Hidden biases, reduced privacy, and over-reliance on non-transparent, decision-making black boxes can cut against democratic values, potentially putting our civil rights at risk. This means that the effective and equitable use of AI will be based on solving inherent ethical, safety, data privacy and cybersecurity challenges.
A software platform implemented last month at Adventist Health Simi Valley helps pinpoint the location of blood clots or artery ruptures that interrupt the flow of blood and oxygen to the brain.
In its 41 years, the annual J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference has borne witness to innumerable shifts and evolutions across the healthcare landscape, including the explosion of Big Pharma’s power—and, alongside it, an explosion in drug pricing—as well as the biotech booms that have occurred practically every decade since the 1980s.
For years, the most in-depth diagnostic scans available have come with hefty price tags attached. But a new spate of imaging technologies is aiming to not only significantly slash those costs but also to ensure anyone who needs image-guided care can get it.
After years of stops, starts and stops again, the J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference has returned to the city by the bay in full form. Below we've compiled the biggest medtech news so far, bite-sized—from both inside and outside the Westin St. Francis—including acquisitions, collaborations, presentations and stray observations.
23-year old patient came to Holmes Regional Medical Center with a dissected vessel, causing a stroke. The neuro team acted fast to get the patient the care he needed, fast.
A software platform based on artificial intelligence (AI) that was designed to improve communication between care teams handling emergency stroke patients was able to improve response times by up to one-third in a resear...
As a leader in vascular care, Delray Medical Center is the first hospital in Florida to acquire the Viz Vascular Suite. This is a comprehensive software its vascular care team can use to detect disease, optimize workflow, and coordinate care.
Viz.ai makes CB Insight's Digital Health 150 list, the annual ranking of the 150 most promising digital health startups in the world.
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When put to the test, the algorithm was able to correctly detect aortic dissections with about 94% sensitivity and to exclude negative cases with more than 97% specificity.
Last year, Albany Med Health System became the first system in the region to implement the Viz.ai computer-aided triage system, which helps ensure patients can more quickly access the most advanced stroke care.