The Challenge of Medical Artificial Intelligence

By LA Celi, DJ Stone Marvin Minsky, the great cognitive scientist at MIT, defined artificial intelligence (AI) as “the science of making machines do things that would require intelligence if done by man.” Medicine, an area currently undergoing an accelerating and sometimes painful period of digitization, presents a particular problem for creating these intelligent machines…

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Healthcare data everywhere: the waste problem

Picture: GraceOda Flickr Health data is exploding and threatens to overwhelm our ability to store, analyze and use it. Doctors and patients want actionable information at the point of care that assists them with shared decision making. Health care systems want data that allows them to better manage populations which identifies those at risk for a…

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