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Artificial Intelligence (AI) in Healthcare

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is being touted as the next wave of innovation that will transform healthcare delivery models and allow patients to more proactively manage their own health.   Artificial Intelligence is a collection of systems that sense, comprehend, act and learn. The purpose of AI is to use the masses of health-related data and convert it into meaningful insights that can improve quality and efficiencies of systems that care for patients & to empower …

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VR in Healthcare: Live Virtual Surgery

Healthcare has become one of the big adopters of VR – using it as a teaching aid, to treat phobias & to manage chronic pain.   Surgeon Dr Shafi Ahmed became one of the first to offer a live virtual surgery experience in April 2016 at the Royal London hospital.   Meanwhile, in the US, VR has been used to help soldiers deal with post-traumatic stress disorder, manage chronic pain and for arachnophobics to overcome …

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