Uber Uses Blockchain App for Patient Rides [video]

Uber Uses Blockchain App for Patient Rides [video]

Patients who miss appointments with their primary care physicians may shrug it off as not that big a deal. According to a much-quoted 2017 report by SCI Solutions, however, the estimated aggregate annual cost of those blown appointments adds up to $150 billion. SCI...
Wearable Clip-on Restores Central Vision [video]

Wearable Clip-on Restores Central Vision [video]

Imagine you had to choose between keeping your peripheral or central vision. If you could retain only one of the two for the rest of your life, what would you choose? People with age-related macular degeneration (AMD) don’t have that choice. As their retina...
MIT: Machine Learning Predicts Drug Approvals

MIT: Machine Learning Predicts Drug Approvals

Agencies, universities, and private companies increasingly turn to machine learning to speed up and improve the predictive accuracy of healthcare technology testing. A group of more than 30 top hospitals and research institutions in Europe and the U.S. formed the...
Machine Learning Predicts Psychosis From Words

Machine Learning Predicts Psychosis From Words

During the past two years, we’ve written about a range of machine learning applications in medicine. Machine learning’ analyzes vast quantities of data rapidly in search of predictive relationships. Machine learning becomes more effective as it receives...
Remote Control Ultrasound Uses 5G Wireless

Remote Control Ultrasound Uses 5G Wireless

If you follow technology news at all, it’s impossible to escape the 5G media frenzy. The new wireless standard promises to provide high-speed broadband data access everywhere, though there is plenty of confusion around just what 5G is or is not, and just when it...