Shahid Akhter, editor, ETHealthworld spoke to Dr. John Danaher, President, Clinical Solutions, Elsevier, to know what role artificial intelligence plays in healthcare and how Elsevier plans to improve diagnostic outcomes by way of AI and machine learning. Clinical errors and role of AI and health analytics There are three examples. The first one is making an initial diagnosis. What can be achieved with artificial intelligence, machine learning and actual language processing is the ability to assist doctors to make more accurate initial diagnosis. Second is the work being done in the area of image recognition with radiology and pathology.