Wednesday, July 24, 2019

Big Data in Healthcare: Where It Stands Today and Where It’s Going

By Doug Adamson, CTO, HealthCatalyst Big data is generating a lot of hype in every industry including healthcare. As my colleagues and I talk to leaders at health systems, we’ve learned that they’re looking for...

AI Works Better with Human Intelligence, Too

Artificial intelligence applied to the right tasks can reveal insights that wouldn't otherwise be surfaced, and do it faster than manual human efforts. But there are still some tasks that humans perform better than...

Voice Assistant for Doctors Coming from Suki, with $20M in Funding

When trying to figure out what to do after an extensive career at Google, Motorola, and Flipkart, Punit Soni decided to spend a lot of time sitting in doctors’ offices to figure out what...

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...

Competitive landscape for machine intelligence: a focus on talent

Three years ago, our venture capital firm began studying startups in artificial intelligence. AI felt misunderstood, burdened by expectations from science fiction, and so for the last two years we’ve tried to capture the...

How deep learning is transforming healthcare

Deep learning has been used to transform artificial intelligence (AI) development, whether it is from beating players in games like Go or poker to improving self-driving AI. But perhaps the most important changes for...

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...

Zuckerberg and Chan Promise $3B to Cure Every Disease

OVER THE NEXT decade, Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg and his wife Priscilla Chan say they will invest $3 billion in a sweeping effort to cure all diseases in the lifetime of today’s children. “We...

The opportunities and challenges of AI in healthcare

When we asked dozens of venture capitalists where they see the most potential for applied artificial intelligence, they unanimously agreed on healthcare. Technology has already been used to incrementally improve patient medical records, care...

Healthcare adoption of AI picking up speed; machine learning in high use

Artificial intelligence in healthcare is at the end of the beginning: It’s been researched, introduced, proven to work, and it’s been put to use in real clinical settings. But adoption is slow. Healthcare has...






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