Health News

Successful bids for £50m UK AI digital pathology and imaging network announced

Business Secretary Greg Clark has unveiled today the successful consortia that will create five new digital pathology and imaging centres leveraging AI to speed up disease diagnosis in the UK, bringing together representatives from academia, the charitable sector and industry. The network will be developed through a £50m investment from the Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund Data to Early Diagnosis and […]

Health News

AI doctor could boost chance of survival for sepsis patients

Scientists have created an artificial intelligence system that could help treat patients with sepsis. The technology, developed by researchers from Imperial College London, was found to predict the best treatment strategy for patients. The system ‘learnt’ the best treatment strategy for a patient by analysing the records of about 100,000 hospital patients in intensive care […]

Health News

6 deep-dive symposiums at HIMSS Global Conference

HIMSS is accepting speaker proposals for six pre-conference symposiums on Feb. 11 in Orlando. The deadline to submit a proposal is 5 p.m. EST, Oct. 19.  Case studies from healthcare provider and payer organizations are a focus for these events, which deliver deep-dives into specific topic categories.  Click on the links below to learn more […]

Health News

Artificial intelligence helps reveal how people process abstract thought: Study of deep neural networks suggests knowledge comes via sensory experience

As artificial intelligence becomes more sophisticated, much of the public attention has focused on how successfully these technologies can compete against humans at chess and other strategy games. A philosopher from the University of Houston has taken a different approach, deconstructing the complex neural networks used in machine learning to shed light on how humans […]

Health News

A GPS for inside your body: Wireless system suggests future where doctors could implant sensors to track tumors or even dispense drugs

Medical processes like imaging often require cutting someone open or making them swallow huge tubes with cameras on them. But what if could get the same results with methods that are less expensive, invasive and time-consuming? Researchers from MIT’s Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL) led by professor Dina Katabi are working on exactly […]

Health News

Microsoft, Walmart ink AI, cloud pact to take on Amazon

Walmart and Microsoft on Tuesday signed a five-year engineering partnership to bring the fight against online giant Amazon to the artificial intelligence, cloud computing and retail arenas.   The companies have been making concerted moves into healthcare and, in fact, they both battle Amazon on distinct fronts.   Microsoft has optimized Azure services for a […]