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Nurse Leader Weekly 10/8

In Case You Missed It …

Tencent Training AI to Recognize Parkinson’s In Just Minutes

Monday, October 8

Tech giant, Tencent, based out of China teams up with Medopad, a London healthcare firm, to develop AI software that can “diagnose Parkinson’s Disease in minutes.” The technology performs video analysis on existing video footage of patients.


Nurse Question May Cost Almost $1B

Thursday, October 4
Lowell Sun

According to new state analysis cautions that the costs of a ballot question that would “limit the number of patients assigned to one nurse would land between $676 million and $949 million.


Remember Blackberry? Now It’s Building A Global Healthcare Ecosystem

Monday, October 8

Smartphone creator, Blackberry Limited annouced its plans to compete in the delivery of patient care by utilizing it’s renowned carrier-grade network operation centre (NOC) to harness blockchain ledger technology allowing for the secure storing and sharing of medical data.


NurseBot? Healthcare “Chatbots” On The Rise

Monday, October 8

Improvements in text-to-speech, voice-recognition and more have enabled the growth of automated messaging services in the healthcare sector. These medical chatbots include features such as symptom checking, medication assistance, appointment scheduling, and medical guidance.


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