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AI just at the early stages of showing real results

Artificial intelligence—a broad set of technologies that enable machines to mimic the human brain’s ability to process information, learn and adapt—holds potential in healthcare to improve patient outcomes and reduce costs, but it hasn’t yet been widely adopted in daily clinical practice.


6 amazing medical advancements to expect in 2018

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Things move fast in the world of modern medicine, but if expert predictions about what to expect in 2018 prove true, they might move at a quicker speed than anyone anticipated.

It could also see technology companies start to become as important a player in the health-care world as pharmaceutical companies. Breakthroughs in everything from patient monitoring to sleep apnea are coming from Silicon Valley and could dramatically shift the current paradigm.

The Cleveland Clinic, for the past 10 years, has put together an annual list of expected medical innovations for the coming year. In that time, says Chief Wellness Officer Dr. Michael Roizen, who leads the initiative, the group has truly missed only one prediction. While the group has occasionally been a bit premature in some of its estimates, he says, the predictions have ultimately come true.


Cleveland Clinic Drives Innovation at the Huntington Convention Center

At a time when the future of healthcare is at the center of debate over public policy in the United States, “it’s essential that innovation remain at the core in the delivery of medical care,” Susan Bernat, general manager of strategic marketing at the world-renowned Cleveland Clinic told Convene.


12 Amazing Medical Breakthroughs of 2017

This year, doctors at the Cleveland Clinic revealed that from what they can tell, there is no such thing as “too low.” A number of trials have recently shown a 20 percent reduction in the risk of cardiovascular death, heart attack, and stroke in patients who took statins combined with a new class of cholesterol-lowering drugs (PCSK9 inhibitors) to reach ultra-low LDL levels. 


Opera singer who had 2 lung transplants performs duet with donor's daughter

An opera singer who underwent two double-lung transplants had the performance of a lifetime as she shared the stage with her donor's daughter.


Case Western Reserve University students win Cleveland Medical Hackathon

A team of Case Western Reserve University students' idea for wearable tech to monitor heart patients won the recent Cleveland Medical Hackathon.


Cleveland Clinic spotlights 10 disruptive medical innovations

A panel of nearly 100 Cleveland Clinic doctors and scientist selected the 10 innovations from more than 150 nominations.


New diabetes treatment tops Cleveland Clinic's Top 10 Medical Innovations 2018 list (photos)

An insulin pump that functions like an artificial pancreas ranked No. 1 on Cleveland Clinic's list of the Top 10 Medical Innovations for 2018. The announcement of the entire list will be made Wednesday as part of the Cleveland Clinic Medical Innovation Summit.


Neurotrack wins medical innovation challenge with Alzheimer's tech

An emerging company that uses vision technology to predict and help prevent the development of Alzheimer’s won “The Challenge” during the Medical Innovation Summit in Cleveland.


Human Longevity chief says genome sequencing can help people cheat death

Genomics expert J. Craig Venter doesn’t mind scaring people by giving alarming statistics on death.

Forty percent of men and 24 percent of women between the ages of 50 to 74 years old in the United States will not reach the age of 75. A third will die of cardiovascular disease and another third from cancer, Venter said Monday at the Medical Innovation Summit.

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