«Google announced on Thursday three new health projects aimed at showcasing its artificial intelligence prowess. The most bullish among them: a partnership with Northwestern Memorial Hospital to use artificial intelligence to make ultrasounds more accessible—a development Google claims would halve the maternal mortality rate.»

«All three of Google’s new projects highlight how the company’s strength, organizing information, can play a role in health care. In the case of maternal mortality, that means creating a software that can record scans from an ultrasound wand as it glides over a pregnant woman’s stomach, and then analyze those images for potential fetal abnormalities or other signals that something is wrong.»

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