Singapore firm to launch 'AI doctor' in China

Hanalytics chief executive Raymond Moh at the firm's research centre for neurology at Beijing Tiantan Hospital.
Hanalytics chief executive Raymond Moh at the firm's research centre for neurology at Beijing Tiantan Hospital.ST PHOTO: DANSON CHEONG

An artificial intelligence (AI) machine developed by a Singapore firm is making the tedious process of diagnosing a brain tumour easier and less prone to human error.

The machine can do in a second what an experienced doctor would take 30 minutes to complete, given the thousands of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) images that need to be checked.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on June 20, 2018, with the headline 'S'pore firm to launch 'AI doctor' in China'. Subscribe