Artificial intelligence has rendered HIPAA obsolete. As AI in healthcare becomes commonplace, data privacy, security and ethical issues are growing. We explored the uses of AI in healthcare, the ethical issues involved, and why experts are raising flags about healthcare data storage and data security practices.
26 million people had already used take-home genetics testing kits by the start of 2019. But what happens to your data afterwards? We looked into it and found biotech firms, retailers, law enforcement agencies and others buying and accessing DNA data en masse.
Healthcare databases are growing exponentially. Today, healthcare providers, drug makers and others are turning this data into value by using text analytics and natural language processing to mine unstructured healthcare data and then doing something with the results. Here are some examples.
Medical researchers are increasingly turning to social media to understand how people experience their conditions. In this paper, a team from Sant Baba Bhag Singh University explores the use of sentiment analysis in improving treatments and outcomes for diabetes patients.