healthcare

How one hospital gains productivity with high-tech AI

At the Centre Hospitalier Chrétien (CHC), we are committed to putting patients first. Quality of care and patient safety are our top priorities. And we care for many patients. In our hospital and clinics, we have more than 1,000 beds for acute care patients, 30 beds for psychiatric care and 675 beds for retired residents. […]

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AI technology boosts service for health insurance customers

Did you know that three out of four New Zealanders don’t have private health insurance? Our mission here at nib is to help our fellow Kiwis gain insurance coverage by using digital technologies like AI to disrupt the New Zealand health insurance market. nib is the second-largest health insurance company in New Zealand—with more than […]

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Analytics and AI can improve healthcare benefits decisions

Most of us are aware that advanced analytics and AI can help doctors diagnose disease and treat patients better. An area of decision support that’s been neglected, however, is healthcare benefits. This is unfortunate because benefits decisions can have serious financial and wellness consequences for every employer and its employees. Indeed, a typical family of […]

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How to help clients crawl, walk, then run with high-tech AI

As companies tap into the power of artificial intelligence, there’s often an impulse to run from the very beginning. There’s a mistaken belief that AI can solve everything. For this reason, we call our company Darwin Ecosystem because we look to the crawl, walk and run model—taking a tiered approach to help ensure transformation success. […]

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Unlocking the value of healthcare data with IBM technology

Garbage in, garbage out. It may be an old saying, but it’s as true today in healthcare data management as ever. Bad data generates erroneous conclusions We’ve always generated a lot of data in the healthcare industry. In hospital systems, every department produces its own patient data, and, until recently, we weren’t looking at that […]

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Advancing medical imaging research with deep learning

With the rise of connected healthcare, medical data is proliferating at an exponential rate. Sources such as electronic health record (EHR) systems, clinical trials, genetic sequencing, research studies and radiologic imaging all generate useful data, but the sheer volume has the potential to overwhelm physicians hoping to better serve their patients. Recent gains in computing […]

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Improving health care with connected analytics technology

At ZSL, a global technology integrator and solution provider with 20 years of experience, we’ve observed two trends that are transforming healthcare today: data analytics and connected health. Most healthcare firms have collected volumes of data from varied sources. We often help them with data integration, transmission, security and analysis to make sense of it. […]

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Improving hospital bed management with AI

My company, Glintt, based in Portugal, is an IT solutions integrator with deep healthcare expertise. We regularly develop solutions that can reduce healthcare costs, increase efficiencies and improve the patient experience. Working with IBM, we recently developed WiseWard, a solution that helps achieve these goals using predictive analytics. The solution helps streamline hospital bed assignment […]

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How Watson technology can help with addiction care

I’d like to share a story about an innovative solution my company, Dimensions Recovery Centers, is developing in collaboration with IBM Watson Health. Using Watson Care Manager, which is a cloud-based solution, our project is the first to apply artificial intelligence (AI) powered analytics to treating people caught up in the growing addiction epidemic. Now […]

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