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Researchers use AI to develop artificial proteins

BY Jeff Rowe | July 28, 2020

Scientists and engineers have long sought to harness this power by designing artificial proteins that can perform new tasks, like treat disease, capture carbon, or harvest energy.

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Provider teams with genomic testing firm to launch precision med lab

BY Jeff Rowe | July 27, 2020

With this new laboratory, the partners aim to advance genomics and precision medicine for cancer and other prevalent conditions.

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Experts: chatbots need work to become better listeners

BY Jeff Rowe | July 24, 2020

Chatbots may significantly lower health systems' operating costs, says a team of doctors, but evaluation and research are critical to keep the trust of both patients and healthcare workers.

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Wanted: dedicated hospital AI departments

BY Jeff Rowe | July 23, 2020

The hype around AI in healthcare will only be realized, says a team of doctors, when the scattered champions of this movement begin formally working as a team under the same roof.

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Are AI scribes the right prescription for healthcare?

BY Jeff Rowe | July 22, 2020

Not only can AI scribes reduce physician burnout, says one advocate. They can also make healthcare better for both the providers and the patients.

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Partnership targets voice AI as possible COVID-19 diagnostic tool

BY Jeff Rowe | July 21, 2020

Beyond COVID-19, researchers say this is the kind of data analytics that could enhance healthcare for all kinds of diseases with clues hiding in people’s voices.

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Researchers test AI algorithm for cervical cancer screening

BY Jeff Rowe | July 17, 2020

The team says their findings serve as an important example for introducing digital pathology and deep learning into clinical practice, and their approach could substantially improve cervical cancer screening.

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Why security is key to AI’s longterm healthcare success

BY Jeff Rowe | July 17, 2020

In addition to protecting current data, says one stakeholder, AI security is critical to keeping a wary public supportive of AI in healthcare in the name of reaping its myriad important benefits.