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John P. George

Creating a vision for a healthier population

2022-08-03 Building over several years, many organizations’ programs are dedicated to serving consumers equally - addressing gender, income, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, geography, and more in their care and follow-up. Organizations are not only establishing a health equity vision but putting...

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Ryan Patrick Parker

Want to achieve health equity? Start by eliminating data bias

2022-06-06 Although data and knowledge of the disproportionate application and access to health amongst minority populations are well known, data regarding the impact of the virus on exacerbating health disparities wasn’t immediately available.

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Kathy Carty

What is responsible AI and why should we practice it?

2022-05-12 Artificial intelligence (AI) has been adopted by many industries as an important method for answering business questions. This powerful decision-making technique is extremely valuable to the healthcare industry. Responsible AI is a crucial aspect of using machine learning in an...

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John P. George

Vaccine verification - are you ready?

2021-11-10 March 11, 2020, the day the World Health Organization declared COVID-19 a global pandemic either seems like eons ago or like it was yesterday. Where did the last 20 months go? The impacts of COVID-19 are broad and lasting. Our...

Carla De Jesus Martinez
Carla De Jesus Martinez

Unlocking the digital potential of healthcare

2021-09-03 Editor’s note: The following is a glimpse at the art of the possible with a particular focus less on the enabling technology but more on the impact of technology on people. First on the scene Five minutes after Eric[1], an...

Rehana Wolfe
Rehana Wolfe

Enabling effective, population-centric COVID-19 vaccination programs

2020-12-16 How will jurisdictions confidently and efficiently predict demand, order vaccines, and inoculate populations to meet their goals? Fortunately, there are proven practices, tools and technologies that can help organizations improve their effectiveness in these endeavors.

Danielle Metzger
Danielle Metzger

Employ intelligent automation to drive value in life sciences quality operations

2020-07-01 Employ intelligent automation to drive value in life sciences quality operations The biggest misconception around the use of intelligent automation (IA) is that its aim is to replace people. In fact, IA tools free people to focus on the critical...

Rehana Wolfe
Rehana Wolfe

Embracing change versus adapting to it: how new demands will speed digital transformation in life sciences

2020-05-12 Black swan events such as the COVID-19 pandemic leave business with little time to think. Actions must come fast. Products and services must continue to meet customer demand in an environment of social distancing and travel bans. As life sciences...

Brad Schoffstall
Brad Schoffstall

Sharing information to fight opioid misuse in the U.S.

2019-03-19 The opioid epidemic continues to grow in America. According to the National Safety Council, the chances of dying from an accidental opioid overdose are now higher than the risk of dying in an automobile accident—1 in 96 vs. 1 in...