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It follows the APPG’s inquiry which earlier this year found huge potential for AI to transform the lives of those living with heart and circulatory diseases, as well as a greater need for those affected to be included in discussions about the development and adoption of these new technologies.

continuing to increase, it’s vital that some of this investment is used to

64 per cent had at least some awareness of potential future uses of AI to diagnose

and treat heart and circulatory diseases, but only 17 per cent of respondents

highlight the importance of improving patient awareness while AI can help more

will bring academics and specialists together to help identify the patients

to ensuring enhanced GP provision and reduced waiting times.” The Group’s latest

“Putsimply, AI is the term given to a set of computer actions that mimic human intelligence.

learning, from other types of computer program is that it can learn and improve

strong at finding patterns and trends in data that are not obvious through

It is where algorithms—a set of rules that a computer uses to make a calculation—are

data, from scrutinising images to analysing genomic data.” On the potential of AI, Henry said;

“Thenumber of people living with heart and circulatory diseases also remains high, at

way we prevent, diagnose, treat and support those living with or at risk from

artificial intelligence lab to improve the health and lives of patients.

bring together the industry’s best academics, specialists and technology companies.

The new national artificial intelligence lab will sit within NHSX, the

by 3.4 per cent in real terms each year from 2019-20 to 2023-24, which is

improved GP provision, reduced waiting times and enhanced frontline services.”