October is Health Literacy Month

Improve society and population health by communicating health messages so they are fully understood. Health Literacy is defined as “the degree to which individuals have the capacity to obtain, process, and understand basic health information and services needed to make appropriate health decisions.” […]

2017-10-10T15:46:26+00:00 October 10th, 2017|Informational|

Predictive Analytics: Be a Fortune Teller

I had the great pleasure of giving a talk at the Special Libraries Association (SLA) 2017 meeting in Phoenix on June 18. Magan Stephens from Gilead organized a session for the Pharmaceutical and Health Technologies Division entitled, you guessed it, “Predictive Analytics: Be a Fortune Teller”.  […]

2017-06-28T16:27:48+00:00 June 28th, 2017|Artificial Intelligence, Informational, Predictive Analytics|

Implementing a Biomedical-specific Discovery Engine

Recently, there was a question on Quora asking: How would you start implementing a vertical semantic search engine? Since we are very often asked how we implemented our biomedical discovery engine, I thought I would re-post my response here, since not everyone reads Quora. If you have further questions, please contact us. […]

2017-05-18T16:22:58+00:00 May 18th, 2017|Artificial Intelligence, Informational|

Artificial Intelligence in Healthcare: Adaptation Takes Time

A Fierce Healthcare article published today points out that, despite the excitement in the healthcare arena about Artificial Intelligence (AI), “there are few practical applications currently I use”.  Although the desire to take advantage of the promise of AI is strong, what is the barrier and why isn’t it working better – yet? […]

2017-05-13T08:00:47+00:00 May 11th, 2017|Artificial Intelligence|

How to Spot Real Artificial Intelligence

The Atlantic published an article titled ‘Artificial Intelligence’ Has Become Meaningless. They are not saying AI is actually meaningless, but rather touting a software solution as being AI in so many cases does not actually mean the application uses real AI. As they put it, “…in most cases, the systems making claims to artificial intelligence…[are] just [...]

2017-10-16T10:06:03+00:00 March 30th, 2017|Artificial Intelligence, Informational|