Artificial Intelligence

Microsoft's Cambridge, U.K., research division. Photo via Google Maps

By Mike Miliard 02:49 pm September 26, 2017
Iain Buchan, clinical professor in public health informatics at University of Manchester has been tapped to lead the project.
Combination of PACS and AI helps uncover what radiologists sometimes miss
By Bill Siwicki 09:34 am September 22, 2017
The University of Virginia Health System test has found the pairing of technologies is helping radiologists identify cases they could not detect visually.
CedarsTechstars accelerator program

10 healthcare startups were selected for the CedarsTechstars accelerator program. Photo via Twitter

By Tom Sullivan 12:30 pm September 20, 2017
The third round of startups will work to develop emerging technologies from AI to patient experience management to voice assistants.
AI chatbots

Like other innovations, AI chatbots in healthcare will be a crawl-walk-run endeavor, where the easier tasks will move to chatbots while awaiting the tech to evolve for more complex work.

By Bill Siwicki 11:16 am September 18, 2017
But the technologies, which tap into natural language processing, knowledge management and sentiment analysis capabilities, require commitment and discipline to use well.
MIT, IBM team up on AI research
By Bernie Monegain 11:07 am September 07, 2017
Together they are launching AI research initiatives, building an MIT-IBM Watson AI lab and targeting industries including healthcare and cybersecurity.
CDS software design guidelines
By Mike Miliard 03:35 pm September 05, 2017
The Clinical Decision Support Coalition’s suggestions are focused on the design and development of medium-risk tools for decision support that don't fall under FDA purview.
Alexa and Cortana communicate

Alexa users will be able to vocally ask the device to launch Cortana and vice versa.

By Tom Sullivan 12:56 pm August 30, 2017
The CEO of a third-party developer said that the arrangement is a good thing overall, particularly if it leads to standards that also enable Google and Apple voice technologies to talk to each other.
Scanadu doc.ai

A screen shot of Scanadu's advanced natural language processing tech platform, doc.ai.

By Jonah Comstock 12:00 pm August 25, 2017
The doc.ai app will use natural language processing to literally converse with patients via an app and explain their lab results to them.
patient identity
By Mike Miliard 02:15 pm August 22, 2017
Innovations that could solve the longstanding problem of patient ID included neural networks and facial recognition, AHIMA research suggests.
MIT machine learning to improve EHRs

MIT's Great Dome in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Photo via WikiMedia

By Mike Miliard 09:23 am August 22, 2017
CSAIL researchers are finding news ways AI can be deployed to streamline ICU data and help with with application of predictive models on electronic health records.

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