Wednesday, January 16, 2019

3 Companies Using AI to Forge New Advances in Healthcare

When you think of artificial intelligence (AI), you might not immediately think of the healthcare sector. However, that would be a mistake. AI has the potential to do everything from predicting readmissions, cutting human error...

Accenture: Most Health Organizations Can’t Ensure Responsible AI Use

Despite a growing interest in artificial intelligence, most healthcare organizations still lack the tools necessary to ensure responsible use of such technologies, finds a report from Accenture Health. According to the report, Digital Health Technology Vision 2018,...

How 3 Companies Use AI to Forge Advances in Healthcare

When you think of artificial intelligence (AI), you might not immediately think of the healthcare sector. However, that would be a mistake. AI has the potential to do everything from predicting readmissions, cutting human error...

Using Deep Learning to Defeat Aging is Mission of Insilico Medicine

Every once in a while, you meet an entrepreneur who is both fully present, but also has a head full of dreams. That was my experience meeting and hosting Alex Zhavoronkov, the founder and...

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...

Google’s New AI Head Plans To Help Move Into Healthcare

Google's heavy investment in artificial intelligence has helped the company’s software write music and beat humans at complex board games. What unlikely feats could be next? The company’s new head of AI says he’d like to see...

Big Pharma and Biotech are Betting Big on AI to Speed Drug Discovery

Developing new medicines isn’t for the faint of heart. On average, it takes about a decade of research — and an expenditure of $2.6 billion — to shepherd an experimental drug from lab to market....

Macron Has a Nearly $2B Plan to Drag France into the Age of AI

France’s Emmanuel Macron knows his country is not about to develop a local equivalent of Google or Facebook to power the development of artificial intelligence. But in a new national AI strategy, the French president...

Deep Learning is Seen as a Help to Cardiologists – Not a Job Threat

Applying a deep learning approach to echocardiography could save clinicians time while improving diagnostic accuracy, one Georgia-based cardiologist reported at the American College of Cardiology’s annual meeting in Orlando, this year. Randolph P. Martin, MD,...

How AI is Helping to Prevent Physician Burnout

So much of a physician’s workload includes repetitive, tedious tasks involved in researching diagnoses and analyzing patient data and imaging. On top of increasingly demanding administrative and regulatory burdens and electronic health records (EHR)...






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