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Is Regulation A Barrier to Innovation?

Is Regulation A Barrier to Innovation? Yes. Undeniably, unequivocally, yes. That is not a particularly satisfying answer, is it? The thing is neither that question, nor the answer, are particularly useful. Not by themselves at least. We need to ask why we have regulation at all. Let us rewind a little. At its most basic,…

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The status of current clinical practice in diagnosis of young onset dementia in England

Findings from the Angela Project Neuropsychiatry and behavioural neurology/assessment/measurement of neuropsychiatric/behavioural and psychological symptoms Background The presentation of dementia in young people is complex and challenging, often resulting in delays in receiving a confirmed diagnosis and appropriate support. A recent Delphi consensus has derived minimum and gold standards for the diagnostic workup that international expert…

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Why AI?

As we know, medical records can cover a long history of diseases (as Akrivia Health has found up to ninety decades) and can include a vast number of diagnoses, symptoms, results, medications, and laboratory values, we could truly benefit from advanced search capabilities to allow for the retrieval of relevant data. Especially with diseases such…

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What is Natural Language Processing (NLP)?

Natural Language Processing (NLP) is a form of Artificial Intelligence which processes language. Natural Language Processing (NLP) has existed for more than 50 years and has roots in the field of linguistics. It has a variety of real-world applications in a number of fields, including medical research. NLP is opening up new possibilities for how…

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