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Artificial Intelligence Emerging Technology Medicine

Google’s AI System Bests Radiologists at Detecting Breast Cancer

May 21, 2020
Reading Time: 4 minutes Surpassing old limitations in breast cancer screening, Google’s AI vies against radiologists to set new benchmarks. Background A team comprised of researchers from the United Kingdom and the United States recently published information highlighting that an artificial intelligence system designed by Google is better at detecting breast cancer via mammogram screenings than human radiologists. The new […]
Medicine Physician Practice

Managing Parents’ Reactions to Pediatric Encounters

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

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

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 […]
Artificial Intelligence Emerging Technology

Emerging Roles for Robots in Healthcare

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, […]