As the ability of artificial intelligence grows it is increasingly having an effect on many areas of our everyday lives. One area where is could have the biggest impact is artificial intelligence in healthcare. Smart technologies, machine learning programs and robotic devices are all contributing to the positive impact that artificial intelligence is having in the healthcare world. As technologies and our understanding of the possibilities provided by these technologies develops the impact of artificial intelligence in healthcare can only grow. What follows are 10 of the most important ways in which artificial intelligence is impacting positively on healthcare both now and in the future. For many years it has been possibly to obtain images of the insides of the human body through non-invasive means such as X-rays, CT scans and MRI scans. However many forms of diagnosis still require invasive action such as taking tissue samples or biopsies.