Google’s UK AI subsidiary DeepMind partners with NHS to develop medical apps

Google DeepMind, a UK-based artificial intelligence subsidiary of Google, has entered the healthcare space with a new partnership with the UK’s National Health Service. Google acquired the UK-based DeeMind in January 2014. While DeepMind is known for AI, the partnership so far is built around two apps that don’t use AI at all. “[A]rtificial intelligence is not part of the early-stage pilots we’re announcing today,” the company wrote in a FAQ. “It’s too early to determine where AI could be applied here, but it’s certainly something we are excited about for the future.” Instead, Google DeepMind is working with the NHS to pilot two health apps, Streams and Hark. Streams has been developed in collaboration with kidney experts at the Royal Free Hospital London. The app is designed to help doctors get…


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