Today’s Globe & Mail contains a story detailing IBM’s efforts to attack the opioid crisis with Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning. Included in the story is a discussion about the partnership between TryCycle and IBM in this important effort.
From the feature:
MacBeth thinks this is a small price to pay for unchaining the counsellor response “from the tyranny of a calendar.”
He adds that “it makes absolutely no sense that a person who is in a crisis situation now has to wait two or three weeks to get an appointment with a practitioner. With something like TryCycle, response times can change and this reduces the strain on already stressed emergency and health resources; more importantly, it can help save lives.