28 Jun Insurers turn to artificial intelligence in war on fraud

The staggering level of criminality costs us all, adding $400 to $700 a year to premiums we pay for our homes, cars, and healthcare. There are simply not enough investigators to put a significant dent in the criminality, so the industry is turning to the...

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24 May How Health Care Changes When Algorithms Start Making Diagnoses

Machine learning in healthcare presents many challenges… and opportunities. Who’s ready? How Health Care Changes When Algorithms Start Making Diagnoses (by Andrew Burt and Samuel Volchenboum, Harvard Business Review, May 8, 2018) Imagine that the next time you see your doctor, she says you have a life-threatening disease....

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03 Feb U.S. health care needs a wakeup call from India: Column

Advanced technology driven, low cost heart surgery? Certainly a new level of disruptive innovation in a segment driven by prohibitive consumer costs, will it happen here? U.S. health care needs a wakeup call from India: Column (Robert Pearl, USA Today, 1/29/2017) Global innovators are doing high-quality $1,800 heart surgery....

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19 Jan Healthcare IT / Digital Health VC Funding in 2016 Crosses $5 Billion for the First Time, Reports Mercom Capital Group

2016 was a big year for digital health care funding! Healthcare IT / Digital Health VC Funding in 2016 Crosses $5 Billion for the First Time, Reports Mercom Capital Group (Yahoo! Finance 1/18/2017) Healthcare IT / Digital Health VC Funding in 2016 Crosses $5 Billion for the First...

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02 Dec How a New U.K. Surveillance Law Could One Day Be Used To Threaten Apple Encryption

A recent development that impacts the systematic approach Apple has taken to absolute consumer privacy. It will be interesting to see how these international changes might impact overall consumer privacy. How a New U.K. Surveillance Law Could One Day Be Used To Threaten Apple Encryption (FastCompany.com, December...

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