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This company provides an AI concierge for its patients

John Kao started Alignment Health five years ago because of the confusion his mother had to undergo after hospitalization. As the admission was due to an urgent heart condition, Kao’s mother had no time to communicate with her primary care doctor. Similarly, the hospital was not told of the kind of medications prescribed to Kao’s…

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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…

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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…