Forging trust in AI, sustaining the virtual care boom and other CES takeaways

by Rebecca PiferThe status of health tech after the pandemic was a key topic of discussion last week at CES, one of the largest technology shows in the world. It usually pulls thousands of attendees to Las Vegas but went completely virtual this year due to COVID-19.Amid new product announcements from smart home tech to autonomous robots, one major theme was sustainability of the unprecedented acceleration in the telehealth industry. Another topic of debate was how virtual care is shifting from a one-to-one modality to a more comprehensive care model and what artificial intelligence designers can do to increase clinician trust in their diagnostic models.Here are some of the top takeaways from the conference.Digital health boom will continue post-COVID-19Industry execs predicted digital health activity could even further accelerate after the coronavirus pandemic passes, despite looming debates over how it will integrate with existing systems and cost, among other question marks.In 2020, ...

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