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COVID-19 Contact Tracing Apps

3 Apr, 2020 | 04:09h | UTC

A novel digital intervention for actively reducing severity of paediatric ADHD (STARS-ADHD): a randomised controlled trial – The Lancet Digital Health (free)

Commentaries: Digital health interventions for children with ADHD – The Lancet Digital Health (free) AND Video game-like intervention shows promise in improving attention of children with ADHD – The Lancet (free)


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On the ethics of algorithmic decision-making in healthcare – Journal of Medical Ethics (free)

Commentary: Experts Raise Ethical Concerns About Machine Learning in Medicine – Mad in America (free)


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A Clinician’s Guide to Artificial Intelligence: How to Critically Appraise Machine Learning Studies – Translational Vision Science & Technology (free)


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Artificial Intelligence Is Rushing Into Patient Care – And Could Raise Risks – Scientific American (a few articles per month are free)

“AI systems are not as rigorously tested as other medical devices, and have already made serious mistakes.”


Looking forward 25 years: the future of medicine – Nature (free)

“To celebrate the end of our 25th anniversary year, we asked thought leaders and experts in the field to answer one question: What will shape the next 25 years of medical research?”


Keratinocytic Skin Cancer Detection on the Face Using Region-Based Convolutional Neural Network – JAMA Dermatology (free for a limited period)

Editorial: Problems and Potentials of Automated Object Detection for Skin Cancer Recognition (free for a limited period)

Commentary: Robot vs Derms for Skin Cancer Dx: It’s a Toss-Up – MedPage Today (free registration required)


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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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