Chapter 2

The rise of artificial intelligence in healthcare applications

Adam Bohr1 and Kaveh Memarzadeh2,    1Sonohaler, Copenhagen, Denmark,    2ChemoMetec, Lillerød, Denmark


Big data and machine learning are having an impact on most aspects of modern life, from entertainment, commerce, and healthcare. Netflix knows which films and series people prefer to watch, Amazon knows which items people like to buy when and where, and Google knows which symptoms and conditions people are searching for. All this data can be used for very detailed personal profiling, which may be of great value for behavioral understanding and targeting but also has potential for predicting healthcare trends. There is great optimism that the application of artificial ...

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