AI: revolutionising healthcare sector

AI: revolutionising healthcare sector

Over the past few years, the world has witnessed some of the greatest medical advancements and technological innovations. The human race is on a path to development that will lead to the brightest of futures. Scientists and innovators around the world are coming up with breakthrough discoveries in all walks of life, especially the healthcare industry, medical research and hospitals management. The days of painstaking surgeries, long treatment procedures, limited resources and techniques are long gone.

With advents in artificial intelligence and machine learning algorithms, medical research and healthcare industry have reached the epitome of development, creating a path for humanity to counter every disease and health issue. Economies around the world are developing national health policies in such a way that quality healthcare at minimum cost can be availed by every citizen with timely medical assistance even in remote rural areas and farther locations.

Right from robot-assisted surgery, heart sound analysis, patient safety and other treatments to clinical training, drug safety, drug manufacture, mining medical records, controlled study, and risk assessment in real-time systems, medical res­earch has come out as the knight in shining armour to save humankind from health ailments.

Every aspect of development needs to give special attention towards healthcare, and even private organisations and medical institutions are making a big strides towards facilitate the healthcare industry with complete patient safety and cure in real time.

Researches done by scientists and technologists in the fields of nanotechnology, genealogy and healthcare industry are even evolving robotic learning systems that can perform concept mining complex based on AI and machine learning algorithms. The progressive medical field is already deploying technologies for heart surgery using microrobots, non-invasive cardio surgeries to remove blockages from arteries, complex brain surgeries with robotic arms for ultra-precision, and a number of controlled radiation therapies and non-invasive treatments and screenings.

These advanced systems will be capable of natural language processing and image recognition for a controlled study of patients and will further help in the reduction of healthcare costs. Researchers along with scientists are coming up with new AI-powered devices that can accurately diagnose diseases. A controlled study has shown that AI learning systems are definitely making it easier for medical professionals to detect deadly diseases at an early stage. This accomplishment will further reduce the mortality rate and increase life expectancy.

Scientists are developing robots that are equipped with speech-recognition technology, knowledge-based systems, and natural language processing and sentiment analysis. These healthcare machines can form a likely diagnosis and even suggest the appropriate course of action that should be taken.

Additionally, they can detect emotions on the basis of heart sound analysis, concept mining complex, risk assessment, and controlled study to engage in an empathetic conversation with patients.

Apart from the hospitals and consultations, technology and robotics are going to play a crucial role in drug manufacture, quality control, drug safety, and drug marketing. Through path-breaking innovations and studies using advanced technology and critical calculations, scientists are developing medicines that can cure severe and chronic health ailments like HIV and cancer. Keeping patient knowledge-based systems at the centre of development process drug efficacy is another target, healthcare industry aim to achieve.

Not just healthcare but hospital management and patient care are also taking a new shape with the intervention of AI and machine learning. The technology is helping hospitals to manage the complete functioning smoothly, organise and handle patients health records and medical history, schedule and deploy the medical care staff, and utilise the complete potential of facilities. The healthcare industry is even using real-time systems for effective administration.

Though artificial intelligence and machine learning are growing rapidly, they are yet to reach great heights. Patient safety is of utmost priority for clinicians and hospitals, and they are taking every possible step to ensure healthcare in Real-Time Systems Healthcare.

E-medicine and tele-healthcare are going to be the frontline of healthcare in the coming years. The continuously evolving world requires more innovations and scientific interventions for the betterment of our physical and mental well-being. Technology is poised to be the true source of all development in healthcare and hospitals. 

(The writer is Chairman, and Managing Director, VBRI [Vinoba Bhave Research Institute] Group)

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