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The less radiologists know about AI, the more likely they are to believe it may displace them from their clinical pursuits.

The European Union has granted CE mark approval to a U.S.-based maker of AI software that aids radiologists in distinguishing between benign and malignant lesions on breast ultrasound images.

The FDA has greenlit an AI algorithm that automatically measures dilation in the heart’s right ventricle on CT images.

Affronts against privacy and equality—real, perceived or ginned up—may fuel lawsuits by patients whose COVID care incorporated AI.

An MIT spinoff based in Boston and Milan in Italy has earned CE certification for software that flags respiratory infection in wearers of the company’s smartwatch devices.

A manufacturer of compact MRI machines that leverage AI to upgrade image quality has received FDA’s blessing to market its technology in the U.S.

The COVID crisis has spurred clinical researchers to look myriad ways AI might help win the war against the virus. Has the investigatory boomlet ended up raising as many nettlesome concerns as positive possibilities?

The FDA has cleared an AI tool that helps radiologists diagnose or rule out prostate cancer on MRI scans.

Several issues with AI can “make people suspicious” of the technology when applied to healthcare, according to the Consumer Technology Association.


International Business Machines Corp. is looking into dealing its AI-pioneering Watson Health unit so the parent can move more nimbly into cloud computing, the Wall Street Journal is reporting.

An Israeli AI startup has been cleared to market COVID-detecting voice analysis software in Europe, according to No Camels.

An AI startup’s virtual-patient technology is good enough at teaching empathy to clinicians that it’s already in use at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, the National Health Service in Britain and the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston.

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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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