Search Tag: machine learning

Executive Health Management

eHealth – transforming healthcare in disruptive times

2018 23 May

Where is eHealth in Ireland heading and where could it lead us?   Examining the state of eHealth, its challenges and opportunities at the European Association of Hospital Managers congress in Dublin.   With digital innovations dramatically transforming every layer of the healthcare landscape, intensive discussions are required to manage... Read more

Executive Health Management

Does radiology have a bright future?

2018 23 May

Do AI and machine learning herald the end of radiology?   I could answer in one word: Yes. But HealthManagement has given me 700 and I’m delighted to have the opportunity to expand my hypothesis.   I might as well start with the “elephant in the room”. How many radiologists cringed when they read President Obama’s assertion that “radiologists... Read more

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Machine learning detecting early brain tumour presence

2017 10 Oct

By tapping the power of supercomputers, combined with machine learning algorithms, a team led by University of Texas at Austin researchers have developed a method to automatically identify brain tumours. This novel method, the product of nearly a decade of research, can characterise gliomas, the most common and aggressive type of primary brain tumour.... Read more

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Machine Learning for Costly Illnesses

2017 06 Jun

Machine learning algorithms now enable some hospitals in Boston to predict diabetes and heart disease hospitalisations up to a year in advance with 82% accuracy. In contrast, guidelines used by cardiologists to predict a patient’s risk of cardiovascular disease are about 56% accurate. Indeed, those algorithms could become even more accurate with the... Read more