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How Patients Use Online Reviews

Internet reviews sites, such as Yelp and Healthgrades, have a growing influence on doctors’ reputations and ability to attract new patients. We’ve …

Retail Consumer Experience Key in Consumer-Driven Healthcare

March 01, 2017 - Just like retail industries have to cater to shoppers’ needs, healthcare organizations must focus on patient experience in order to …

Virtual Health Care Could Save the U.S. Billions Each Year

The conventional wisdom that the best care is delivered in-person by experienced caregivers may soon be overturned. Rising health care costs, a shortage of physicians, and an aging population are making the traditional model of care increasingly unsustainable. But new uses of virtual health and …

Digital Health

Ten Machine Learning Algorithms You Should Know to Become a Data Scientist

Machine Learning Practitioners have different personalities. While some of them are “I am an expert in X and X can train on any type of data”, where …

Machine Learning

15 books world-famous CEOs think everyone should read in their lifetime

<i>The</i> <i>Insider Picks</i> <i>team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>There's a reason the most successful people in our society are often the most voracious — or dogged — readers.<p>Think about how many new ideas …

The Next Billion-Dollar Startups 2017

Every year for the past three, Forbes has gone looking for 25 young U.S. companies with a strong shot at reaching a valuation of $1 billion or more. Last year’s list included hot companies like the crowdfunding site GoFundMe, online retailer Boxed and innovative home seller OpenDoor. This year, …

Startups

Top 10 Books Every CTO Should Read

<i>For more content like this, follow ButterCMS on Twitter and subscribe to our blog.</i><p>As a CTO in a rapidly evolving industry, the knowledge you had when …

Books

Google Launches Free Course on Deep Learning: The Science of Teaching Computers How to Teach Themselves

Last Friday, we mentioned how Google's artificial intelligence software DeepMind has the ability to teach itself many things. It can teach itself how …

Artificial Intelligence

Predicting risk of hospital and emergency department use for home care elderly persons through a secondary analysis of cross-national data

Abstract<p>Background<p>Older adults remain the highest utilization group with unplanned visits to emergency departments and hospital admissions. Many have …

Medicine

Predicting Emergency Department Visits

Sarah Poole, 1 , 2 Shaun Grannis, 3 and Nigam H. Shah, MBBS, PhD 1<p>Abstract<p>High utilizers of emergency departments account for a disproportionate …

Affordable Care Act

Minimalistic Learning Path to Become a Data Scientist

Data has been around us forever, but ever since the day Harvard Business Review announced that ‘Data Scientist is The Sexiest Job of the 21st …

Data Science

10 Jaw-Dropping Stats About Medicare

Here's some eye-opening data on Medicare. Consider yourself enlightened.<p>You're probably aware that Medicare provides health coverage for seniors 65 …

The 38 best tools for data visualization

It's often said that data is the new world currency, and the web is the exchange bureau through which it's traded. As consumers, we're positively …

Research

How Twitter Can Help Predict Emergency-Room Visits

Twitter users who post information about their personal health online might be considered by some to be "over-sharers," but new research led by the …

Amazon's Jeff Bezos constantly reminds his workers about the biggest enemy: 'Irrelevance. Followed by excruciating, painful decline.'

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos knows a thing or two about building a successful business.<p>Several analysts have predicted that Amazon will be the world's first company with a trillion-dollar valuation, and Bezos recently became the second-richest person on earth.<p>In his latest letter to Amazon shareholders, …

Telehealth Doctor Visits May Be Handy, But Aren't Cheaper Overall

Telehealth takes a lot of forms these days. Virtual visits with a health care provider can take place by video, phone or text, or via the Web or a mobile app. The one commonality: You get to consult a doctor from your home, the office, Starbucks or anywhere with a wifi or mobile connection.<p>These …

Health Care

Chattanooga-based Skuid raises $25 million for its “codeless” app development toolkit

Pitching a “codeless” user interface that allows anyone in a business to develop applications for business intelligence, Skuid has raised $25 million in new financing.<p>Based in Chattanooga, Tenn., Skuid is indicative of the type of startup that is cropping up outside of the traditional innovation …

skuid

Dexter is a chat and voice automation platform.

Dexter

Google DeepMind's Untrendy Play to Make the Blockchain Actually Useful

For Silicon Valley, the headline was sweet nectar: Google DeepMind, the world's hottest artificial intelligence lab, embraces the blockchain, the …

Blockchain

The 1 Medicare Advantage Chart You Absolutely Have to See to Believe

Medicare Advantage's growth over the past decade has been phenomenal.<p>For 57 million Americans, Medicare is just as important a social program as …

A.I. Can Predict Whether You Have Sepsis Before Doctors Even Know It

"We need fewer buzz words; we need systems that work."<p>Severe sepsis is an infection complication that strikes more than a million Americans a year, …

Machine Learning

Conversable launches service to help businesses build more intelligent bots

Conversable is rolling out a new system today for its bot creation platform that allows clients to visually edit their own machine learning in order to better answer their customers’ questions.<p>Since its launch last June, Conversable has worked with customers like Budweiser and made bots for TGI …

The leaked Republican plan to replace Obamacare, explained

Politico has obtained a leaked draft of a Republican replacement plan for Obamacare. The plan may be somewhat outdated already — it is two weeks old, per its time stamp, and Republicans have been working hard on their proposal in the meantime — but it almost certainly reveals an important shift …

Health Care

How Google is trying to make SMS sexy again

Messaging apps are constantly adding functionality to allow you to do more than simply chat with your contacts. But now, Google is going all-out to champion SMS as the standard of the future for mobile users.<p>The company has imaginatively rebranded its Messenger app, which previously handled SMS …

Here are 50 Companies Leading the AI Revolution

We know that artificial intelligence will soon reshape our world. But which companies will lead the way? To help ­answer that question, research firm …

The 10 most innovative companies in AI and machine learning

American business publication Fast Company has released its list of the most innovative companies of 2017. The annual list ranks enterprises that …

Amazon Alexa Can Now Help Diagnose What Ails You

Amazon Alexa users with health issues can now have Alexa call Healthtap’s Doctor AI to help figure out what’s wrong and direct them to act …

10 Online Research Tools Every Online Learner Should Know About

Research is a time-intensive activity, which means you will need a tool to organize both your professional and personal life. We advise you to give …