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The Yuan retrospective on 2023 AI healthcare revolution
By Rohit Thanki  |  Dec 01, 2023
The Yuan retrospective on 2023 AI healthcare revolution
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As 2023 nears its conclusion, AI is transforming and dominating healthcare to an extent that many are unaware of. From drug discovery to treatment and beyond, author, entrepreneur, and The Yuan contributor Dr Rohit Thanki puts into focus the kaleidoscope of AI applications in medicine and prognosticates their future course.

WOLFSBURG, GERMANY - Artificial intelligence (AI) has made significant strides in transforming various industries, and healthcare is no exception. From diagnosis to treatment and drug discovery, AI is revolutionizing the way people think about healthcare - and this is as true for patients as it is for medical professional. This article will explore the impact that AI has already had in healthcare, the challenges it faces, and the future possibilities it holds.

AI in diagnoses

One of the most promising - and relatively proven - applications of AI in healthcare is in the diagnosis of diseases. AI algorithms analyze large datasets of patient information, medical imaging, and lab results to identify patterns and make accurate predictions. This significantly speeds up the diagnostic process, leading to earlier detection and treatment of diseases. AI-powered algorithms can analyze medical images such as X-rays, computed tomography scans, and magnetic resonance imaging, helping radiologists detect abnormalities that would go undetected by the human eye. Zebra Medical Vision - which was acquired by Nanox Imaging - is using AI to analyze medical images and identify abnormalities with high accuracy.1 In one case study, its algorithm outperformed human radiologists in detecting breast cancer from mammograms.

Personalized treatment plans

AI also creates personalized treatment plans for patients. By analyzing vast amounts of patient data - including genetic information, medical history, and treatment outcomes - AI algorithms identify patterns and recommend the most effective treatment options. In cancer treatment, AI analyzes genetic profiles of tumors to determine

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