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How Apple is using its watch to push deeper into health care – Yahoo Finance

View photos Sumbul Desai, MD, Apple’s vice president of Health talks about new features on the Apple watch during an event to announce new products Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2019, in Cupertino, Calif. (AP Photo/Tony Avelar) More With a boost from prominent organizations and new features on the Apple Watch, the tech giant is entrenching itself… Read More »

Democratic Debate Brings ‘Medicare For All’ Divide Into Focus

Reverberations from the Democratic presidential debate last week continue. One of the key issues that the candidates discussed was health care, and they had some differences in their plans, especially their views of a “Medicare for All” policy. Julie Rovner, the chief Washington correspondent for Kaiser Health News, joined NPR’s Sarah McCammon on “Weekend Edition… Read More »

CSI welcomes UK review into persecution of Christians

Christian Solidarity International (CSI), a human rights organisation campaigning for religious freedom, has written to UK Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt welcoming his government’s announcement of a review into the plight of persecuted Christians around the world. It comes amid a surge in cases of violence against Christians in parts of the Middle East, Asia and… Read More »

How AI can fit into healthcare’s priorities in 2019

Two-thirds of attendees polled at a recent innovation summit by The Economist agree that healthcare is the sector that will benefit the most from artificial intelligence. However, questions loom on exactly how it will help the industry, and perhaps more importantly, if there is the possibility of it accomplishing what it promises. The latter concern… Read More »

Creating an Infrastructure of Health Data to Support Amazon’s Leap into Healthcare

By CLAUDIA WILLIAMS  Amazon has transformed the way we read books, shop online, host websites, do cloud computing, and watch TV. Can they apply their successes in all these other areas to healthcare? Just last week, Amazon announced Comprehend Medical, machine learning software that digitizes and processes medical records. “The process of developing clinical trials… Read More »