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Healthcare Might Look Good in Plaid

By KIM BELLARD I don’t really follow FinTech — I can’t even keep up with HealthTech! — but it caught my eye when Visa announced that it was acquiring FinTech company Plaid for $ 5.3b; a 2018 funding round valued the company at $ 2.65b.  A 100% increase in valuation within a year suggests that something important… Read More »

MIT, Takeda collaborate on new healthcare AI applications

MIT’s School of Engineering and Takeda Pharmaceuticals Company are working together to drive innovation and application of new artificial intelligence applications for healthcare and drug development. WHY IT MATTERSThe program, based at MIT’s Abdul Latif Jameel Clinic for Machine Learning in Health, or J-Clinic – which specializes in developing new healthcare AI tools – is… Read More »