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Updates from the intersection of AI and healthcare

AI in healthcare and emerging technologies (Part III): Advances in deep learning towards human intelligence

“Science is knowledge which we understand so well that we can teach it to a computer. Everything else is art.” Donald Knuth, American computer scientist In past newsletters, we discussed
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AI + XR: convergence of artificial intelligence and extended reality in healthcare

“At that time, we were not yet in a position to implement a comprehensive digital twin. I had been in the IT industry for over 30 years at the time
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Intelligence-based medicine: lessons learned after seventy manuscripts

“Maybe that’s enlightenment enough: to know that there is no final resting place of the mind; no moment of smug clarity. Perhaps wisdom… is realizing how small I am, and
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Screening test and interpretation for covid-19: sensitivity/specificity and positive/negative predictive values and the role of Bayes’ theorem (Part I)

“Math is the logic of certainty, and statistics is the logic of uncertainty.”  Joseph Blitzstein, Harvard statistician It is supremely frustrating for scientists who work with a few of the world
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Dr. Anthony Chang’s Book Available Now!

We’re proud to announce that MI10’s founder, Dr. Anthony Chang, has a book available for purchase now! Intelligence-Based Medicine: Data Science, Artificial Intelligence, and Human Cognition in Clinical Medicine and
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Systemic racism in healthcare: role of artificial intelligence in safeguarding equity

“If we are not careful, AI will perpetuate the bias in this world. Computers learn how to be racist, sexist, and prejudiced in a similar way that a child does.
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The second pandemic: artificial intelligence and its role in racism and inequity

“Algorithms are still made by human beings, and those algorithms are still pegged to basic human assumptions. They’re just automated assumptions. And if you don’t fix the bias, then you
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SpaceX launch and the Covid-19 pandemic: complicated vs complex

“Simple and complicated contexts assume an ordered universe, where cause-and-effect relationships are perceptible, and right answers can be determined based on the facts. Complex and chaotic contexts are unordered, and
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Intelligence in the Covid-19 pandemic: Decision analysis and its clarity of action

“The only thing you can do that will change your future life are the decisions that you make. Otherwise you are not the wind, but the leaf in the wind.” -Ronald
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The Top Ten Mistakes Healthcare Executives Can Make and How to Avoid These

“Some executives think that artificial intelligence is a sentient being, but it is simply a better way to turn data into actionable insights.“ -Ryan Detert, CEO, Influential Artificial intelligence (AI), with its
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Artificial Intelligence and COVID-19: How Pandemics Will Be Eradicated in the Future

“What’s natural is the microbe. All the rest-health, integrity, purity (if you like)-is a product of the human will, of a vigilance that must never falter."  The Plague by Albert
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Can we approach AI in medicine the same way as we do in other industries?

“What we have done is use natural language processing and machine learning techniques to train this engine to recognize whether this is an outbreak of anthrax in Mongolia versus a
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Remaining Predictions for the Year Revealed

“Outwork your potential, don’t fear failure, and create something timeless.” -Kobe Bryant, NBA basketball player The world mourned the loss of star basketball player, Kobe Bryant, whose helicopter crashed near Los Angeles
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AI in Medicine in 2020: Predictions

“Our intelligence is what makes us human, and AI is an extension of that quality.“  -Dr. Yann Lecun, Professor, New York University In the spirit of the new year, here are
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Educating Medical Students and Clinicians on Artificial Intelligence

“We came all this way to explore the Moon, and the most important thing is that we discovered the Earth.”&nbsp-William Anders, Apollo 8 astronaut and photographer of EarthriseIt is time
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Continuing our mission of transforming healthcare

“These are not just numbers. I want to tell the stories of each person“ -Marie Colvin, Deceased War Correspondent Pulmonary edema, heart failure, ventricular tachycardia, pulmonary hypertension, acute respiratory distress syndrome, and
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Need for a Sense of Urgency

“You must unite behind the science. You must take action. You must do the impossible. Because giving up can never ever be an option.“ -Greta Thunberg, teenage climate activist The past few
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Artificial Intelligence: The Apollo Program of the Present Era

“Artificial intelligence is the Apollo program for the 21st century.”  -Demis Hassabis, Founder of DeepMind One of the most renowned AI efforts is Google’s DeepMind, founded by neuroscientist Demis Hassabis. His
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Accuracy, Outcome, and Behaviour

“Accuracy and clarity of statement are mutually exclusive.”  -Neils Bohr, Danish physicist and Nobel laureate I recently returned from a few meetings on machine learning in medicine and healthcare, and many
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APOLLO 11’s almost-aborted lunar landing: lessons learned

“It’s a 1202… What is that? Give us a reading on the 1202 Program Diagram.”  -Neil Armstrong, Apollo 11 Commander, minutes before lunar landing  We have just celebrated the 50th
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Which Musical Ere Are We In?

“Mozart’s music always sounds unburdened, effortless, and light. This is why it unburdens, releases, and liberates us.” -Karl Barth, Swiss theologian I am a lifelong devotee to great music, from classical music
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Social Good & AI

“The choice for mankind lies between freedom and happiness and for the bulk of mankind, happiness is better.” -George Orwell, English novelist of Animal Farm and 1984 A friend and colleague and
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Seeing the Unseeable

“We have seen what was unseeable.” -National Science Foundation announcement on April 10, 2019  The first ever picture of the most fascinating structure in the universe, the black hole, was essentially
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About the Author

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Anthony Chang


Dr. Chang is the Chief Intelligence and Innovation Officer (CIIO) and Medical Director of the Heart Failure Program at Children’s Hospital of Orange County. He has also been named a Physician of Excellence by the Orange County Medical Association and Top Cardiologist, Top Innovators in Healthcare.

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