Keynote 2 - ICEDEG 2024

Revolutionizing Healthcare: Unleashing the Power of AI for Improved Lives

Abstract

The integration of artificial intelligence (AI) in healthcare has emerged as a revolutionary force, promising to transform the landscape of medical practices and improve the lives of individuals worldwide. This abstract explores AI's potential impact in revolutionizing healthcare and its ability to unleash a new era of advancements. AI can enhance various aspects of healthcare, ranging from diagnostics and treatment to patient care and administrative tasks. By leveraging machine learning algorithms, AI can analyze vast amounts of medical data and provide accurate and timely diagnoses, enabling early detection of diseases and improving treatment outcomes. Additionally, AI-powered systems can assist healthcare professionals in creating personalized treatment plans, considering individual patient characteristics and medical histories. Moreover, AI technologies have the potential to streamline administrative tasks, reduce paperwork, and enhance efficiency in healthcare facilities. Automated systems can handle scheduling, billing, and record-keeping, freeing healthcare providers to focus more on patient care. This increased efficiency translates into reduced waiting times, improved resource allocation, and, ultimately, a more patient-centered approach. Furthermore, AI-based telemedicine platforms and wearable devices are bringing healthcare directly to individuals' homes. These technologies enable remote monitoring of patients, facilitating timely interventions and reducing hospital readmissions. AI-driven virtual assistants and chatbots are also employed to provide reliable and accessible medical information, empowering individuals to make informed decisions about their health. Despite the numerous benefits of AI in healthcare, ethical and regulatory challenges must be addressed. Concerns regarding data privacy, algorithm bias, and the potential replacement of human healthcare professionals must be carefully navigated to ensure the responsible and equitable deployment of AI technologies. In conclusion, the integration of AI has the potential to revolutionize healthcare by improving diagnostics, treatment, patient care, and administrative tasks. By harnessing the power of AI, healthcare systems can become more efficient, accessible, and patient-centered, ultimately leading to improved lives and better health outcomes for individuals around the globe.

 

Prof. Nevine Makram Labib is the Director of the Social and Cultural Planning Center and Head of the Digital Transformation Committee at the Egyptian Government’s Institute of National Planning. She is a scientist in Artificial Intelligence and Data Analytics Scientist, focusing on Healthcare Informatics. She is a Successful research and development professional equipped to spearhead the implementation of Artificial Intelligence in various domains (healthcare, education, media, and national security) in Egypt through awareness events, forums, academic conferences, and educational programs. Develops and delivers rigorous curricula while kindling learners’ interest in emerging technologies, current best practices, and future trends. Highly motivated corporate trainer with experience training small and large groups across diverse industries in several Arab countries (Kuwait, Bahrain, KSA, Oman). Decisive leader with people skills and attention to detail. Frequent expert guest speaker on Egyptian TV shows (English and Arabic programs), speaking on diverse topics such as Artificial Intelligence and its current and future applications, the digitization initiative, and the role of data in decision-making. Served as the Academic Advisor for ENACTUS at Sadat Academy for Management Sciences.

 

 

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24 - 26 June 2024
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