Man vs. machine – the benefits of AI in imaging -- MEDICA - World Forum for Medicine

Man vs. machine – the benefits of AI in imaging

02.09.2019

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Medical data, particularly in radiology, has reached such a scale that it can no longer be managed without the support of intelligent systems.

Big Data needs intelligent algorithms

Artificial Intelligence for CT, MRI and other scans

Image: Robot points with his finger to CT images of the brain, in the background a CT device; Copyright: panthermedia.net/phonlamai

Man and machine must work together optimally. This is the only way radiologists, patients and ultimately the entire healthcare system can benefit.

Products and exhibitors related to imaging and IT

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Is there anything Artificial Intelligence can't do (yet)?

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Artificial Intelligence can't do everything – making decisions, for example. The physician will always have the last word on diagnosis and therapy.

Artificial Intelligence, Big Data and the future of medicine

Image: Robot stands centered on a pedestal, connected to it are several monitors with medical images and data; Copyright: Sarah Holmlund

The application possibilities of AI are numerous – and the technology is still in its infancy. It remains to be seen how far away we really are from this medicine of the future.

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