Search Tag: Artificial Intelligence

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

IT Management

IT Needs for the Next Generation of Healthcare

2017 28 Mar

Analytics, artificial intelligence, Big Data and machine learning are essential IT capabilities that can help healthcare organisations to compete and thrive in the next generation of healthcare, according to a health IT expert.Amid rising competition, skilled nursing facilities, home health, assisted living and long-term care organisations are looking... Read more

IMAGING Management

Artificial Intelligence Virtual Radiology Consultant

2017 08 Mar

Using cutting-edge artificial intelligence, researchers at UCLA have developed a machine learning application that acts like a virtual assistant to help guide patients' interventional radiology care, according to research presented at the Society of Interventional Radiology's 2017 Annual Scientific Meeting.  The new tool (a "chatbot" interventional... Read more

IT Management

Top Big Data and Security Trends for 2017

2017 20 Feb

In today's digital age, organisations are relying more on technology to enhance their competitive advantage. Artificial intelligence, predictive analytics and ransomware security are among the emerging technology trends that will make an impact on organisations in 2017 and beyond, according to IT experts. 1. Predictive analytics and the power of the... Read more

Executive Health Management

Top 5 Hyped Technologies in Healthcare

2017 30 Jan

1.    Wearables and sensorsThe most popular trackers are able to measure movement to assess sleep quality and exercise patterns. Other trackers measure brain waves during meditation. While 24-hour blood pressure and Holter monitors are at the heart of diagnosis and remote patient monitoring is looking incredibly promising, the real value from wearables... Read more

IMAGING Management

Radiologists and Pathologists as 'Information Specialists'

2016 20 Dec

A provocative Viewpoint article in JAMA suggests merging the roles of pathologist and radiologist to become "information specialists", harnessing the power of artificial intelligence. A unified discipline, information specialists would best be able to captain artificial intelligence and guide medical information to improve patient care, according to... Read more