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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
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
15 Open Datasets for Healthcare
Machine Learning is exploding into the world of healthcare. When we talk about the ways ML will revolutionize certain fields, healthcare is always one of the top areas seeing huge strides, thanks to the processing and learning power of machines. There’s a good chance you either are or will... Read more
ODSC East 2019: Major Applications of AI in Healthcare
The healthcare industry has come a long way to arrive at what we know today as modern medicine. Medical professionals have spent decades putting their research to work in order to create a healthier population. But there’s always room for growth and innovation, especially with the help of technology.... 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
Introduction to Clinical Natural Language Processing
Andrew is a speaker for ODSC West 2019! Be sure to check out his talk, “Healthcare NLP with a doctor’s bag of notes,” this November in San Francisco! Doctors have always written clinical notes about their patients — originally, the notes were on paper and were locked away in... 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
Health + Tech Perspective : Access to Symptoms > Better Algorithms
  Here’s a dangerous meme that I keep running into: “A doctor’s job is basically to look at symptoms, make a diagnosis, then prescribe treatment. Medicine is just a big decision tree — ripe for optimization and automation.” Of course, it’s mostly my friends in tech saying these things. It’ll come... Read more