December 2019

Researchers using AI to study astronauts during space travel
Looking back: 10 key AI in Healthcare stories from 2019
Spending bill guts ACA taxes, medical device tax
Certified EHRs have some patient safety issues
World’s most expensive drug could be free for some in lottery
AI-powered risk score IDs patients at risk of stroke
Blockchain specialists raise $200M in Series C funding
Physician salaries up 16.5% since 2015
YouTube, Robert Downey Jr. team up for original series about AI
Express Scripts collaborates with Prime Therapeutics
How AI could limit gadolinium use when treating MS
Humana execs sell $38M in shares
‘It transports you to a safe place’: VR helps veterans manage chronic pain
AI startup raises $45M in Series B funding
AI algorithm optimizes CCTA image quality
Cigna sells non-health business for $6.3B
Americans open to sharing their data for drug development, AI
Partners Healthcare’s new $100M digital health push
Zebra Medical Vision set to bring AI to orthopedic care
AI improves prediction of heart attack, cardiac death
ACA's individual mandate struck down in court ruling
Hospital at home model cuts acute care costs 38%
AI's role in the Fujifilm/Hitachi acquisition
Trump administration issues proposal for drug importation plan
How empathy could help AI systems interact with patients
Men more likely than women to put a positive spin on medical research
3 key requirements for AI in healthcare to reach its full potential
Hospitals flooded with lucrative requests for health data
FDA grants AI algorithm for heart failure Breakthrough Device designation
Prediction time: How will AI impact radiology in another 10-15 years?
The role of medical debt in American bankruptcy
Justice Department sues CVS subsidiary Omnicare
AI predicts breast cancer risk better than current techniques
HHS proposals aim to boost organ donation supply
Leapfrog names the top hospitals of 2019
Nonprofit uses VR to help children with autism spectrum disorders
Intel acquires AI startup for $2B
AI-powered polyp detector gains CE certification
Vaping leads to respiratory disease risks
Brad Smith rumored as new leader of CMS Innovation Center
Healthcare providers already seeing the benefits of AI
Humana acquiring hospice pharmacy Enclara Healthcare
AI gathers important LV volume data from cardiac MR images
Majority of medical students are women
Cigna using AI, analytics to monitor patient health
AI predicts dementia using EMR data
Top 10 healthiest states in America
DOJ to investigate Google’s $2.1B acquisition of Fitbit
VR headsets bring NFL experience to patients
Software developer raises $40M from Goldman Sachs to expand analytics platform
Startups roll out AI-powered burnout buster for physicians
Groups receive nearly $2M in funding for cancer research
Hahn confirmed as FDA commissioner
AI won’t replace radiologists, but it should make them better physicians
NAACOS announces taskforce for direct contracting
Civica Rx to ship out first 8 drugs
Digital health pharma deals reach new high in 2019
Humana’s new care coordination targets kidney disease
AI IDs cancer cells in pathology images, could improve patient treatment plans
Australian AI specialists raise nearly $20 million
Amazon’s PillPack integrates with Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
FDA workshop to explore AI’s impact on imaging
Kaiser Permanente names new CEO, new venture fund closes with $141M
What new AI research could mean for ADHD detection
The top issues for health systems leaders in 2020
Wyden, Booker share concerns about the use of AI in healthcare
Top 10 cities with the highest demand for physicians
AMA launches new program for health systems training
Optum buys specialty pharmacy for $300M
Seema Verma asked taxpayers to reimburse $43K of stolen jewelry
Millennials trust Amazon, Google more than health systems
Philips, Paige announce new AI collaboration
Amazon has access to NHS data under contract
AI detects signs of emphysema in CT findings
Surprise billing ban agreement reached in Congress
XRHealth launches VR/AR platform to connect doctors with patients
76% of female physicians experience gender discrimination or income inequality
New AI-powered imaging technique IDs colorectal cancer with 100% accuracy
Consumers think AI will be good for patient care—but some worries persist
Aspiring doctors want free medical school, but pathways are limited
AI vendors discuss the biggest mistakes being made in healthcare today
Higher physician compensation driven by demand, not productivity
New AI institute to focus on veterans’ health
Trump, Pence step in as heads of HHS, CMS clash
US healthcare spending grew 4.6% in 2018
AI models interpret chest x-rays using radiologist input
ACOs saved $3.5B over 5 years
Humana leverages AI to promote flu shots
MaxQ AI announces ISO 27001 certification
Diabetes drugs being tested for carcinogens
RSNA 2019: How to move AI from the drawing board to clinical practice
Hospital groups file lawsuit to block price transparency rule
Trump may loosen drug patent protections to push trade pact
Can virtual reality keep teens from vaping?
HHS to make HIV prevention medication free for uninsured
Siemens Healthineers shares 2 AI-powered MRI solutions
Humana partners with Philips to monitor MA members
RSNA 2019: Tips for selling AI adoption to healthcare executives
GE Healthcare signs $100M imaging contract, invests in innovations
Americans see fewer problems in the US healthcare system