Casey RossThe first edition of STAT Health Tech is out! The news includes:
-- A new FDA clearance for @aidocmed
-- The pitch for a 'digital health scorecard'
-- And @elonmusk's quiet brain-human interface co. starts to makes some noise
Over the past year, Microsoft has built a nucleus of physician executives to guide its work in health care. Here are people you’ll want to keep an eye on.
Casey RossMicrosoft has amassed dozens of health related patents in recent years and is working on multiple fronts (cloud, remote monitoring) to disrupt the delivery of medicine. Here are the people behind its work: statnews.com/2019/05/01/mic… via @statnews
The decision to shut down sales of Watson for Drug Discovery marks another setback in the company’s effort to apply AI to various areas of health care.
Casey RossExclusive news this morning: IBM is halting sales of its Watson AI tool to help pharma companies discover new drugs. The co’s struggle reveals the difficulty of scaling AI in medicine statnews.com/2019/04/18/ibm… via @statnews
Amazon’s health executives mostly work in secret, but in recent months the fruits of their labor have begun filtering through the marketplace.
Casey RossWant to know what Amazon is up to in health care? Follow the work of these five execs. as part of our series on the people at Big Tech Cos. who are driving disruption of medicine, pharmacy, and pharma R&D statnews.com/2019/04/17/ama… via @statnews
As defense secretary, Ash Carter insisted on human oversight of AI-enabled weapons. “You guys are the same way, right?" he asked a roomful of doctors.
Casey RossAdvice on the use of AI, in medicine and combat, from former U.S. Defense Sec. Ash Carter: ‘I have a moral responsibility to know how the hell it happened that innocent human life was taken.’ statnews.com/2019/04/12/art… via @statnews
Real world evidence, Aetion's Magill said, is "more cost effective and we get the drug into the hands of people who need it much more quickly."
Casey RossReally enjoyed this Q&A with @aetioninc CEO Carolyn Magill on the use of real world data to improve decision-making by pharma cos., hospitals and insurers. Also important caveat on the need for transparency in how these data are applied. statnews.com/2019/04/01/rea… via @statnews