AIMed 2017 day two: key takeaways

Here are our key takeaways from the presentations that were given on day two of AIMed, the conference on artificial intelligence (AI) in Medicine and healthcare hosted lasted December: Forget killer robots, bias is the real AI danger. Algorithmic bias is already creeping into some industries. Social media algorithms are shaping users’ perceptions of new…

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AIMed 2017 day one: key takeaways

Dr. Anthony Chang shared these key takeaways from the workshops at AIMed 2017, the flagship conference on AI in Medicine and healthcare hosted in Orange County in December last year: AI in medical images having impact Deep learning is not the only solution Statistics is not knowledge Beware of automation bias Here are some additional…

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Welcome to the Age of MoneyBall Medicine

For several years, the US has grappled with the rising costs of healthcare, while seeing our global rankings, in outcomes like life expectancy and maternal deaths, fall to among the lowest of developed countries. Americans are paying more for healthcare without reaping the benefits. Routinely, newspapers and TV channels report on the newest cancer treatments…

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