Visual Prosthesis Restores Vision [video]

Visual Prosthesis Restores Vision [video]

Almost two years ago we wrote about Second Sight Medical Products’ Argus II prosthetic retina replacement and a new product, Orion. Orion consists of a camera mounted on a pair of glasses, a mobile controller, and an electrode array implant. The camera sends...
Prenatal App Reduces In-Person Visits [video]

Prenatal App Reduces In-Person Visits [video]

Hundreds of American mothers die every year during childbirth, and about 50,000 are seriously injured, even though the US spends more on healthcare per person than any other nation. Perhaps as a response to a perceived lack in the traditional healthcare system, many...
AI Infers Personalized Treatment [video]

AI Infers Personalized Treatment [video]

Big data, machine learning, and precision medicine come together with GNS Healthcare’s Causal Machine Learning. In the GNS model, big data provides the means, machine learning is the method, and precision medicine is the goal. The first two elements are...
AI Calls Cause of Death from Verbal Autopsies

AI Calls Cause of Death from Verbal Autopsies

Sixty million people die each year, most with no known cause of death (CoD). According to a 2012 report by the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs, Population Division, two-thirds of the deaths each year have no recorded CoD. The highest ratios of...
Hybrid Mobile Device Speeds Stroke Treatment

Hybrid Mobile Device Speeds Stroke Treatment

Every 40 seconds, someone in the US suffers a stroke according to the CDC. Someone in the U.S. dies of a stroke every 4 minutes. A patient’s chance of full recovery from a stroke depends on how quickly treatment begins: the faster the better. Statistically,...
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...