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Army doctors deliberate on artificial intelligence in medicine


Press Trust of India New Delhi
Doctors serving the armed forces of the country tried to demystify some of the aspects of artificial intelligence as they met top engineering minds in the filed at a symposium here.
The symposium on artificial intelligence in medicine was organised by the Head Quarters Integrated Defence Staff (Medical) under the aegis of Directorate General of the Armed Forces Medical Services today, an army official said.
Lt Gen CS Narayanan highlighted the importance of medical professionals to keep pace with the rapid evolution of Artificial Intelligence and related technologies to stay relevant at the dawn of a new era.
Lt Gen Bipin Puri, Director General Armed Forces Medical Services (DGAFMS) elaborated on the various measures taken to ensure that the Armed Forces Medical Services leverage these emerging technologies to streamline delivery of optimal care to a dependant population of close to 10 million persons.
The top management and innovation heads of Accenture and SAP in India were invited to demystify Artificial Intelligence, Blockchain, and Analytics to a galaxy of medical professionals and senior leaders of the Armed Forces Medical Services who came to participate in the event from all over the country.
A road map for implementation of these technologies in day to day practice which would make it relevant to every stakeholder was discussed in a special session.

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First Published: Jun 30 2018 | 10:30 PM IST

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