Durham, N.C.-based Duke Health has begun its first phase of integrating AI with its Microsoft 365 applications, and the health system said it is already seeing enhancements in efficiency.
Nashville, Tenn.-based Vanderbilt University Medical Center and Durham, N.C. Duke University School of Medicine have received a $1.25 million grant from the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation to enhance the supervision of AI technology within healthcare systems.
Abridge, an artificial intelligence-powered clinical documentation company, raised $30 million in a series B financing round that saw participation from CVS Health Ventures, Kaiser Permanente Ventures, Lifepoint Health and Mayo Clinic.
As the integration of AI is expected to rapidly increase in healthcare, Mike Thompson, vice president of enterprise data intelligence at Cedars-Sinai, said there needs to be a checks and balances system from innovators, healthcare institutions and regulatory entities.
Pair Team, a virtual care company that partners with health centers to treat Medicaid patients, raised $9 million in series A financing.
Innovation hubs in hospitals aim to develop and implement new technologies, processes and healthcare solutions that can enhance patient care.
Emory Healthcare, based in Atlanta, plans to join software company Graphite's alliance of health systems that aims to create a common language for digital health.
As hospitals and health systems turn their focus to innovation, several are opening new centers and partnering with other institutions to further those efforts.
Cleveland Clinic has opened the first phase of its 341,000-square-foot innovation district.
Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford, based in Palo Alto, Calif., implemented bedside virtual reality school lessons for hospitalized children who are too ill to attend its "Hospital School" program.