The End of Human Doctors – Understanding Medicine

Last post I introduced the big question - "Are doctors going to be replaced by computers soon?" We also saw one possible answer: "Yes", which we are going to investigate in this series of articles. Over the next few posts we will start building a foundation for answering this question, by defining and exploring some of the … Continue reading The End of Human Doctors – Understanding Medicine

Standardised reports might be good for humans, but they are probably bad for artificial intelligence

After an amazingly high number of readers for my last blog post (thanks to everyone who read and shared it), I have starting writing a series of posts on the big question in radiology – will radiologists be replaced by machines in the near future? Geoff Hinton thinks we have five to ten years left, and as one … Continue reading Standardised reports might be good for humans, but they are probably bad for artificial intelligence

Health Informatics, big data and computer gamers @ SAHMRI

Thanks again to HISA for inviting us, and for the excellent Q & A / meet and greet after the talks. In particular thanks to Chris Radbone for organising the event. We got a tour of SAHMRI before we started, and I can say that the building was as impressive from the inside as is from outside. … Continue reading Health Informatics, big data and computer gamers @ SAHMRI

Precision radiology, deep learning, artificial intelligence, oh my!

Last month I presented a talk on my PhD project at the 2016 Aus and NZ College of Radiology and Radiation Oncology annual meeting, which is the first time I have talked about it publicly. We have not published any major papers yet (our first big one is just about ready for submission), so there hasn't been … Continue reading Precision radiology, deep learning, artificial intelligence, oh my!