Our monthly report on AI, ML, DL, and NLP in healthcare looks at who, what, where, and how the use of artificial intelligence is changing healthcare for the better. We will bring you some of the latest news and product information along with thought leader posts and our AI playlist of episodes from Healthcare NOW Radio.
In the News
John Snow Labs is All In on Generative AI, Achieving 82M Spark NLP Downloads, 5x NLP Lab Growth, and New State-of-the-Art LLM Accuracy Benchmarks
John Snow Labs (@JohnSnowLabs), the AI for healthcare company, has completed its highest growth year in company history. Attributed to its state-of-the-art artificial intelligence (AI) models and proven customer success, the focus on generative AI has gained the company industry recognition. With early customers already in production and presenting public case studies of their successes, John Snow Labs will continue to innovate and improve its large language models (LLMs) for healthcare.
Qure.ai and Project Data Sphere Combine Big Pharma Insights with Deep AI to Drive Cancer Care Forward
In a pivotal stride toward advancing cancer care, Qure.ai, an artificial intelligence (AI) solutions company for medical imaging, and Project Data Sphere®, a nonprofit initiative of the CEO Roundtable on Cancer, have announced their partnership to augment tumor assessments using AI-enabled solutions for clinical trials and cancer care. The collaboration aims to increase efficiency and consistency in evaluating the effectiveness of cancer treatments, ultimately improving the quality of care for patients.
BostonGene and Prisma Health Announce Collaboration Aimed at Predicting Efficacy of Immunotherapy in Rare Cancers
BostonGene (@BostonGeneCorp), a provider of AI-based molecular and immune profiling solutions provider, announces a collaboration with Prisma Health (@theprismahealth) aimed at advancing the understanding of rare tumors by characterizing the tumor microenvironment (TME), mutational landscape and host immune profiles of patients treated with immune checkpoint inhibitors.
Deepcell Announces Collaboration with NVIDIA to Accelerate Use of Generative Artificial Intelligence in Single Cell Research
Deepcell (@deepcellbio), a pioneer in artificial intelligence (AI)-powered single cell analysis to fuel deep biological discoveries, announced a research collaboration with NVIDIA (@NVIDIAHealth) to accelerate the development and adoption of advanced computer vision solutions in life sciences. Deepcell, which already uses the NVIDIA A4000 and NVIDIA AI technology, will incorporate NVIDIA AI into its single cell analysis technology, working collaboratively with NVIDIA to codevelop new uses for generative AI and multimodal applications in cell biology.
Option Care Health Selects Palantir’s Artificial Intelligence Platform for Enterprise-Wide Digital Transformation
Palantir Technologies Inc. (@PalantirTech), a provider of AI systems, and Option Care Health Inc., the nation’s largest independent national provider of home and alternate site infusion services, announced a multi-year commercial partnership for Palantir’s software to be leveraged across the company to help improve patient outcomes and increase efficiency.
Stratipath And Proscia Announce Partnership, Paving The Way To Bring Relapse Risk Prediction To More Breast Cancer Patients
Stratipath (@stratipath), a global company in artificial intelligence (AI)-based precision diagnostic solutions, and Proscia® (@Proscia), a provider of digital and computational pathology solutions, have partnered to help oncologists and pathologists determine the most suitable treatment path for more breast cancer patients. The collaboration paves the way for integrating AI-based decision support into routine diagnostic workflows, enabling the identification of patients with increased risk of disease progression.
FDA Clearance Granted for First AI-Powered Medical Device to Detect All Three Common Skin Cancers (Melanoma, Basal Cell Carcinoma and Squamous Cell Carcinoma)
DermaSensor Inc. (@DermaSensor) announces FDA clearance for its real-time, non-invasive skin cancer evaluation system. For the first time, the 300,000 primary care physicians in the U.S. can now be equipped to provide quantitative, point-of-care testing for all types of skin cancer. Better identifying skin cancer in a primary care setting is designed to accelerate patient access to necessary care.
Sensydia Completes Fifth Study for Heart-Sound AI
Non-invasive cardiac assessment company Sensydia (@sensydia) announced that it has completed its 50-subject development study at the University of Minnesota (UMN). This study was conducted at UMN to collect data for its innovative AI-powered, non-invasive Cardiac Performance System (CPS™) that uses heart sound analysis to enable earlier detection and more effective therapy guidance for patients suffering from heart failure and pulmonary hypertension.
Cerebras Collaborates with Mayo Clinic to Advance AI in Healthcare
Cerebras Systems, a pioneer in accelerating generative AI, announced a collaboration with Mayo Clinic (@MayoClinic) as its first generative AI collaborator for the development of large language models (LLMs) for medical applications. Unveiled at the JP Morgan Healthcare Conference in San Francisco, the multi-year collaboration is already producing pioneering new LLMs to improve patient outcomes and diagnoses, leveraging Mayo Clinic’s robust longitudinal data repository and Cerebras’ industry-leading generative AI compute to accelerate breakthrough insights.
Caregility Helps Transform Inpatient Care with New AI-Enhanced Telehealth Systems
In a significant leap forward for inpatient care, Caregility (@caregility) is proud to introduce a new class of adaptive telehealth edge devices designed to seamlessly support hybrid care models that bring remote clinicians and artificial intelligence (AI) capabilities into bedside workflows at the point of care. The groundbreaking APS200 Duo is the company’s first dual-camera, all-in-one system with onboard edge computing and a powerful dedicated graphics engine. The APS200 Duo includes a wide-angle camera for remote patient observation and a high-definition 40x power zoom camera for virtual nursing programs and remote patient examinations.
Infermedica Expands Global Reach with Support for 24 Languages on AI-powered Medical Guidance Platform
Infermedica (@Infermedica), a global digital health company specializing in AI-powered solutions for symptom analysis and patient triage, announced a significant expansion of its language offerings. With the addition of Japanese, Thai, and traditional Chinese language support to its Medical Guidance Platform, Infermedica extends its capabilities to a total of 24 languages, underscoring its commitment to enhancing healthcare accessibility worldwide, minimizing incorrect medical assessments, and streamlining the costs of providing quality care.
athenahealth Expands Use of Artificial Intelligence to Cure Complexity for Practices, Providers, and Patients
athenahealth (@athenahealth), a provider of network-enabled software and services for medical groups and health systems nationwide, announced a range of new traditional and generative AI-driven capabilities across the company’s solutions. Available through athenaOne® – athenahealth’s integrated, cloud-based suite of electronic health record (EHR), revenue cycle management, and patient engagement solutions – these features enable organizations to deliver exceptional patient care, reduce administrative burdens, and optimize revenue.
GE HealthCare and CodaMetrix Partner to Bring AI-Powered Automated Coding to More Healthcare Providers
CodaMetrix (@CodaMetrix) announced a strategic distribution agreement with GE HealthCare (@GEHealthCare) to bring CMX Automate™, a cloud-based autonomous coding solution, to GE HealthCare customers. This agreement will enable GE HealthCare customers to rapidly benefit from CodaMetrix’s CMX Automate solution that uses artificial intelligence (AI)-powered autonomous medical coding to bolster both quality and efficiency in coding. CMX Automate is recognized by KLAS Research as No. 1 in the “Reduce Cost of Care” category.
As AI expands across healthcare organizations, benefits and risks both grow, according to Kodiak Solutions’ top risks report
Hospitals and medical practices face increasingly complex and interconnected risks that affect decision making in clinical, operational and financial matters, according to Kodiak Solutions’ annual report on the top management risks for healthcare. Kodiak Solutions identified its top management risks through interviews with executive leaders and board members at many of the largest U.S. health systems, and risk assessments conducted at hundreds of hospitals, health systems, medical practices and other healthcare provider organizations.
A retrospective study on machine learning assisted stroke recognition for medical helpline calls
Corti, the AI-based healthtech startup that recently raised $60M in series B funding, proudly announces its involvement in a landmark study published in Nature this month demonstrating the significant impact of AI in advancing stroke recognition during emergency dispatch calls. The study, conducted in collaboration with leading neurologists, data scientists, and emergency medical experts, showcases the potential of AI and machine learning in enhancing the accuracy and efficiency of stroke diagnosis, a vital factor in the timely and effective treatment of this highly impactful condition.