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How AI and ML is Set to Transform Healthcare and Agriculture in India

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When the whole world seems to come to a standstill because of the COVID-19 pandemic, the two sectors that have become extremely critical are agriculture and healthcare. Agriculture is the backbone of any economy, and it has become all the more important during this crisis to keep the global food supply chain running smoothly to ensure that there is no food crisis. On the other hand, the healthcare sector is the most stressed out sector right now that is working hard to ensure the health and safety of the population. While technology has played a critical role in ensuring business continuity across various sectors, let us take a look at how the latest technologies like AI and ML are set to transform these two critical industries. AI in Agriculture The food crisis has plagued the world for l...

Emotional Intelligence and its relevance at Workplace

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“What really matters for success, character, happiness and life long achievements is a definite set of emotional skills – your EQ not just purely cognitive abilities that are measured by conventional IQ tests.” by Daniel Goleman. I will be starting this article differently. Let’s have a look. Problems  Many people in the workplace are not emotionally intelligent because neither they are stable in Emotional Quotient (EQ) nor Intelligence Quotient (IQ). 95% of the HR think that EQ is important, but only 1 in 5 people said EQ is more important than IQ. 3 in 10 HR feels that most employees put too little emphasis on Emotional Intelligence (EI). We should have a balance between emotions and intelligence. The person having fewer emotions tends to be aggressive whereas a person having low intelli...

How First Cohort Members of GE Healthcare Edison[X] Are Adopting Proprietary Technologies to Tackle COVID19

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COVID19 is stress-testing healthcare systems across the world. However, there is immense hope for healthcare technology ventures and startups since their relevance has enhanced manifold during this pandemic. Solutions such as AI-guided telemedicine, AI-enabled detection for anomalies, thermal screening of patients to avoid contact, robotic fogging of infected wards and ICUs, 3D printed PPE… the list of innovation solutions emerging to address this crisis is endless. GE Healthcare has been an active player in the field of healthcare innovation. Several initiatives have been mooted by the healthcare major such as – Edison (an advanced intelligence platform used by GE Healthcare’s internal developers and strategic partners to develop new healthcare applications, services and AI al...

What is the importance of Ergonomics in an Organization?

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According to OSHA (Occupational Safety & Health Administration), Ergonomics can be defined as the study of work. Adapting tasks, workstations, tools, and equipment to fit the worker can help reduce physical stress on a worker’s body and eliminate many potentially serious, disabling work-related musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs). Ergonomics is the process of designing or arranging workplaces, products, and systems so they fit the people who use them. Most people have heard of ergonomics and think it is something to do with seating or with the design of car controls and instruments – and it is… but it is so much more. A strong safety culture boosts productivity, employee morale, and employee retention. A strong ergonomics integration prevents injuries and increases productivity. Tog...

How Technology is Transforming Mental Health Care in 2020?

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How Technology is Transforming Mental Health Care in 2020?   19.1% of U.S. adults have experienced mental illness in 2018 alone. If you look at the population, you will know that at least 1 in 5 adults is going through mental illness. These are just instances that have been reported. There are many people, who are yet to talk, despite the growing awareness and the open culture regarding mental illness. A good amount of people have understood the importance of talking about it, and are ready to embrace the fact that they are going through anxiety, depression, and other mental health-related issues. Today, the world is becoming more aware. What is mental illness or, why should it be discussed? There are millions of mental illness and substance abuse challenges that people are facing. A ...

Population Health Analytics

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Population Health Analytics:- A Measure to Tear Down Barriers in Healthcare Population health analytics is increasingly helping the healthcare sector achieve success over a long time. The Healthcare industry focuses on initiatives to achieve value-based care which turned to analytics to improve patient outcomes and reduce the costs effectively. Population health analytics is a determinant which affects the health of individuals and population on an everyday basis. In countries like the United states the use of population data health is emerging as an effective and increasingly utilize tool in an effort to treat widespread problems like diabetes and heart disease. As an increasing population is taking place every day, health professionals and health informatics play a very important role. T...

The BIG Decision- AI in Healthcare

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The COVID-19 health crisis plagued the world taking it by sudden surprise. We weren’t prepared. The number of individuals hit by the pandemic far outnumbered those who would help treat it- viz health workers and the healthcare systems for the world. Let’s hypothesize. What if one had virtual healthcare workers for consultations or to address FAQ’s? What if AI empowered healthcare sectors to take care of basic health needs of patients while the pandemic-related cases could be left for human nurses or doctors? Could we have approached the crisis differently? In 2016, AI healthcare projects attracted more investments than AI projects within any other sector in the global economy.2 There has been a significant rise in data w.r.t the healthcare systems and therefore it is highly likely that AI ...

Software Vendors are Changing the Face of Healthcare – How?

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We are currently living in a technology-driven era where everything is dependent on modern technology and a big part of that technological transformation is software. Gone are those days when every industry was dependent upon the pen and paper to deal with their day to day work. We have already witnessed the transformation brought by software solutions and changes brought by software vendors that have left a positive impact on the industry. Well, we can say the same thing for even the healthcare industry. The healthcare industry has gone through a vast transformation and technology has played a vital role in changing the shape of the healthcare industry. From new equipment to treat diseases to new procedures, everything has been made possible because of technology in the healthcare industr...

World Health Day: Making Healthcare Agile, Accessible & Affordable

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This year’s World Health Day will be a poignant one, as almost every nation battles one of the biggest healthcare crises known to mankind in this century. This is a time to assess the true power of technology in assisting frontline medical workers everywhere – be it 3D printing face shields, developing contact tracing solutions using AI to track COVID19 patients, analysing chest X-Rays using AI, or managing the excessive workloads on hospital staff by digitising their work records. In light of this, Harish Rijhwani recommends a Healthcare Triple A rating. Read on..   It’s a Friday in June 2015, and its 8:30 AM. I have reached the Apollo Clinic in Chembur, Mumbai for my Annual Health checkup. It’s the first time I am undergoing an Annual check-up, courtesy my organization’s...

Healthcare Cloud solutions- A boon for the Healthcare industry.

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  In an upcoming era, The organization is looking up for data privacy, hospitals looking to move to the cloud of the Patient Engagement, there is no way better than Healthcare cloud computing. If data gets compromised, it’s gone forever. It does help with the enterprise being more fragile, spending less on the IT, and develop time reducing applications for the use. Cloud-based solutions are way more secure than the local’s servers. We can use it as a process to complete tasks in minutes. Since cloud computing automates the virtualization process, it is being streamlined and shortened. Cloud technology helps us to connect hundreds of clinicians using an IBM cloud-based social business that provides collaboration services to a global network of Healthcare software developmen...

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