Utilization of Language Processing in Medicine
AI-based Natural Language Processing (NLP) has impacted many industries including voice-assistants, customer service chatbots, finance, and document processing among many others. The field of medicine has also been a big beneficiary of the technology. I came across the following companies that have put NLP to a good use and are doing very neat things making a real impact on patient care. The following are just a few of them:
1. Roam Analytics
The company uses NLP to manage patient’s electronic health records. Their platform enables providers to streamline data analysis and storage.
Appto’s platform solution automates manual tasks like examining X-Rays, tests, CT scans, and data entry which leads to elimination of human errors. Additionally they offer an interactive app intended to respond to patient inquiries.
Sense.ly’s AI-based virtual patient assistant. NLP algorithms are used to efficiently monitor, understand patients queries, and gather feedback. Their platform is able to provide guidance to practitioners aiding them make better treatment suggestions.