QUOTED. Jan. 11, 2019. Ben Newton.
GE Healthcare is collaborating with Vanderbilt University Medical Center to develop AI-powered diagnostic tools for cancer care. Ben Newton, GE Healthcare's chief digital officer, explained that GE hopes the partnership will help GE become a leader in precision medicine by developing algorithms and artificial intelligence systems that can predict adverse events in cancer patients.
"For predictive analytics we will partner with Vanderbilt on their database of cancer patients so electronic records, imaging records, genomic profiling, biopsy data, demographics. We will then develop algorithms and apply AI that can predict adverse events, in first instance, to immunotherapies and, in the second instance, which patients are more likely to benefit from immunotherapies, and then we'll look further beyond that for other opportunities." -Ben Newton, chief digital officer, GE Healthcare