“AI can help us to automate the simple tasks allowing our clinicians and professions to work at the top of their license. It will free up time by giving our doctors and nurses everything they need to know in one view” – said Rachel Dunscombe during “Man vs. Machine” debate. Healthcare is undergoing a technological …

by Heather Smith

The ITU-T Focus Group on Artificial Intelligence for Health (AI4H) was established by ITU-T Study Group 16 at its meeting in Ljubljana, Slovenia, 9-20 July 2018. The Focus Group will work in partnership with the World Health Organization (WHO) to establish a standardized assessment framework for the evaluation of AI-based methods for health, diagnosis, triage …

by Heather Smith

In recent years, artificial intelligence has left the machine room and entered the world of mainstream business. Within the next five years, AI will have a major impact in all industries, according to research conducted by BCG and MIT Sloan Management Review. The research found that more than 70% of executives expect AI to play a …

by Heather Smith

This briefing note examines the current and potential applications of AI in healthcare, its limits, and the ethical issues arising from its use .Overview AI is being used or trialled for a range of healthcare and research purposes, including detection of disease, management of chronic conditions, delivery of health services, and drug discovery. AI has the potential …

by Heather Smith