Tuesday, June 2, 2020

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...

DeepMind to Working on Process to Automate Cancer Treatment

Working out how to zap a tumor with radiation is a laborious process for physicians. Google’s machine-learning division, DeepMind, thinks AI can help ease the burden. When medics apply radiotherapy to a cancer patient, they...

Dean Kamen Sees a Major Revolution in Health Care Coming

THERE ARE TWO kinds of people in Washington, DC, says entrepreneur Dean Kamen. There are the policy experts, whom he calls cynics. And there are the scientists, whom he deems optimists. Kamen, speaking at the White House...

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...

The rise of “Generation Health” – partly thanks to smartphones

After rising for a decade, life expectancy in America has begun leveling off and has even declined for some groups. Diabetes, heart disease and obesity along with stress, anxiety, and depression are now major issues. The situation is...

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,...

Microsoft’s AI Roadmap Updated

Due to its nearly limitless potential, artificial intelligence is at the forefront of much of this research, and Microsoft has been making headlines with new technologies, major acquisitions, and innovative ideas. The tech giant...

Top 4 Machine Learning Use Cases for Healthcare Providers

As healthcare providers and vendors start to show off more mature big data analytics skills, machine learning and artificial intelligence have quickly rocketed to the top of the industry’s buzzword list. The possibility of using...

AI Community of Experts Making Contributions to Coronavirus Fight

By John P. Desmond, AI Trends Editor Since the White House issued a “call to action” to AI researchers to help fight the coronavirus spread, researchers have stepped up in multiple ways. Here is an...




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