Startup Of The Week

European AI Health Start-ups To Watch

WHAT IT DOES: Remote patient monitoring, including an AI-powered chatbot triage service that Britain’s National Health Service is testing as an
alternative to patients calling a help line to get medical advice from humans
before being directed to medical services.

WHAT IT DOES : Uses AI to power a multilingual health robot that asks people about their symptoms and then hones in on a probable cause.
The company is first targeting people in Brazil who are worried they might
have the Zika virus. The GYANT chatbot handled queries from 300,000 Brazilians the first 12 weeks after launch.

WHAT IT DOES: Teaches AI-powered computers to automatically read and diagnose medical imaging data, allowing healthcare institutions to identify patients at risk of diseases like emphysema and coronary artery disease and offer preventative treatment. The company has raised $20 million in funding.

About the author

Jennifer L. Schenker

Jennifer L. Schenker, an award-winning journalist, has been covering the global tech industry from Europe since 1985, working full-time, at various points in her career for the Wall Street Journal Europe, Time Magazine, International Herald Tribune, Red Herring and BusinessWeek. She is currently the editor-in-chief of The Innovator, an English-language global publication about the digital transformation of business. Jennifer was voted one of the 50 most inspiring women in technology in Europe in 2015 and 2016 and was named by Forbes Magazine in 2018 as one of the 30 women leaders disrupting tech in France. She has been a World Economic Forum Tech Pioneers judge for 20 years. She lives in Paris and has dual U.S. and French citizenship.