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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... 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... 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... 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... 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... 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... Read more