10/19/20

The Rock Weekly

AI’s reality check

Artificial intelligence continues to offer an array of opportunities to support diagnosis—most recently in COVID-19 detection. But there’s still a ways to go before AI lives up to its potential. Bias that perpetuates racial inequity continues to plague algorithms used by healthcare organizations, plus an AI model developed by Google to predict breast cancer has come under scrutiny by scientists claiming the study to validate the model was flawed.

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IBM Watson Health To Launch Blockchain-Powered Digital Health Pass
Users share their verified health status without data exposure Healthcare IT News | (Tweet)

Daily Foot Temperature Monitoring Leads To Fewer Hospitalizations
Recent study validates approach of Rock Health port co Podimetrics MobiHealthNews | (Tweet)

Rite Aid Unveils New Strategy To Remain Competitive
Brand relaunch puts pharmacists front and center with “stores of the future” Fierce Healthcare | (Tweet)

Mayo Clinic Launches On-Demand Diagnostic Testing Platform for COVID-19
New health and connected diagnostics platform to improve access to affordable treatments HIT Consultant | (Tweet)

Comcast's Quil Health Launches In-Home Sensor Technology For Aging Seniors
Telecom giant wants to help older Americans age in place Fierce Healthcare | (Tweet)

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