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Artificial Intelligence in Medicine: Predicting Risk of Heart Attack or Stroke Based on CT Scans

Artificial Intelligence Predicting Risk of Heart Attack or Stroke Based on CT Scans | Sperling Prostate Center
These days, it’s more important than even to protect your personal privacy and keep your information secure. Every day, we hear about identity theft, hackers, cybercrime, and security breaches. Just the thought of a thief or cyberattack penetrating not only our individual virus protection, firewalls, etc. but also those of our banking security or credit keep reading

Artificial Intelligence in Medicine – Part 7: AI: As Good or Better Than Radiologists at Spotting Breast Cancer

Roughly 1 out of 8 women will be diagnosed with invasive breast cancer (BCa). Screening mammograms are able to detect very early lesions before symptoms, such as a palpable lump, occur. Early detection facilitates a diagnosis during a period when the probability of treatment success is highest. Standard 2D mammograms are the most used method keep reading

Artificial Intelligence in Medicine – Part 5: Benefiting Humanity While Protecting Individual Privacy

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“…when clinical data are used to provide care, the primary purpose for acquiring the data is fulfilled. At that point, clinical data should be treated as a form of public good, to be used for the benefit of future patients.” From Mar. 2029 Radiological Society of North America’s Special Report[i] How much does your privacy keep reading

Artificial Intelligence in Medicine – Part 4: Will AI Make Mistakes that Harm Patients?

Will Artificial Intelligence Harm Patients? - Sperling Prostate Center
The most obvious risk is that AI systems will sometimes be wrong, and that patient injury or other health-care problems may result.[i] There are many levels in which Artificial Intelligence (AI) is already serving the field of medicine, but two of them involve direct impact on patients: enhance patient information available to doctors (e.g. diagnosis, keep reading

Artificial Intelligence in Medicine – Part 3: Is There a Downside to AI in Medicine?

Is there a downside to artificial intelligence in medicine? - Sperling Prostate Center
From deep learning algorithms that can read CT scans faster than humans to natural language processing (NLP) that can comb through unstructured data in electronic health records (EHRs), the applications for AI in healthcare seem endless.[i] Endless application implies endless possibilities for Artificial Intelligence (AI) in medicine and healthcare. Sounds terrific! So, what’s the downside? keep reading

Artificial Intelligence in Medicine: Will Artificial Intelligence Put Radiologists Out of Business?

Will Artificial Intelligence Put Radiologists Out of Business? - Sperling Prostate Center
AI applications are entering clinics at a rapid rate, and physicians have met the technology with equal parts excitement about its potential to reduce their workload and fear about losing their jobs to machines.[i]   Who’s afraid of the big bad computer? Apparently, some radiologists—and even medical students contemplating entering that field—are fearful of being keep reading
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