Search Tag: Artificial Intelligence

IMAGING Management

Deep Learning to redefine the role of radiology: Dr. Paul Chang reports during RSNA 2017 Congress

2017 28 Nov

The role of deep learning (DL) and artificial intelligence (AI) within radiology continues to spark both fear and interest, yet the reality is that they are both potentially very useful technologies that will add value to the field in many ways.   During a session at the RSNA 2017 Congress in Chicago, USA, Dr. Paul Chang, MD, of the University of... Read more

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The answer to noninvasive biomarker development in lung cancer

2017 28 Nov

During an overcrowded exhilarating session on Monday 27th November at the RSNA 2017 Congress in Chicago, Dr. Hugo Aerts, from Harvard University in Cambridge, explained to delegates that artificial intelligence (AI) is indeed playing a pivotal role in the development of new imaging biomarkers for lung cancer.   A key topic of interest during this year’s congress,... Read more

IT Management

AI tools: where to begin?

2017 17 Oct

Amidst growing popularity of artificial intelligence-based technology in healthcare, two experts share insights that are valuable particularly for hospitals planning to purchase AI tools. Their advice: Know that AI and machine learning are augmentative tools, understand that size matters among data sets, real-world applicability is a must, and the tools... Read more

IT Management

2017 16 Oct

Gradually, computerised health data is being implemented in hospitals or in doctor communities.   Computerisation radically changes accessibility moving away from the comfort zone linked to paper and creating a new space for information systems.   It thus reaches a New World literally and figuratively. One could compare the data ‘revolution’ to 1492... Read more

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New report from Sectra shows where radiologists see the added value of machine learning

2017 09 Oct

 A new report from medical imaging IT and cybersecurity company Sectra(STO: SECT B) shows in what areas of the diagnostic process radiologists themselves see the added value of machine learning. The report clearly shows more opportunities than threats.  Artificial Intelligence (AI) and machine learning are set to disrupt the practice of radiology. How... Read more

IT Management

Will AI take healthcare jobs?

2017 19 Sep

Many workers fear that the growing adoption of artificial intelligence may force them out of their jobs. However, instead of destroying jobs, AI is generating new roles in many organisations that have embraced the technology, according to a survey report from consulting and outsourcing firm Capgemini. The firm conducted a survey of 993 global executives... Read more

IT Management

AI and the Patient

2017 05 Sep

Artificial intelligence technology is evolving quickly. An increasing number of hospitals now use AI and machine learning for more efficient care management. With powerful analytics tools, providers can gauge capacity or pinpoint the slack in the system.  In addition, AI-based virtual assistants are helping more patients to stay fit and healthy. And... Read more

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How AI Can Increase the Value of Radiologists

2017 29 Aug

The integration of machine learning/artificial intelligence into routine clinical practice will significantly alter the current practice of radiology. But rather than being a significant threat to radiologists, AI technology will be a boon to radiologists by increasing their value, efficiency, accuracy, and personal satisfaction, says an article in... Read more

IT Management

Which 2 Pieces of Health Technology are Essential for the CISO’s Arsenal?

2017 22 Aug

Artificial intelligence means using computers and tools to do something that humans do. Machine learning is a subset of overall AI that recognises patterns in data and predicts outcomes based on past experience and data. Most AI systems incorporate machine learning technology to help generate results that replicate human ones.You might also like: Fighting... Read more

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Improving Radiology With AI

2017 04 Jul

The impact of artificial intelligence technology is becoming more widespread in healthcare. However, rather than feeling threatened by this emerging technology, the medical community should embrace its achievements, writes Dr. Bertalan Mesko (who has a PhD in genomics) in a blog post.Deep learning techniques, for example, are now being used to analyse... Read more