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March 2, 2021
The Dubai Health Authority (DHA) has revealed plans to “enhance” its use of smart health technology, exploring remote-patient monitoring in the first instance.
To coincide with the occasion of United Arab Emirates (UAE) Innovates 2021, the authority said that it is currently collaborating with Enpy, a Dubai-based startup that specialises in medical artificial Intelligence (AI), to consider the...
February 26, 2021
Thomson X (TX), a wholly-owned subsidiary of SGX Mainboard-listed Thomson Medical Group Limited, is a platform which aims to bolster the current healthcare landscape by connecting healthcare technological start-ups with their existing healthcare expertise and network. They have established a partnership with Plano, seeking to address the increasing myopia rate around the world through the use of...
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February 23, 2021
Two UAE-based health companies have partnered with Canada’s Laipac Technology to launch the “world’s first” artificial intelligence (AI)-powered rapid COVID-19 antigen test.
YAS Pharmaceuticals and Pure Health will be working with the Ontario-based Internet of Medical Things (IoMT) specialist to provide an “intelligent and innovative way to deploy technologies to better protect the health of...
February 10, 2021
A new digital healthcare company called egnite launched Wednesday with the goal of leveraging advanced technologies and analytics to improve health outcomes for structural heart-disease patients.
Egnite originates from the CardioCare platform developed by Edwards Lifesciences, which is already deployed at over 50 hospitals and health systems across the country. The platform is designed to manage...
February 2, 2021
January 12, 2021
By this point in time, artificial intelligence and machine learning are deployed by healthcare organizations for almost every aspect of the care journey. From clinical decision-making support to automating the revenue cycle, AI has become an integral tool in healthcare.
A problem remains in how clinicians, staff and patients can trust something that they can’t see and oftentimes don’t understand...
December 1, 2020
Alphabet subsidiary DeepMind has cracked a decades-old protein-folding challenge with an artificial intelligence system that could eventually help identify new treatments for diseases, among other nonmedical uses.
"We have been stuck on this one problem – how do proteins fold up? – for nearly 50 years," John Moult, cofounder and chair of the Critical Assessment of protein Structure Prediction (...
November 11, 2020
Google Cloud pulled back the curtain yesterday on two artificial intelligence tools designed to help healthcare and life science organizations scan and analyze large volumes of unstructured text, the Healthcare Natural Language API and AutoML Entity Extraction for Healthcare.
The first of these two offerings looks to automatically extract common trends or other insights from medical records notes...
October 21, 2020
The past couple of days have seen a handful of artificial intelligence algorithms for radiology imaging analysis receive 510(k) clearances from the FDA. Two of these, from Quantib and Ezra, are focused on the relatively untouched area of prostate cancer screening, while a third, from Aidoc, targets incidental pulmonary embolism.
Quantib's software delivers an in-workflow assessment of prostate...
October 16, 2020
Dutch AI medical image analysis company, Thirona has obtained a license on a patent for the treatment of Cystic Fibrosis (CF).
The patent allows Thirona to develop an AI algorithm that will analyse CT scans to identify abnormalities in the lungs, ensuring that they are identified from an early age and that a personalised treatment plan can follow.
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