No. 2 Medical Innovation for 2019: The Advent of AI in Healthcare

No. 2 Medical Innovation for 2019: The Advent of AI in Healthcare

The Top 10 Medical Innovations for the next year are released each year at the conclusion of the Medical Innovation Summit, and 2018 was no different. #1 on the list for 2019 was The Advent of AI in Healthcare. To read the full article and learn more about the Top 10 Medical Innovations for 2019, click here.

From Consult QD.


Once thought as a futuristic threat to humankind, artificial intelligence is now a part of everyday life. In healthcare, AI is changing the game with its applications in decision support, image analysis and patient triage. Today, artificial intelligence is helping physicians make smarter decisions at the point of care, taking the hassle and uncertainty out of viewing patient scans, and reducing physician burnout. For instance, machine learning algorithms have the ability to highlight problem areas on images, aiding in the screening process. Additionally, with their ability to reduce clinical variation and duplicative testing while ensuring patient safety, decision support systems quickly make sense of the mountains of data within a physician’s EMR system. With AI’s continued integration into healthcare, caring for patients has become a matter of working smarter, not harder.

In this video, learn why AI in healthcare is one of Cleveland Clinic’s top 10 medical innovations for 2019.


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