Artificial Intelligence

The AI Advantage: How to Improve Palliative Care in A Value-based World

Battling with chronic life-limiting illness results in extreme pain, discomfort, and physical as well as mental stress. Even when there is no permanent cure available to treat the disease, palliative care can bring some respite to the patients. It can make a significant difference in enhancing end-of-life care quality by alleviating pain and managing uncomfortable

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Beyond Interoperability: Data Activation and Artificial Intelligence for Healthcare

The world of healthcare is changing, and with it, our approach to understanding the concept of patients and doctors, ways of delivering care, and building a better relationship between every member associated with it is also changing. Like other industries, healthcare is also going through a major revolution, and Artificial Intelligence (AI) stands at the

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How can Marrying Healthcare and Artificial Intelligence Solve its Mystery of Rising Care Costs?

Healthcare is one of the fastest-growing segments of the digital universe, with data volumes expected to grow by 48% annually. Healthcare applications will be the principal driver of this data growth, with EHR penetration in the US already reaching over 80% and expected to reach 95% by 2020. In addition, the healthcare space has matured

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Bringing Artificial Intelligence to Healthcare: Enhancing Risk Models to Predict the Future Cost of Care

Once while I was scrolling through the news feed on my phone, there was one specific line that really made me wonder: “There’s a 40% chance of gusty and blustery winds today.” Statements such as this one strongly influence people’s behavior, as they are based on evidence or data findings from years of surveying, studying,

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AI in Healthcare Will Change Lives for the Better, And Not a Moment Too Soon

As Artificial Intelligence (AI) development has ramped up in recent years, there’s been plenty of attention paid to the potential negative impacts that the technology might have on humanity. The media has been awash in splashy headlines, pointing to looming massive job losses, new cybersecurity threats, and the possibility that AI could eventually come to

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AI Replacing Doctors. What Do Doctors Think About That?

Airport @ Mthatha, South Africa. Called the heart and soul of the wild coast. Last year, I was teaching health IT to clinicians in Mthatha, South Africa. Interventional cardiologists. Pulmonologists. Psychiatrists. Family physicians. Surgeons. Orthopedic doctors. More. As senior specialists – sometimes the only ones in town – their perspective of clinical care was deep.

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Will Cybersecurity Ultimately Fail Without the Use of AI?

Cybersecurity has largely garnered attention for all the wrong reasons over the past 10 years. From Yahoo to Target to Equifax, it’s the lack of adequate security that had made headlines and sparked conversations. For many, the advancement of Artificial Intelligence (AI) is the great equalizer against cybercriminals. Those that advocate its use in cybersecurity

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