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If you’ve ever swallowed the same round tablet in hopes of curing everything from stomach cramps to headaches, you already know that medicines aren’t always designed to treat precise pain points. While over-the-counter pills have cured many ailments for decades, biomedical researchers have only recently begun exploring ways to improve targeted drug delivery when treating …

How many of you have read the book Frankenstein by Mary Shelley or watched the 1920 fictional play R.U.R. (Rossum’s Universal Robots) by Karel Capek? If you haven’t and you have an inclination towards Artificial Intelligence, you must. That’s where I see the roots of artificial intelligence, stepping out through creative brains. Perhaps, many industry …

Type 1 diabetes (T1D) is an autoimmune disease that can strike both children and adults. It can leave those afflicted with difficult, life-long disease management issues and potentially devastating long-term complications such as kidney failure, heart attack, stroke, blindness, and amputation. There is no prevention or cure for this disease, and rates of T1D have …

Summary Globally, there have been about 130 AI mergers and acquisitions during 2021, the total value of which exceeded $28 billion. Data suggests that the global retail sector is expected to spend $11.8 billion on AI in 2021, which would compare to an expectation of banks spending $11.7 billion. The AI space is rife with …

While working toward her dissertation in Computer Science, Marzyeh Ghassemi PhD ’17 wrote some papers on how machine learning techniques from AI could be applied to clinical data in order to predict patient outcomes. “It wasn’t until the end of my PhD work that one of my committee members asked: ‘Did you ever check to …

AS ALGORITHMS ANALYZE MAMMOGRAMS AND SMARTPHONES CAPTURE LIVED EXPERIENCES, RESEARCHERS ARE DEBATING THE USE OF AI IN PUBLIC HEALTH. John Quackenbush was frustrated with Google. It was January 2020, and a team led by researchers from Google Health had just published a study in Nature about an artificial intelligence (AI) system they had developed to analyze mammograms for …

Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Blockchain are mind-blowing technologies. Combining these emerging technologies may help solve some of the most challenging problems in the health sector today.   AI in Healthcare AI as a tool can shape how doctors and health institutions access enormous amounts of life-saving data. This novel invention will boost the learning process …

Using AI models to make real-world impact Trips to the hospital happen. And while everyone in the industry strives to deliver world-class care for in-patient experiences, everyone—patients and care teams alike, would prefer to avoid those stays at the hospital. The teams at Humana believed they had enough data to explore the possibility of proactively identifying …

The terms technology and Artificial Intelligence appear to be occurring alongside increasingly. AI continues to impact industries ranging from finance to healthcare to weather reports, opening potentially new opportunities we hadn’t imagined yet. Undoubtedly, AI will significantly influence services and products in the years ahead. If you are a corporate leader or owner, you must …

MIT engineers and researchers in South Korea have developed a sweat-proof “electronic skin” — a conformable, sensor-embedded sticky patch that monitors a person’s health without malfunctioning or peeling away, even when a wearer is perspiring. The patch is patterned with artificial sweat ducts, similar to pores in human skin, that the researchers etched through the …