AI was used experimentally in the healthcare domain back in the early 1970s. One of the earliest AIs that was applied to this domain was an expert system called Dendral. However, Dendral did not become a mainstream application in healthcare; one of its successors called MYCIN took over some of the challenging problems in the domain of medicine for therapeutic treatments. Today, the applications of AI and blockchain in the domain of healthcare are crowded by top brass companies such as IBM, Microsoft, Google, and other start-ups.
In the following screenshot, you can see an Electronic Health Record (EHR) of a patient:
You can check out the diagram at, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Electronic_health_record#/media/File:Electronic_medical_record.jpg.
Now, let's understand some of the issues faced by the healthcare industry.
Issues in the domain
Although applications of AI has made significant advancements in healthcare...