NHS turns to AI to tackle ‘biggest’ healthcare challenges

The UK’s National Health Service (NHS) is to receive a £250 million government injection to spend on artificial intelligence (AI) technology to help tackle “the biggest challenges in health and care”. 

According to the UK government’s health department, the new AI Lab will comprise academics, specialists and technology companies. 

The focus of the initiative will be on how AI can advance healthcare in areas such as cancer detection, new dementia treatments, and more personalized care. 

Health secretary Matt Hancock said that the combination of the UK’s tech talent and the NHS could see the country become a “world leader” in healthcare technology, and provide the healthcare service the chance to become the “world leader in saving lives through artificial intelligence and genomics.”…

Source : https://techhq.com/2019/08/nhs-turns-to-ai-to-tackle-biggest-healthcare-challenges/

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