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Nvidia Aims to Simplify AI Adoption Process for Cincinnati Children’s, UCSF

Nvidia unveiled new tools designed to make it easier for hospitals to integrate AI models related to medical imaging into their clinical workflows. The tools have been adopted by major cloud infrastructure providers, as well as healthcare providers and AI software companies. Some of these include Cincinnati Children’s Hospital, University of California San Francisco, England’s National Health Service and Qure.ai.

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How UCSF’s accelerator is helping health tech reach more low-income patients

The low-income patient populations who bear disproportionate disease burdens are the same populations who are most likely to face barriers in health technology use, according to Courtney Lyles co-founder of S.O.L.V.E. Health Tech, UCSF’s health equity accelerator. The program she co-founded seeks to address this problem by conducting research with digital health startups about how their products can better serve low-income patients.

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A Deep-dive Into Specialty Pharma

A specialty drug is a class of prescription medications used to treat complex, chronic or rare medical conditions. Although this classification was originally intended to define the treatment of rare, also termed “orphan” diseases, affecting fewer than 200,000 people in the US, more recently, specialty drugs have emerged as the cornerstone of treatment for chronic and complex diseases such as cancer, autoimmune conditions, diabetes, hepatitis C, and HIV/AIDS.