AI in Healthcare News and Updates

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

IEEE Open Journal of Engineering in Medicine and Biology Report on New AI Tool Details Improved Colorectal Cancer Survival Rate
IEEE (@IEEEorg), the world’s largest technical professional organization dedicated to advancing technology for humanity, and the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBS) announced the publication of a study on a new artificial intelligence (AI) framework for identifying a particular type of gene mutation and its connection to improved survival rate for colorectal cancer patients. The report, derived from the research of a team of members from The Chinese University of Hong Kong and a startup company, GMed IT Ltd, has been published in IEEE Open Journal of Engineering in Medicine and Biology, and is freely available for open access and full-text viewing by all readers around the world.

Fairtility’s Embryo Quality Assessment Tool CHLOE EQ™ Could Increase Clinics’ IVF Cycle Capacity by 50 Percent Per Embryologist, Exploratory Study Highlights in ASRM Scientific Congress Presentation
Fairtility (@fairtility), the transparent AI innovator powering in vitro fertilization (IVF) for improved outcomes, announced research highlights shown at the American Society of Reproductive Medicine’s 2022 Scientific Congress & Expo that took place in Anaheim, California from October 22-26, 2022. In two oral presentations and six posters, Fairtility presented its newest findings, focusing on the ability of its Embryo Quality Assessment tool, CHLOE EQ™, to unlock both the clinical and operational potential of IVF.

Frost & Sullivan Names Qventus 2022 Best Entrepreneurial Company of the Year for Care Operations Automation
Qventus (@Qventus), a provider of artificial intelligence (AI)-powered software for care operations automation, has been awarded Frost & Sullivan’s 2022 North America Entrepreneurial Company of the Year Award for its pioneering work in helping health systems and hospitals run world-class operations.

Reveleer Launches NLP First Pass for Quality to Streamline Hedis Submissions
Reveleer (@reveleer), a healthcare technology company using intelligent automation to empower data‑driven healthcare for payers in all lines of business, announced the launch of NLP First Pass for Quality, an Artificial Intelligence (AI)‑assisted abstraction solution for health plans and risk‑bearing providers nationwide. NLP First Pass for Quality supports improved quality program performance using proprietary AI technology, including Natural Language Processing (NLP) and Machine Learning (ML). These advanced technologies automate, accelerate, and improve clinical data abstraction while reducing errors, inefficiencies, and program costs.


U.S. Healthcare Tech Firm Launches AI Platform to Address and Reduce Physician Burnout
Redpoint Summit announces the product release of a game changer, specifically built to automate and expedite workflows within Electronic Medical Records. Medication Order Favorites uses artificial intelligence (AI) to keep track of physicians’ usage patterns, streamlining the time spent in EMR to reduce burnout. This innovative product helps physicians spend less time behind the keyboard entering data into the EMR, and spend more time with additional patients. “Physicians spend up to two hours…for every hour they spend face-to-face with the patient,” according to the American Medical Association.

Genoox partners with Thermo Fisher Scientific to automate cytogenetic research data interpretation and reporting with AI
Thermo Fisher Scientific (@thermofisher) has upgraded its leading Applied Biosystems Chromosome Analysis Suite (ChAS) software through a collaboration with Genoox (@GenooxTeam), a community-driven genomic data company. ChAS users will be able to access Genoox’s cloud-based AI platform, Franklin, with the launch of CytoScan Automated Interpretation and Reporting (AIR) solution, making cytogenetic research data analysis easier.

Montecito Medical™ Adds AI-Powered E/M Coding to Growing Platform of Solutions for Providers
Montecito Medical™ (@MontecitoMedRE) has established Calm Waters AI, a sister company offering an AI-powered Evaluation and Management (E/M) coding solution that increases revenue for healthcare providers by improving coding accuracy, saving time, reducing denials and decreasing the likelihood of coding audits.

GE Healthcare Tops List with Highest Number of AI-Enabled Device Authorizations, More Than Any Other Medical Technology Company
On a recently updated FDA list of artificial intelligence (AI) enabled medical devices, GE Healthcare (@GEHealthcare) had the highest number of authorizations, with 42 listed 510(k) clearances to date, in the United States. This reflects execution on the company’s AI strategy, which is centered on addressing three of healthcare’s largest challenges: health system efficiency and access, health outcomes, and system interoperability and workflow integration.

Suki Assistant Announces Fall ‘22 Release Featuring ‘Mobile as a Mic’ Functionality
Suki (@SukiHQ), a company in voice artificial intelligence (AI) technology for healthcare, announced a host of new features and voice-enabled capabilities to its flagship Suki Assistant. The Suki Assistant Fall ’22 Release offers functionality that delivers a more flexible, streamlined, and robust experience for tackling tedious tasks.

To Read

Computer-Assisted Diagnosis Brings Gastroenterology into the Future – By John Halamka, M.D. & Paul Cerrato, Mayo Clinic Platform (@MayoPlatform) – Gastroenterology is one of the specialties that has shown the most promise in terms of its application of AI and machine learning. For example, Mayo Clinic’s Endoscopy Center is utilizing Mayo Clinic Platform’s resources to explore the value of machine learning in GI care with the assistance of ImaGine, a comprehensive library of endoscopic videos and images linked to clinical data, including symptoms, diagnoses, pathology, and radiology. These data will include unedited full-length videos as well as video summaries of the procedure including landmarks, specific abnormalities, and anatomical identifiers.

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