Health Care

December 9, 2016
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AI Solutions Optimise Doctors’ Performance Says Magellan Health

David Hodges, Cardiologist and Chief Medical Officer from Magellan Health enlightened the audience at the AI Summit in New York last week about how artificial intelligence […]
December 8, 2016
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Why Has AI Not Revolutionised Healthcare Yet?

In an article recently written by Olivier Salvado, Group Leader for Biomedical Informatics (CSIRO), for The Conversation, the author explains why artificial intelligence has not revolutionised […]
December 1, 2016
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AI Analyse Scientific Papers to Find New Cures for Diseases

The thought of your beloved ones getting mentally or physically ill is something that would put the fright in most of us. What would be even […]
November 24, 2016
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European Medicines Agency Workshop Explores Key Questions Facing AI in Healthcare

Earlier this month, the European Medicines Agency held a workshop in London where it became very evident to the attendees just how much science that is required […]
November 10, 2016
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Technology and Biology Combined in a Cybernetic Way

Today it is more likely than ever that the linking between biology and technology in a cybernetic way which basically means combining humans and machines will eventually […]
November 9, 2016
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New Drug Compounds Can Be Found by Artificial Intelligence

A team of researchers from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), headed by Professor Alán Aspuru-Guzik has now developed an artificial intelligence program that can recommend a molecular […]
November 9, 2016
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Affectiva’s Rana el Kaliouby Wants to Make Technology Emotionally Intelligent

As humans have already started to form relationships with their artificial intelligence, Rana el Kaliouby co-founder and CEO of Affectiva, believes it is essential that we teach it […]
November 3, 2016
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AI Assisting Physicians in Detecting Tumours More Accurately

Supporting the work usually done by CT and MRI-scans, a new program package from Fraunhofer Medical Institute will potentially increase confidence during tumor measurements and follow-ups. […]
October 28, 2016
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Artificial Intelligence to Challenge Breast Cancer?

The U.S. government has initiated to research whether artificial intelligence can assist doctors in diagnosing and treat breast cancer more efficiently, as part of an initiative […]
October 28, 2016
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Humana Aims to Help Call Centres Prevent Frustrating Conversations

Anyone who has worked with handling customers over the phone knows how essential it is to maintain a calm and welcoming tone. However, there are incidents where remaining […]
October 27, 2016
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Big Data Analysis Reveals New Cell Functions in Medical Research

New biological patterns have been discovered among different cellular processes due to medical researchers obtaining useful information through the assistance of big data in biology, making […]
October 21, 2016
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Enhancing Your Intelligence Through Artificial Intelligence

If you were given the option to implant a device into your brain that would enhance your intelligence, would you consider it? Kernel, a new company […]
October 21, 2016
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Can AI Reduce Food Waste?

In the UK alone, we throw away 7 million tonnes of food and drink from our houses every year, adding up to £470 per household per year, or […]
October 21, 2016
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Fujitsu Wants to Become Your New GP With the Help of Technology

What springs to mind when hearing the word Fujitsu is not most likely your local GP, but if the Japanese electronics giant will have its way, […]
October 19, 2016
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IBM Watson Travels to Germany to Diagnose Rare Diseases

The medical industry is one of many industries welcoming the assistance of AI, and now, IBM’s artificial intelligence platform ‘Watson’ will work with doctors in Germany […]
October 12, 2016
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Introducing AI-powered ‘Tess’ – Delivering Mental Healthcare to Everyone, Regardless of Income

With Google Deepmind’s AI now being able to imitate human speech, and IBM Watson successfully diagnosing a rare case of leukemia, artificial intelligence appears to be […]
September 16, 2016
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Finland and IBM to Develop Personalized Healthcare with Watson

Tekes, the Finnish Funding Agency for Innovation, and IBM have announced a partnership that will enable Finland to use Watson cognitive computing to help doctors improve […]
September 15, 2016
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Johnson & Johnson’s Johannes Hermann: AI Will Provide Healthcare Insights Like Nothing Before

AI Business recently caught up with Johannes Hermann, Global Director of Machine Learning & Advanced Algorithms at Johnson & Johnson – a Fortune 500 pharmaceutical manufacturer […]
September 9, 2016
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“Healthcare is Ripe for AI Adoption”: Adam Hanina, CEO AiCure

AI Business recently caught up with Adam Hanina, CEO of AiCure. AiCure’s patented artificial intelligence platform visually confirms medication ingestion on mobile devices. The company is […]
September 7, 2016
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AI & Machine Learning Could Improve Lung Disease Diagnosis

A study has found that machine learning can be used to help improve the accuracy of the diagnosis in lung diseases, by utilising algorithms that can […]
August 25, 2016
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AI Detecting Depression Using Instagram Photos

A new AI programme has been developed to attempt to accurately detect signs of depression using Instagram photos. The study, carried out by researchers from Harvard […]
August 19, 2016
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Precision Medicine Study Reveals Importance of Machine Learning

Healthcare is a field in which artificial intelligence has the potential to have a transformative impact.  As the push towards precision medicine continues, machine learning techniques […]
August 18, 2016
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Konica Minolta’s Dennis Curry: We Will Lead the Way with Cognitive Hubs for the Workplace

Konica Minolta is the first company in production printing in Europe, and is also a specialist in the optimisation of document and information processes. They offer […]
August 18, 2016
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Microsoft Lab Director Christopher Bishop: AI Could Revolutionise Healthcare Industry

One of Microsoft’s top researchers told CNBC on Wednesday that the medical industry could be set for a “revolution” with the emergence of more complex artificial intelligence, […]
August 8, 2016
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Healthfuse Applies Machine Learning to Improve Hospital Vendor Management

Last week in Milwaukee, Healthfuse launched commercialized machine learning vendor management services, allowing hospitals complete transparency into how outsourced revenue cycle partners are working patient accounts. “RCM […]
August 8, 2016
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IBM’s Watson Saves Woman’s Life By Diagnosing Rare Form of Leukaemia

In Japan, the IBM Watson AI super-computer has saved a woman’s life by successfully diagnosing a rare form of leukaemia in minutes, a task which had […]
August 1, 2016
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AI and Data Driven Medicine

Artificial Intelligence is changing the way we relate to technology and each other. From the proliferation of chatbots driven by AI to help you buy insurance to AI […]
July 27, 2016
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AI in Healthcare: The Current State of Play

Medical artificial intelligence could save the NHS from a looming shortfall of £20 billion and the demands of an ageing population, with 30 per cent over […]
July 25, 2016
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South Korea’s Start-up Lunit Unveils Deep Learning Medical Image Analysis System

South Korean startup Lunit Inc. has come under the spotlight after it unveiled a deep learning based digital image analysis solution that is expected to quickly […]
July 18, 2016
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AI Could Improve Accuracy of Cancer Diagnoses

It may be possible to program computers with AI to interpret pathology images to make cancer diagnoses more accurate. Harvard researchers are developing a machine-learning algorithm, […]
July 15, 2016
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AI Reveals Bat Carriers of Ebola and Other Filoviruses

A team of scientists has developed a machine learning model that can predict bat species most likely to transmit Ebola and other filoviruses. Findings highlight new […]
July 13, 2016
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Deep Learning: The Next Step in Applied Healthcare Data

Big data in healthcare can now be measured in exabytes, and every day more data is being thrown into the mix in the form of patient-generated […]
July 6, 2016
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AI Could Help Diagnose Alzheimer’s Disease

Researchers in The Netherlands have coupled machine learning methods with a special MRI technique that measures the perfusion, or tissue absorption rate, of blood throughout the […]
July 6, 2016
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DeepMind Partners with Moorfields Eye Hospital on AI Research Project

Google-owned DeepMind has expanded its collaboration with the UK’s National Health Service (NHS), announcing a research partnership today with Moorfields Eye Hospital NHS Foundation Trust in […]
July 4, 2016
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Introducing Pillo, the AI Personal Healthcare Robot

Numerous professionals complain of health issues as they don’t get adequate time to take care of themselves after juggling around between their social and professional life. […]
June 16, 2016
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Machine Learning Enlisted to Fight Ransomware

  As the scale of the ransomware threat grows, including ransom payments by hospitals and universities and growing fears that it will soon spread to other […]
June 14, 2016
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Hindsait Wins Frost & Sullivan Award for Al Healthcare System

Based on its recent analysis of the market for artificial intelligence systems for the healthcare industry, Frost & Sullivan recognizes Hindsait with the 2016 Global Frost & […]
June 7, 2016
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World’s First AI Medic To Undergo Testing

The world’s first artificial intelligence doctor will be tested against a real doctor and nurse and what could be a landmark in the field of medicine. […]
May 3, 2016
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AI in Healthcare: Changing the Way Illness is Diagnosed and Treated

Back in 2011, IBM Watson decided the first area where the ‘cognitive computing’ system would be put to work was healthcare – a field of sprawling […]
January 29, 2016
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Connecting patients to better treatment & improved health: the journey of AICure

AICure recently grabbed the headlines in the AI start-up universe with a highly successful financing round. AIBusiness.org met with Adam Hanina, CEO of AICure for an exclusive interview in […]
January 27, 2016
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AI helping patients with up-to-date medical info: the story of MedNexus

AIBusiness.org recently spoke with NYC-based AI Start-up MedNexus, interviewing Nathanael Geman (Co-Founder and CEO) and Kevin Ann (Co-Founder and CTO). Geman and Kevin share their insights […]
December 19, 2015
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Exclusive Interview with Pinaki Dasgupta, CEO & Founder of Hindsait

AIBusiness recently met Pinaki Dasgupta, CEO & Founder of one of the most exciting AI healthcare start-ups, Hindsait. Pinaki shared with us his inspiration and future plans […]
October 18, 2015
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AI to help pharma reach new heights

Wired 2015 featured an exciting presentation on how AI can help transform productivity in the pharmaceutical sector. Niven Narain, co-found and CTO at Berg predicted that […]
September 28, 2015
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4 ways healthcare is putting artificial intelligence, machine learning to use

The health coach may be synched with the user’s sleep alarm so it can trigger questions like how they slept and that can prompt questions about […]
September 28, 2015
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“Robot scientist” Eve to save time and money in drug development

A faster and cheaper alternative is robots with artificial intelligence that are capable of not only carrying out routine drug tests, but also of developing, testing, […]
September 28, 2015
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Artificially-Intelligent Robot Scientist Could Boost New Drugs Search

To improve this process, Eve selects at random a subset of the library to find compounds that pass the first assay; any ‘hits’ are re-tested multiple […]
September 28, 2015
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After the AI Doctor, Meet the AI Nurse Now

Not long ago, a U.K. startup announced their artificial intelligence (AI) online self-diagnosis system that might replace a visit to your doctor.   Now, we hear news about AI […]
September 28, 2015
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A machine is about to do to cancer treatment what ‘Deep Blue’ did to Garry Kasparov in chess

When world chess champion Garry Kasparov first faced IBM’s Deep Blue computer in 1996, he was certain he would win. font size Print Email   “I […]
September 28, 2015
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“The Future of Healthcare will be driven by the Open Source Community”

Executive Chairman, Gary Bartholomew, Open Source Health Inc. states “We are re-defining the next generation healthcare platform by incorporating big data and artificial intelligence to deliver […]
September 28, 2015
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RIKEN to be strategic center for AI development

The Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology Ministry has decided to set up a strategic base for comprehensive research in information science at RIKEN, it has […]
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