Search Tag: Artificial Intelligence

IT Management

Artificial Intelligence: Explosive Growth

2017 28 Jun

Artificial intelligence is fast becoming integrated in the delivery of healthcare, and increasing use of the technology is expected to result in quality improvement and cost reduction. A new study shows that a variety of clinical AI applications will translate into savings of up to $150 billion in healthcare costs over the next 10 years.   The technology... Read more

Cardiology Management

Artificial Intelligence Assists in Treatment of Heart Patients

2017 17 Jun

A clinical study was recently launched by Finnish researchers to use the latest analytical methods to recognise myocardial infarction patients at high risk of complications. The University of Tampere and TAYS Heart Hospital use artificial intelligence technologies for the home care of heart patients. Their goal is to predict complications as early as... Read more

IMAGING Management

Using Artificial Intelligence to Predict Patient Lifespans

2017 06 Jun

Computers may soon be able to predict a patient's lifespan by looking at images of their organs. New research led by the Unviersity of Adelaide and published in the journal Scientific Reports uses artificial intelligence to analyse medical images of patients and predict which patients would die within five years with 69% accuracy. This is the first... Read more

Cardiology Management

AI in Precision Cardiovascular Medicine

2017 29 May

Artificial intelligence (AI) techniques, such as machine learning, deep learning, and cognitive computing are promising and can potentially change the way in which medicine is practised. Over the past decade, several machine-learning techniques have been used for cardiovascular disease diagnosis and prediction. In the near future, AI will result in... Read more

Executive Health Management

Using AI to Improve Revenue Cycle Management

2017 28 May

For many healthcare providers, finding ways to accurately and efficiently bill patients for their services remains a challenge. Current estimates indicate that 30 to 40 percent of medical bills contain errors. "Efficient medical billing is critical for optimising healthcare revenue cycle management and driving value-based patient care, but effectively... Read more

Health Management

The Road Ahead

2017 07 May

Value Based Healthcare and HIT   It has been more than 10 years since Michael E. Porter  and Elizabeth Teisberg published their seminal book Redefining Health Care, which laid down the foundation for the revolutionary and evolutionary concept of Value Based Healthcare (VBHC).   Both starting and ending with the patient experience, VBHC has since become... Read more

IMAGING Management

Robot Radiology: AI for Cervical Cancer Detection

2017 29 Apr

Artificial Intelligence (AI) has already exceeded human abilities in several areas. It is expected that soon AI will be used to read biomedical images more accurately than medical personnel alone. This could potentially result in better early cervical cancer detection at much lower cost. See Also: AI Systems 'Augment' Human DiagnosticiansAs Sharon Xiaolei... Read more

IT Management

Intelligent Systems Conference (IntelliSys) 2017

2017 11 Apr

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IMAGING Management

AI Systems 'Augment' Human Diagnosticians

2017 04 Apr

Artificial intelligence continues to further automate the practice of medicine, raising concerns that machine-learning systems will put medical professionals out of work. But AI systems are there to "augment" the professionals, offering them expertise and assistance, and not to replace them, according to an article in The New Yorker.See Also: Artificial... Read more

IT Management

For Organisations, AI Key to Staying Competitive

2017 04 Apr

Use of artificial intelligence technology is expanding not just in IT departments but also in other areas of business. Indeed, based on a global survey, a large majority (84 percent) of organisations view the use of AI as essential to being competitive.See Also: IT Needs for the Next Generation of HealthcareThe survey by consulting firm Tata Consultancy... Read more