How AI is Transforming Healthcare
Healthcare industry across the world has progressed very rapidly over the last two decades. However, the healthcare industry is behind other sectors in adopting the newer IT technologies. This talk primarily focuses on imbibing Artificial Intelligence (AI) in medical domain innovations. Like other revolutionary advances in medicine, AI is to be integrated into healthcare practices.
Healthcare using Artificial Intelligence is amongst the fastest growing research area across the globe. A massive amount of heterogeneous data generated in healthcare sector offers opportunities for big data analytics. Such analysis transforms big data into real and actionable insights to healthcare practices, thus provide new understanding and ways for better and quicker treatment and improve overall individual and population health.
Recent advancements in AI are proving beneficial in development of applications in various spheres of healthcare such as microbiological analysis, discovery of drug, disease diagnosis, Genomics, medical imaging and bioinformatics. Due to increasing availability of electronic healthcare data (structured as well as unstructured data) and rapid progress of analytics techniques, a lot of research is being carried out in this area. Popular AI techniques include machine learning/deep learning for structured data and natural language processing for unstructured data. Guided by relevant clinical questions, automation using AI can unlock clinically relevant information hidden in the massive amount of structured/unstructured data, which in turn can assist clinical decision making.
The talk connects three contemporary areas of research: AI, Healthcare and Bigdata Analytics. It will provide attendees a collective update on developments in healthcare using AI, major challenges, opportunities and future research directions.
Outline/Structure of the Talk
- Emergence of AI in Healthcare (2 mins)
- Application Areas of AI in Healthcare (3 mins)
- Discussion of AI-Powered Healthcare Applications (7.5 mins)
- AI-based Drug Design and Development
- DL-based Craniofacial Distance Measurement for Facial Reconstructive Surgery
- Prediction of Next Action in Minimally Invasive Surgery
- Significance of Explainable AI (XAI) for Healthcare (3 mins)
- Challenges and Future Opportunities (2.5 mins)
- Q & A (2 mins)
After attending this session, the attendees will ...
- understand how AI can be utilized in healthcare sector to make faster, cheaper, reliable and accurate decisions.
- be familiar with application areas of AI in healthcare and future research opportunities in healthcare sector.
Data Scientists, Machine Learning/Deep Learning Practitioners, Industry Professionals from Healthcare Sector, Researchers, Doctors, Students & Faculty Members from Engineering and Technology as well as Medical.
Prerequisites for Attendees
Basic understanding of neural networks.
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