Friday, September 20, 2019

Consumers Skeptical of AI Advice on Healthcare; New Book on Subject is Optimistic

By AI Trends Staff Consumers are skeptical about trusting advice on healthcare coming from AI systems, according to a survey of 2,000 adults by Harris Poll for Invoca, a provider of healthcare consumer engagement services.  As...

From AI in Government: Clean Data Challenge; Right Amount of Regulation; Working with Private...

By AI Trends Staff Coverage following AI World Government held in Washington, DC from June 24-26 was extensive. Here is a summary of a selection of the reports: How AI Investments Can Improve Health Care From FederalTimes:...

AI in Neuroscience: Researchers at MIT, IBM Helping to Accelerate Understanding of the Human...

Two recent developments demonstrate how AI is being employed in neuroscience:  MIT researchers are learning to segment anatomical brain structures from a single segmented brain scan image, thereby automating neuroscientific image segmentation using AI.  And IBM...

A Chief AI Officer on Explainable AI: Addressing Trust, Utility, Liability

Dimitry Fisher is Chief AI Officer at Analytics Ventures, a venture fund, and Dynam.ai, a provider of tailored, end-to-end AI solutions. He has over 20 years of R&D experience in academia, government, and private...

AI System Tries to Match Accuracy of 101 Radiologists on Mammograms

A commercial artificial intelligence (AI) system matched the accuracy of over 28,000 interpretations of breast cancer screening mammograms by 101 radiologists. Although the most accurate mammographers outperformed the AI system, it achieved a higher...

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,...






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