Podimetrics Mat

VA uses Podimetrics Mat to help reduce diabetic limb loss

The device uses thermographic monitoring of a patient's feet to identify early onset of diabetic foot ulcers, which can lead to limb loss if not detected early.
Partners Healthcare Innovation Fund

Partners HealthCare launches two new investment funds

The funds aim to address the lack of translational funding in pre-clinical life sciences, Artificial Intelligence (AI) and digital technology development.
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Philips, U.S. Department of Defense develop tech that uses AI to quickly identify infections

Using large data sets & machine learning, the technology can speed time to detection, intervention & treatment, while reducing the spread of disease.
digital health startups

This is the first class of the UnitedHealthcare Accelerator powered by Techstars

For the next three months, these 10 companies will iterate on their business models and accelerate their companies through access to capital and mentorship.
Planned Parenthood Direct

Planned Parenthood Direct app now available in 27 states

The app provides a convenient way for people to access high-quality sexual and reproductive health care from Planned Parenthood's trusted, expert providers.
Livi app

LIVI scores new NHS partnerships

The company is working with Our Health Partnership Northampton General Practice Alliance, Alliance for Better Care and other partners across the South East.
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NHS to set up a national AI lab

The Health Secretary, Matt Hancock, announced £250m will be spent on boosting the role of AI within the health service.
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CMS launches new pilot program to provide patients access to their health data

Dubbed Data at the Point of Care (DPC), it aims to fill information gaps and offer a more complete picture of a patient's health and history.
Amazon Alexa

Amazon Alexa now serves NHS health advice in the UK

Users are able to ask questions and get expert health advice using Amazon Alexa devices, under a partnership with the NHS.

FDA unveils a framework for reviewing AI-based medical devices

The agency has released a discussion paper detailing how it plans to vet and approve AI medical devices without compromising quality or patient safety.