Tuesday, July 23, 2019

VA Looks to 3D-Print Hand Braces, Foot Insoles and Prosthetic Limbs

A team of doctors at the Veterans Affairs Department is pioneering new ways to use 3D-printing to plan surgeries, assist amputees and—maybe one day—build bones and organs from scratch. Over the last three years, the...

Getting Real with AI in Healthcare: MGH Training Machine Learning Models; US, UK...

By Deborah Borfitz, Senior Science Writer, Cambridge Healthcare Thinking about artificial intelligence (AI) has changed dramatically over time and has become about as hard to describe as art, says Jeff Fried, director of product management...

Here Are Five Ways AI is Being Used to Advance Cancer Research

AI and its various applications are redefining the way scientists approach cancer research, according to a review published in Drug Discovery Today. Tumors and the treatments they require are inherently complex, authors Vaishali Y. Londhe and...

UK’s NHS Thinking Through Role of AI in Medical Decision-Making

In many areas of industry and research, people are excited about artificial intelligence (AI). Nowhere more so than in medicine, where AI promises to make clinical care better, faster and cheaper. Last year, UK Prime...

Executive Interview: Paul Bleicher, CEO, OptumLabs

OptumLabs and Healthcare Researchers Partner to Identify AI’s Greatest Impact   Paul Bleicher is CEO of OptumLabs, a collaborative research and innovation center within Optum, which is a health services and innovation company that is, itself,...

Focus on Pharma and Health Care: Bio-IT World Conference Digs Deep on AI Applications

In theory, artificial intelligence and machine learning can be applied to nearly every process in healthcare, says Bill Evans, Managing Director and CEO, Rock Health. But how best to do that is still being...

Here Are 50 Women-Led Startups That Are Crushing Tech

Every year we talk about how this will be the Year of the Woman because of the incredible advances women are making. There's no doubt that 2019 will go down in history as the first time...

How AI Can Help Solve Some of Humanity’s Greatest Challenges

By Marshall Lincoln and Keyur Patel, cofounders of the Lucid Analytics Project In 2015, all 193 member countries of the United Nations ratified the 2030 “Sustainable Development Goals” (SDG): a call to action to “end poverty, protect...

Precision Medicine Leveraging AI, Machine Learning in Early Stage

Medicine has become more and more individualized since the days of leeches and humors, but in the last 15 years, an explosion of patient data in the form of genetic information and electronic health...

AI Useful in Diagnosing Melanoma, But Train Data Well for Best Results

The healthcare system’s continuous overhaul has prompted organizations to recruit artificial intelligence (AI) to aid in earlier, more accurate diagnoses while improving overall population management. AI’s ability to diagnose melanoma with higher fidelity illustrates...






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