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October 17, 2019

Microsoft, SilverCloud Health Seek to Leverage Artificial Intelligence in Mental Health Treatment

Microsoft Research and SilverCloud Health are collaborating to improve treatment of t mental health conditions through the use of artificial intelligence (AI). According to Ken Cahill, CEO of SilverCloud, “the technology enables ‘very tailored support’ to each patient”. The model encourages patients to be more interactive with treatment and aims to provide personalized mental health care. Cahill explains that AI will not replace physicians, but can assist with early interventions and improve clinical outcomes.