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pulseitmagazine.com.au - Kate McDonald - Mal Thatcher named as Australian Digital Health Agency CTO
Mal Thatcher named as Australian Digital Health Agency CTO
Pulse+IT

Former Queensland Health chief health information officer and Mater Health CIO Mal Thatcher has been named as the Australian Digital Health Agency's (ADHA) new chief technology officer. Dr Thatcher was CIO of Mater Health in Brisbane for almost 11…

economist.com - Future gazing: healthcare in 2021 and beyond
Future gazing: healthcare in 2021 and beyond
The Economist

To say the pandemic lit a match under the healthcare sector's digital transformation agenda, is an understatement. Overnight, anything not directly related to covid-19 treatment shifted online. As remote care ballooned, the metrics tell an…

computerworld.com - Jonny Evans - Apple Watch may help in the fight against COVID-19
Apple Watch may help in the fight against COVID-19
Computerworld

The Apple Watch and other smart wearables may have an important part to play in the struggle against COVID-19 and should help businesses provide better healthcare protection to staff. Two recent independent studies from Mount Sinai Health System…

businessinsider.com - Callum Burroughs - We got an exclusive look at the pitch deck $3 billion valued healthtech startup Hinge Health used to raise $300 million
We got an exclusive look at the pitch deck $3 billion valued healthtech startup Hinge Health used to raise $300 million
Business Insider

San Francisco-based healthcare startup Hinge Health recently raised $300 million at a $3 billion valuation with this pitch deck. Founded in 2015, the company offers a digital clinic for musculoskeletal (MSK) pain and is available to over 300…

cnbc.com - Tala Hadavi - Coronavirus vaccine passports aren't available yet, but could be an investment for the future
Coronavirus vaccine passports aren't available yet, but could be an investment for the future
CNBC

Published Mon, Jan 18 2021 12:10 PM EST A number of start-ups and major tech companies like Microsoft, Apple, and Google are working on vaccine or immunization passports to help reopen the economy. WHO set up a working group to establish global…

fleetpoint.org - Mark Salisbury - Ben launches fast-track access to digital mental health platform
Ben launches fast-track access to digital mental health platform
FleetPoint

On Blue Monday, automotive charity Ben launched fast-track access to its digital mental and wellbeing platform, offering immediate support to those in need. On a day hailed as the most depressing of the year, Ben is giving automotive people the…

businessinsider.com - Connor Perrett - Israel has vaccinated 27% of its population for COVID-19
Israel has vaccinated 27% of its population for COVID-19
Business Insider

Israel has vaccinated approximately 27% of its citizens — about 2.43 million people of its population of 9 million. More than 550,000 people in the country have already had COVID-19, according to data from Johns Hopkins University. Israel is…

nikkei.com - Staff Writer - US and Chinese startup investments swell amid pandemic
US and Chinese startup investments swell amid pandemic
日本経済新聞

PALO ALTO, U.S./TOKYO -- Despite the novel coronavirus pandemic, startup investments are booming in the U.S. and China, the world's two largest economies. Venture capital investment in the U.S. surged 13% from 2019 to a record annual high of $156.2…

entrepreneur.com - Aby Sam Thomas - Taking On The World: Global Ventures
Taking On The World: Global Ventures
Entrepreneur

It is perhaps a nod to the times we live in today that we often see both individuals and entities describe themselves with nomenclatures and notions that are often not an entirely truthful depiction of who they are, or what they do. For instance…

forbes.com - Mark Minevich - How The EU Is Leading The Way In AI Powered Social Innovation
How The EU Is Leading The Way In AI Powered Social Innovation
Forbes

The year 2020 will forever continue to invoke memories of the Coronavirus Pandemic. Nevertheless, 2020 will also be cemented into the history books as the digital inflection point that finally revealed to the world the significance of social…

medicalxpress.com - Science X staff - Researchers build models using machine learning technique to enhance predictions of COVID-19 outcomes
Researchers build models using machine learning technique to enhance predictions of COVID-19 outcomes
Medical Xpress

Mount Sinai researchers have published one of the first studies using a machine learning technique called 'federated learning' to examine electronic health records to better predict how COVID-19 patients will progress. The study was published in…

thenextweb.com - Thomas Macaulay - AI imaging database for COVID-19 diagnosis provided to UK hospitals
AI imaging database for COVID-19 diagnosis provided to UK hospitals
The Next Web

An AI imaging database for COVID-19 diagnosis has been provided to British hospitals and universities. The National COVID-19 Chest Imaging Database (NCCID) is comprised of more than 40,000 CT scans, MRIs, and X-rays taken from more than 10,000 UK…

upenn.edu - Extracurricular Activities & Clubs at Wharton | Wharton MBA
Extracurricular Activities & Clubs at Wharton | Wharton MBA
UPENN Almanac

Student clubs shape the Wharton MBA experience across a multitude of areas. They focus on interests ranging from social, cultural, athletic, and professional. The Wharton Graduate Association (WGA) is the student government organization of The…

cnbc.com - Karen Gilchrist - These are the fastest growing jobs in Southeast Asia, according to LinkedIn
These are the fastest growing jobs in Southeast Asia, according to LinkedIn
CNBC

Published Mon, Jan 18 2021 8:45 PM EST Sunwoo Jung | DigitalVision | Getty Images Careers in health care, education and digital services are set to be among the fastest-growing in Southeast Asia this year, according to a new report released…

hitconsultant.net - Fred Pennic - Abbott to Launch App to Track and Report Pain Relief in Chronic Pain Patients -
Abbott to Launch App to Track and Report Pain Relief in Chronic Pain Patients -
HIT Consultant Media

– Abbott launches new app, NeuroSphere myPath that will allow patients to record their pain relief during the device trial period with spinal cord stimulation or dorsal root ganglion therapy, simplify reporting outcomes and connect patients…

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