Thursday, November 21, 2019

New AI Model Predicts Clinical Translation Of Biomedical Research

By Benjamin Ross, Editor, AI Trends The US National Institutes of Health (NIH)'s Office of Portfolio Analysis (OPA) has developed a machine learning model that predicts whether a scientific advance is likely to translate to...

AI Health Outcomes Challenge To Build on CMS Value-based Programs

By Deborah Borfitz Giving Medicare beneficiaries control of their healthcare data and otherwise accelerating the adoption of value-based care are among the priorities of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), according to two...

AI Tool Detects Diabetes-Related Eye Condition Without Human Interpretation

By Paul Nicolaus Last year, IDx-DR became the first-ever so-called "autonomous AI" system cleared by the FDA to provide a screening decision without the oversight of a doctor. Since then, IDx Technologies, the company behind...

Put AI Chips in Your Brain for Better Thoughts

By AI Trends Staff Some technologists are exploring implanting chips with powerful AI in the human brain to create superhuman capabilities. "You won't need to memorize anything" anymore, said Nikolas Kaironos, CEO and founder of Fountech.ai, in...

CDC Creating a ‘Ruckus’ Around Mortality Reporting

By Deborah Borfitz, Senior Science Writer, AI Trends As an entrepreneur-in-residence with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), data scientist Paula Braun says she has fully embraced her charge by the U.S. Department of...

Researchers Use Simulated Data To Train CNNs To Classify Breast Tumors

By Allison Proffitt, Editorial Director Using simulated data to train highly accurate deep convolutional neural networks (CNNs) to classify breast tumors, researchers from the University of Southern California, the Indian Institute of Technology, Hunter College,...

AAIH Positions Itself As ‘Trusted Voice’ For AI Use in Healthcare

By Deborah Borfitz Close to 30 companies have joined a fledgling advocacy organization with big plans for aligning the healthcare sector around a shared vocabulary, standards of excellence and real-world potential of artificial intelligence (AI). The Alliance for Artificial Intelligence in Healthcare (AAIH) launched...

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...






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