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Transforming Women’s Healthcare With AI
Emerging Market
Priya Dialani believes women are being left behind as the Fourth Industrial Revolution gathers momentum, but has confidence, thanks to the advent of digitization, that digital health leaders can transform the landscape of women’s health by empowering women to take control of their wellbeing as well as supplanting commonly held misconceptions and taboos.
Priya Dialani  |  Jan 20 , 2022
Imagining a Global Digital Order
Governance
In the absence of universal basic standards and rules for how data is used and how digital markets operate, the world risks missing out on potential solutions to global problems that new technologies have to offer. The leading digital powers must recognize that more alignment is in everyone's best interest.
The Employment of Emotional AI in Healthcare
Game-Changer
Social robots in emotional healthcare were designed to support humans by means of social interaction, conversation, and mimicry of human behaviors. They can also be used to provide emotional companionship to humans whenever these humans feel lonely or depressed. Claudia Shettini discusses the role of social robots in emotional healthcare and the ethical issues surrounding them.
Claudia Schettini  |  Jan 18 , 2022
Cyber Security Threat to Big Pharma
Game-Changer
Cyber security breaches pose a clear and present danger for Big Pharma firms and hold the potential to cause the sector to lose billions of dollars, and kill millions of people, as well. Information Technology engineer and cyber security expert Pawel Maksymiak explains how bad actors, often working in concert, exploit vulnerabilities to snatch precious troves of patient health data to sell, and company intellectual property to counterfeit.
Pawel Piotr Maksymiak  |  Jan 17 , 2022
Developing Countries Could Learn from Digital India
Governance
India’s mobile-Internet and digital-services ecosystem has grown rapidly over the past five years, owing to the pioneering efforts of large private-sector players. This industry-led growth is somewhat unusual, argues Canadian-American economist and Nobel laureate Michael Spence, but it offers a model that could benefit other developing countries.
Michael Spence  |  Jan 14 , 2022
Greek AI National Strategy: Fostering Innovation with an Eye on the Future
Governance
Dr Aimilios Chalamandaris, a member of the National Council for Research and Innovation of Greece, reveals the development of his nation’s data policy in parallel with the country’s national artificial intelligence strategy.
Eleni Natsi  |  Jan 13 , 2022
Facebook is Wrong: The Future isn’t Metaverse, it’s Personalized AI
New Era
Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg is betting big on metaverse in the hopes of riding the next technological wave. But is augmented reality the indispensable future he hopes it will be, or will the future’s large corporations crack the personal artificial intelligence assistant code - a super-app that will make life easier and more productive for everyone on the planet - before he does?
Satyen K. Bordoloi  |  Jan 12 , 2022
Producing Healthy Food With AI
Emerging Market
Gonzalo Benetti Hernandez discusses agrotechnology in Argentina and how it is flourishing thanks to the merger of two powerful sectors of its economy: agriculture and software development.
Gonzalo Benetti Hernández  |  Jan 11 , 2022
Experts Claim CT Scans For COVID-19 Diagnosis is Flawed
Pandemic
As the novel coronavirus evolved from epidemic to pandemic, early research suggested CT scans provided the best diagnosis for COVID-19. It turns out that the information was flawed. Data scientist and Google Scholar Dan Elton takes a closer look at the studies published.
Dan Elton  |  Jan 10 , 2022
Reimagining Africa’s Post-Pandemic Healthcare Through AI: A Roadmap to Maturity
Post-Pandemic
In the past, Africa has often been a bit of a backwater in terms of technology and medical healthcare, but it is fast playing catch up thanks in part to the COVID-19 crisis. The African continent has embraced new technologies post pandemic and is well on its way to implementing a first-rate healthcare system that is the envy of the world.
Oladimeji Ewumi  |  Jan 07 , 2022
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Calum Chace
Calum Chace
Calum Chace is a keynote speaker and best-selling writer on AI. He focuses on the medium- and long-term impact of AI on all of us, our societies and our economies. He is the author of ‘Surviving AI,’ about strong AI and superintelligence.
Lenny Mendonca
Lenny Mendonca
Lenny Mendonca, Senior Partner Emeritus at McKinsey & Company, is a former chief economic and business adviser to Governor Gavin Newsom of California and chair of the California High-Speed Rail Authority.
Laura Tyson
Laura Tyson
Laura Tyson, former chair of the US President’s Council of Economic Advisers, is Professor of the Graduate School at the Haas School of Business and Chair of the Blum Center Board of Trustees at the University of California, Berkeley.
Emmanuel Fombu
Emmanuel Fombu
Emmanuel Fombu is a physician with a particular interest in the future of healthcare. Among his many accomplishments, he also holds a certification in AI: Implications for Business Strategy from MIT’s Sloan School of Management and Computer Science AI Lab.
Evelyne Bischof
Evelyne Bischof
Evelyne Bischof is chief physician associate of internal medicine at University Hospital Renji of Jiaotong University Shanghai and an executive at the Longevity Science Foundation. Her research focus is oncology and longevity medicine, AI and digital health, precision medicine, biogerontology and geronto-oncology.
Nicolas Ibanez
Nicolas Ibanez
Nicolas Ibanez is a physical therapist with a specialty in osteopathy and a passion for Digital Health Solutions. He has extensive experience in digital health solutions and is founder of Nuve, a health food franchise, EasyMD, a telehealth startup and Fisiomed, Nicaragua’s first sports medical clinic.
Reza Jarral
Reza Jarral
Reza Jarral is a physician, Edmund Hillary Fellow and a 'AI4Health' advisor at the World Health Organisation. Prior to joining CareHQ as the clinical director for virtual health, Reza worked alongside marginalised communities for over a decade, delivering care at the front line in the NHS, New Zealand and sub-Saharan Africa.
Verena Voelter
Verena Voelter
Verena Voelter is the founder and managing director of 5P Health Care Solutions, a consulting firm that supports the cocreation of innovative solutions for a modern value-based health care system. She is author of ‘It Takes 5 to Tango – From Competition to Cooperation in Health Care.’
Ikechukwu Enyeribe Anyanwu
Ikechukwu Enyeribe Anyanwu
Ikechukwu Enyeribe Anyanwu is a physician with over eight years of experience in clinical and hospital management. His interests span across global health management, healthcare quality improvement, digital health transformation and the strategic application of artificial intelligence in healthcare.
Gaurav Chandra
Gaurav Chandra
Gaurav Chandra is the Chief Operating Officer of Enzolytics, a drug development company. He also runs a platform that uses AI to assess the effects of nutrition, genetics and gut microbiome on chronic medical diseases and infectious diseases. He is a strong proponent of AI's role in early drug discovery and development.