Search Tag: AI

IMAGING Management

AI gets a backbone: Deep learning makes it easier for doctors to read spine scans

2019 01 Mar

Radiologists in Norway are using a CT app to facilitate image reading of the most common areas of the body for bone metastasis   The spinal cord is the vital link between the brain and body, a superhighway of life-critical information protected by the bony vertebra of the spinal column.   The spinal column is the most common site for bone... Read more

IMAGING Management

2019 28 Feb

Noninvasive MRI digital physical exam provides a Whole Body approach for personalised health. The scarcity of radiologic expertise and resources (hardware, personnel, quality, and other radiology services) impacts up to 4.7 billion people worldwide. Unfortunately, two-thirds of the world's population has no access to basic radiologic... Read more

ICU Management

Harvard study: machine learning improves ED triage

2019 27 Feb

The increasing number of emergency department (ED) visits often correlates with ED crowding and delays in care. This problem highlights the need for ED triage systems that accurately differentiate and prioritise critically ill from stable patients, enabling efficient allocation of finite ED resources.     Currently, the Emergent Severity... Read more

Executive Health Management

Operationalising AI in radiology

2019 22 Feb

Implementation and integration challenges Over the last few years, we have seen a rapid rise in the popularity of Artificial Intelligence (AI). This will be a prime focus for attendees at this year’s European Congress of Radiology. As a member of the European Commission’s AI Alliance, I am optimistic and excited about the real-world application... Read more

Executive Health Management

Why embracing Artificial Intelligence is beneficial for all

2019 22 Feb

In many ways Artificial Intelligence (AI) may seem like a new concept in healthcare, mainly due in part to the recent traction the topic has made in the news in the last few years. It has even been falsely sensationalized, to further elevate buzz, as a tool that will one day replace clinicians altogether. The truth, though, is that companies like Hologic,... Read more

Executive Health Management

AI is the new reality: the 4th healthcare revolution in medicine

2019 22 Feb

AI: Hype? Rather, augmented intelligence is the fourth healthcare revolution in medicine and will lead to improved patient care.   The future is bright, if we continue to develop creative solutions to improve patient care, in collaboration with deep learning algorithms, then we’ll again have succeeded in advancing medicine into a new healthcare... Read more

Executive Health Management

Artificial Intelligence in healthcare: What is versus what will be

2019 22 Feb

Artificial intelligence will alter healthcare as we know it, augmenting some jobs and outright replacing others. Though we can’t be sure when this will happen, what’s most important for now is understanding what AI is and what it isn’t.   At medical conferences and in hospital cafeterias, few topics come up more frequently, or cause more confusion... Read more

Executive Health Management

Unleashing the full potential of AI

2019 22 Feb

The digital revolution has changed every aspect of our lives – from the way we communicate to the way we live and interact. We are slowly moving towards this transformation in healthcare, where big data, predictive analytics and Artificial Intelligence (AI) can do for healthcare what it has done for other industries. We have already started to... Read more

Executive Health Management

AI opportunities for healthcare must not be wasted

2019 22 Feb

The reality about the potential and limitations of AI   One of the world’s leading authorities on the ethics of Artificial Intelligence provides an overview on how the technology could impact healthcare and warns of opportunities not to be missed.   I am reasonably optimistic about the opportunities that Artificial Intelligence (AI) presents.... Read more

Executive Health Management

This cardiac software from a Stanford basement is now one of the top of AI solutions available

2019 22 Feb

Dr. Albert Hsiao co-developed the new ViosWorks MR software package to help speed up cardiac MRI exams   It all started with a simple request made in the depths of one of the nation’s best hospitals.   “Hey, I want to show you something.”   Anja Brau was finishing up a meeting in the basement of Stanford Hospital with Dr. Albert... Read more