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Artificial Intelligence (AI) In Healthcare: Opportunities and Challenges

Explore how the use of artificial intelligence is increasing in healthcare and the challenges and opportunities this presents.

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Artificial Intelligence (AI) In Healthcare: Opportunities and Challenges

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Discover the uses of AI in healthcare

Artificial intelligence (AI) has been a major development in healthcare. With the availability of vast amounts of health data, and the increasing possibilities of data analytics, understanding AI has never been more important.

On this four-week course, you’ll consider why we need AI in healthcare as you delve into the different ways it can help improve healthcare systems.

Through this exploration, you’ll examine both the benefits and drawbacks of using AI in healthcare to learn how we can overcome the challenges this technology presents.

Delve into the history and opportunities of AI for healthcare

You’ll start by exploring the history of AI to understand how this technology has expanded into different areas of our lives.

This will help you identify the opportunities for artificial intelligence in healthcare such as helping to fight imprecision and making medical decisions.

Understand key AI challenges

Next, you’ll delve into the applications of AI in healthcare to gain an introduction to the challenges it presents.

You’ll unpack the problems with AI, such as data privacy and ethical concerns, and discover the techniques you can use to navigate these issues.

Explore the applications of AI and IOT in healthcare

Finally, you’ll look to the future of using AI in healthcare as you explore technology such as augmented and virtual reality.

You’ll also explore the issue of healthcare internet of things (HIoT) dehumanising healthcare and how we might navigate this.

By the end of the course, you’ll have the knowledge of the applications of AI in healthcare as well as the benefits and problems this presents.

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What topics will you cover?

  • Why do we need Artificial Intelligence in Healthcare?
  • Opportunities of Artificial Intelligence in Healthcare
  • Challenges of Artificial Intelligence in Healthcare
  • Are we towards dehumanizing healthcare?

Who is this accredited by?

The CPD Certification Service
The CPD Certification Service:

The CPD Certification Service: The CPD Certification Service was established in 1996 and is the leading independent CPD accreditation institution operating across industry sectors to complement the CPD policies of professional and academic bodies.

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What will you achieve?

By the end of the course, you‘ll be able to...

  • Demonstrate the understanding and knowledge regarding to the needs of AI in healthcare
  • Describe the possibilities of applications of AI to healthcare
  • Explore methods to overcome the challenges of AI in the healthcare domain; and ways in which AI will support and assist towards better healthcare

Who is the course for?

This course is designed for anyone who wants to understand artificial intelligence and its application in healthcare. It will be particularly relevant for those with some existing knowledge of healthcare, especially students, researchers and healthcare professionals.

Who will you learn with?

Dr.Shabbir Syed-Abdul,is an associate professor of Health informatics at Graduate Institute of Biomedical Informatics, College of Medical Science and Technology, Taipei Medical University, Taiwan.

Yu-Chuan Jack Li is a pioneer of AI in Medicine, Medical Informatics Research and a dermatologist in Taiwan. Find out more on http://www.jackli.cc

Who developed the course?

Taipei Medical University

Taipei Medical University (TMU) has been a leader in Taiwan’s healthcare system for over half a century due to its research, teaching excellence, internationalization and outstanding medical service.

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