Tag Archives: Learning

Deep Learning Algorithms Are Expected To Boost Liquid Biopsy Techniques

Liquid biopsies are cost-effective and reduce the sress of the biopsy procedure    Getty According to Wikipedia, the earliest diagnostic biopsy was conducted by an Arab physician in the 11th century. The term “biopsy” derives from the Greek word bios which means life and the also Greek word “opsis” which means sight. It was first… Read More »

Amazon's new machine learning offerings promise wide range of healthcare applications – Healthcare IT News

Amazon has released new machine learning tools with a wide range of applications for the healthcare space. The new Amazon Elastic Inference service harnesses a scalable GPU model, enabling customers to choose the amount of computing power they need with the option to scale up or down as demands dictate. GPUs provide a tremendous surge… Read More »

Tackling Alzheimer’s Biomarkers Using Machine Learning: Interview with IQuity CEO, Dr. Chase Spurlock

Losing one’s memories, and therefore one’s identity, must be a terrifying experience. With a global estimate of almost 50 million people living with dementia, predicted to rise to more than 130 million by 2050, the burden of Alzheimer’s and dementia are indisputable. While there are still no approved drugs for the treatment of Alzheimer’s, there… Read More »

Keeping in PACE with health IT and continuous learning at the Singapore Armed Forces

In 1995, the Singapore Armed Forces (SAF) Medical Corps introduced a large scale Electronic Medical Records (EMR) system, the first of its kind in Singapore. In less than a decade, the improved second generation of the EMR was implemented and most recently, the latest generation of its EMR system was rolled out in April 2016.… Read More »