AI Articles and Analysis in Healthcare

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Using Wearable Data for Artificial Intelligence Applications - Current Use Cases

Using Wearable Data for Artificial Intelligence Applications – Current Use Cases

International Data Corporation reports that the global wearables market continued to grow in the second quarter of 2018 as shipments reached 27.9 million units, an increase of 5.5% year-on-year. This growth translated to $4.8 billion year-on-year for the quarter. Smartwatches continued to be the most popular wearables.

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Artificial Intelligence in the Pharmaceutical Industry – An Overview of Innovations

Several factors have contributed to the advancement of AI in the pharmaceutical industry. These factors include the increase in the size of and the greater variety of types of biomedical datasets, as a result of the increased usage of electronic health records.

AI and Machine Learning for Clinical Trials - Examining X Current Applications

AI and Machine Learning for Clinical Trials – Examining 3 Current Applications

The clinical trial is a foundational pillar of the pharmaceutical drug discovery process. Essentially, clinical trials are research studies which seek to determine if a medical treatment or device is safe and effective for humans. While the pharmaceutical drug industry has experienced some fluctuations it remains a profitable market. Global prescription drug expenditures are estimated to reach nearly $1.5 trillion by 2021 according to Quintiles IMS Holding.  

AI for Mobile Medical Diagnostics - 4 Current Applications

AI for Mobile Medical Diagnostics – Current Applications

Before getting into this report, we have to inform readers that none of the companies discussed below claim to offer software that provides diagnostics, except Cognoa, which has FDA approval to call itself a diagnostic tool. We suspect this is because these companies are not legally allowed to do so. We usually don't refer to a dictionary to determine what constitutes a concept, preferring to create our own informed definitions, such as in our What is Machine Learning? piece, but Merriam Webster defines "diagnosis" as the following: "the art or act of identifying a disease from its signs and symptoms."

Predictive Analytics in Healthcare - Current Applications and Trends

Predictive Analytics in Healthcare – Current Applications and Trends

The healthcare domain seems ripe for disruption by way of artificial intelligence in the form of predictive analytics. Accenture estimates the AI in healthcare market will reach $6.6 billion by 2021.

The Future of Drug Discovery and AI - The Role of Man and Machine

The Future of Drug Discovery and AI – The Role of Man and Machine

Episode Summary: This week on AI in Industry, we speak with Amir Saffari, Senior Vice President of AI at BenevolentAI, a London-based pharmaceutical company that uses machine learning to find new uses for existing drugs and new treatments for diseases.

Artificial Intelligence in Gestural Interfaces - Possible Near-Term Applications

Artificial Intelligence in Gestural Interfaces – Possible Near-Term Applications

Gesture-based interfaces are applications that allow users to control devices using hand and other body parts. Today, they are found in devices used in home automation, shopping, consumer electronics, virtual reality and augmented reality gaming, navigation, and driving, among others.

AI for Claims Processing and Underwriting in Insurance - A Comparison of 6 Applications 2

AI for Claims Processing and Underwriting in Insurance – A Comparison of 6 Applications

The insurance industry is looking to adopt artificial intelligence applications for a variety of business functions due to its access to large volume of customer data. According to our AI Opportunity Landscape research in insurance, approximately 46% of AI vendors in insurance offer solutions for claims and 43% offer solutions for underwriting. While there are other areas of insurance that could benefit from AI, it's clear that these two core insurance tenets are where the traction is with AI in the industry.

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