August 13, 2020
Research by UK-based digital firm Babylon found that artificial intelligence (AI) using the principles of causal reasoning scored higher than 70% of GPs in diagnosing written test cases.
Up until now, the firm’s AI symptom checkers have provided advice using an algorithm which relies on correlations with patient symptoms and medical history.
But a peer-reviewed study, published in Nature...
August 11, 2020
Healthcare organizations must become more collaborative with patients, employees, partners and the public when creating digital innovations to have success in the future, according to research from Accenture.
The professional services company released its "Digital Health Technology Vision 2020" report that identified five trends that emerged before the COVID-19 pandemic, but that have only...
July 28, 2020
A leading healthcare operator in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) has recruited the San Jose-headquartered Automation Anywhere to provide artificial intelligence (AI)-powered software bots to its systems. Its aim is to “improve patient care and automate end-to-end business processes” during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
Saudi German Hospitals (SGH) UAE – which runs three tertiary care operating...
July 23, 2020
Spain-based medtech company, QUIBIM, have secured €8 million in a recent round of seed funding co-led by Amadeus Capital Partners and Adara Ventures to improve its radiomics platform.
WHAT IT DOES
QUIBIM is a frontrunner in the field of radiomics, which uses artificial intelligence (AI) to read medical images for disease-specific biomarkers, enabling early detection of diseases such as COVID-19....
July 20, 2020
A South Korean artificial intelligence (AI) medical software solution is making its way to Saudi Arabia, it has been confirmed.
Dr. Answer – a government-supported tool designed to “offer doctors accurate medical diagnosis by identifying abnormalities in body fluids and tissues” – will undergo clinical trials in the Kingdom. According to a Korean government spokesperson, it is the first time Dr....
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.
WHAT THEY DO
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...