The CenterWatch Weekly, January 30, 2017
Chan Zuckerberg makes jump into artificial intelligence with acquisition of Meta
Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg and his wife, pediatrician Priscilla Chan, have agreed to acquire Canadian startup Meta through their Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI). The business and philanthropy team said they plan to make the capabilities of Meta’s artificial intelligence predictive modeling available free to researchers worldwide. The acquisition is in support of CZI’s stated goal to make big bets in scientific initiatives to cure, prevent or manage all diseases by the end of the century.
Outcome Health to accelerate patient recruitment with new tech solution
Outcome Health has introduced a new solution designed to increase patient recruitment for clinical trials. More than 200,000 physicians across the U.S. already use Outcome Health’s healthcare decision platform. Outcome Health demonstrated the new solution at the Summit for Clinical Ops Executives (SCOPE) conference in Miami last week.
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