India’s Haryana is developing mobile app to connect patients to all government hospitals
Haryana in India has developed a mobile application that connects patients to all public hospitals across the state.
The Swasth Haryana app, according to a News report, can store patient medical records, prescriptions, and radiology and pathology reports.
The app also enables the booking of doctor’s appointments and diagnostic services; Make blood inquiries; and look for a nearby hospital and check bed availability.
The news report noted that the app, which can be downloaded on both Android and iOS devices, does not require identification for proof of residence.
The government app will initially serve 22 civil hospitals and 15 subsidiary hospitals across Haryana before later connecting patients to over 400 government hospitals.
Tredence founds health informatics department
Tredence, a data science and AI engineering company based in Bangalore, India, has founded its health informatics subsidiary HealthEM.AI in California.
HealthEM.AI is a provider of analytical solutions to improve results and optimize care costs for healthcare providers and payers. It supports companies with analytical insights that enable them to master challenges in patient care, clinical care and revenue cycle management, among others.
According to a press release, the platform manages the entire innovation funnel and transforms ideas into “effective” actions with pre-built AI accelerators and toolkits. It covers the entire cycle of data management, from data ingestion to data quality, and focuses on improving time-to-value and self-service analytics across healthcare.
In addition, the newly founded subsidiary aims to support customers in adopting a more data-driven culture, in order to “address uncertainties associated with costs and results,” said Tredence.
“Healthcare providers and payers operate in a rapidly changing landscape today, and our AI / ML-powered health data solutions can efficiently bridge the real gap between direction and decision. HealthcareEM.AI will truly be a game changer as it is designed to create value in close collaboration with leading players in the healthcare industry, “said Shub Bhowmick, Co-Founder and CEO of Tredence.
New Zealand, Australia releases access to a U.S. dental AI diagnostic support tool
US-based AI dental care company, Pearl, has received regulatory approvals from both Australia and New Zealand to bring its dental radiology support tool to the countries.
In a press release, the company announced that it had received approval for its Second Opinion AI solution from the Australian Therapeutic Goods Administration and the New Zealand Medical Device Safety Authority.
Second Opinion software uses computer radiological imaging to identify potential areas of interest on patients’ dental x-rays. It recognizes a full range of pathologies, existing restorations, and natural anatomy, according to the company.
Dentists can review the device’s detections in real time while they conduct an exam; The tool also allows them to add their own detections and discard unhelpful AI results.
“Our second opinion technology enables dentists to do their jobs more safely, see more patients and ensure a higher standard of needs-based care. All of these factors are driving growth and better patient outcomes in dentistry, ”said Pearl Founder and CEO Ophir Tanz.
Earlier this year, Pearl received the CE mark for its device for use as an aid in dental radiology across Europe.
Medtronic Launches Platform for APAC Health Tech Startups in Singapore
Irish health technology company Medtronic has launched a platform in Singapore for medical technology and digital health startups in the Asia-Pacific region to support their talent and technology development.
The Medtronic Open Innovation Platform (OIP), supported by the Singapore Economic Development Board (EDB), will enable strategic collaboration in health technologies through skills development, partnerships and the networking of business organizations.
According to EDB, the platform puts Singapore in a “strong position” to meet APAC’s growing health needs and create new job opportunities for the island nation’s residents.
“Medtronic’s decision, its very first [OIP] for APAC in Singapore is proof of our leading role as a dynamic innovation and business center. In the past few years we’ve seen a growing pool of medtech and digital health startups in APAC and nearly 200 local startups, “said Wan Yee Goh, SVP and Head of Healthcare at EDB.
Via the OIP, Medtronic opened its APAC Innovation Challenge, which offers companies an opportunity to present their innovative medical technology solutions. The top five winners will have the opportunity to work with the company on a commercial pilot project valued at up to $ 200,000 each.
In addition, Medtronic will also open its Digital Medtronic Innovation Center in Singapore as part of OIP. The facility will provide a collaborative space for product and therapy innovations.