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Artificial Intelligence, Tele-ophthalmology, and IoT to Drive the Ophthalmic Diagnostic and Monitoring Devices Market

” Conventional ophthalmic diagnostic devices are bulky and non-portable, take a long time for analysis, require expertise, are uncomfortable for patients, and require frequent visits to the clinic or hospital,” said Dr. Sneha Maria Mariawilliam, Technical Insights Senior Research Analyst at Frost & Sullivan. “Going forward, these emerging technologies will support ophthalmologists in better understanding […]

Important information for clinical investigators

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When AI in healthcare goes wrong, who is responsible?

Artificial intelligence can be used to diagnose cancer , predict suicide , and assist in surgery . In all these cases, studies suggest AI outperforms human doctors in set tasks. But when something does go wrong, who is responsible? Source: When AI in healthcare goes wrong, who is responsible?

Machine learning improves the prediction of febrile neutropenia in Korean inpatients undergoing chemotherapy for breast cancer

In the present study, multivariate analysis demonstrated predictive factors for FN, including age, staging, and taxane-based regimen. The lymphocyte count 5 days after chemotherapy was also a strong predictive factor for FN. Based on these findings, logistic regression showed an AUC of 0.870 for validation. Source: Machine learning improves the prediction of febrile neutropenia in Korean […]

New roles for doctors in the age of AI

Reviewed by Emily Henderson, B.Sc. Sep 19 2020 Announcing a new article publication for BIO Integration journal. In this opinion article the authors Fengyi Zeng, Xiaowen Liang and Zhiyi Chen from The Third Affiliated Hospital of Guangzhou Medical University, Guangzhou, China consider new roles for clinicians in the age of artificial intelligence (AI). Source: New […]

Telemedicine and addiction recovery: A new way forward?

Will the future of addiction recovery take place on video conference screens and emailed notes? Even a few months ago, treating addiction patients remotely might seem like a stretch at first listen — metaphorically, geographically, and medicinally. Source: Telemedicine and addiction recovery: A new way forward?

Privacy, efficacy concerns are the biggest hurdles to digital health adoption

More people have used virtual visits, chatbots and other digital health tools since the start of the Covid-19 pandemic. But what will it take for them to adopt these tools in the long run? According to a survey by Accenture, consumers listed the privacy and efficacy of digital health tools as their top two concerns. […]