Search Tag: Artifical Intelligence

Health Management

A New Era in Operational Excellence - Predicting With Precision to Enable Better Patient Care

2022 09 Nov

An overview of new technologies by Affidea designed to improve patient experience and medical outcomes while making clinical operations safer. Key Points Unplanned downtime from clinical equipment can negatively affect every aspect of the care delivery. Innovation is part of Affidea’s DNA, and it comes to offer an outstanding patient... Read more

Health Management

Artificial Intelligence and Echocardiography: Are We Ready for Automation?

2022 08 Jul

Artificial intelligence has many potential applications in the field of cardiac imaging and echocardiography is not an exception. There are clear examples in different aspects like cardiac chamber quantification, assistance on the interpretation of stress echocardiography or the evaluation of valvular heart disease. We need to be prepared for automation... Read more

Health Management

The Current State of AI in Diagnostic Imaging and How to Improve its Clinical Value

2022 08 Jul

More well-curated data, external validation of algorithms, and user-friendly workflow integration will help translate the potential of AI into clinical routine. Key Points Representative data sets and external validation are key issues for AI algorithms to become more accurate and generalisable. Machine learning is not only... Read more

IMAGING Management

Potential for Racial Bias in AI Algorithms for Radiology

2022 23 May

Artificial intelligence (AI) algorithms can identify race from imaging data alone. The study, released as a preprint last summer, raised concerns over racial bias in radiology, was recently published in  Lancet Digital Health . The original preprint showed that deep-learning algorithm models could accurately identify a patient’s self-reported racial... Read more

IT Management

AI Improves Assessment of Bladder Cancer Treatment Response

2022 25 Apr

A small multisite study recently showed that artificial intelligence (AI) improved the ability of physicians to determine whether bladder cancer patients responded to chemotherapy before a radical cystectomy.   Establishing whether bladder cancer patients show a complete response to chemotherapy is important for determining whether the bladder... Read more

Decision Support

Innovations with Impact

2022 18 Apr

We cannot predict the future, but we can prepare for a future that is increasingly unpredictable. With creativity, courage, and the power to get things done, we are preparing to master tomorrow’s challenges with today’s innovations.   Medicine today primarily focuses on treating disease – but in the future, it will increasingly be able to prevent... Read more

IT Management

The Future of Oncology: Earlier Detection Saving More Lives, With the Help of AI

2022 04 Feb

Many cancer patients are experiencing the crippling effects created by the pandemic. One example of this is illustrated by a recent survey in which a group of radiation oncologists in the U.S. describe how  their patients presented with more advanced cancers over the course of the pandemic. [1]  Shutdowns and ongoing concerns about COVID-19 have... Read more