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Can Artificial Intelligence Improve Diagnosis of Diseases?

Dr Evelyn Ho, Consultant Clinical Radiologist | Prof Ng Kwan Hoong, Medical Physicist and Professor, Department of Biomedical Imaging

19-May-21 16:00

Can Artificial Intelligence Improve Diagnosis of Diseases?

Imagine a computer being able to diagnose cancer better than a team of doctors. That was the promise of artificial intelligence – that it would render human intelligence obsolete one day. But is this more hype than reality? We speak to Prof Ng Kwan Hoong, Medical Physicist and Professor, Department of Biomedical Imaging, University of Malaya, and Dr Evelyn Ho, Consultant Clinical Radiologist, to separate the aspirational aspects of AI from the practical, when it comes to improving imaging and diagnosis of diseases.

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Produced by: Tee Shiao Eek

Presented by: Tee Shiao Eek


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