To reduce preventable medical errors, an AI assistance to surgeons is more realistic than a wide spread of robotic surgery. In this article (and the associated paper) authors share some tips to make this assistance real today.
The paper’s authors propose AI as an effective augmentation tool to enhance in situ surgical decision making. We’re already seeing the first examples of this come to market. For example, a company called Activ Surgical, a digital surgery company focused on improving patient outcomes, recently debuted its ActivEdge platform, an AI/ML platform designed to provide critical real-time intelligence and visualization to surgeons. The platform and its associated products will be initially available in the U.S. mark