Targeting Tumors, with Help from Data Science
Can a computer find cancer before an expert oncologist? New research suggests it can.
World Medical Innovation Forum Investigates the Impact of AI on Health Care
More than 1,800 health care leaders gathered in Boston recently at the World Medical Innovation Forum, hosted by Partners HealthCare, for focused discussions on the use of artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning in clinical care. Below are some highlights from the forum’s three dynamic days.
Training a Computer to Read Your Mammogram
More than 500,000 women worldwide die of breast cancer, a statistic that keeps Connie Lehman, MD, Chief of Breast Imaging at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) awake at night. Her desire to change the statistic, she says, requires accelerated innovation. “We have to think differently,” she says.
World Medical Innovation Forum to Examine the Clinical Realities of AI
How can the enormous potential of artificial intelligence (AI) be harnessed to improve clinical outcomes across conditions such as cancer, cardiovascular and neurological disease, and mental health and substance use? That is the question at the center of the World Medical Innovation Forum.
Building Innovative Bridges Across the Care Continuum
In a data-driven world, can analytics make health care more effective for the most vulnerable patients? It’s a central question for all of us as care providers. At Partners HealthCare, it starts with Partners eCare, our electronic medical record platform—the infrastructure for data-driven innovation within our care network.
Breathe Easy: Exosomes Swarms Among Immune System’s First Checkpoint
New Massachusetts Eye and Ear research gives new meaning to the expression, “the nose knows.” The study, led by Mass. Eye and Ear sinus surgeon Benjamin Bleier, MD, sheds new light on the nasal cavity’s pivotal role in the body’s immune response—and could lead to novel drug delivery mechanisms to treat conditions through the airway.