March 2019

Mount Sinai, Hasso Plattner Institute announce $15M digital health center
AI pioneers take home coveted A.M. Turing Award
1 in 7 patients receive surprise medical bills
AI combs insurance databases to find women at highest risk of preterm delivery
CMS launches $1.65M AI challenge
Medicare FFS amassed $23.2B in improper payments in 2017
Machine learning charts disease symptoms from patient-physician conversations
Purdue Pharma reaches $270M settlement in opioid case
‘All-out war’: Trump administration supports ruling to invalidate entirety of Obamacare
CVS shares down 30% after Aetna merger
Final 2019 open enrollment report: ACA sign-ups dip to 11.4M
AI-driven wearable acts as social guide for children with autism
Invistics leverages machine learning to track hospital drug theft
How ‘smart speakers’ like Google Home revolutionize the OR experience
Women, uninsured most likely to skip prescription drugs to save money
Harvard, MIT researchers warn of adversarial attacks in AI
ZOLL data breach impacted 277,319 patients
Ascension CEO will step down at end of 2019
Deep learning model draws on EHR data to predict disease outcomes
National Science Foundation backs medical AI startup with $225K grant
Anthem, Stanford found AI for Health Affiliation program
2019 residency match is largest on record
10,000 New York nurses set to strike April 2
Amazon accepting HSA, FSA cards for healthcare buys
Cleveland Clinic launches Center for Clinical AI
French startup leverages AI to identify novel drug combinations
CMS updates drug spending dashboards
‘The nature of the error matters’: Why considering AI’s failures is important, too
Topol’s take on AI: Success and failure
Nvidia expanding into data center space with Mellanox purchase plans
FDA direction on e-cigarettes up in the air after Gottlieb resignation
Deep neural network matches pathologists’ ability to identify lung cancer
Hospitals could soon publish negotiated prices
AI tool matches cancer patients with relevant clinical trials
Top priorities of healthcare CIOs
Natural language processing helps hospital predict downstream demand for imaging services
FDA grants tech startup Breakthrough designation for use of AI in cancer research
Why the ‘art of caring’ is so important in the age of AI
Why storytelling enhances the power of data
5 barriers to recognizing the full potential of deep learning
CMS asks for input on selling insurance across state lines
Researchers are using AI to craft the perfect flu shot
AMA, states sue Trump administration over Title X changes
Amazon-Berkshire-JPMorgan healthcare joint venture will be called Haven
Free-standing ED prices substantially higher than other care settings
Medical students interested in radiology are worried about AI—but they’re still applying
Patients more likely to switch hospitals to give birth if they receive a surprise bill
Spider silk shows promise as component of robotic muscles
Cigna CEO regretted deal with Anthem before it fell apart
AI in medicine market projected to exceed $18B by 2025
AI rivals radiologists in detecting breast cancer
Privia Health™ Announces First Partnership with Health System
Amazon partners with Harvard to leverage AI, machine learning for better workflow
FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb resigns
Mount Sinai researchers debut AI tool capable of identifying Alzheimer’s
40% of European AI startups don’t actually use AI
After pricing pushback, Eli Lilly will sell a half-price insulin drug
‘Exaggerated hopes and exaggerated fears’: 4 ways big data complicates research
Imaging societies collaborate on new ‘ethics of AI’ guidelines
Blue Cross Blue Shield Association proposes health insurance improvements
CVS, Aetna name new CIO
AI-powered radiology worklist receives CE mark
AI detects sepsis in newborns hours before clinicians
Can AI diagnose skin cancer in all races?
Execs tell how to shift provider-payer relationships from wary to trustful