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DeepMind AI project will save people's eyesight, in the future

DeepMind AI project will save people's eyesight, in the future

AI is starting to diagnose diseases like any human doctor, and the latest example is AI learning to identify dozens of common eye diseases from 3D scans. Researchers from Google’s subsidiary Dee... Read more

Unsafe Cancer Advice from IBM Watson

Unsafe Cancer Advice from IBM Watson

Here comes a dire healthcare situation where IBM’s supercomputer Watson gave unsafe procedural recommendations to treat cancer patients. Back in 2012, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center had ... Read more

Amazon's Acquisition of PillPack is Major Disruption in the Healthcare Market

Amazon's Acquisition of PillPack is Major Disruption in the Healthcare Market

Amazon makes it official; the retail giant enters the healthcare market by acquiring PillPack Inc., which is an online full-service pharmacy that sorts medications in the prescription by dose and does... Read more

Microsoft Healthcare NExT moves AI-Healthcare to Cloud

Microsoft Healthcare NExT moves AI-Healthcare to Cloud

Microsoft forms a new team for its already announced healthcare venture, Healthcare NExT (New Experiences and Technologies). NExT is a company-wide initiative that was kicked off last year, the projec... Read more

Walmart files Patent for Blockchain, Wearable and EHR

Walmart files Patent for Blockchain, Wearable and EHR

An application that was released by the US Patent and Trademark Office, last week, reveals a patent filed for blockchain, wearable and EHR data by Walmart. Walmart’s interests in blockchain and ... Read more

Sensors printed on Gummy Candies, a breakthrough in Medical Technology

Sensors printed on Gummy Candies, a breakthrough in Medical Technology

Researchers from the Technical University of Munich have succeeded in printing microelectrode arrays into soft substances – and to start, with the gummy candies. Microelectrodes are used to dete... Read more

Aparito ‘Can Be of Great Help' to Pharma Giants and Healthcare Services

Aparito ‘Can Be of Great Help' to Pharma Giants and Healthcare Services

The probability of pediatric clinical trials failing has increased. The failure doesn't just affect the billion-dollar investors like the big pharma companies, but will affect all, says Elin Haf Davie... Read more