Thursday, June 17, 2021

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...

Rometty Out as CEO of IBM; Foray into AI in Medicine with Watson Health...

By AI Trends Staff Ginni Rometty has announced she is stepping down as CEO of IBM in April after an eight-year run. Her legacy at IBM is tied to the growth of AI as a...

Executive Interview: Dr. Russell Greiner, Professor CS and founding Scientific Director of the Alberta...

After earning a PhD from Stanford, Russ Greiner worked in both academic and industrial research before settling at the University of Alberta, where he is now a Professor in Computing Science and the founding Scientific Director...

AI Making Gradual Advance into Pharmaceutical/Biotech Industry

The healthcare industry is not immune to software and technological advancements. In fact, the use of emerging technologies like artificial intelligence (AI) has gradually begun to revolutionize research activities in the industry. Major advances...

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...

Big Data is transforming epidemics in these five ways

Infectious diseases inflict a tremendous human and economic toll. The Zika virus alone could cost Latin America and the Caribbean up to $18 billion according to the United Nations. When it comes to epidemics, we...

AI and the importance of trust and respect – first impressions matter

We are hardwired for judgment. Our paths up from the primordial soup have imbued in us the spirit of quick conclusions, especially when it comes to one another. As Harvard Business School psychologist Amy...

Artificial intelligence uncovers new insight into biophysics of cancer

Scientists from Tufts University's School of Arts and Sciences, the Allen Discovery Center at Tufts, and the University of Maryland, Baltimore County have used artificial intelligence to gain insight into the biophysics of cancer....

AI Being Used to Help Diagnose Mental Health Issues; Privacy Concerns Real

By John P. Desmond, AI Trends Editor Mental health issues are believed to be experienced by one in five US adults and some 16 percent of the global population; the rates seem to be increasing....

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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