Health based on the work he did at the MIT Media Lab and Boston University Medical Center. Headquartered in San Francisco, the company’s overarching goal is...

AI Diagnostics Move Into The Clinic; Algorithms Assist Specialists

True to form, artificial intelligence continues to equal and even surpass doctors in the prediction and diagnosis of condition after condition. Most of this work, however, has occurred in carefully controlled laboratory experiments, with clean...

Pharma’s AI Hierarchy of Needs Outlined at AI World 2018

By Allison Proffitt, Editorial Director, Bio-IT World Why not pharma? That was Peter Henstock’s challenge to the audiences recently at the AI World Conference & Expo in Boston. Henstock, the AI and Machine Learning lead at Pfizer, argues...

Montreal-Toronto AI Startups Have Wide Range of Focus

Includes Healthcare, Biomed, Text Analysis, Legal Research, Image Analysis, Drug Discovery, Education Canada has made a commitment for many years to the study of AI at universities across the county, and today robust business incubation...

The rise of “Generation Health” – partly thanks to smartphones

After rising for a decade, life expectancy in America has begun leveling off and has even declined for some groups. Diabetes, heart disease and obesity along with stress, anxiety, and depression are now major issues. The situation is...

Macy’s shoppers being helped by Watson

IBM's Watson may be putting its cognitive muscle to work battling cancer and cybercriminals, but it's no slouch at shopping, either. On Wednesday, retail brand Macy's announced that it's testing out a new mobile service that lets...






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