As more and more companies launch AI-powered assistive and autonomous diagnostic software products, care providers will be increasingly called upon to evaluate them. There are standard performance metrics vendors provide, and I will be stepping through how those values can be used to compare and select products. There are many…


Spectrum of Conditions and Vendors

With the adoption of digital health over the last decade, medical records have moved from being mostly on paper to being nearly completely digitized. Electronic Health Record vendors as well as healthcare focused data analytics firms have been steadily increasing their predictive capabilities for clinical and operational improvements with these…


By Trevor Z Hallstein , Healthcare Product Lead at Swish Labs

TL;DR:

This article reviews a catalog of 108 automated diagnostic tools available for use that rely on AI-driven image classification and then proceeds with a discussion around the implications for patients and providers. Radiology use cases are the primary focus…


Some define it as the new internet. Stakeholders across the board are striving to get a grasp on this new technology.

What is Blockchain really about?

This primer will tell you all you need to know about Blockchain.

Bitcoin:

It all started here. Bitcoin is a cryptocurrency. In other words, it…


Reviewing documents has historically been a manual undertaking. It usually involves tediously reading possibly large amounts of text only to look for specific information.

In many cases, obtaining summaries of all this text that extract only the information we need would save tremendous time.

Lawyers, real estate brokers, HR specialists…


Blockchain technology emerged with Bitcoin in 2009, at first as a solution for decentralized digital currencies.

It quickly became clear that Bitcoin’s main contribution, namely the fact that it allows the trustless maintenance of a replicated ledger of transactions, even in the presence of malicious network participants, was useful for…


Blockchain technology has the potential to disrupt and fundamentally transform the financial world.

With the advent of Bitcoin as an alternative currency and ICOs raking in billions of dollars, the blockchain world has been on hyperactive mode for the last 4–5 years.

But more than cryptocurrencies, enterprise adoption of blockchain…


Data today: The Wild West.

If you have digital tracks, the latest revelation of corporate data intrusion will leave you shaking in them.

According to a newly released Oxford University study, Android is a data monster with a voracious appetite for your data. The mobile operating system with 85 percent market share is harvesting and…


Thou shall treat the sick.

Back at the time of the ancient Greeks, the practice of medicine was sealed by the Hippocratic Oath that ensures physicians respected a certain set of ethics.

What the oath also reveals is the ruling paradigm of medicine at that time — a practice that heals the sick (“Into whatsoever…


Machine Learning (ML) left computer science labs to integrate business operations, marketing, web platforms, utilities, and our everyday devices.

You may not know it, but chances are you have been interacting with machine learning more often than you think: the chatbox of that online store you were interacting with, Siri…

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