Sunday, January 19, 2020

A.I. making a difference in cancer care

editors note: in case you missed it, this past Sunday, 60 minutes featured a section on Artificial Intelligence. Here's an article by CBS news covering the coverage It helps us drive our cars, use our...

How AI is Helping to Prevent Physician Burnout

So much of a physician’s workload includes repetitive, tedious tasks involved in researching diagnoses and analyzing patient data and imaging. On top of increasingly demanding administrative and regulatory burdens and electronic health records (EHR)...

Dean Kamen Sees a Major Revolution in Health Care Coming

THERE ARE TWO kinds of people in Washington, DC, says entrepreneur Dean Kamen. There are the policy experts, whom he calls cynics. And there are the scientists, whom he deems optimists. Kamen, speaking at the White House...

AI Trends Weekly Brief

AI in Healthcare Advancing on Multiple Medical Fronts Healthcare will be the lead industrial area of the Fourth Industrial Revolution, characterized by a range of new technologies fusing the physical, digital and biological worlds, impacting...

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...

Accenture: Most Health Organizations Can’t Ensure Responsible AI Use

Despite a growing interest in artificial intelligence, most healthcare organizations still lack the tools necessary to ensure responsible use of such technologies, finds a report from Accenture Health. According to the report, Digital Health Technology Vision 2018,...

Is Machine Learning the Next Big Thing In Healthcare?

Electronic Health Record (EHRs) systems are now used in 80% of doctors offices and contain a rich source of patient data available to innovate and improve healthcare. A team at New York University’s Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciencesdeveloped...

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...

Machine Learning Advancing Medical Imaging and Analysis

By Pawel Godula, Director of Customer Analytics, deepsense.ai. Machine learning is useful in many medical disciplines that rely heavily on imaging, including radiology, oncology and radiation therapy. According to IBM estimations, images currently account for up...

AI in Healthcare from AI World: Imaging, EHRs, and getting clinicians and technologists to...

AI is surfacing in healthcare in three primary areas: medical imaging, electronic health records (EHRs) and genomics, in the view of Miriam Huntley, Ph.D and CTO and Day Zero Diagnostics,  speaking at a panel...






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