Precision Medicine

Only two of 156 scientific papers on AI published over the past 12 years used emotion as input data, according to a new literature review. And the reviewers focused on a specialty ripe for augmentation by artificial emotional intelligence: pregnancy health.

Psychological researchers have used AI to not only test a hypothesis on COVID-related behaviors but also to help come up with the hypothesis in the first place.

AI will only succeed in healthcare to the extent that it wins over all three stakeholder subpopulations—providers, payers and patients.

A healthcare startup whose AI-powered symptom checker lets users check symptoms against other patients’ experiences has begun a partnership with Mayo Clinic and raised a fresh $42 million to advance its telehealth platform.  

Examples of bias are accumulating into an unignorable chink in healthcare AI’s armor.

A new AI tool can accurately separate the patients who would do better getting restorative sleep till morning from those who, due to unstable condition, really need their vital signs checked overnight.

A little more than a year after inking a 10-year pact on digital healthcare development, Mayo Clinic and Google Health have launched their first major research project together. Interestingly, it directly involves AI.

The COVID-19 pandemic is a bad dream in the truest sense of the word—and AI helps to prove it, a team of researchers assert in a study published online Oct. 1 in Frontiers in Psychology.

Providers seeing patients remotely via Microsoft Teams make up the target market for a Nuance voice-recognition offering that automatically takes clinical notes during virtual visits and renders them useful immediately afterward.

Researchers have demonstrated the use of machine learning to predict suicides in a general population, achieving good accuracy by including data from routine health checkups.

Trotting out a new digital health assistant this week, Amazon is emphasizing the wearable’s incorporation of AI to guide users toward some complicated goals.

More than half of Americans, 54%, have seen doctors remotely during the COVID crisis. However, some 48% might not touch telehealth again if their data were to get hacked during a telehealth-related breach.

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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