Why India’s Health Ministry Needs A Chief Data Officer

Similar to CDC in the US, does India’s health ministry also need a chief data officer skilled at getting the best out of the current epidemiological data? India has been witnessing a surge in COVID-19 cases every day. With this,…

Case Study: How This Mumbai-Based Radiology Centre Improved Their Mammography Procedures

Part of the SRL group of diagnostic centres, Jankharia Imaging centre, one of the biggest radiology and imaging centres in Mumbai, Maharashtra, provides imaging services that are critical for detecting ailments and associated treatment. The centre is well-equipped to offer…

Cybersecurity In Healthcare Industry

2017, Wannacry cyberattack shook the National Health Service of the UK, which infected more than 2,00,000 computers, putting a total number of 16 healthcare centres on halt that led to the cancellation of more than 19,000 appointments.  In 2019, a…

What Regulatory Challenges Holding Back The Adoption Of AI In Healthcare In 2020

In today’s world, where AI impacts almost every aspect of our lives, how can healthcare be left behind? Every other day, we come across a media report of a novel new approach of AI being used in healthcare and life…

How Predictive Analytics Can Improve Supply Chain Operations In The Indian Healthcare Sector

In the last decade, Machine Learning has come roaring out of the textbook to become an integral part of the healthcare industry. In addition to contributing to the increased efficiency of routine administrative procedures and reducing operational costs, it is…

Understanding the difference between Artificial Intelligence & Machine Learning

Both Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning (ML) are the two important tech buzzwords at the moment. Both the terminologies are frequently used in the context of Big Data, analytics, and the broader waves of disruptive technologies which are sweeping…

This country just launched a programme to develop 100 AI projects

Artificial Intelligence will touch new grounds in Singapore, as the country launched a national programme last week to build capabilities for AI. Through this move, the government plans to concentrate in the areas of healthcare, finance, and city management solutions.…

Can data-driven journalism check the rise of fake news?

Want to get better context in your story supplemented with data-driven facts. Data journalism is your answer and the trend has gained serious street cred post the US elections where fake news doing the rounds skewed public opinion immensely. Though…

Making sense of ‘Black Box’ in Artificial Intelligence — should we trust AI completely?

Neural networks, machine learning algorithms, and other subsets of AI are finding their way into several critical domains, which include healthcare, transportation, law, and more. And AI algorithms are affecting people’s lives in more ways than one, from credit scoring…

Breast cancer screening startup receives seed funding from Pi Ventures and others

The access and cost associated with breast cancer screening has always posed a major challenge for healthcare practitioners and patients alike. Niramai, a Bangalore-based startup is striving to address this challenge by combining, machine learning, artificial intelligence, and cloud-based screening.…

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