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What is the most ethical way to treat data?

Privacy and protection remain the priorities when data is concerned. As speakers debate over the topic at the recent AIMed Breakfast Briefing – Experience the future of AI in Radiology, hosted in partnership with SOPHiA GENETICS in Boston. Sara Gerke, research fellow of medicine, AI and law at the Petrie-Flom Center for Health Law Policy,…

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AI may help in high blood pressure monitoring

OMRON Healthcare, a global medical equipment company had published a study to coincide with World Hypertension Day today (17 May), to reveal the attitudes of individuals towards blood pressure monitoring. The study was conducted in collaboration with Kantar Health, in which 62,000 individuals from the UK, Italy, France, Germany, and Spain were surveyed.  Results showed that…

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China is treating addiction with brain implants

We have talked about the use of virtual reality (VR) to treat addiction and suggested that the method may backfire if the root of the problem is not tackled. In the worst-case scenario, patients may develop a reliance on VR and the approach may turn into fighting fire with fire.  Recently, a methamphetamine-addict from China…

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The meaning of regulatory approval for AI

Aidoc, an Israeli company specializes in providing artificial intelligence (AI) support for radiologists had obtained a clearance from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its Pulmonary Embolism (PE) solution, as the company announced in a press release today (15 May).  The PE solution will work alongside with radiologists to flag PE cases in…