Tuesday, June 2, 2020

Babylon, The U.K. Digital Doctor App, Scores $25M To Develop AI-Driven Health Advice

Hot on the heels of PushDoctor’s $8.2 million Series A, another U.K. startup playing in the digital health app space has picked up funding. Babylon Health, which like PushDoctor, lets you have video consultations...

AI and the importance of trust and respect – first impressions matter

We are hardwired for judgment. Our paths up from the primordial soup have imbued in us the spirit of quick conclusions, especially when it comes to one another. As Harvard Business School psychologist Amy...

DeepMind to Working on Process to Automate Cancer Treatment

Working out how to zap a tumor with radiation is a laborious process for physicians. Google’s machine-learning division, DeepMind, thinks AI can help ease the burden. When medics apply radiotherapy to a cancer patient, they...

AI Assists in Improving Accuracy of Predicting Breast Cancer

Researchers at Houston Methodist have developed an artificial intelligence (AI) software that reliably interprets mammograms, assisting doctors with a quick and accurate prediction of breast cancer risk. According to a new study published in Cancer (early...

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...

AI World Executive Summit recap: AI in Clinical Diagnostics

Lux Research recently helped co-chair the Artificial Intelligence (AI) World Executive Summit in San Francisco, CA - www.aiworldexpo.com One of the many wonderful presentations given at the conference was by David Ledbetter, a data scientist at...

A.I. making a difference in cancer care

editors note: in case you missed it, this past Sunday, 60 minutes featured a section on Artificial Intelligence. Here's an article by CBS news covering the coverage It helps us drive our cars, use our...

Dean Kamen Sees a Major Revolution in Health Care Coming

THERE ARE TWO kinds of people in Washington, DC, says entrepreneur Dean Kamen. There are the policy experts, whom he calls cynics. And there are the scientists, whom he deems optimists. Kamen, speaking at the White House...

6 business upheavals from artificial intelligence

Over the past few decades, artificial intelligence, or AI, has morphed from science fiction into an integral part of 21st century life. And what we’ve seen so far is just the beginning. Experts expect...

DeepMind -NHS deal on millions of patient healthcare records is “cautionary tale”

A study of a deal which has allowed Google DeepMind access to millions of healthcare records argues that more needs to be done to regulate such agreements between public sector bodies and private technology...




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