Health Informatics News


Originally founded in 2010 in the UK and later acquired by Google, DeepMind describe themselves as "...on a scientific mission to push the boundaries of AI, developing programs that can learn to solve any complex problem without needing to be taught how." 
 
The mobile app for clinicians that they developed named Streams was the subject of their recently released Blogpost entitled "Scaling Streams with Google" where details are given regarding plans for those behind Streams, to join Google.
 
 
This news comes after Dr. David Feinberg, former Geisinger Health CEO joined Google to lead their newly-formed health team as detailed by CNBC.  

"One of the reasons for joining forces with Google in 2014 was the opportunity to use Google’s scale and experience in building billion-user products to bring our breakthroughs more rapidly to the wider world. It’s been amazing to put this into practice in data centre efficiency, Android battery life, text-to-speech applications, and now the work of our Streams team." says the DeepMind blog. 
 
"Our vision is for Streams to now become an AI-powered assistant for nurses and doctors everywhere - combining the best algorithms with intuitive design, all backed up by rigorous evidence. The team working within Google, alongside brilliant colleagues from across the organisation, will help make this vision a reality." the entry continues, concluding: "Over the coming years, we expect AI to help scientists make transformative advances on problems ranging from protein folding to image analysis, potentially improving medical diagnosis, drug discovery and much more. We’re excited to play our part in that journey both at DeepMind and at Google, in the service of patients and clinicians around the world."

 

E-mail me when people leave their comments –

You need to be a member of Health Informatics Forum to add comments!

Join Health Informatics Forum

Latest Activity

shruthi nayakvadi is now a member of Health Informatics Forum
7 hours ago
Infinite Recovery updated their profile
yesterday
Akuba Dolphyne updated their profile
Wednesday
Milka Gesicho updated their profile
Wednesday
shruthi degala and E. K Mubiru joined Health Informatics Forum
Tuesday
Eric Leung updated their profile
Tuesday
Mounéem Essabbar and Raveendra Maharjan joined Health Informatics Forum
Monday
Claude NSHIMYUMUREMYI updated their profile photo
Feb 16
Olatunde, Karen Dodgshun, David Reyna and 1 more joined Health Informatics Forum
Feb 16
Mayra Kufman is now a member of Health Informatics Forum
Feb 15
Vanshika Mishra is now a member of Health Informatics Forum
Feb 14
Katherine Wyers and Edward Marshall joined Health Informatics Forum
Feb 13
Chris Paton posted a blog post
The MedStar Health National Center for Human Factors in Healthcare has authored a letter to Congress urging them to ensure safety is prioritized in the EHR Reporting Program that is already mandated by the 21st Century Cures Act. You can read that A…
Feb 12
Jodie Anderson updated their profile
Feb 12
Ritesh Patil, kashav kaushik, Manu Kumar and 1 more joined Health Informatics Forum
Feb 12
More…