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AI can improve clinical trial efficiency
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AI has played a crucial role in making clinical trials more effective and less biased, which is also important given the often-vast expenditures of time and money by drug companies.
Suhani Dheer  |  Jun 10 , 2022
Risks, challenges, and future of AVs
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As autonomous vehicle technology improves and gradually gets adopted, this should make roads safer and reduce accidents caused by human error, but as ever more conventional cars are replaced by AVs, this will give rise to whole new questions and concerns to be addressed, and which the world should start pondering now.
Ana Chubinidze  |  Jun 09 , 2022
AI is set to revolutionize the concept of the hospital-at-home
New Era
The Covid-19 pandemic has accelerated the shift to the provision of at-home healthcare, not just as telehealth but also AI-driven remote patient monitoring. This will not replace doctors and hospitals, but will reduce costs and ease the burden on medical professionals.
Ramin Rafie  |  Jun 08 , 2022
AI screens for eye disease
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AI-based eye screening holds great promise as a way of spotting early signs of eye diseases and many other ailments that can cause eye disorders, enabling medical professionals to act early while these maladies are still treatable, for better patient outcomes and lower costs.
Wesley Baker  |  Jun 07 , 2022
More sustainable AI can be achieved in five steps
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Given all the focus on the potential benefits of AI, its greenhouse gas emissions rarely get much attention. Reducing these emissions while using AI to help reduce discharges in other sectors will go far in making AI and other leading technologies more sustainable and eco-friendly.
Ivana Bartoletti  |  Jun 06 , 2022
Pitch Disruptive Healthcare Innovation at the Med-Tech World Summit by SiGMA
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The healthcare sector has been slow to embrace disruptive innovation and change, but as COVID-19 and aging populations strain healthcare systems ever more, healthtech and healthcare startups worldwide likely hold the solutions to making healthcare work better - if they can access the resources they need to grow and thrive.
Dylan Attard, Ryan Grech  |  Jun 04 , 2022
Expected Changes in the Regulation of Health Apps
New Era
Health apps have proliferated of late, partly due to the COVID-19 pandemic, but their quality and reliability is often uneven. Data security and user privacy laws have also lagged. Regulation must keep pace as health-tracking and other emerging technologies continue developing. Dr Rohitashva Agrawal wonders whether the world is up to the challenge.
Rohitashva Agrawal  |  Jun 03 , 2022
AI, Cardiologists Team to Beat Heart Disease
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Detecting heart disorders from electrocardiogram (ECG) signals is no easy task as noise often corrupts ECG signals. Dr Sara Moein presents different approaches for AI to serve cardiologists for more accurate, quicker heart disorder diagnoses.
Sara Moein  |  Jun 02 , 2022
AI to Teach COVID Lessons to Mainstream Business
Post-Pandemic
The COVID-19 pandemic has hugely impacted the pace of AI innovation by accelerating existing trends and giving rise to new ones, thus raising the bar of possibility. Companies have also benefited from sharing their technology or expertise at no cost, aiding the fight against the pandemic and speeding vaccine development. Many of these trends will hold post-pandemic and reshape the global business terrain.
Chuck Martin  |  Jun 01 , 2022
EU’s AI Strategy Sets Goalposts for World
Governance
The EU has toiled in recent years to come up with a comprehensive framework to manage and regulate AI, while also promoting innovation and fostering trust and transparency, efforts bound to reverberate hugely not just in the bloc but in the whole world, and which may be a model for global AI regulation, if successful.
Claudia Schettini  |  May 31 , 2022
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Kirk Borne
Kirk Borne
Kirk Borne is chief science officer at AI startup DataPrime and founder of Data Leadership Group. He provides thought leadership, global speaking, content creation, mentoring, training, and strategy consulting in data science, machine learning, and AI across multiple disciplines.
Rutwik Shah
Rutwik Shah
Rutwik Shah is a physician scientist turned product leader. He builds clinical AI applications that aid physicians and improve patient outcomes at the Center for Clinical Data Science, Mass General and Brigham hospital. Rutwik is also active in the health-tech startup ecosystem, primarily through his advisory role at Berkeley Skydeck.
Richard Dasselaar
Richard Dasselaar
Richard Dasselaar is an expert in digital health strategy and his focus is on the integration of medical AI into our global and regional health technology ecosystems for the timely identification of disease and to bring superior care to those who need it.
Sonish Sivarajkuma
Sonish Sivarajkuma
Sonish Sivarajkuma is a PhD Candidate at the School of Computing and Information, University of Pittsburgh. His research focuses on natural language processing as well as machine learning applications in healthcare. He was previously a senior data scientist at the IQVIA AI Centre of Excellence.
Semih Kumluk
Semih Kumluk
Semih Kumluk counsels Middle Eastern leaders and executives on digital transformation. He launched the first AI certification program in the Middle East. He has led Unilever innovation project teams and built a number of Data Science and AI communities.
Sundar Pichai
Sundar Pichai
Sundar Pichai is CEO of Google and Alphabet.
Emmanuel Goffi
Emmanuel Goffi
Emmanuel Goffi is the co-founder and co-director of the Global AI Ethics Institute in Paris. He is a philosopher of technology focusing on ethics applied to AI as addressed through cultural perspectives.
Kritika Singh
Kritika Singh
Kritika Singh is a communication professional with much experience in public advisory services. She runs a podcast called It's Kritikal! that talks about climate change, health, and animal welfare. Kritika was also part of the COVID-19 War Room for the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare where she was responsible for handling India's COVID-19 communication from an information, education, and communication standpoint.
Marcelo Mena
Marcelo Mena
Marcelo Mena, CEO of Global Methane Hub, is a former Chilean minister of the environment.
Sarah Vogel
Sarah Vogel
Sarah Vogel is Senior Vice President of Health at the Environmental Defense Fund.