Self-driving doctors? Auto industry offers model for AI use
July 24, 2017 -- Analogies can be drawn between the development of autonomous driving technology and artificial intelligence (AI) in medicine. In this column, Eran Rubens, chief technology officer for enterprise imaging at Philips Healthcare, believes that an auto industry model for classifying automation could be adapted to the practice of medicine.
AI algorithm uses color to better detect breast cancer
July 6, 2017 -- Making use of a false-color enhancement technique that converts black-and-white shadows on mammograms into color, a deep-learning algorithm can achieve accuracy similar to an expert radiologist's for detecting breast cancer, according to research published online June 27 in the Journal of Digital Imaging.
Fujitsu develops AI to analyze CT studies
June 27, 2017 -- Fujitsu Laboratories has unveiled artificial intelligence (AI)-based technology that can find and retrieve CT studies of patients who have similar diseases.
AI can yield patient-specific radiation dose estimates
June 22, 2017 -- A machine-learning algorithm shows potential for facilitating the holy grail of real-time, patient-specific radiation dose estimates from CT scans, according to research presented at the Society for Imaging Informatics in Medicine annual meeting earlier this month in Pittsburgh.
7 steps to better AI algorithms
June 16, 2017 -- Artificial intelligence (AI) is all the rage right now, with most of the focus on using the technology for image analysis. But Dr. Eliot Siegel believes that AI has much more to offer, and he suggested several improvements at the recent International Society for Computed Tomography (ISCT) meeting.
Can AI predict treatment response in bipolar patients?
June 14, 2017 -- Can the same type of artificial intelligence (AI) technology used in fighter pilot combat simulation be used to predict how patients with bipolar disorder will respond to treatment? Yes, according to research published online in Bipolar Disorders.
Deep learning can detect location of PICC line tips
June 12, 2017 -- A deep-learning algorithm that can prescreen chest radiographs for an incorrectly positioned peripherally inserted central catheter (PICC) was presented at the recent Society for Imaging Informatics in Medicine annual meeting. The algorithm can alert radiologists to immediately prioritize those cases.
SIIM: Deep learning can help assess breast density
June 2, 2017 -- PITTSBURGH - A deep-learning technique shows promise for helping to classify breast density on mammography images, according to research presented on Friday at the Society for Imaging Informatics in Medicine (SIIM) annual meeting.
SIIM: AI poised to enhance all aspects of radiology
June 1, 2017 -- PITTSBURGH - Artificial intelligence (AI) will persistently and pervasively enhance all aspects of radiology, enabling precision medicine and potentially even finding disease before it becomes symptomatic, said Dr. Keith Dreyer, PhD, on Thursday at the Society for Imaging Informatics in Medicine (SIIM) annual meeting.
TeraRecon buys McCoy to create 'Amazon for AI'
June 1, 2017 -- With the goal of creating a sort of Amazon.com for artificial intelligence (AI), advanced visualization software developer TeraRecon has acquired machine-learning company McCoy Medical Technologies and formed a new firm, called WIA, that aims to be a single location for users to find AI algorithms.