Artificial Intelligence Emerging Technology

AI Risk and Regulation- EU Commission’s New Framework

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March 24, 2020
Reading Time: 4 minutes With risk comes regulation. Advancement in the development and deployment of AI-based tools in medicine (and every other area of life) is more rapid than ever. Thus, we must consider the possible risks associated with such systems– questions about regulations are becoming unavoidable. As AI-powered systems and machines are setting a new pace and bringing […]
Personal Growth

Skill x Effort = Achievement

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March 20, 2020
Reading Time: 7 minutes How people view talent and effort, the natural bias that emerges when asked which is more predictive of achievement, and what the fascinating relationship between the two concepts truly is. Ideas from Grit, by Angela Duckworth. Intro If you ask people today, especially the leadership of organizations, most will say that they value hard work […]
Medicine Physician Practice

Balancing Theory and Clinical Practice

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March 13, 2020
Reading Time: 3 minutes Navigating the Wards AND the Boards as a third-year medical student. Welcome to the Jungle  During medical school, one is constantly bombarded with information and statistics that are often irrelevant by the time graduation rolls around.  This phenomenon is very similar to social media literature in the sense that it seems to be outdated the […]
Medicine Personal Growth Physician

Trials and Tribulations of Dating Medical Students

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March 4, 2020
Reading Time: 4 minutes This article is based on my personal experiences dating a medical student and what I have witnessed of other couples in similar situations. A few things I learned along the way: Every couple’s experience will be different. Medical school is packed with new daily problems, whether the student is single or has been married for […]
Medicine Physician Practice

Managing Parents’ Reactions to Pediatric Encounters

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February 29, 2020
Reading Time: 3 minutes Insights from my experiences when dealing with the parents of pediatric patients. Intro Of the myriad of different challenges and new situations encountered by a third-year medical student, one of the most difficult for me so far has been seeing my first-time patients in physical or emotional pain. It is never easy to see another […]
Artificial Intelligence Emerging Technology Medicine Physician

Physicians’ Perspective on Chatbots and Healthbots

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February 21, 2020
Reading Time: 7 minutes The positive and negative views that physicians have for chatbots in medicine. The development of chatbots is one of the most significant achievements of AI and machine learning. While several researchers have theorized the potential benefits of chatbots or healthbots, recent happenings in medical care show how they are making these theories a reality. Intro […]
Artificial Intelligence Emerging Technology Medicine Physician

How Apple Inc. helps physicians monitor and treat patients

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February 14, 2020
Reading Time: 4 minutes Apple is getting more involved in healthcare. And they’re doing some pretty cool stuff for hospitals, doctors, and patients. Humans, from time immemorial, has always relied on tools for meeting his everyday needs. These tools serve essential purposes in assisting the human race with an extra push to make their world a better place. In […]
Medicine Physician

The Fascinating Relationship That Kids Have With Pain

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February 7, 2020
Reading Time: 3 minutes My clinical experience and observations with pediatric pain and tolerance. If you’ve ever been around a child or an adolescent that is truly sick or in significant pain, you can attest to how difficult it is to handle.  As a medical student, I am not ashamed to say that I was not adequately prepared for […]
Artificial Intelligence Emerging Technology Medicine

AI and Pediatrics

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February 2, 2020
Reading Time: 4 minutes A quick evolution of AI in pediatrics with some of its current uses in pediatric medicine today. The incorporation of artificial intelligence into pediatric medicine has been primarily focused on brain mapping, developmental disorders, oncology, gene profiling, emergency care, and pattern recognition. These processes deal with a glut of data, the amount of which is expansive.  […]
Leadership Physician

Leadership Opportunities for Physicians and Medical Students

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January 30, 2020
Reading Time: 3 minutes What should physicians, recent graduates, and medical students do to acquire and develop leadership skills? THE PROBLEM As a doctor, I plan to run practices, lead teams, and manage executive boards, all across the globe. It’s ambitious, I know. I prefer to reach for the stars. To fulfill this vision, I decided that I would […]
Artificial Intelligence Emerging Technology Practice

3 Solutions to Help Hospitals and Doctors Decrease Physician Burnout

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January 23, 2020
Reading Time: 4 minutes Innovative solutions to help doctors decrease burnout and increase efficiency. A thriving private medical practice requires physicians to be at their best so that they can squeeze everything out of every single patient encounter. Over the years, the impossibility of keeping perfect records while juggling large volumes of patients has held this sector back. Luckily […]
Leadership Practice

Breaking the Wall With Nurses

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January 19, 2020
Reading Time: 3 minutes Respect and Communication Between Nurses and Physicians Most medical students about to embark on their clinical clerkships are simultaneously excited and mildly terrified. This is for good reason, as rotations are an unfamiliar landscape with an added level of responsibility. Up until this point it has been, in large part, a lot of didactics with patient […]
Artificial Intelligence Emerging Technology

Emerging Roles for Robots in Healthcare

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January 17, 2020
Reading Time: 4 minutes What is the current state and future of robotics in healthcare? Overview Robots are everywhere nowadays. A far cry from the bloodthirsty monsters often found in sci-fi movies, their contributions to healthcare are invaluable. Without them, remote telemedicine would not be nearly as effective and we would not have robotic nurses, the DaVinci Surgical System, […]
SOHAIL MERCHANT
Youngstown, Ohio

Medical Doctor (M.D.); Research Fellow at Lumen Foundation Artificial Intelligence Division

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