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Microsoft, Apollo Hospitals join hands to improve cardiac care

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

has partnered healthcare to create an in cardiology.

The partnership between and will work to develop and deploy new models to predict patient risk for heart and assist doctors on treatment plans, the companies said in a joint statement.

Commenting on the development, AI and said: "Our unique partnership with brings together our learnings in and areas and Apollo's experience and expertise in cardiology."

(AI) Network for healthcare aims to democratise by empowering with faster, and reducing the burden, he added.

"This collaboration with Microsoft's like Artificial Intelligence and will help better predict, prevent and manage heart in the country," Joint MD Sangita Reddy said.

While we commence this in India, we will validate the algorithms and work towards creating a global consortium to tackle multiple conditions in cardiovascular disease, she added.

"is amongst Indias leading causes of mortality and morbidity, which is exacting a toll on the and well-being of our citizens," Reddy said.

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First Published: Thu, March 08 2018. 18:05 IST