Top Artificial Intelligence Companies in Healthcare to Keep an Eye On - The Medical Futurist

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No one doubts that artificial intelligence has unimaginable potential. Within the next couple of years, it will revolutionize every area of our life, including medicine. Although many have their fears and doubts about AI taking over the world, Stephen Hawking even said that the development of full artificial intelligence could spell the end of the human race. However, I am fully convinced if humanity prepares appropriately for the AI-age, artificial intelligence will prove to be the next successful area of cooperation between humans and machines. Concerning healthcare, artificial intelligence will redesign it completely – and for the better.


Finding a Home for Unused Medical Supplies

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To channel supplies to the developing world, Rosenblatt developed REMEDY (Recovered Medical Equipment for the Developing World) in 1991--one of the first nonprofits designed to collect and distribute medical supplies and equipment to poor countries. It eventually grew from Yale-New Haven Hospital into a network of over 600 donating hospitals and a broad-based collection and distribution network. It also spawned Med-EQ, an Internet-based medical equipment donation agency that connects donor families, hospitals, and manufacturers to more than 900 charitable and nonprofit organizations.


Machine Learning to revolutionize the Growing Electronic Health Records

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Health has always been a prime element of the wellbeing. This has made Medicine an essential part of the society, every since time immemorial. Although it has come through a long journey in the past centuries, where it evolved from being traditional to bringing up modern practices. Health sciences have now come to that point where they are leveraging other disciplines of science and technology to offer the best of medical facilities to the patients. Medicine is not just a subject of human anatomy anymore but has now become an interdisciplinary industry that targets to serve the wellbeing of mankind at its best.


AI-based medical imaging market on track to hit $2B by 2023

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Among the emerging use cases where AI has demonstrated ability to improve clinical outcomes and provide return on investment are software to detect and diagnose stroke and tools to measure blood flow in noninvasive coronary exams, according to the report. The largest potential is seen in neurology, with a projected 23% of the worldwide market, followed by cardiovascular (21%), rest of body (20%), breast (15%), lung (14%) and liver (7%). James Golden, managing director of PwC Health Advisory, previously told Healthcare Dive that radiology is low-hanging fruit for AI and machine learning. The report notes that major medical imaging manufacturers are incorporating AI into product development. In November, Nuance Communications launched an open platform aimed at speeding development of AI for medical imaging.


Medical Marijuana Users Can Apply Beginning Oct. 29

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The state aims to have all eight dispensaries around North Dakota open by June 30. Two of the eight applicants selected to operate dispensaries in Bismarck and Fargo have not yet received local government approval or met state requirements. And, one of the two proposed medical marijuana manufacturing facilities is still awaiting state approval.