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Going on a year and a half since its debut as a COVID symptom checker, one virtual health assistant is now trained on 17 million patient interactions. 

An online survey completed by more than 900 U.S. adults reveals an overall openness to AI for several scenarios in healthcare.

A Silicon Valley icon has debuted a healthcare-specific data engine aimed at collating actionable information from data siloes operating within hospitals and health systems.

Reporter Steve Lohr interviewed IBM insiders and close observers en route to finding Watson’s current leadership evidently humbled, cautioned and determined to pursue more sober goals.

At one of the largest medical schools in the U.S., less than a third of the students and only half the faculty are up to speed on healthcare-specific AI.

Healthcare professionals looking to raise their AI game have a new chance to do so while earning CME credits as well as certification.

Along with AI in its various iterations, the list may include virtual and augmented reality, 3D printing, robotics and other technologies currently changing healthcare delivery.

With AI-inclusive devices routinely earning regulatory approval for use in clinical settings, the time seems ripe for helping technology translators talk above the din of visionary futurists.

The data will draw on everything from census findings to driving habits gathered from vehicle sensors to—arguably most consequentially—medical records.

Along with AI and machine learning, the list may include virtual and augmented reality, 3D printing, robotics and other technologies currently changing healthcare delivery.

Researchers have used explainable AI to uncover factors that influence inpatients’ opinions when they’re completing satisfaction surveys following hospitalization.

AI company Exscientia has received a vote of confidence approaching $1.2 billion in value from Bristol-Myers Squibb.

Around the web

Two different companies announced that they are recalling all lots of the medication. 

CardioSmart, an online resource for both patients and clinicians, has a new editor. 

The funding includes $8.5 billion in American Rescue Plan resources for providers who treat Medicaid, Children's Health Insurance Program and Medicare patients.

   
   
   
   
   
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