GE Healthcare With Harvard Hospitals To Harness AI In Medicine

Published: May 19, 2017

General Electric’s healthcare division will partner with the corporate parent of two of Harvard University’s teaching hospitals to develop artificial intelligence products for medicine. The goal: to leverage the company's dominant position in medical imaging into a new ownership of medical AI.

“We make machines but that’s not really the business,” says John Flannery, the chief executive of GE Healthcare, says he tells his team. "The business is what kind of solution can we put together that gets a better clinical and economic outcome?”

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