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Healthcare professionals explain which kinds of AI solutions they are using and industry representatives describe which solutions they have marketed.
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What kind of AI solutions do you use for your work?
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MEREL HUISMAN: I just switched institutions, but at both my former hospital and my current hospital, we use a single detection tool. So this is narrow AI. So a detection task– for example, for pulmonary embolisms– the automatic detection. And so that within 30 minutes after the patient receives the scan for pulmonary embolisms, we get a warning if it’s positive.
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SOTIRIOS BISDASO: Currently, we use AI in the dementia diagnosis. We acquire volumetric scans of the brains, and correlate the results with the ones from the normal population, in order to detect deviations from the normal that can substantiate the diagnosis of dementia in our patients.
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ERIK RANSCHAERT: The first solution that we started using was an algorithm to analyse chest X-rays, which is still one of the examinations that is most frequently performed in a radiology department. And the algorithm allows us to filter out the normal chest X-rays. So it immediately tells us, this chest X-ray is normal. And it is also able to generate a report so that we only have to validate it. What kind of AI solutions have you marketed
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KIM BEUSCHAU MOURIDSEN: So we are providing solutions for acute stroke, and for quality. And we are basically optimising workflows by automatically reading CT or MR emitters.
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MARKO TOPALOVIC: Well today, ArtiQ empowers medical professionals with artificial intelligence to accurately and timely diagnose, treat, and follow-up patients with lung diseases.
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ANDREAS LEMKE: So our major product in the brain analyses brain MRI images and gives this information, in a quantitative report, to the radiologists, to improve the diagnosis. For example, neurodegenerative diseases like Alzheimer’s, dementia, and multiple sclerosis– but also other.

We have learned about the potential use of artificial intelligence in healthcare. In order to learn about the different kinds of AI solutions that are already used in daily practice, we can also ask experts to tell us about the systems they are using or marketing.

We went around and asked healthcare professionals to tell us how they are using AI in their work. Industry representatives also share the solutions they have marketed and that are currently used in hospitals.

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