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Artificial Intelligence for Healthcare: Opportunities and Challenges

The use of artificial intelligence (AI) in healthcare is increasing, explore the challenges and opportunities AI presents.

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Artificial Intelligence for Healthcare: Opportunities and Challenges
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Understand how AI can be used in healthcare and the challenges it creates

The use of 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, and the challenges and opportunities it creates has never been been more important.

On this course you will consider why we might need AI in healthcare, exploring the possible applications and the issues they might cause such as whether AI is dehumanizing healthcare. You should leave the course more confident in your knowledge of AI and how it might improve today’s healthcare systems.

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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?

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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 for anyone wants to understand artificial intelligence and its application in healthcare. It will be particularly relevevant for those with some existing knowledge 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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