partnerships artificial intelligence medicine healthcare data AI

Why partnerships are the key to AI medicine’s success

The key lies in data: artificial intelligence feed on data, to learn, to process and eventually, to make sound decisions which mimic those like human. Medical data is not easy to come by and partnering with medical institutions becomes inevitable. However, since there is no centralized electronic medical record (EMR) system at the moment, most…

artificial intelligence medicine patients individual hospital

Is AI destorying the ivory tower of medical professionals?

Modern medicine departmentalized hospitals for physicians to undergo professional training of their interests and patients are guaranteed specialized care. The equation has always been medical institutions are actively treating the mass while individuals are passively sorting after doctors for advice. Shiroi Kyoto or the ivory tower, a term coined by Japanese writer Toyoko Yamasaki in…

Women in Computing artificial intelligence healthcare medicine data intelligence

Experiment: Fullbright Scholar influences women to study AI

In the spirit of scientific experimentation, Crystal Valentine, PhD, investigated whether she could influence more young women to study computer science. Note: I choose to focus on gender diversity here because the underrepresentation of women in scientific fields is the most glaring given that women represent approximately 50% of the population overall. However, the lessons…