Disrupting Today’s Healthcare System

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Artificial Intelligence (AI) & Healthcare: AI will enable better diagnoses and personalized medical recommendations.

Companies like Enlitic are using AI and deep learning to improve medical imaging diagnostics and tumor detection and integrate medical data to provide better actionable advice for patients and doctors alike.

Johnson & Johnson is teaching IBM Watson to read and understand scientific papers that detail clinical trial outcomes. Even Apple is partnering with IBM Watson to provide access to health data from mobile apps.

One such Watson system contains 40 million documents, ingests an average of 27,000 new documents per day, and provides insights for thousands of users. After only one year, Watson’s successful diagnosis rate for lung cancer is 90 percent, compared to 50 percent for human doctors.

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