AI can’t replace doctors. But it can make them better.
A machine can collate environmental data, genetic data, and patient history way better than I can. Several years ago Vinod Khosla, the Silicon Valley investor, wrote a provocative article titled “Do We Need Doctors or Algorithms?” Khosla argued that doctors were no match for artificial intelligence. Doctors banter with patients, gather a few symptoms, hunt around the body for clues, and send the patient off with a prescription. This sometimes (accidentally, maybe) leads to th
eHealth and the role of a ‘chief nursing information officer’
For eHealth to progress, ‘chief nursing information officer’ role is needed TORONTO – The creation of specialized chief nursing information officers (CNIO) is needed to advance clinical adoption in hospitals and healthcare organizations, according to new recommendations from the Registered Nurses’ Association of Ontario (RNAO) and Canada Health Infoway. RNAO and Infoway released the Adopting eHealth solutions: Implementation Strategies best practice guideline (BPG) earlier th
Legacy Big Data Analytics, IoT Tools Unable to Meet Demand
Only twenty-seven percent of executives believe that big data analytics infrastructure installed five years ago will still be able to meet demands five years from now. November 06, 2015 - Big data analytics just ain’t what it used to be, and the infrastructure tools that used to adequately support healthcare organizations and other enterprise ventures are no longer able to perform their duties appropriately, according to a new cross-industry survey by Actian Corporation. As h
Healthcare Innovation: Big Data, Artificial Intelligence, IoT May Change Healthcare in 2017
Big data technologies, like artificial intelligence and the Internet of Things, are likely to have a major impact on healthcare delivery and investment in 2017. September 21, 2016 - Artificial intelligence programs, the Internet of Things, and next-level big data analytics tools are likely to start producing a significant impact on healthcare delivery as early as 2017, say participants in a new Silicon Valley Bank survey. The poll, which includes responses from 122 health IT