Artificial intelligence raises exciting possibilities for healthcare, but are companies promising more than they can deliver? AI could possibly fuel the future of medtech, enabling such thrilling innovations as implanted devices that instantly react to minute changes, software that can identify the best treatment options for individuals facing life-threatening conditions and fully-functioning autonomous surgical systems. […]
Nvidia (NSDQ:NVDA) and Scripps Research Translational Institute announced today that the groups are teaming up to develop deep learning tools to process genomic and medical sensor data. The tech giant and the non-profit research org hope to leverage artificial intelligence to prevent disease and accelerate biomedical research efforts. The use of AI in healthcare is […]
Abbott (NYSE:ABT) touted two-year data yesterday from its trial designed to compare the company’s HeartMate 3 left ventricular assist device to its HeartMate 2 device in patients with advanced heart failure. Data from the study were published in The New England Journal of Medicine and presented at the American College of Cardiology’s 67th Annual Scientific Session. More […]
Researchers reported at the 254th National Meeting & Exposition of the American Chemical Society today that they are developing a vaccine to guard against the effects of fentanyl in combination with heroin – a deadly duo that is claiming a growing number of lives as the opioid crisis worsens in the U.S. “There is an […]
SonoSite (NSDQ: SONO) said it’s replacing retiring CFO Marcus Smith with Anil Amlani, head of its VisualSonics subsidiary.
Smith’s last day as the ultrasound device maker’s top financial mind is today; he’s slated to stay on at the Bothell, Wash.-based company until Jan. 5, according to a press release.
Smith had been with SonoSite since 2007, according to the release.