«Healthcare services globally are under more pressure to serve growing populations in new and innovative ways. The development of medical technology (medtech) has moved beyond clinical environments and into our homes, as remote patient monitoring and advanced technology become an expected norm. To help healthcare services to thrive (rather than just survive), cutting-edge technology, including machine learning and data science, has an essential role.»

«One such area that is starting to see the benefits of AI integration is rare disease diagnosis. Individually rare but collectively common, rare diseases are estimated to affect 350 to 400 million people globally – or around 1 in in every 17 people. In the US, that figure rises to 1 in every 10, according to the National Organization for Rare Disorders (NORD).»

Article written by Dr Peter Fish, CEO Mendelian.