AWS Startups Blog

Category: Healthcare

How Latino startup founders are advancing healthcare equity

As with all best forms of innovation, great ideas stem from true need. In Mexico, there is a need for an equitable, efficient, and sustainable healthcare system. Latino startup founders are addressing this need and advancing healthcare equity by leveraging artificial intelligence (AI) to drive better patient outcomes.

How Pieces Technologies leverages AWS services to predict patient outcomes

Pieces Technologies, Inc. (Pieces), a healthcare and life sciences startup, is blazing a trail in the predictive AI/ML space. Pieces is a software as a service (SaaS)-based AI platform integrated into a hospital’s electronic health record (EHR). Their mission is to improve care by providing clinical insights along the patient journey. They offer predictions of health events such as projected discharge dates, anticipated clinical and non-clinical barriers to discharge, and risk of readmission, before they occur. Pieces also provides insights to healthcare providers in natural language, and optimizes the overall clarity of the patient’s clinical issues so care teams can work more efficiently.

Applications Are Now Open in the UK for the AWS Healthcare Accelerator Programme

The United Kingdom (UK) healthcare system’s acceleration of innovation in service delivery, along with its increased adoption of digitally-enabled, secure, and compliant solutions through the Covid-19 crisis has brought about great benefit for patients. Embracing digital health innovations has enabled the NHS to deliver a world-leading vaccination programme showing their inherent talent and collaborative, patient-centric capacity to transform at pace. Now, their focus moves to tackling backlogs in elective care, continuing to implement the NHS Long Term Plan, and focusing on transformation of services to support NHS resilience. To support both high-potential healthcare startups and the UK healthcare system’s demand for these types of solutions, we are excited to announce the launch of the AWS Healthcare Accelerator programme in the UK.

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Changing the Landscape of Molecular Testing

This past year has demonstrated, now more than ever, the critical need to be able to develop and deploy rapid molecular testing at scale. The ability to do this has emerged as a major differentiator for ChromaCode, a startup diagnostics company based in Carlsbad, California. Paul Flook, PhD, CIO and VP of Software Engineering walks us through their journey.

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Accelerating Drug Development with Amazon Comprehend at Sumitovant

Sumitovant Biopharma seeks to discover the drugs of the future and rapidly get them to the patients who need them. Scientific research is key to their endeavor. To help us bring medicines to market faster, they need to pick out specific insights from the ever-growing body of literature on chemistry, biology, and disease. So they turned to Amazon Comprehend.

AI-enabled Radiomics Revolutionizes Cancer Research and Treatment on AWS

Healthcare startup Healthmyne is a pioneer in applied radiomics, the cutting-edge field of extracting novel data and predictive biomarkers from medical images. Through their AI-enabled radiomic solutions, they help organizations access and easily translate ground-breaking radiomic insights into use in cancer research, treatment planning, and clinical management.

Q Bio: Creating the First Digital Twin Platform for Medical Analysis

Q Bio is building a digital twin platform that will propel the world into a future where a regular checkup with a doctor is no longer subjective – it’s data driven. They want to capture all the data they can about someone’s health by measuring every single biomarker in the body and cataloging the data, and making it easy to search and analyze. Here’s how they’re doing it.

Galen Data on Building on the Shoulders of Giants

Galen Data’s mission is to connect all of the world’s medical devices. It’s a bold one, but they believe connectivity is key to innovation in healthcare. From remote monitoring, telehealth, and early diagnosis, to personalized medicine — these all require data obtained by connecting medical devices and other repositories to a centralized system.

Olive Builds the Internet of Healthcare and an AI Workforce on AWS

Today, the healthcare industry is flooded with software. Any given hospital has an EMR, billing software, different portals for every insurance partner, and individual medical tools each with their own interfaces, just to name a few. None of these systems work together, and the downstream effects dehumanizes the care experience. Olive is designed to connect these disparate parts, shining a new light on old processes, connecting providers delivering care and payers reimbursing that care to ultimately drive a better patient experience.