AI and Deep Learning in Healthcare

December 11, 2017

Fields with biggest potential for AI in healthcare include: robot assisted surgery, nursing assistance, administrative workflow, clinical trials, preliminary and automated image based diagnosis.
Image classification is successfully used in Radiology and Pathology: classifying skin anomalies based on cell phone images, predicting diabetes based on retinal imaging, classifying brain tumors, various types of cancer, improving quality of images and so forth.
Reproductive medicine is an ideal medical sector to implement AI

  • Same initial building blocks (egg, sperm, embryo, uterus)
  • Objective binary outcomes (fertilization, blastocyst development, implantation, clinical pregnancy)
  • Relatively high volume of existing data

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