Tuesday, June 2, 2020

How AI systems are being evaluated for use in medical care

The World Health Organization has estimated that there is a global shortfall of approximately 4.3 million doctors and nurses, with poorer countries disproportionally impacted. In the U.S., these shortages are less acute; instead, the country...

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...

Korean Telecom Plans Use of Big Data to Prevent Diseases in Ghana

South Korea’s telecommunications company, KT, has signed an agreement on the use of Big Data in preventing infectious diseases with the Ghana Health Service. Attendees at the signing ceremony in Accra, Ghana, included Yoon Jong-Jin,...

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...

Illumina Releases Open Source AI Software

Illumina has announced the release of open source, novel artificial intelligence (AI) software that can distinguish between potential disease-causing mutations, and the millions of benign genetic variants in individuals. The new AI software for...

AAIH Positions Itself As ‘Trusted Voice’ For AI Use in Healthcare

By Deborah Borfitz Close to 30 companies have joined a fledgling advocacy organization with big plans for aligning the healthcare sector around a shared vocabulary, standards of excellence and real-world potential of artificial intelligence (AI). The Alliance for Artificial Intelligence in Healthcare (AAIH) launched...

VA to use AI to Personalize Care Plans for Vets

The Department of Veterans Affairs will work with Flow Health to build a medical knowledge graph to inform decision-making and train artificial intelligence to personalize care plans. The objective of the 5-year partnership, Flow Health...

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...

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...

Executive Interview: Dany De Grave, Sanofi

Implementing AI projects company-wide; Challenges include making data sets complete and useful, Managing expectations, communicating results   Dany De Grave is Senior Director Science & Innovation, FluNXT, formerly Innovation Programs & External Networks, for the Pasteur Division...




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