Sunday, July 22, 2018

Google’s New AI Head Plans To Help Move Into Healthcare

Google's heavy investment in artificial intelligence has helped the company’s software write music and beat humans at complex board games. What unlikely feats could be next? The company’s new head of AI says he’d like to see...

Big Pharma and Biotech are Betting Big on AI to Speed Drug Discovery

Developing new medicines isn’t for the faint of heart. On average, it takes about a decade of research — and an expenditure of $2.6 billion — to shepherd an experimental drug from lab to market....

Macron Has a Nearly $2B Plan to Drag France into the Age of AI

France’s Emmanuel Macron knows his country is not about to develop a local equivalent of Google or Facebook to power the development of artificial intelligence. But in a new national AI strategy, the French president...

Deep Learning is Seen as a Help to Cardiologists – Not a Job Threat

Applying a deep learning approach to echocardiography could save clinicians time while improving diagnostic accuracy, one Georgia-based cardiologist reported at the American College of Cardiology’s annual meeting in Orlando, this year. Randolph P. Martin, MD,...

How AI is Helping to Prevent Physician Burnout

So much of a physician’s workload includes repetitive, tedious tasks involved in researching diagnoses and analyzing patient data and imaging. On top of increasingly demanding administrative and regulatory burdens and electronic health records (EHR)...

Scientists Develop AI System That Can See What You Are Thinking

A group of Japanese computer scientists has developed a new AI system that can visualize human thoughts. The technology can "see" the human thought or convert them into pictures. It’s always frightening to know that another...

AI Diagnostics Move Into The Clinic; Algorithms Assist Specialists

True to form, artificial intelligence continues to equal and even surpass doctors in the prediction and diagnosis of condition after condition. Most of this work, however, has occurred in carefully controlled laboratory experiments, with clean...

Here are 5 Innovative Uses for Machine Learning

Though its time horizon can't be predicted, artificial intelligence (AI) promises to foundationally influence modern society, for better or worse. A sub-genre of AI -- machine learning -- has garnered particular attention from the pundits for...

Startup Paige.AI Closes $25M Deal and Signs Deal with Memorial Sloan Kettering

Artificial intelligence has become one of the key weapons in the fight against cancer and the many forms and mutations that it takes, and today a startup is coming out of stealth and announcing...

AI in Healthcare from AI World: Imaging, EHRs, and getting clinicians and technologists to...

AI is surfacing in healthcare in three primary areas: medical imaging, electronic health records (EHRs) and genomics, in the view of Miriam Huntley, Ph.D and CTO and Day Zero Diagnostics,  speaking at a panel...

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