Stakeholders’ Perspectives: How Artificial Intelligence (AI) can and should be used in healthcare

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This webinar will introduce the role of artificial intelligence as a diagnostic, treatment and preventative tool in the future of Canada’s health system. You’ll hear from a diverse range of stakeholders and experts as they share their perspective on how we can leverage AI in healthcare and discuss the key considerations for its adoption. Panelists will also discuss the impact that COVID-19 has had on innovation in healthcare and how it supports moving toward a more data-driven healthcare system.

Speaker Panel:
Dr. Alexandra Greenhill 
Founder, CEO, Chief Medical Officer, CareTeam Technologies

1. Annette McKinnon - Patient Advisor, Patient Advisors Network
2. Dr. Reza Forghani - Director and Lead Investigator, Augmented Intelligence & Precision Health Laboratory, McGill University Health Centre
3. Mary Ackenhusen - Senior Executive in Residence, and Lead, Partnerships and Innovation Division, British Columbia Ministry of Health
4. Dr. Tracie Risling - Interim Associate Dean, Research and Graduate Studies in the College of Nursing, University of Saskatchewan
5. Dr. Brendan Carr – President and CEO, Nova Scotia Health Authority
6. Dr. Richard Reznick - Professor of Surgery and Dean Emeritus, Faculty of Health Sciences, Queen's University, and Chair, Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada’s Task Force on AI and Emerging Digital Technologies


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Radiotherapy treatments currently used in the clinical field are rarely modified. They generally consist of a global therapy of 50 grays, fractionated in five treatments of two grays every week for five weeks.
Thus, it could be worthwhile to develop a numeric tool, based on mathematical models found in the literature, in order to compare different types of treatment without having to test them on real tissues. Several parameters are known to alter the tissue response after irradiation including oxygen

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