Kazakhstan Minister of Healthcare implements "Artificial Intelligence" project - A. Tsoy

22 November, 2017, 17:33 356

In Kazakhstan, the project "Artificial Intelligence" in the field of healthcare is being introduced. It was told by Vice-Minister of Healthcare of the Republic of Kazakhstan Alexey Tsoy at a press-conference in the Government.

According to the Vice-Minister, on September 14, 2017, a Memorandum of Cooperation was signed between the Ministry of Healthcare of the Republic of Kazakhstan and IBM, within the framework of which a pilot introduction of artificial intelligence in healthcare is planned - Watson for oncology. Currently, within the framework of the aforementioned memorandum, a roadmap for the pilot project is being developed.

"Artificial intelligence" can quickly study a medical record of the patient and, taking into account the latest medical achievements and scientific publications, offer doctors the most effective methods of treatment. Since the introduction, it is planned to analyze the medical history of about 100,000 patients suffering from cancer", A. Tsoy said.

It also became known that by the end of the year a pilot implementation of the integration platform is planned, including the electronic health passport and apatient's personal cabinet of the patient (2 health organizations from each region). And together with UNICEF, the mobile application "Health Nurse and Care for Young Children" is being developed. It is intended for the nursing of mother and child. The implemented system will ensure the provision of a full range of quality home-visiting services, as well as improve coordination between health, education and social protection systems. The launch of the mobile application is scheduled for December 2017.