The largest operator of a mid-sized tanker vessel company has vast amounts of data, a tangle of information about seafarers, incidents, inspections, and maintenance activity. Through data analytics, this data could reveal insights that would help unlock untold benefits for the business.

There are two problems that fall squarely on…


Artificial intelligence (AI) and digitization promise a world of optimized productivity, greater efficiency, and improved profitability. AI can handle tasks at a pace and scope that people cannot match. Plus, once these repetitive, mundane tasks are handed over to AI platforms, valuable human resources can take care of more high-value…


The World Health Organization (WHO) recently released its guideline on the use of artificial intelligence (AI) in healthcare, titled Ethics and Governance of Artificial Intelligence for Health.

The guideline identifies potential risks, challenges, and recommendations that stem from an ethical point of view when it comes to the use of…


The 21st century is only twenty years old, yet it is clear that one of the main transformative technologies and enablers for human society of this century will be artificial intelligence (AI).

So much so that McKinsey predicts it will deliver global economic activity to the value of $13 trillion…


The COVID-19 pandemic continues to wreak havoc in countries around the world. After the Spanish flu pandemic in 1918, this is one of the most widespread and pervasive health calamities that has befallen the world. As of mid-July 2021 there were 188,128,952 confirmed COVID-19 cases and 4,059,339 deaths in around…


The pharma industry has a long history of relying on the latest technologies to help deliver drugs that are safe and reliable. Since Covid-19, this has proved truer more than ever as pharmaceutical companies race to bring drugs and vaccines to the world.

In the post-COVID-19 road to recovery, pharmacies…


In 2018 approximately three-quarters of all equivalent prescription claims were handled by three organizations: CVS Health (including Caremark and Aetna), Express Scripts, and the OptumRx business of UnitedHealth. Currently, over 95% of the overall U.S. equivalent prescriptions claims are processed by six pharmacy benefit managers (PBMs).

PBMs entered the pharmaceutical…


Big pharma is turning to AI to save money, time, and effort on new drug R&D

The race continues to find the right drug to thoroughly mitigate the effects and spread of Covid-19. While some hope for herd immunity, the pharmaceutical industry is investing unfathomable resources in drug discovery.

Drug discovery is an expensive, complex, time-consuming process that can take up to 10 years, cost billions…


Medical billing is often plagued with confusing and complex medical data, but new technology and software tools are making it easier for payers, providers, and consumers. Predictive analytics allows them to know what the data means in terms of their business interests and unique needs within the healthcare system.

In…


According to the WHO, medical errors and faulty medical diagnoses are part of the top global reasons patients die, with 1 in every 10 hospital admissions resulting in a medical error, and 1 in 300 admissions resulting in death as a direct result of these medical errors.

Doctors and paramedics…

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