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Combining the Benefits of Commercial & Open Analytics

A new e-book explores how organizations in many industries are using open source analytics and SAS, getting the most from both, and what role SAS plays throughout the analytics life cycle.

Interview: Prasad Akella, Founder and CEO of Drishti

I recently caught up with Prasad Akella, Founder and CEO of Drishti to discuss how factory use of AI technology is gaining a lot of traction, and how his company uses the commercial application of action recognition and AI innovations to automatically digitize human actions inside the factory.

The Use of NLP to Extract Unstructured Medical Data From Text

In this contributed article, Luke Potgieter, tech advisor for John Snow Labs, discusses the important of NLP for the healthcare industry, and offers two common AI-in-healthcare use cases. NLP is a very useful and important tool for use in AI in dealing with unstructured data.

Demand Forecasting Mistakes in the Retail Industry

In this special guest feature, Aaron Hoffer, Lead Data Scientist for Alloy, discusses common problems he has seen in forecasting processes, and the importance of focusing on “true demand.”

8 Ways 8 Billion Data Points Can Lower Diabetes Costs

In this contributed article, David Conn, Chief Commercial Officer at Glooko, discusses how dealing with diabetes requires data, and how data science provides deep access to key aspects of chronic disease progression and treatment. Insights created by the data collected is key to improving overall care and avoiding risk in diabetes management.

Explore How to Detect and Address Machine Learning, AI Bias

Alegion is fully aware of the potential for machine learning bias because as they produce AI training data, the company is on the lookout for biases that can influence machine learning. A new white paper from Alegion, “Four Sources of Machine Learning Bias,” explores the four sources of AI bias, and how to mitigate these challenges for your AI systems. 

Big Data and the Opioid Crisis

In this contributed article, freelance human Avery Phillips takes a look at the opioid crisis and how two major components of big data can help find a solution including patient behavioral analysis, and also prescription/outcome tracking.

When Data Quality meets Context, Health Wearables Find Their Power

In this special guest feature, Jiang Li, CEO of VivaLNK, offers three key considerations when it comes to remote patient monitoring (RPM) and the Internet of Healthcare Things (IoHT); a world where devices remotely and continuous gather meaningful data on the state of our health before, during and after a health event.

AI Will Not Replace Radiologists

In this special guest feature, Elad Walach, CEO of Aidoc, offers four important reasons today’s budding radiologists need not fear AI displacement. Given mounting workloads and the severe shortage of radiologists in the face of rising demand, AI augmentation will be a tremendous boon to the profession—not an existential threat.

Apixio Launches HCC Auditor, AI-Powered Risk Adjustment Auditing Solution

Apixio Inc., the data science company for healthcare, announced availability of the AI-powered solution to help health plans and provider organizations to undertake internal audits of their risk adjustment payment data with increased accuracy and in far less time than traditional methods.