Wednesday, May 22, 2019

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...

Neuroengineers Translate Brain Signals Directly Into Speech

Columbia neuroengineers have created a system that translates thought into intelligible, recognizable speech. By monitoring someone's brain activity, the technology can reconstruct the words a person hears with unprecedented clarity. This breakthrough, which harnesses...

AI is Moving into Clinical Trials, Changing the Paradigm

The carefully-regulated clinical trials industry is moving into AI and machine learning cautiously, concerned that the application of AI algorithms leads to improved results for patients and not negative outcomes. Francis Kendall, Senior Director at...

Artificial Intelligence In Health Care IT – The Potential And The Cautions

By Andreas Scherer, Ph.D. President & CEO of Golden Helix Few topics have captured the imagination of the general public and executives in the healthcare IT world like Artificial Intelligence (AI). Are we at the...

Another Tool In The Toolbox: AI’s Application In Clinical Trials

The promise of AI’s impact on clinical trials has many experts both bewildered and skeptical. “‘Everything is possible thanks to machine learning and artificial intelligence.’ But it’s not that easy,” Sara Holoubek, CEO of Luminary...






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