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AI in Healthcare: Use Cases for 2020
AI is high on the hype cycle, not always delivering exactly what’s promised and sending businesses scrambling. Many AI use cases aren’t artificial intelligence at all, but instead, fancy processing used to handle big data. One area where AI is transforming human lives the way hype suggests may be... Read more
More Than Drug Discovery: AI in Biotech and Pharmaceuticals
We’re on the cusp of realizing true augmented intelligence. In data-heavy industries with a lot at stake, AI could reduce cost, operationalize the process, assist in scale, and reduce error. Nowhere is this more apparent than the process of drug discovery. AI in Biotech and pharmaceuticals can help because... Read more
What Industries Will be Transformed by AI Most in the Next Decade?
There are quite a few industries that will be transformed by AI in the next decade, but what do we mean by “transformation.” You know that AI is going to affect just about every industry there is. Still, a few will undergo a radical change as a result of... Read more
The Impact of AI on Medical Education
Is medical education ready to make a move from the information age to the age of AI? Well, it may not, but doing so will be a critical requirement for improving the outcomes of students and advancing the field. As we have seen previously with electronic health records, noteworthy... Read more
Identifying Heart Disease Risk Factors from Clinical Text
Editor’s Note: See Sudha’s talk “Identifying Heart Disease Risk Factors from Clinical Notes” at ODSC Europe 2019.  People needlessly die every single day due to preventable heart attacks. The clues are hiding right within the notes doctors and clinicians take during routine health care visits. In this presentation, we... Read more
How AI Is Revolutionizing Medicine
There isn’t a field AI won’t touch, but one exciting trend is AI for medicine. It turns out — medical professionals have similar problems as data scientists, lots of tedious tasks, not enough time to get to higher-order ones. AI could change that. Medicine’s need for diligence and detail... Read more
Generating Neural Networks to Detect Alzheimer’s
AI is showing so much promise in the medical field. It’s an excellent example of how AI combines with human intelligence to create a “super brain” capable of predicting disease, uncovering patterns, and testing solutions for persistent problems. Precision Medicine is a medical nonprofit using this super combination of... Read more
Using AI to Revolutionize Child Behavioral Diagnostics and Therapeutics
At ODSC East’s opening day, experts from around the world gave presentations on how AI is breaking boundaries in their respective fields. One area that data scientists are hoping to reshape with the help of AI is the process of child behavioral disorder diagnostics. Halim Abbas is the Chief... Read more
Machine Learning and Compression Systems in Communications and Healthcare
Machine learning has all sorts of applications across disciplines. Two important fields using machine learning to solve long-standing issues are communication and healthcare. Dr. Thomas Wiegand, executive director and professor at the Fraunhofer Henrich Hertz Institutionalization, goes over exciting advances made in these disciplines due to machine learning. [Machine... Read more
Why Consumers Should Trust Companies with Their Data
Hugo Pinto is an asthmatic. He’s aware of the environmental triggers that can induce an asthma attack, but he wasn’t satisfied with the option that faces most asthmatics: wait until an attack happens, and treat the symptoms once it does. [Related Article: Why The New Era of Big Data... Read more