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
FDA Grants KATE AI Breakthrough Device Designation for Early Sepsis Detection
Mednition (@mednition), a clinical artificial intelligence (AI) healthcare solutions company, announced that KATE Sepsis has received Breakthrough Device Designation from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), recognizing the AI-powered solution as a significant advancement in the early detection of sepsis.
Radiology Partners Deploys Clinical AI Across More Than 20 Million Annual Patient Exams
Radiology Partners (RP) (@Rad_Partners), a radiology practice in the U.S. through its owned and affiliated practices, is proud to announce a significant achievement for the radiology specialty through the integration of artificial intelligence (AI) at unprecedented scale. By deploying AI across more than 20 million annual exams already this calendar year, RP’s investment in advancing and expanding AI demonstrates its commitment to elevating patient care, enhancing outcomes and improving ROI for clients committed to advancing healthcare.
AccurKardia Delivers Its ECG Interpretation Software Within the Lucem Health Reveal Family of Clinical AI Solutions
AccurKardia (@AccurKardia), an ECG-led diagnostics software company, announced a multi-year agreement with Lucem Health (@lucemhealth), a provider of clinical AI solutions. The partnership paves the way for AccurKardia to integrate its FDA-Cleared ECG Interpretation Software Platform, AccurECG™ Analysis System (“AccurECG”), into Lucem Health Reveal, a family of solutions that identify patients who may be at higher risk of severe or chronic diseases.
Tempus Announces Research Collaboration with Bristol Myers Squibb to Apply Multimodal AI Approaches
Tempus (@TempusLabs), an artificial intelligence and precision medicine company, announced a multi-year, strategic research collaboration with Bristol Myers Squibb. The two companies will work together to identify new targets and validate them faster and with higher confidence using multimodal datasets, computational approaches, and patient-derived disease models in specific cancer disease areas.
Philips program developing AI-powered ultrasound to expand access to maternal health receives major funding boost
Royal Philips (@PhilipsHealth), a global health technology company, announced it has received a second round of funding from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to accelerate global adoption of AI algorithms on Philips Lumify Handheld Ultrasound. By using AI to simplify key measurements to identify abnormalities during pregnancy, training time to use the ultrasound system can be reduced from weeks to just hours, hugely expanding the pool of frontline health workers who can learn to use the technology and integrate it into routine care.
Press Ganey Announces AI-Enabled Technology in Human Experience Platform
Press Ganey (@PressGaney), a company that is helping organizations transform the Human Experience (HX) across healthcare, announced a generative AI-enabled tool, Dynamic Conversations, that will accelerate healthcare organization’s ability to gather, analyze, visualize, and act on feedback from the patients, providers, and communities they serve.
Aiberry Addresses Growing U.S. Mental Health Needs; Adds Comprehensive Screening Tool Covering Five Major Anxiety Disorders to AI-Powered Assessment Platform
Aiberry® (@aiberry_inc), an AI-powered mental health assessment platform, announced that it has expanded its capabilities to include screening for anxiety disorders, in addition to the clinically-validated depression assessments it has provided to date. The comprehensive anxiety screening includes assessments for five distinct anxiety disorders including generalized anxiety disorder, social anxiety disorder, panic disorder, post traumatic stress syndrome (PTSD), and obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD).
John Muir Health and Ambience Healthcare Launch End-to-End Epic EHR Integrations with Generative AI
John Muir Health (JMH) (@johnmuirhealth) and Ambience Healthcare announced a collaboration, launching a generative AI platform that is fully integrated with Epic’s electronic health record (EHR). This integration — which was built in a record two weeks — will enable Ambience’s AI medical scribe and suite of generative AI products to read from and write information directly to Epic on behalf of and under the oversight of JMH clinicians.
MedCerts Combines Conversational AI, Generative AI, and Natural Language Processing For a Revolutionary New AI Addition To Online Healthcare Training
MedCerts (@Med_Certs) has launched its first Conversational AI /Generative AI healthcare training programs available on the market today. A subsidiary of Stride, Inc., a provider of online and blended education programs – MedCerts is known for its innovation in online career training in allied healthcare and information technology. By combining Conversational AI, Generative AI, and Natural Language Processing (NLP), MedCerts gives learners realistic patient scenarios that are customized in each and every interaction without duplication within an End-to-End (E2E) platform.
Cyera Delivers First-to-Market Automated Remediations Extending Data Security Posture Management From Observability into Security Operations
Cyera (@cyera_io) announced that its cloud-native data security platform now includes automated remediation for sensitive data. Cyera combines artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) with an automated, agentless approach that empowers security teams with holistic visibility, continuous insights and a deep understanding of the data to implement the proper controls confidently.
eClinicalWorks Integrates with Sunoh.ai, a Revolutionary AI-Powered Ambient Listening Technology Developed by healow for Clinical Documentation
eClinicalWorks® (@eClinicalWorks), the largest ambulatory cloud EHR, announced an integration with Sunoh.ai, an AI-powered ambient listening technology that enables providers to use natural language to seamlessly generate clinical documentation during in-office appointments and televisits. Sunoh.ai is a cost-effective solution to solve key challenges like physician burnout and administrative burden.
Exo® Study Reveals Widespread Ultrasound Adoption in Primary Care Expected Within 5 Years
Exo (pronounced “echo”) (@exoeffect), a pioneering medical imaging software and devices company, released its 2023 Survey Report: Unlocking Point-of-Care Ultrasound. Based on a survey of more than 150 U.S.-based physicians, the report uncovers trends related to point-of-care ultrasound (POCUS) adoption and use—such as challenges with existing solutions, their perceived value of handheld POCUS devices, and the impact of new innovations such as artificial intelligence (AI) on medical imaging and ultrasound expansion into primary care.
AI Regulations Require a Nuanced Approach – By John Halamka, M.D. & Paul Cerrato, Mayo Clinic Platform (@MayoPlatform) – It’s no exaggeration to say that AI, including generative AI and large language models, is transforming healthcare. When carefully executed, it can: Reduce administrative burden, including cognitive load, efficiency, and writing prior authorizations; Improve customer service, including medical benefits administration; Reduce physician and nurse burnout, through ambient listening tools linked to EHRs, which in turn will reduce documentation time. But thought leaders throughout the healthcare ecosystem are also acutely aware of the potential harm that the latest AI tools can do in the wrong hands.
ChatGPT and generative AI in healthcare – From Intelligent Medical Objects (@IMOsolutions) – Artificial Intelligence (AI) is altering the landscape of healthcare, and large language models like ChatGPT stand at the forefront of this transformation. Drawing from a recent Melax Tech (now a part of IMO) webinar, this white paper examines the evolution of generative AI. It also explores the opportunities for it to reshape natural language processing (NLP) in healthcare and biopharmaceuticals, highlighting both the potential and the challenges.