The business magazine Fast Company is out with its picks for the “next big things in tech.” Of 65 companies making the overall list for 2021, the project’s inaugural year, 10 of the best are in healthcare.
Women’s health specialists have demonstrated the customization of a commercial AI-based chatbot platform for patients with hereditary breast and ovarian cancer. The pilot project took many hands and much manual labor to complete, but the team suggests the effort has been worth the payoffs.
AI technologies likely can go only so far toward improving on hearing aids and cochlear implants. However, AI and hearing experts expect fertile grounds to open for exploration in clinical as well as research arenas.