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Viz.ai Wins UCSF’s 2020 Digital Health Award for Best New Application of A.I.

SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 1, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — A.I. healthcare company, Viz.ai, has won the prestigious UCSF Digital Health Award for Best New Application of A.I. On the heels of receiving the first New Technology Add-on Payment from CMS for an A.I. powered software system, this award further validates the real world benefits Viz.ai brings to stroke patients.

Spanning over 15 classifications, UCSF award winners were chosen by a panel of over 250 judges from practicing clinicians, healthcare executives, industry thought leaders and seasoned investors. The awards attract hundreds of nominees from the leading companies in digital healthcare and seek to showcase the companies making the greatest impact in each category through a robust, multistage, competitive process.

Presented by Glen Tullman, Executive Chairman of Livongo and winner of the award in 2019, the Best New Application of A.I. award recognizes the groundbreaking work Viz.ai is doing to improve patient

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Viz.ai Granted Medicare New Technology Add-on Payment

SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 3, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — In a groundbreaking ruling, CMS has granted Viz.ai the first New Technology Add-on Payment (NTAP) for artificial intelligence software. NTAP, part of the CMS Inpatient Prospective Payment System (IPPS), was set up to support the adoption of cutting-edge technologies that have demonstrated substantial clinical improvement and ensure early availability to Medicare patients. In the US, stroke is the number one cause of long term disability, but is a treatable condition if identified early enough. 

Viz.ai has been recognized by Forbes, Fast Company, and AuntMinnie as one of the leading AI healthcare companies in the US. The company provides software that improves clinical and financial outcomes1,2 by streamlining acute care, leading to shorter time to treatment, improved patient outcomes, reduced length of stay, and increased number of procedures. 

“Since using Viz at our center, we have seen a decrease in time to

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