Category Archives: Health Care

Why Israel is the leader of the $100B medical marijuana market

Opening the CannaTech conference earlier this month, former Israeli prime minister Ehud Barak quipped that Israel is now the “land of milk, honey and cannabis.” Given the recent performance of the cannabis-related stocks traded on the Tel-Aviv stock exchange (Barak is Chairman … Continue reading

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Deep Learning Algorithms from Zebra Medical Vision Provide Accurate and Timely Interpretation of Medical Images

“The past fifty years,” says Dr. Eric Topol in Deep Medicine: How Artificial Intelligence Can Make Medicine Human Again, “have introduced important changes to radiology. As the medium moved from analog to digital… the whole process, extending from films to … Continue reading

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Artificial Intelligence Startups in Healthcare

CB Insights: The startups [above] have raised more than $870M in aggregate funding since 2011. This year has seen some notable deals involving companies on the map: New York-based AiCure raised $12.3M in Series A funding and London-based health services … Continue reading

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Smart Watches and Healthcare (Infographic)

How your watch will save your life Infographic by Watches2U.

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Health Care and IT: The Long Road to Wellness

“The development of our information processing industry is basically governed by longer term super-cycles… Analyses of what computational environments will facilitate can be mind-boggling. To offer just one example, health care delivery will be revolutionized by 1990, with most large … Continue reading

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Big Data and Healthcare (Infographic)

From Steve Lohr’s @SteveLohr profile of Jeff Hammerbacher @hackingdata in the New York Times On the Case at Mount Sinai, It’s Dr. Data Jeffrey Hammerbacher is a number cruncher — a Harvard math major who went from a job as a Wall Street … Continue reading

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Home Monitoring mHealth Wearable Devices 2013-2019

ABI Research: Over the next 5 years, a new generation of elderly home care services will drive wearable device shipments to more than 44 million in 2019 up from just 6 million in 2013. In 2014 alone, shipments of wearable … Continue reading

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