A doctor and start-up executive in Japan says AI, or artificial intelligence, will help pave the way for future medical breakthroughs – but first, more data needs to be collected. Photo: Shutterstock A doctor and start-up executive in Japan says AI, or artificial intelligence, will help pave the way for future medical breakthroughs – but first, more data needs to be collected. Photo: Shutterstock
A doctor and start-up executive in Japan says AI, or artificial intelligence, will help pave the way for future medical breakthroughs – but first, more data needs to be collected. Photo: Shutterstock

Doctors in Japan turn entrepreneur to design AI devices that can diagnose things such as the flu, and benefit from their access to medical data

  • Harnessing their medical knowledge and clinical expertise, doctors in Japan are working for start-ups designing AI devices for medical use
  • Their ability to request data from patients helps in the development of the devices, which gives companies a head start over rivals in the field.

Topic |   Wellness
A doctor and start-up executive in Japan says AI, or artificial intelligence, will help pave the way for future medical breakthroughs – but first, more data needs to be collected. Photo: Shutterstock A doctor and start-up executive in Japan says AI, or artificial intelligence, will help pave the way for future medical breakthroughs – but first, more data needs to be collected. Photo: Shutterstock
A doctor and start-up executive in Japan says AI, or artificial intelligence, will help pave the way for future medical breakthroughs – but first, more data needs to be collected. Photo: Shutterstock
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