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Tech startup Artelus is wielding the power of AI to transform healthcare in India

Bengaluru startup Artelus offers advanced screening tools to enable burdened healthcare professionals to service the increasing patient load with accurate diagnosis and preventative care.

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Microsoft is using AI to track down health problems in India

Microsoft is making use of artificial intelligence to advance healthcare in India. Redmond is teaming up with the state of Telangana in India where the company will be using its artificial intelligence technology to provide healthcare for children with eye problems.

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Is this the future? JD.com launches unmanned sorting centre and develops drone delivery programme

It’s not unforeseen for companies to embrace the digital age these days, but very seldom do they do it with the all-encompassing approach we’ve seen from JD.com in recent weeks and months.

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Startup Viome Raises $15M in Series A Funding

Startup company Viome announced today that it has raised $15 million in Series A funding to support the launch of its at-home human microbiome testing kit. Viome’s testing kit uses meta-transcriptome sequencing technology to identify and assess gut microorganisms, and analyzes their behaviors. The technology specifically targets bacteria, viruses, yeast, fungus, and mold in the system, the company said. By applying machine learning to the analysis, Viome then creates personalized recommendations to balance the gut microbiome.

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Health-tech startup Touchkin raises $1.3 mn from Kae Capital, others

Bangalore-based Touchkin eServices Pvt. Ltd, which operates predictive health-tech startup Touchkin, has raised $1.3 million (Rs 8.33 crore) from early-stage investment firm Kae Capital and a clutch of other investors. The company’s indigenously built machine learning platform collects user data from mobile phones to track several aspects of a user’s daily life, including activity, communication and sleep patterns. It then analyses this data to identify important lifestyle or behavioural changes that could have a health implication.

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This fall, Inova Health will launch its Personalized Health Accelerator

The formal application process will start in September. Part of a “personalized” program in Fairfax, the offer is $75,000 for 10 percent equity, plus access to one of Virginia’s biggest health systems. What kind of companies will fit into the “personalized health” and “precision medicine” categories? It’s a big range, from predictive analytics, artificial intelligence, big data, wearable devices to newer corners still. For now, Inova wants to hear what you got.

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Here’s what to make of Amazon’s potential connected health play

Amazon has a secret team called 1492 is exploring opportunities for the company in digital health, according to CNBC. While there’s no evidence that the team is currently exploring connected health devices, it’s possible it could eventually do so.

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NLP Logix working on AI, cloud-based diagnostic technology

Jackson, Florida-based analytics and machine learning company NLP Logix is developing deep learning algorithms targeted at mining the years of diagnostic work done by Mayo Clinic and the healthcare system’s experience in developing and deploying artificial intelligence solutions by NLP Logix.

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Global analytics company PatSnap launches new health platform

Foreseeing exponential growth, PatSnap is developing its machine learning and artificial intelligence capabilities by supporting the growth of the healthcare sectors, providing key services to pharmaceutical and chemical manufacturers. This will move the innovation process from investment to commercialisation.

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Digital healthcare company Signature Medical nabs $2.5 mln Series A

Signature Medical, Inc. (Signature Medical), an Allied Minds (LSE: ALM) portfolio company, today announced that it has completed a $2.5 million Series A funding round, including participation from Riot Ventures, an early stage investment group focused on emerging technologies; Bose Corporation, a global leader in audio innovation; and Allied Minds. Signature Medical is developing AcoustiCare™, its flagship wearable product focused on heart failure evaluation and monitoring to improve patient outcomes while preventing hospital re-admissions. AcoustiCare differs from other typical sensor-based wearables with its proprietary cloud-based audio technology and artificial intelligence enabling remote monitoring and evaluation of heart failure and other indications.

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