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AI becoming ‘weapon’ in fight against HCAIs

John Langton, PhD, argues that AI holds huge potential in infection prevention. The technology could have a major impact on identifying patients at most risk of infections, as well as improving patient outcomes.

John Langton, PhD, argues that AI holds huge potential in infection prevention. The technology could have a major impact on identifying patients at most risk of infections, as well as improving patient outcomes – from the management of sepsis, to reducing rates of C.difficile.

A huge amount has been claimed about the power of artificial intelligence (AI) in medicine, much of it sounding more like science fiction than real-world healthcare. One of the problems has been a misalignment between the two main camps in the debate – technologists and the doctors. I have always argued that you need a connector between the two, experts who can harness the power of big data and advanced analytics and apply it in a real clinical setting, with a tangible impact.

When AI first came into our lives, some feared that daily tasks, and perhaps even our doctors, would one day be replaced by robots. Now, we can step back and make a more informed assessment. The truth is t

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Central Sterilising Club 60th Anniversary Annual Scientific Meeting

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