Healthcare

7 Applications of Machine Learning in Pharma and Medicine

When it comes to effectiveness of machine learning, more data almost always yields better results—and the healthcare sector is sitting on a data goldmine. McKinsey estimates that big data and machine learning  in pharma and medicine could generate a value of up to $100B annually, based on better decision-making, ... Read More...

Deep Learning Applications in Medical Imaging

In 1895, the German physicist, Wilhelm Röntgen, showed his wife Anna an X-ray of her hand. “I have seen my death,” she said. Medical imaging broke paradigms when it first began more than 100 years ago, and deep learning medical applications that have evolved over the past few years seem poised to once again take ... Read More...

Five Year Trends in Medical AI Applications

Episode Summary: I remember reading an article in Scientific American years ago about a poster of a person looking in the direction people sitting in a school dining room, and that this poster would make people sitting in the dining room less likely to litter. This seems like an absurd example of holding people accoun ... Read More...

DeepMind Partners with UK to Streamline Health Services, Chinese Researchers Claim AI-Powered System can Spot Criminals, and More – This Week in Artificial Intelligence 11-25-16

1 - Is DeepMind’s Health-Care App a Solution, or a Problem? A new app from Google's DeepMind called Streams will provide access to patients' histories and test results to hospitals in the UK. After signing a five-year contract with UK's National Health Service, DeepMind is now privy to 1.6 million + patients' hea ... Read More...

Where Healthcare’s Big Data Actually Comes From

While there have been and continue to be innovative and significant machine learning applications in healthcare, the industry has been slower to come to and embrace the big data movement than other industries. But a snail's pace hasn't kept the data from mounting, and the underlying value in the data now available to ... Read More...

Machine Learning Healthcare Applications – 2017 and Beyond

In the broad sweep of AI's current worldly ambitions, machine learning healthcare applications seem to top the list for funding and press in the last three years. [shortcodename_card_list] Since early 2013, IBM's Watson has been used in the medical field, and after winning an astounding series of games against wit ... Read More...