Artificial intelligence

AI combined with EHR and other data improves influenza forecasting

reprint With influenza cases elevated nationally and widespread throughout the country, researchers led by Boston Children’s Hospital contend that machine learning can produce highly accurate local flu surveillance. In fact, they say that combining two forecasting methods with artificial intelligence produces the most accurate estimates of flu activity available to Czytaj więcej…

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Algorithm outperforms humans in identifying cervical precancer

reprint An automated artificial intelligence algorithm has been shown to accurately analyze digital images of a woman’s cervix and identify cervical precancer. The AI approach, called automated visual evaluation, was developed by researchers at the National Cancer Institute and Global Good—a fund at Intellectual Ventures—whose results were published on Thursday Czytaj więcej…

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Algorithm predicts patients at risk for chronic kidney disease

reprint Roche and IBM have developed an algorithm based on real-word data, including electronic health records, that predicts patients with early risk of diabetes-related chronic kidney disease. The Roche-IBM predictive algorithm—trained using half a million electronic health records—outperformed published algorithms derived from clinical trial data in a one-to-one comparison, as Czytaj więcej…

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A New S’pore AI Startup Just Raised S$8.2M From Temasek & Sequoia India – Here’s What You Should Know About Them

On 8 January 2019, a new Singapore-based AI startup called BasisAI raised S$8.2 million (US$6 million) in a seed funding round backed by Temasek and Sequoia India. It’s the second largest seed round raised by a Singapore startup, and it’s also noteworthy that they’ve gained the confidence of their prestigious Czytaj więcej…

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Machine learning algorithms enable physical activity data to be re-identified

reprint By leveraging machine learning algorithms, it is possible to re-identify physical activity data collected from wearable devices from which protected health information has been removed. That’s the contention of Anil Aswani, assistant professor in industrial engineering and operations research at the University of California at Berkeley. “This type of Czytaj więcej…