Search Tag: AI

ICU Management

Artificial Intelligence in the ICU

2019 16 Jan

The paucity of positive multicentre prospective randomised control trials in ICU settings serves to highlight the challenge of running studies in such environments, where multiple treatments are given simultaneously to individuals who respond in variable ways based on their individual physiology. Consequently, without established guidelines, ICU... Read more

IMAGING Management

AI-powered system diagnoses and classifies intracranial haemorrhage

2019 08 Jan

In a new study, a team of researchers from the Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) Department of Radiology  created an artificial intelligence (AI) powered system that successfully detects acute intracranial haemorrhage (ICH) and also categorises five ICH subtypes from unenhanced head computed-tomography scans (CT).  In the report published online... Read more

IT Management

Google exec on Cloud potential in 2019

2019 08 Jan

While the New Year is upon us, there are certain things that will continue to play an increasing role in healthcare such as artificial intelligence (AI), telemedicine, and cloud computing.       Healthcare is witnessing an explosion in the amount of data generated from patient records (EHRs), mHealth devices, and research studies, among... Read more

IT Management

4 top 2019 HIT challenges

2018 19 Dec

  While healthcare IT that supports telehealth and remote monitoring are gaining ground, other technology is hardly emerging from the pilot stage in addition to competing for a slice of the budget .   One of the top consumers of the HIT budget is the EHR which, in spite of having a reputation for poor user-friendliness is still the default... Read more

IMAGING Management

AI-radiomics mammography combo reduces breast biopsies

2018 18 Dec

Researchers combine mammography with AI to determine the biological composition of a tumor's tissue, developing a new method that may help reduce the number of unnecessary breast biopsies, according to a new study published in the journal Radiological Society of North America .  Research has shown that more than 10 percent of women are called... Read more

IMAGING Management

2018 13 Dec

As we move toward an emphasis on precision medicine and population health management, we’ve come to understand the central role imaging can play – whether it’s accelerating time to treatment, treating at a lower cost or with higher diagnostic precision. However, today’s radiology departments face many hurdles with less resources and less time than... Read more

IT Management

The long road to fostering patient trust in AI

2018 12 Dec

AI’s role in healthcare seems to increase by the day. More than helping manage workflows, the technology can potentially transform how healthcare is delivered and the way we think about medicine. In what's fast becoming a more machine-led healthcare environment, there are people who remain unconvinced about putting their health in the hands... Read more

IMAGING Management

Teaching radiologists machine learning - AI

2018 11 Dec

Radiology is being transformed by the exponential growth of machine learning and continuously emerging technologies like deep learning, part of the artificial intelligence (AI) revolution in the imaging field.  Medical imaging and operations applications are transformed as new methods and algorithms are introduced into radiology’s daily practice. ... Read more

Cardiology Management

Can AI and machine learning augment the effectiveness of a cardiologist?

2018 06 Dec

Artificial intelligence and machine learning are expected to revolutionise healthcare in the years to come. Cardiology is no exception. It is expected that AI and machine learning will provide cardiologists with a set of tools that will augment and extend their effectiveness.  Some of the primary reasons why cardiologists need to embrace AI... Read more

IMAGING Management

Hacking the AI to protect imaging devices

2018 04 Dec

Radiology and medical imaging is continuously experiencing rapid enhancements including quality of patient care as a result of uncovering new aspects of the vast potential of artificial intelligence implementation in clinical practice. As more hospital medical imaging equipment connects to the internet, cyberattacks and malicious software vulnerabilities... Read more