November 2019

How VR can make a significant impact on stroke survivors
Amazon Alexa reminds patients when to take medicine, request prescription refills
Zebra Medical Vision’s AI solution for pleural effusion gains FDA clearance
Feds open criminal probe into opioid makers
AI model could help radiologists diagnose lung cancer
$17M to AI startup focused on medical research recruiting
Google fires four employees over data sharing
GE Healthcare launches new program to simplify AI development, implementation
Healthcare innovations make Time 100 best inventions 2019
AI a hot topic for radiology researchers in 2019
CMS details direct contracting models
Zebra Medical Vision’s AI solutions to be available through Nuance marketplace
UnitedHealthcare partners with Walgreens to open in-store Medicare service centers
PhRma industry association stops addiction treatment funding
Rad AI announces $4M funding round led by Google’s Gradient Ventures
Blockchain in healthcare market could surpass $500M by 2022
Uncompensated care on the rise for hospitals
AI could change healthcare forever—but ethical questions remain
‘Accurate, robust’ AI detects lung nodules in chest x-rays
Congress wants more info on proposed HHS patient data access rule
Trump will hold meeting on vaping
Genesis Therapeutics raises $4.1M to ramp up drug development
Patient outcomes are similar across hospital profiles
ACR DSI shares list of FDA-cleared AI algorithms for medical imaging
Humana’s value-based agreements with physicians grew in 2018
8 AI projects receive $2.2M in funding from Mark Foundation for Cancer Research
Google, Ascension conduct full-court press to defend patient data project
Better together: Radiology researchers see improved results when combining AI models
First primary care clinic with VillageMD opens in Houston Walgreens
Johnson & Johnson rushed baby powder testing after asbestos scare
AI could play pivotal role in impending psychiatrist shortage
Is VR-based CPR training effective?
US medication costs 300% more than global median
Congress asks Google, Ascension for answers on patient data project
How will AI, other advanced technologies impact physicians?
What’s top of mind for health systems in 2020
Academics who created heart failure drug criticize Pfizer over high price
Lunit’s AI solution for x-ray analysis gains CE certification
Winterlight Labs raises $4.2M for AI-powered cognitive health solution
Healthcare organizations still rely on old technology
Q&A: George Shih previews RSNA 2019, discusses AI’s impact on radiology
3D printing, VR help restore toddlerhood to neuro patient
Kaiser Permanente to name new medical after late CEO
AMA adopts new inclusive policies in policy meeting
Imaging data help AI models predict lymph node metastasis
Hospital groups to sue HHS to block price transparency rule
Medicare FFS improper payment rate falls
Officials launch investigation into Google, Ascension data project
How AI-powered triage impacts radiology, radiologists
Providers spend $2.76B annually maintaining directories
Drugmakers could still profit with a $1T loss
How radiology trainees can keep up with AI
Trump reverses planned ban of flavored e-cigarettes
6 serious risks associated with AI in healthcare
Google canceled release of 100K images after NIH intervention
EHRs get an ‘F’ from Yale researchers
Google canceled publication of chest x-ray dataset due to privacy concerns
Trump admin posts final rule to force hospitals to post prices in 2021
AI helps NIH researchers evaluate stem cell-derived tissues
Antibiotic-resistant infections, deaths are up
Cleveland Clinic receives $261M donation
XACT Robotics announces $36M financing round
Unnecessary hospital supply chain spending tops $25B
AI system for ultrasound-based heart scans receives FDA approval
‘Incredibly valuable’: AI predicts life expectancy of heart failure patients
Trump allies were given lucrative health contracts
Sheba Medical Center aims to become world’s 1st VR-based hospital
AI uses ECG results to predict death risk, irregular heartbeat
Nurses face more pressures than ever
3 can't-miss AI sessions at RSNA 2019
Google, Ascension clarify health data partnership
AI-powered imaging solution from Hologic gains FDA approval
34M Americans know someone who died because they couldn’t afford healthcare
HCCI partners with Blue Health Intelligence
Could AI keep medical students away from radiology?
CMS proposes more Medicaid oversight
Google collecting personal data of millions in health project
AI improves radiologist accuracy, reduces false-positive findings
How should AI be regulated?
2020 Medicare Part B premiums, Part A deductibles will rise
Nala launches Arabic AI platform for healthcare, raises $1M in funding
Vaping more harmful to heart health than regular cigarettes
Blast from the past: USB drives make impact on AI development
KKR proposes plan to buy Walgreens in $70B deal
Microsoft, SRL Diagnostics use AI for cervical cancer screening
Kaiser Permanente CEO and chairman dies
AI helps bring voices to the voiceless
CDC pinpoints Vitamin E acetate as vaping additive causing harm
How AI can help advance liver disease research
Just 10% of patients with access check out their medical information
AI scans tissue slides for signs of esophageal cancer
Haven opens first healthcare plans
Millennials face health challenges earlier than other generations
Deep learning could be a game-changer for interpreting cardiac MRI exams
CMS to pilot behavioral health treatment model
Trump administration’s conscience rule blocked by judge
PathAI raises $75M for development of cancer therapies
Geisinger offers medical school debt-free
RadNet announces new AI partnership focused on breast cancer imaging
How AI, Twitter can improve our understanding of the opioid epidemic