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August 2018 Br J Cardiol 2018;25:86–7 doi:10.5837/bjc.2018.024

Artificial intelligence in cardiology: applications, benefits and challenges

Panos Constantinides, David A Fitzmaurice

Abstract

The challenges All these data, however, pose a serious challenge for physicians: the challenge of limitless choice. According to a white paper by Stanford Medicine,4 “the sheer volume of health care data is growing at an astronomical rate: 153 exabytes (one exabyte = one billion gigabytes) were produced in 2013 and an estimated 2,314 exabytes will be produced in 2020, translating to an overall rate of increase at least 48 percent annually.” With so much data on the daily decisions of millions of patients about their physical activity, dietary intake, medication adherence, and self-monitoring (e.g. blood pressure, weight), to name but a fe

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The interview

June 2015 Br J Cardiol 2015;22:63–4

The interview

Michael Norell

Abstract

Dr Mike Norell A senior trainee, who had taken an interest in an upcoming consultant post, sought advice from me as to how he might frame his application. In years gone by such a request would be expected only to receive an encouraging response along the lines of “I know the guys there; I’ll give them a ring”. I doubt that such a supportive action − even if sincere − ever altered the final outcome of any consultant interview, and nowadays this type of communication runs contrary to good employment practice anyway. Over many years I have come to realise that the outcome of these events is down to two factors: you, and whether or not

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