Artificial intelligence & Robotics

FDA Debates Framework for AI-Based Medical Devices

A reimagined approach to premarket review for AI and machine learningdriven modifications to medical devices is underway at the federal agency. The FDA is crafting a new regulatory framework to promote the development of safe and effective medical devices powered by advanced artificial intelligence algorithms. The agency sees promise in adaptive AI and machine learning

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Accenture: AI, blockchain will have ‘transformational’ impact in next 3 years

The majority of healthcare organizations are experimenting with at least one of these emerging technologies: distributed ledgers, artificial intelligence, extended reality or quantum computing.And 68% of healthcare executives believe the combination of these technologies will have a “transformational” or “extensive” impact on their organizations in the next three years, according to an Accenture report.Nearly all

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The Future of Psychiatry: Telehealth, Chatbots, and Artificial Intelligence

Could a chatbot, an online community, or a telepsychiatry solution offer meaningful help for people who are fighting mental health issues? Could virtual reality, artificial intelligence, or genetics appear as elements of assistance in the toolkit of medical professionals in the fields dealing with the human psyche? While we agree that medical fields requiring the

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Health at Scale lands $16M Series A to bring machine learning to healthcare

Health at Scale, a startup with founders who have both medical and engineering expertise, wants to bring machine learning to bear on healthcare treatment options to produce outcomes with better results and less aftercare. Today the company announced a $16 million Series A. Optum, which is part of the UnitedHealth Group, was the sole investor.Today,

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Nearly half of U.S. doctors say they are anxious about using AI-powered software: survey

Artificial intelligence gets a lot of buzz as a leading-edge technology in healthcare. But it still has a long way to go when it comes to adoption, with only 20% of physicians saying AI has changed the way they practice medicine, according to a recent survey.In fact, the majority of physicians are anxious or uncomfortable

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Vanderbilt’s AI-powered EHR voice assistant saves time for caregivers

The VEVA tool has helped improve caregiver productivity and efficiency and providers appreciate that it reduces the number of clicks per query. Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville, Tennessee, is one of the largest academic medical centers in the Southeast, serving the primary and specialty healthcare needs for patients throughout Tennessee and the mid-south.THE PROBLEMLike

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How HIEs and AI can work in tandem to boost interoperability ROI

InterSystems HealthShare VP Don Woodlock explains some recent examples of how customers are putting the technology to work improving pop health outcomes and increasing revenue. “Interoperability is essentially front page news now, and I think that’s exciting,” said Don Woodlock, vice president of HealthShare Platforms at Intersystems. “We spent all those years adopting EHRs, and

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