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Google Health is launching a free app that uses AI trained on more than 16,000 clinical dermatology cases and can identify hundreds of skin conditions, including cancers, with accuracy comparable to that of board-certified dermatologists in the U.S.

A novel AI-based model for clinical decision support has bested established machine-learning models at predicting how patients with type-2 diabetes mellitus will respond to various categories of therapeutic drugs.

A medical AI startup focused on breast cancer diagnostics has uncloaked from stealth mode, appointing an MD as CEO and concertedly promoting its initial software offering seven months after the FDA approved the product.

The FDA has approved an AI tool for speeding thyroid sonography workflows while, across the Atlantic, the European Union has OK’d an AI-based ultrasound device that guides nerve blocking as a form of local anesthesia

The last two weeks saw market clearances granted in Europe for AI-based software focused on remote patient monitoring, prostate oncology and real-time guidance of coronary stenting.

The FDA has granted 510(k) clearance to a French startup for surgery software that combines AI with augmented reality and computer vision.

Forbes is out with its third annual AI 50, and almost a fifth of the field works in healthcare.

Steve Cashman has been named CEO and president of the Brisbane, California-based organization, effective April 14.

Home healthcare provider AccentCare is leveraging AI to track social determinants of health and potentially lower readmissions.

Mayo Clinic has established a new AI-enabled tech platform and spawned two companies to leverage the might of its Big Data inputs.

A zero-contact health monitor about the size and shape of an external laptop speaker—one sure to fire the imagination of many a sci-fi fan—has won de novo clearance from the FDA.

The FDA has granted de novo classification to an AI software module that puts a second pair of eyes on colonoscopy videos in real time and is compatible with any endoscope.

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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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