Lexology September 16, 2021
Much has been written about the development of artificial intelligence (AI) and its potential to reshape everyday life.
This potential is already being realised in healthcare, with health professionals utilising tools incorporating AI. Among the most exciting uses of AI in healthcare include:
- Treatment control;
- Drug development and discovery; and
- Monitoring of infectious disease.
For example, AI techniques can assist professionals in diagnosing breast cancer by learning to identify indications of possible breast cancer in mammograms, or AI techniques can be used to control the administration of insulin to diabetes patients.
A topical example of the power of AI techniques is the identification by BlueDot, a Canadian software firm which uses...