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Artificial Intelligence in Healthcare

Google-Backed DeepMind Creates Deep Learning CDS for Eye Diseases

August 14, 2018 - Researchers from DeepMind, a UK-based artificial intelligence company owned by Google, are progressing towards a clinical decision support product that can accurately identify more than fifty eye diseases and provide treatment recommendations for patients. Initial results, published this month in Nature Medicine, show that the deep learning tool developed by DeepMind and Moorfields Eye...


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UCI Health Opens Center for Artificial Intelligence, Deep Learning

by Jessica Kent

The University of California, Irvine (UCI) and UCI Health System have launched the UCI Center for Artificial Intelligence in Diagnostic Medicine, which will leverage machine learning tools in all areas of clinical care to improve outcomes...

Artificial Intelligence for Medical Imaging Market to Top $2B

by Jennifer Bresnick

The market for artificial intelligence (AI) tools to process and analyze medical imaging studies is slated to push past $2 billion by 2023, according to a new report from Signify Research. Healthcare organizations are increasingly eager...

How Artificial Intelligence is Changing Radiology, Pathology

by Jessica Kent

Artificial intelligence and machine learning tools have the potential to analyze large datasets and extract meaningful insights to enhance patient outcomes, an ability that is proving helpful in radiology and pathology. Images obtained by...

NIH Makes Largest Set of Medical Imaging Data Available to Public

by Jessica Kent

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) Clinical Center has released a dataset of more than 32,000 medical images to help enhance the accuracy of lesion detection. The dataset, called DeepLesion, contains thoroughly anonymized images...

VA, IBM Watson Extend AI, Genomics Partnership for Cancer Care

by Jessica Kent

The Department of Veteran Affairs (VA) and IBM Watson Health have announced an extension of their partnership to bring artificial intelligence and genomic analytics to cancer care. The VA’s precision oncology program primarily...

Lack of Data Analytics Tools Deflates Faith in Value-Based Care

by Jennifer Bresnick

The road to value-based care has never been a smooth one, but healthcare providers and payers may be in the midst of a particularly bumpy part of the journey, reveals a new survey from Quest Diagnostics.  Confidence in the transition...

54% of Healthcare Pros Expect Widespread AI Adoption in 5 Years

by Jennifer Bresnick

Artificial intelligence is quickly gaining steam in the healthcare industry as pilots and limited deployments start to prove their value.  The progression of AI is so swift that more than half of healthcare professionals surveyed by...

Top 10 Disruptive Companies to Watch in the Healthcare Space

by Jennifer Bresnick

2018 has been a busy year for corporate news as companies with long experience in the healthcare industry acquire competitors, release new offerings, and butt up against non-traditional newcomers looking for their own slice of the highly...

Machine Learning Tool IDs Macular Degeneration as Well as Humans

by Jessica Kent

Researchers from the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory (APL), together with collaborators at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, have developed a machine learning tool that can detect age-related macular degeneration...

Artificial Intelligence Tool Passes UK Medical Diagnostics Exam

by Jennifer Bresnick

An artificial intelligence tool from a company in the United Kingdom has scored higher than the average human trainee on an exam designed to test new doctors’ clinical diagnostic skills. The offering from Babylon Health achieved a...

Microsoft Places Bid in the AI Gold Rush with New Healthcare Team

by Jennifer Bresnick

Microsoft is bulking up its healthcare AI brain trust by bringing two new top-level executives on board.  The additions will help accelerate the company’s exploration of how to apply artificial intelligence, machine learning,...

Google Pursues AI, Voice Recognition for EHR Workflows

by Jennifer Bresnick

Google is recruiting talent to help develop artificial intelligence and voice recognition tools to improve the clinical documentation process and streamline EHR workflows, according to a report by CNBC. The company appears to be making...

AMA Urges “Thoughtfully Designed” Artificial Intelligence for Healthcare

by Jennifer Bresnick

The American Medical Association (AMA) has released a policy statement that takes a favorable view towards artificial intelligence in healthcare – as long as the emerging category of tools and solutions can be carefully...

DOE, NCI Developing AI, Big Data Tools to Advance Cancer Research

by Jessica Kent

The Department of Energy (DOE) together with the National Cancer Institute (NCI) will pursue three pilot projects that will develop artificial intelligence, big data analytics capabilities, and predictive modeling to enhance cancer...

Machine Learning, Wearables Accurately Predict Poor Mental Health

by Jessica Kent

A machine learning algorithm can accurately identify risk factors for mental health issues, including high stress, by analyzing data collected from wearable devices, according to a study published in JMIR. Recent advancements in mobile...

HHS Names Accelerators for Artificial Intelligence Innovation

by Jessica Kent

HHS has selected eight accelerators to drive artificial intelligence innovation to enhance health security and patient care. The chosen accelerators include the Massachusetts Medical Device Development Center of Lowell, First Flight...

Mount Sinai to Boost Kidney Disease Management with AI, Big Data

by Jessica Kent

Mount Sinai Health System (MSHS) will partner with RenalytixAI to develop artificial intelligence (AI) solutions and deploy them in MSHS’s big data warehouse in an effort to enhance kidney disease detection, management, and...

FDA Clears Marketing for AI Algorithm to Detect Wrist Fractures

by Jennifer Bresnick

The FDA has cleared one of the first artificial intelligence algorithms intended to provide clinical decision support at the point of care, officials announced this week.  Imagen’s OsteoDetect software can use imaging analytics...

AI, Big Data, IoT Bring Growth to Multiple Healthcare Markets

by Jennifer Bresnick

Big data analytics tools and services are poised to bring unprecedented growth to almost every segment of the healthcare IT marketplace, according to the latest series of market reports.  From the Internet of Things (IoT) and...

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