Electronic health records are a pain point across the healthcare industry — from maintaining privacy to filling out paperwork every time you visit a doctor or transfer records when you move cities or doctors. Read how several organizations are now turning to blockchain-based electronic health records to streamline the sharing of medical records in a secure way, protect data from hackers and give patients more control over their information.
While improving the customer shopping experience is key, retailers are also discovering another benefit of embracing immersive environments. The “try before you buy” experience that VR and AR technologies enable helps curtail returned merchandise.
Healthcare bill challenges like fraud, unintentional coding or billing errors are addressable through predictive data analytics and machine learning.
Smartwatch makers are beginning to monitor biomarkers — from heart rate, glucose, and oxygen levels to toxins and other physiological signs — to detect and predict serious medical episodes.
While there are no immediate solutions to correct the agency’s perennial wait time problem, the VA is turning to artificial intelligence (AI) for at least a few answers.
It’s due to the seriousness and prevalence of psychological afflictions veterans face that researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), among others, are collaborating with the VA to find tech solutions to aid with veteran reintegration.
Several tech startups, such as Jointer.io, AlphaFlow, First.io and Ten-X are using machine learning algorithms to sift through listing services, match investors to properties, and find mortgages to purchase.