Vik Kumar
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MD-turned-Data Scientist, Author of "Healthcare Analytics Made Simple."
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AI in Healthcare - Ethical Considerations

Posted on October 13, 2018 at 11:55am 0 Comments

Given the touting of recent analytic and machine learning results in healthcare, why haven't doctors been replaced by computers yet? The truth is that there are many obstacles that stand in the way of implementing  analytics in healthcare. Ethical issues introduced by this technology are also fiercely debated and must be considered. Finally, while obstacles imply a possibility of being overcome, there are also limitations to this technology,…


3 ways to fight congestive heart failure using artificial intelligence

Posted on August 28, 2018 at 3:17am 0 Comments



Congestive heart failure (CHF) has been called an "epidemic" and a "staggering clinical and public health problem" (Roger, 2013). It can be defined as the impaired ability of the ventricle to fill or eject with blood.  Consequences include difficulty breathing, coughing fits, leg swelling, decreased quality of life, and ultimately death.  As life expectancy increases globally, we can only expect to see this syndrome more frequently.  Fortunately, the advents of…


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