Patient privacy and safety have always been cornerstones of the U.S. healthcare system. But in today’s digital era, there are apps tracking the most sensitive information such as the female menstrual cycle and fertility window. The collection of this data might be valuable for the future of healthcare – the
In an increasingly always-on, connected world, it’s easy to assume that everyone reaps the benefits of technological advances. Unfortunately, technology has not changed the fact that the rich continue to get richer, while the poor get exploited. The technology revolution in the healthcare field is big business. Care providers and
By leveraging Data Science, AI, and other digital technologies, the healthcare industry could build complementary health solutions that are personalized to the specific needs of patients. Here is how and why. The world population grows by more than 80 million per year, according to a 2017 report by the United Nations.
Data Science is a remarkable field that enables researchers to improve the quality of life for humanity. However, officials have failed to use the technology to benefit one of the nation’s most at-risk groups – incarcerated women. Researchers are taking a closer look at typically overlooked jailhouse pregnancies in a
Netflix excels at attracting users to its platform and hooking them on to the content it provides. For several years, pharmaceutical companies have wanted to achieve the same thing with specialised medical content. But is it that easy to transfer the “Netflix principle” to the pharmaceutical industry? What kind of
Before you start using the next amazing new femtech innovation, you may want to weigh the benefits against your right to privacy. You might want to think twice before accepting that sweet employer incentive for participating in health monitoring. Yes. Corporate wellness monitoring programs offer benefits, but they also have