An Amazon cloud conversation with AWS Chief Medical Officer Taha Kass-Hout

Taha Kass-Hout is the chief medical officer and director of machine learning at Amazon Web Services [Photo courtesy of Amazon]

It doesn’t get any bigger than Amazon in the world of cloud computing.

The Amazon Web Services cloud computing business at Seattle-based (Nasdaq: AMZN) is the largest player in the industry, with control of about a third of the market and a significant lead over cloud competitors Microsoft and Google.

Taha Kass-Hout, the chief medical officer and director of machine learning at AWS, spoke with Medical Design & Outsourcing as part of an ongoing series of conversations about cloud computing’s contributions to medtech and the potential ahead.

“The future is bright for anyone who’s trying to solve problems in healthcare and life science globally,” he said.

This conversation has been edited for clarity and length.

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Butterfly Network partners with Ambra Health on cloud-based ultrasound data integration

Butterfly Network (NYSE:BFLY) announced today that it partnered with Ambra Health (an Intelerad company) to improve interoperability for bedside imaging data.

The partnership aims to accelerate and simplify bedside imaging data interoperability by strengthening the scalability of Butterfly’s Blueprint enterprise platform and enhancing access to and shareability of valuable ultrasound information across hospitals and health systems.

Guilford, Connecticut-based Butterfly said in a news release that it plans to utilize Ambra’s background in bringing disparate imaging information together in a streamlined, efficient manner across large health systems. Together, the companies intend to unlock real-time information and drive better clinical decision-making through enhanced online data integration for ultrasound information.

“Our partnership with Ambra Health furthers our goal for Butterfly to become a foundational platform to leading healthcare ins…

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