June 23, 2020
Israeli healthcare artificial intelligence (AI) startup, Agamon has announced a $3 million seed round, led by MMC Ventures, with the participation of InHealth Ventures, Seedcamp, and Bayer G4A.
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Agamon’s AI software uses a natural language understanding solution to structure clinical texts so that hospital computers can read doctors’ unique language. This transforms medical text into...
June 10, 2020
Surveillance solutions firm D-Link has announced the launch of a group temperature screening camera which can monitor up to 30 people at a time simultaneously.
The DCS-9500T camera has been designed to be used in busy entrances at public places such as schools, hospitals, airports, hospitals and office buildings.
It combines thermal imaging technology with artificial intelligence (AI) to raise...
Credit: Group 42 and Oxford Nanopore Technologies
June 10, 2020
A UAE-based artificial intelligence (AI) and cloud computing company has unveiled “population-scale technology” that is said to rapidly and accurately detect SARS-CoV-2, with an end-to-end solution expected to be launched “within weeks,” it announced in a statement.
Abu Dhabi’s Group 42 (G42) has been working in partnership with the UK’s Oxford Nanopore Technologies, which specialises in advanced...
May 27, 2020
Polish startup Infermedica has announced a collaboration with tech giant Microsoft, which aims to empower healthcare organisations to build and deploy virtual healthcare assistants at scale.
The artificial intelligence (AI) health company, which specialises in early diagnosis and triage, announced in a blog post that it will provide its technology to the Microsoft Healthcare Bot service.
May 26, 2020
insitro and Exscientia, two platforms using artificial intelligence to drive the discovery of new drugs, announced this morning the raise of $143 million and $60 million, respectively, from investors.
insitro's oversubscribed Series B round was headed by Andreessen Horowitz, and joined by new backers Canada Pension Plan Investment Board, T. Rowe Price Associates, BlackRock, Casdin Capital, HOF...
May 14, 2020
Artificial intelligence is knocking on the healthcare industry's doors. From computation-driven R&D for new drugs, to objective image analysis, to mass-scale disease screening and diagnosis, more and more instances of the technology are pitching solutions to some of the industry's most pressing challenges.
Regulators once stood as the primary hurdle for AI and associated technologies like...
April 24, 2020
About the Author: Bradley Merrill Thompson is a member of the firm at Epstein Becker & Green, P.C. There, he counsels medical device, drug and combination product companies on a wide range of FDA regulatory, reimbursement and clinical trial issues. The opinions in this piece are Thompson's and don't necessarily reflect the opinions of MobiHealthNews or HIMSS.
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April 7, 2020
A group of organizations—Amazon, Apple, and Google among others—are blurring the line between the tech field and the healthcare field. One of the key elements in this blurring of the line is the automation of health and human service functions that previously required human work.
This tech-enabled automation is frequently accomplished through bots, which are computer applications that perform...
March 31, 2020
Olive, an artificial intelligence company tackling healthcare administration tasks, has closed $51 million in a funding round led by General Catalyst. Also participating in the raise were the company's existing backers Drive Capital, Oak HC/FT, Ascension Ventures and other unnamed investors.
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Olive's "AI Workforce" is designed to automate a selection of tedious, high-volume...
March 18, 2020
A collaboration between government organizations, research institutions and major tech companies has put out the call for artificial intelligence experts interested in generating new insights about coronavirus.
As of Monday, a collection of machine-readable literature on the coronavirus group of viruses is now freely available for review on the Allen Institute for AI's SemanticScholar.org website...