How AI is Transforming Healthcare?

By Shiva Gaur
November 11, 2019 | 0 Views

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The impact of Artificial Intelligence in Healthcare is life-changing. The ability of AI to mimic human cognitive functions is bringing a paradigm shift in the industry.

Artificial intelligence, when applied to healthcare, includes a collection of technologies that helps to sense, act, learn, and interpret.

AI implementations are relatively simpler when they are focused on highly specialized diagnostics, personal patient engagement, workflows of multiple highly complicated organizations. It is vastly complex when working with big data sets.

Along with Artificial Intelligence, the addition of IoT adds a new layer of security like activity monitoring, remote patient monitoring of vitals and more.

 

Early Detection of Diseases

AI is already being used to detect life-threatening diseases like cancer at early stages. The consumer wearables and other medical devices combined with AI enables doctors to better monitor their patients and detect life-threatening diseases at a lot of earlier stages.

 

Decision Making

Timely- taken decisions, predictive analysis, and big health data are all required to improve care. All you need to do is prioritize administrative tasks using pattern recognition to identify patients who are at risk of developing the condition.

AI can be used to see the dynamics and science that is deteriorating the lifestyle, environment, genomics, and others in healthcare.

 

Training 

AI allows candidates in medical to get proper training about the naturalistic simulations that cannot be computer-driven.

The natural speech and ability to draw instantly on a large database of scenarios, decisions or advice from a trainee, the response to questions in a human-like way is what AI can do easily.

Training with Ai can be done anywhere be it on a smartphone, while traveling, or in a quick catch-up session.

 

Precision Medicine

Genomic, a branch of molecular biology that deals with the structure, evolution, function, and mapping when combined with AI it becomes a lot easier to spot diseases like cancer at an early stage.

Moreover, with the help of AI, health issues can easily be detected based on their genes. Doctors can entirely rely on AI for conducting medical checkups as it reduces the errors in operation.

 

Personal Health Virtual Assistant

The smartphone is almost carried out by everyone nowadays. You can easily find a virtual assistant for any service including healthcare.

Power AI assistants such as Cortana, Siri, Google Assistant can easily be combined with healthcare apps to provide massive amounts of information to the users.

These AI assistants can also provide medication alerts, human-like interactions, and give assistance to the patients in the absence of clinical personnel.

 

Healthcare Bots

Healthcare bots are soon going to gain traction in the customer service domain. With these AI-powered bots, patients will be able to interact easily about their medication, treatment, appointments with a doctor via a chat window or phone call.

Moreover, they will be available to listen to patient queries and assist them with their medication throughout, that is 24×7.

 

Remote Patient Management and Virtual Care

What else could be more convenient than assisting your patients remotely? Yes, it can be done easily and the process is known as Remote Patient Management (RPM).  RPM can be used for a patient population including those with chronic diseases, recently discharged after surgery, aging adults, and other vulnerable patients.

The main objective of RPM is to provide insight into the patient’s ongoing health status. and identify the need for interventions that could help to address the decline in their conditions.

RPM can be of great help for patients suffering from chronic conditions such as coronary artery disease, congestive heart failure, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, hypertension or asthma.

 

Let’s Accept the Change!

Although there are many people who like to follow traditional methods of treatments and patient care, with the growing advancements in technologies it is important to adapt the changes and gro significantly.

Technologies are not only making the tasks and critical processes a lot easier but also making the medical procedures error-free.

Above are some amazing things that AI can do, however, it is not to that! It can do much more and can effectively save your time, money, as well as your efficiency.

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