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Monitoring Brain Attacks using AI Diagnosis

Artificial intelligence (AI) systems have shown great promise in diagnosing and predicting different diseases and analyzing medical images. They can perform certain tasks better than human doctors, like surgical stitching and diagnosing autism in infants. According to a report on IEEE Spectrum’s biomedical engineering blog, researchers at the University of Nottingham in the UK created a…

Global Healthcare Perspective on AI from HIMSS Vice Chair

Photo: https://www.maxpixel.net/Matrix-Earth-Global-International-Space-Silhouette-2502957 Ahead of HIMSS18, AIMed Magazine had the opportunity to interview Michael Nusbaum, Vice Chair Elect of HIMSS North America Board of Directors (his terms starts July 1, 2018). Michael is the President of M.H. Nusbaum & Associates Ltd., and a global healthcare IT thought leader and expert who has been involved with HIMSS since…

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Making the AI pitch for MedTech entrepreneurs

By David Friedman A pitch has basically one purpose: to get a potential investor to show enough interest and to say, “tell me more” until they write the check. Many entrepreneurs, particularly those in the medical profession are sometimes ill-prepared to make a pitch. They get enamored with a new discovery, process, or technology. Many…

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Clinical decision support and Variation in Clinical Care

Photo Credit: Anne-Lise Heinrichs In this digital age, the widespread use of electronic medical records (EMRs) has been transformative to the practice of medicine, and the development and use of clinical decision support tools (CDS) are growing in popularity with great potential to improve both quality and cost of healthcare delivery. While CDS is not the…