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World Health Organisation announces launch of AI-powered digital health promoter prototype

The World Health Organisation has announced the launch of S.A.R.A.H (Smart AI Resource Assistant for Health), described as a “digital health promoter prototype with enhanced empathetic response powered by generative artificial intelligence”. S.A.R.A.H. has been trained to provide information across “major health topics” such as mental health and healthy habits, […]

In the US, Salesforce has announced the launch of new AI and data innovations for CRM, to "help make healthcare operations more efficient and personalized".
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Connecticut’s Jefferson Radiology introduces AI-powered tech for CT scanning

Jefferson Radiology in Connecticut has announced the introduction of Aidoc tech across its outpatient centers and hospital partnerships, with the aim of enhancing sub-specialized care and improving healthcare outcomes. Aidoc software is said to use “advanced” AI algorithms to support radiologists in diagnosing and prioritising CT scan cases. These algorithms […]

Aptar Digital Health, a provider of digital health solutions, has announced its acquisition of Healint.
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US’s Aptar Digital Health acquires Singapore-based Healint

In the US, Aptar Digital Health, a provider of digital health solutions, has announced its acquisition of Healint, a Singapore-based company specialising in multimodal health and the generation of real-world evidence for improving treatment outcomes and expediting clinical trials. According to a press release, Aptar is hoping that the acquisition […]

The European Parliament has adopted the Artificial Intelligence Act, marking a "landmark" in the regulation of AI in Europe.
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European Parliament adopts act designed to govern use of AI whilst boosting innovation

The European Parliament has adopted the Artificial Intelligence Act, marking a “landmark” in the regulation of AI in Europe, whilst “boosting innovation and establishing Europe as a leader in the field”. The new rules ban certain AI applications that are deemed to threaten citizen’s rights, as well as establishing obligations […]

Lunit, a deep learning-based medical AI company, has announced the signing of a Scheme Implementation Agreement to acquire Volpara Health Technologies Ltd., a company focused on AI-enabled software for early detection of cancer.
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South Korean med tech company Lunit to acquire AI supplier Volpara

Lunit, a deep learning-based medical AI company based in South Korea, has announced the signing of a Scheme Implementation Agreement to acquire Volpara Health Technologies, a company focused on AI-enabled software for early detection of cancer, in a move which would bring together AI expertise, data and capabilities. The agreement […]

Germany: PhD projects announced at ZKI-PH Centre for AI in Public Health Research at the Robert Koch Institute.
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German institute shares projects on AI in public health

Germany’s Robert Koch Institute has shared a number of PhD projects for its doctoral programme on AI in Public Health, including AI-based spatial mapping of microbial pathogens; AI-supported annotation of horizontal gene transfer in monitoring antimicrobial resistance; and ML-assisted rapid detection of pathogens using nanopore sequencing. PhD students at the […]

In the US, Salesforce has announced the launch of new AI and data innovations for CRM, to "help make healthcare operations more efficient and personalized".
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New partnership in France to drive innovations in clinical research and AI

A new partnership in France has been announced between global advisory and clinical research firm Alira Health and Sancare, a company specialising in harnessing the potential of hospital data through AI. The partnership will focus on the launch of a platform of “deep hospital electronic medical record data linked with […]

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Interview: Sarah Jabbour, University of Michigan, on AI in healthcare

We recently caught up with Sarah Jabbour, PhD candidate in Computer Science and Engineering at the University of Michigan, to talk about her research on the challenges and opportunities of machine learning, human-AI interaction, and models for diagnosis in healthcare. We asked Sarah to introduce herself, and to share with […]