Tuesday, July 16, 2019

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...

Artificial Intelligence: Powering Healthcare’s Future

It's unquestionable that accurately diagnosing a patient's symptoms is a critical part of medicine. The effects of a misdiagnosis can be fatal. Dr. David Mathison, a pediatric emergency physician, regional medical director at PM...

A.I. Inside: How machine intelligence might save lives

Much as Intel processors are the power inside PCs, A.I. algorithms may emerge as the power behind some advanced medical applications. Virtual Radiologic, a U.S. company that provides diagnostic services to thousands of hospitals and...

Will Robots In Healthcare Make Doctors Obsolete?

Artificial intelligence is advancing more quickly than ever, especially when paired with robotics, ushering in robotic assistants for home, office and even hospital use. Some have even expressed concern over the possibility of advanced...

A new-generation exoskeleton helps the paralyzed to walk

Until recently, being paralyzed from the waist down meant using a wheelchair to get around. And although daily life is more accessible to wheelchair users, they still face physical and social limitations. But UC...

Babylon, The U.K. Digital Doctor App, Scores $25M To Develop AI-Driven Health Advice

Hot on the heels of PushDoctor’s $8.2 million Series A, another U.K. startup playing in the digital health app space has picked up funding. Babylon Health, which like PushDoctor, lets you have video consultations...

Disrupting Today’s Healthcare System

Artificial Intelligence (AI) & Healthcare: AI will enable better diagnoses and personalized medical recommendations. Companies like Enlitic are using AI and deep learning to improve medical imaging diagnostics and tumor detection and integrate medical data to...

Artificial Intelligence for Healthcare: Are We There Yet?

When Amazon first came out with a smart recommendation algorithm for customers, millions of consumers receive their first tailored shopping experience personalized to their own interests. This changed the consumer world and introduced us...

Paging Dr. Robot: The Coming AI Health Care Boom

More than six billion dollars: That’s how much health care providers and consumers will be spending every year on artificial intelligence tools by 2021—a tenfold increase from today—according to a new report from research...

Swarm Intelligence: AI Algorithm Predicts the Future

A new AI algorithm could revolutionize democracy and transform healthcare. In February 2015, a few days before the Academy Awards, two groups of seven people were asked to predict who the winners would be. The first...






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