If a newly tested AI system for reading chest X-rays achieves widespread adoption, patients presenting in the ER with symptoms of pneumonia can expect an up or down diagnosis—and with it the start of a treatment plan—in 10 seconds.
Engineers and roboticists in Europe have invented an artificial skin that can provide wearers with haptic feedback—replicating the human sense of touch—for potential applications in various fields, including medical rehabilitation and physical therapy.
Machine learning can read cardiac MRIs with the same accuracy as a physician, with much higher speed, according to a recent study published in Circulation: Cardiovascular Imaging and reported by Cardiovascular Business.
Contrary to popular perceptions, while much leading-edge innovation involving AI is coming out of China, the advances emanating from the Middle Kingdom are limited to just a few platform technologies and market segments.
Deep-learning analysis of eye scans has proven superior to conventional analysis of the same images for the task of detecting and tracking vision diseases like glaucoma and age-related macular degeneration.