About the Session

The artificial intelligence revolution is here and everywhere. PwC research finds that close to 40 percent of U.S. jobs could be replaced by robots in the next 15 years. AI’s impacts and implications are shaping the future of healthcare and causing enormous societal shifts. This interactive session will introduce the foundations of AI, machine learning, deep learning and natural language processing, using easy-to-understand and relatable examples. The emphasis will be on their practical applications in healthcare and how they can transform personalized medicine and population health. The legal, ethical, moral, public policy and future workforce concerns of AI will be addressed to better prepare healthcare professionals to ride the wave of the fourth industrial revolution.

Learning Objectives:

  • Explain the concepts, trends and developments in AI, machine learning, deep learning and natural language processing in an easy-to-understand and relatable manner.
  • Discuss practical and game-changing applications of AI in healthcare transformation, and address legal, ethical, moral and public policy concerns.