Healthcare

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Why AI Will Make Healthcare Personal

Achieving the dream of personalized healthcare for everyone won’t be without challenges.

For generations healthcare has been episodic — someone gets sick or breaks a bone, they see a doctor and then they might not see another one until the next time they get sick or injured. Now as emerging technologies such as artificial intelligence open up new possibilities for the healthcare industry in the Fourth Industrial […]

Safeguarding Healthcare Data Is a Matter of Trust

How can companies build greater trust in the marketplace to gain competitive advantage? This report offers some interesting insights.

Business was once done on a handshake, with your word being your bond, but in today’s digital-centric world, trust is becoming more scarce. This sobering trend became apparent in a new survey conducted by Harvard Business Review Analytic Services, which found that nearly two-thirds (63%) of senior executives at large enterprises throughout the world say […]

Flexible Supply Chain Solutions for Advanced Therapies

In an era of advanced therapies and global clinical trials, the need for agile supply chains is critical.

The composition of clinical trial pipelines is changing quickly as the rise of advanced therapies adds another layer to the multi-decade shift from small molecules to biologics. This change is fueling once unimaginable advances in the treatment of cancers, rare diseases and other conditions, but it is also placing strains on infrastructure and processes originally […]

Delivering Real Change in Ghana

Building on a successful campaign in Rwanda, drones in Ghana will make on-demand, emergency deliveries of 148 high-priority products.

As you read this, drones are making emergency deliveries of vaccines, blood products and life-saving medications. What’s remarkable is that this scene is playing out in Ghana. The story began in Rwanda in 2016. In a groundbreaking collaboration between The UPS Foundation, Gavi and Zipline, life-saving medical supplies began reaching Rwandan patients in minutes — […]

Is ‘Deep Medicine’ the Cure for Our Healthcare Challenges?

Top doctor Eric Topol captures the opportunities and dilemmas — practical and ethical — surrounding AI in healthcare.

To many doctors, Eric Topol is a machine. He’s a prolific researcher who publishes in high-impact journals like Nature and Science, leads the Scripps Research Institute and is a well-respected cardiologist based in La Jolla, California. So, it’s particularly impressive (and quite ironic) that, through it all, Topol managed to write the definitive tome, Deep Medicine (Basic Books, 2019), on […]