Two AI luminaries, Fei-Fei Li and Andrew Ng got together today on YouTube, to discuss the state of AI in healthcare. Covid-19 has made healthcare a top priority for governments, businesses, and investors around the world and accelerated efforts to apply artificial intelligence to improving our health, from drug discovery to more efficient hospital operations to better diagnostics.
The first quarter of 2021 saw a new funding record with nearly $2.5 billion raised by startups focusing on AI in healthcare, according to CB Insights. But this could be similar to the excitement around and investment in autonomous vehicle technologies a few years ago, as successful implementations of AI-based products and services in healthcare may not be just around the corner. Read full article here »