Tech & Innovation

Large-Scale Assessment of a Smartwatch to Identify Atrial Fibrillation – New England Journal of Medicine (link to abstract – $ for full-text)

Commentary: What Can We Learn From The Apple Heart Study? – Cardiobrief (free)

“…nearly half a million people were required to identify a few hundred people with AF. (It should further be noted that we have no idea whether the patients identified in this group will even benefit from their diagnosis, since they may differ in important ways from AF patients identified by traditional means.)” (from Cardiobrief)

 


12 Innovations That Will Change Health Care and Medicine in the 2020s – TIME (free)

 

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There’s a reason we don’t know much about AI – Politico (free)

 

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Liquid versus tissue biopsy for detecting acquired resistance and tumor heterogeneity in gastrointestinal cancers – Nature Medicine (link to abstract – $ for full-text)

Commentary: Liquid biopsies reveal genetic alterations linked to cancer drug resistance – Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard (free)

 

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Prevalence and Predictability of Low-Yield Inpatient Laboratory Diagnostic Tests – JAMA Network Open (free)

Commentary: Is that blood test really necessary? AI could help decide – Stanford Medicine (free)

 

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An augmented reality microscope with real-time artificial intelligence integration for cancer diagnosis – Nature Medicine (free for a limited period)

 

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Artificial intelligence in intensive care: are we there yet? – Intensive Care Medicine (free PDF)

 

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Assessment of Deep Natural Language Processing in Ascertaining Oncologic Outcomes From Radiology Reports – JAMA Oncology (free for a limited period)

Commentaries: The Tipping Point for Deep Learning in Oncology – JAMA Oncology (free for a limited period) AND Deep Natural Language Processing of Oncology Radiology Reports – The ASCO Post (free)

 

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Digital Health: A Path to Validation

29 May, 2019 | 10:42h | UTC

Healthcare in The Age Of Personalization

20 Apr, 2019 | 14:29h | UTC

Effect of Text Messaging on Risk Factor Management in Patients With Coronary Heart Disease: The CHAT Randomized Clinical Trial – Circulation: Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes (free)

Editorial: The CHAT Trial:Time for a Heart to Heart Talk (free)

Very important negative study.

 

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3 Ways AI is Already Changing Medicine

17 Mar, 2019 | 18:16h | UTC

Opinion: The A.I. Diet

7 Mar, 2019 | 13:14h | UTC

The A.I. Diet – The New York Times (10 articles per month are free)

“Forget government-issued food pyramids. Let an algorithm tell you how to eat.”

 


The Topol Review: Preparing the healthcare workforce to deliver the digital future – NHS Health Education England (free report and related resources)

 

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Artificial Intelligence in Health Care – AMA Journal of Ethics (free articles)

 

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A.I. Could Worsen Health Disparities – The New York Times (free)

“In a health system riddled with inequity, we risk making dangerous biases automated and invisible.”

 


Automated Triaging of Adult Chest Radiographs with Deep Artificial Neural Networks – Radiology (free for a limited period)

Commentary: AI interprets chest x-rays, prioritizes critical findings – Radiology Business (free)

 

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Questions for Artificial Intelligence in Health Care – JAMA (free for a limited period)

Related: Humanizing Artificial Intelligence – JAMA (free for a limited period)

 


First Human Patients Receive Remote PCI

13 Dec, 2018 | 17:58h | UTC

Why Doctors Hate Their Computers – The New Yorker (free)

“Digitization promises to make medical care easier and more efficient. But are screens coming between doctors and patients?”

 


Deep neural network improves fracture detection by clinicians – Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (free)

“How to reduce emergency doctor misinterpretation of wrist X-rays for fracture by nearly 50%? Deep learning AI, of course” (via @EricTopol see Tweet)

 


The approach to predictive medicine that is taking genomics research by storm – Nature (free)

“Polygenic risk scores represent a giant leap for gene-based diagnostic tests. Here’s why they’re still so controversial.”

 


Report: The Future of Healthcare

5 Oct, 2018 | 02:39h | UTC