AIIMS-Patna & IIIT-Bhagalpur sign MoU for research, use of AI - (The Times of India via NewsPoints Desk)

  • The All India Institute of Medical Science-Patna (AIIMS-P) is collaborating with the Indian Institute of Information Technology-Bhagalpur (IIIT-B) to research the use artificial intelligence (AI) in healthcare, as reported The Times of India on Friday.

  • Additionally, the institutes will develop new software for easy detection of diseases.

  • AIIMS-P superintendent C M Singh said that the use of AI for diagnosis of different diseases would give a boost to the healthcare system.

  • "The two institutes will jointly develop new software for measuring bone density and detecting gynaecological diseases as well as joint problems in no time," Singh said.

  • The IIIT-B director Arvind Choubey claimed that the institute had developed software that could detect COVID-19 infection in an individual without an RT-PCR test.

  • "We have conducted trials on over a 1000 sample and attained 97% success," he said, adding that the software was being screened by the Indian Council of Medical Research.

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