Wednesday, January 16, 2019

Researchers develop AI-powered systems to make pathologic diagnoses more accurate

Pathologists have been largely diagnosing disease the same way for the past 100 years, by manually reviewing images under a microscope. But new work suggests that computers can help doctors improve accuracy and significantly...

Big Tech Primary Adopter of AI So Far; Adoption by Non-Tech Picking Up

Earlier this year, a shockwave landed in the artificial intelligence space with the news that Udi Manber, who used to run search engineering at Google, was joining the health insurer, Anthem to head up its AI...

IBM and MIT commit to 10-year, $240M AI research partnership

IBM and MIT have come together to sign a 10-year, $240 million partnership agreement that establishes the MIT-IBM Watson AI Lab at the prestigious Cambridge, MA academic institution. The lab will be co-chaired by Dario Gil, IBM Research VP of...

Say hello to your next robot nurse

The next time you visit a hospital, do not be surprised if you find robots as your new nursing assistants. Robots can imitate human motions as well as effectively coordinate their actions with humans even...

IBM Watson ups the healthcare market ante with $2.6 billion acquisition of Truven

Healthcare is one of the most logical domains for cognitive computing. The stakes are high: outcomes are often a matter of life or death. It has well organized, extensively tagged information sources. And healthcare/pharmaceutical...

Opening the AI Black Box with Explainable AI

People are calling upon AI to make life-or-death decisions. In such situations, explainability is absolutely critical. It’s no surprise, therefore, that the US Department of Defense (DoD) is investing in Explainable AI (XAI). “Explainable AI—especially...

Can AI make your health insurance better? Accolade thinks so

Healthcare and Artificial Intelligence (AI) are each very much in the news right now. The United States Senate has released draft legislation for the repeal the Affordable Care Act (aka "Obamacare"), leaving some Americans with trepidation about...

How Is AI Used In Healthcare – Here Are 5 Powerful Real-World Examples

When it comes to our health, especially in matters of life and death, the promise of artificial intelligence (AI) to improve outcomes is very intriguing. While there is still much to overcome to achieve AI-dependent health...

Color Genomics raises $45M to focus on detecting cancer

Othman Laraki and Elad Gil were sitting on Twitter’s roof deck after their previous company Mixer Labs had been acquired. Gil had brought a small hard drive with him — which happened to contain...

IBM, clinic personalizing health care using use cognitive computing

Cleveland Clinic and IBM today announced a five-year agreement to expand the Clinic’s health information technology capabilities. The Clinic and IBM aim to establish a model for a health system transition to value-based care...






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