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Medtech company develops AI to help treat atrial fibrillation

A French medtech company has developed AI software to help cardiologists treat atrial fibrillation (AF) and cardiac surgeons perform open-heart surgery. Volta Medical has spent the past five years developing AI software to help cardiologists treat atrial fibrillation with the result being AIFib. The software is designed to guide doctors through the complex medical procedure…


Industry and experts respond to government’s AI plans

Yesterday (21 May), Theresa May announced government plans to utilise artificial intelligence and data to transform the way in which diseases like cancer are diagnosed. Industry leaders and experts have responded to the announcement, highlighting the potential that unused NHS imaging data can have on clinical knowledge. CEO and co-founder of healthtech company, Sophia Genetics,…


AI to transform diseases like cancer, prime minister says

Theresa May spoke about the potentials of AI within healthcare yesterday, in a speech that outlined four objectives of the Industrial Strategy. The prime minister set out four ‘Grand Challenges’, naming AI and data as technologies that could “transform the prevention, early diagnosis and treatment of diseases like cancer, diabetes, heart disease and dementia by…


Why the NHS can lead the world in AI technology

By Panos Constantinides and Simon Rasalingham write in Warwick Business School on the uses of AI within the NHS. A recent Lancet editorial pointed out that, “in the span of their professional lives a radiologist will read more than 10 million images, a dermatologist will analyse 200,000 skin lesions, and a pathologist will review nearly 100,000 specimens”….

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