Artificial Intelligence for Healthcare: Are We There Yet?

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When Amazon first came out with a smart recommendation algorithm for customers, millions of consumers receive their first tailored shopping experience personalized to their own interests. This changed the consumer world and introduced us to a whole new era of shopping.

Amazon’s algorithms, using a method called “item-to-item collaborative filtering”, are able to provide targeted shopping recommendations by creating a personalized experience for each person. Even in a very basic form, this was the beginning of using machine learning in a very practical manner.

But can such artificial intelligence and machine learning also act as an enabler for changes in medicine and healthcare, as much as Amazon’s algorithm changed consumerism?

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