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The Digital Patient Journey - Fact or Fiction?
New Era
The healthcare sector still lags several other major industries in regard to technology and is playing catchup. Dr Verena Voelter offers a solution to set the healthcare field back on track by empowering patients with wearables to put the individual back at the center of the value chain.
Verena Voelter  |  Nov 15 , 2021
Demystifying AI in Healthcare
Optimization
It is hard to believe artificial intelligence still has dissenting voices despite the great leaps forward, increased productivity, and efficiency that allows healthcare systems to provide better care for more people. Priya Dialani locks horns with those dissenters and debunks the crucial myths creating a bubble of skepticism around AI.
Priya Dialani  |  Nov 12 , 2021
Evolution of AI in Africa
Governance
Artificial intelligence is developing rapidly in Africa, enhancing a wide variety of sectors, such as healthcare, energy, agriculture, and finance. Despite several challenges faced by poor infrastructure in Africa, AI has been adaptable to solving many of the continent’s problems on a local level.
Gift Kenneth  |  Nov 11 , 2021
Deep Neural Networks Help Beat Cancer in Kolkata
Game-Changer
There has been a rapid rise in technological developments over the past decade, especially in the domain of artificial intelligence, with the healthcare industry in particular one of several industries basking in its boons. Disha Ganguli discusses AI advancement in relation to rising cancer rates and the loopholes still to be filled.
Disha Ganguli  |  Nov 10 , 2021
Advancing Medical Research with AI
Game-Changer
Kirk Borne discusses five exciting examples of valuable research advances recently announced that are either already associated with artificial intelligence or will be soon, including a new model able to predict how an infectious disease leaps from one species to another.
Kirk Borne  |  Nov 09 , 2021
Does Quantum Computing Live up to the Hype?
Optimization
Quantum computing is a rapidly-emerging technology that harnesses the laws of quantum mechanics to solve problems far too complex for classical computers. It is predicted to become even faster and work out even more sophisticated scientific equations in future. Prof. Dr Patrick Glauner acknowledges the promise in quantum computing but believes far too many obstacles still remain to overcome before it takes the place of conventional computers.
Patrick Glauner  |  Nov 08 , 2021
The Complex Issue of Fairness in AI(Part II)
Optimization
Ivana Bartoletti poses the question ‘What is fairness?’ as she continues to investigate the complex concept of artificial intelligence bias based on race, sex, and the economy, and proposes possible courses of action to build trust and address these issues.
Ivana Bartoletti  |  Nov 05 , 2021
Health Tech Startups Give Indonesia Shot in Arm
Emerging Market
Indonesia was one of several countries slow to embrace artificial intelligence until the pandemic declared itself in devastating fashion. When COVID-19 brought the world to its knees the nation introduced an AI blueprint to boost the healthcare industry and get the economy up and running.
Anna Meisiana  |  Nov 04 , 2021
Green AI Needs Free-Range ‘Data Commons’
Optimization
Climate change and tackling this crisis is an ongoing debate, whether in discussions at the dinner table, as highlighted in the media, or discoursed upon by global leaders. But one thing is clear: habits need to change to tackle the climate emergency. Geoff Mulgan discusses the role of Big Data and artificial intelligence in building a sustainable world for the future and argues that it will need free access to data to realize its potential in this regard.
Geoff Mulgan  |  Nov 03 , 2021
A New Frontier Is Opening in Medicine
New Era
Don’t smoke, don’t drink alcohol, eat more greens, and take more exercise has been the healthcare sector’s disease prevention mantra for over 100 years. These recommendations serve an important purpose but are long overdue for an overhaul. Jennifer Dunphy opens the door to a New Frontier of preventative science and steps inside to redress the old healthcare paradigm before disease causes harm.
Jennifer Dunphy  |  Nov 02 , 2021
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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.